In the Arcadia Unified School District, families and community are partners for student success. The policies, personnel and resources of the Arcadia Unified School District are used to ensure that all students are provided engaging, meaningful schoolwork that results in challenging them to think and reason, develop ownership for their own lifelong learning, respect diversity, and be contributing members of society.
It is the mission of the Arcadia Unified School District and the obligation of each school to provide quality work which is engaging, results in students learning meaningful content, and challenges every student to learn more.
Students are clients of the school district entitled to quality work.
Teachers are leaders entrusted to create quality work for students.
Principals as leaders of leaders, are accountable for the success of the school.
District-level staff have a responsibility to work with schools and support initiative and effort to design quality work for students.
All support staff contribute to an environment conducive to engaging students in quality work.
The superintendent has a critical responsibility to communicate a vision of the future and to initiate and support action toward the vision.
The Board of Education is responsible for setting policies that are consistent with these beliefs and that help the district to realize its vision.
Developing quality work requires commitment to continuous professional growth on the part of educators and district staff.
The resources of the district must be organized to support the school's obligation to provide quality work.
Schools and families are partners in helping students develop a sense of ownership for their learning.
The school district has a responsibility to enlist family and community resources necessary to support students' school success.