academic achievement by every student in every school.
Luther King, Jr. Middle School provides a rigorous and relevant educational
experience for every child.
provides all students the best education available anywhere, preparing every
child to lead a rich and productive life.
Luther King, Jr. Middle School cultivates a mindset of life-long learning,
which strengthens every student’s ability to succeed in future endeavors.
(2005). This We Believe in Action. National Middle School Association.
- Educators in our
school must value working with this age group and be prepared to do so.
collaborative leadership is needed at every level in the school.
- The shared vision must
guide our decisions.
- An inviting,
supportive, and safe environment must be provided.
- High expectations for
every member of our educational community are essential for growth and success.
- Active learning is the
only form of true learning.
- Every student must
have an adult advocate.
- School initiated
family and community partnerships are vital for growth.
- The curriculum must be
relevant, challenging, integrative, and exploratory.
*Adopted from staff
book study of the following: