Hays CISD prepares students to become responsible, productive, and informed citizens.
Achieve districtwide exemplary status by 2010 (by 2004 TEA standards).
Provide students with the necessary skills to be successful after graduation.
Provide students, parents and community members with the opportunity to be involved with and supportive of the school district.
Provide educational experiences that reflect the diversity of the community.
In the total development and uniqueness of each student,
Each student can achieve to higher levels when challenged and motivated,
Each student can be successful if given appropriate amounts of time and a variety of teaching strategies to match individual student's learning styles,
Learning is a lifelong process,
Learning occurs best in a safe, supportive environment.