• Lancaster Central School District

    Mission
     
    The Lancaster Central School District's purpose
    is to provide our students
    with a comprehensive educational program
    that will allow them to develop fully
    the necessary academic and social skills
    to become responsible and productive members
    of a demographic society.
     
     
    Vision
     
    The Lancaster Central School District,
    in collaboration with students, parents and
    community, promotes innovation and change in
    teaching and learning through a continuous search
    for the most effective and efficient ways
    of preparing students for the 21st century.
     
     
    Beliefs 
    •  The physical, emotional, social, and intellectual growth of our students is our highest priority.
    •  Teachers, administrators, parents, and community share the responsibility for educational excellence.
    •  All students can learn.
    •  Learning how to learn is as important as what is learned.
    •  Students learn best when actively engaged in meaningful learning processes.
    •  A safe, accepting, and caring environment promotes student achievement.
    •  Respect for self and others will maximize potential
    •  Change provides an opportunity for growth.
    •  Individual, cooperative, and competitive experiences enable all students to reach their full potential.
    •  Students need to develop critical and creative thinking skills.
    •  Curriculum and instruction practices will incorporate opportunities to demonstrate learning.
    •  Challenging and measurable expectations increase individual achievement.
    •  Ongoing staff development is crucial to a quality educational program.
    •  In a rapidly changing society, it is essential to become a lifelong learner.
    •  It is important to develop responsible and productive citizens.