Welcome to Albemarle Road Middle & IB Academy!
We are invested
We are engaged learners
We are respectful and scholarly
We are effective communicators
We are family!
Our goal is continued student achievement.
We thank you for your commitment to Albemarle Road!
We are invested. We take ownership of every ARMS student. We are transparent with colleagues to improve professional efficacy and student achievement. We avoid excuses. We support our students in and outside of the academic context. We provide extended minutes, as needed, for students. We create partnerships with parents to best support our students. We persevere in facilitating achievement for every child.
We are engaged learners. We are committed to learning as adults. We model habits of learning with our students. We recognize every second counts. We provide support to our school community. We participate in the learning processes established at the school and district level. We set goals to elevate our efficacy as educators. We strive for excellence and expect the same for our students. We internalize school and district expectations. We value and respond to feedback. We are reflective.
We are respectful and scholarly. We study our students and the curriculum to ensure relevance. We are aware of and implement research based practices. We hold our students, colleagues, and ourselves to high standards of performance. We are our best selves. We are results oriented. We create and assign respectful tasks. We provide specific strengths and areas for growth to parents and students. We address student needs with intentionality. We collaborate within teams. We are professionals.
We are effective communicators. We assume the best from our school family. We are open and honest. We communicate with focus on a positive desired outcome. We ensure positive, productive interactions. We maintain professionalism in our classrooms and offices, when conferring with parents, and with our colleagues. We manage ourselves objectively. We support our school and colleagues in all interactions. We provide feedback to decision-makers. We avoid gossip and negativity. We ask questions to gain understanding.
We are family. We act on the team's behalf. We practice "we over me". We believe in one another. We believe in the success of our students. We are thoughtful about the impact of our decisions on the team. We make decisions that elevate the success of our students and school. We collaborate to make team decisions. We align systems amongst teams for maximum benefit. We maintain the respect of our colleagues. We begin each day as a new day.