Mission and Core Beliefs

Catawba County Schools 
2016-2017 School Improvement Plan


Mission Statement

Catawba County Schools mission is to teach, learn, and lead for the future.


Catawba County Schools Core Beliefs

Positive relationships are essential to the learning process and must be established and nurtured for learning to take place.

Schools must set an expectation for excellence in all areas of study through challenging and relevant curricula.

Schools must continually evolve to meet the needs of an ever-changing, global society.

All partners in education must embrace diversity and promote equity.

All students and staff are entitled to and responsible for a safe and nurturing learning environment.

All students can learn through differentiated and relevant instruction that embraces critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.

Schools and families must collaborate to educate the whole child – socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically. 

Family, business, and community partnerships are essential for the success of all students.