Vision, Values, and Beliefs

Vision: The Academy at Quakertown will foster and encourage the success of each student's personal and academic goals while supporting their individual social-emotional development.

We Believe:

  • students are our first priority.
  • every action and decision is based on the needs of the students.
  • each student is capable of learning and meeting their goals.
  • the development of the whole child is a shared responsibility.
  • all individuals deserve a sense of belonging.
  • in order to develop relationships and foster each student's full potential, we must acknowledge that each student is unique and is valued by all members of the community.
  • the educational climate and atmosphere affect the way individuals learn.
  • a safe, secure, and positive environment is essential for learning.
  • all stakeholders have a shared role in maintaining a successful school setting.

Values:

  1. One Team: We are in this together. We may disagree, but at the end of the day, we support each other 100%. We share struggles and successes.
  2. The High Road: We do the right thing for those we serve. We are fair and treat each other with respect.
  3. Open Doors: Everybody is welcome to talk to anybody. We are open and all perspectives provide value.
  4. Service: We serve students, their families, and the community at large.
  5. Continuous Improvement: We seek a better way - always. We are engaged in an ongoing cycle of goal setting, action, measurement, and analysis.
  6. Celebrate Joy: Our positive and caring culture supports and celebrates success. We value joy, laughter, and fun.
  7. Responsibility: We are accountable for own actions and we put our best foot forward to pursue excellence.
  8. Compassion: We cultivate a deep appreciation of others by taking time to get to know them, asking carefully thought-out questions, and listening carefully to their answers. We are fully aware of how others are feeling.
  9. Appreciation of Diversity: Differences should be celebrated and valued. We seek knowledge when necessary.
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