Stratford Public Schools Mission Statement
The mission of the Stratford school community is to ensure that all students acquire the knowledge, character and 21st century skills to succeed through high quality learning experiences and community partnerships within a culture of diversity and respect.
Students will acquire content knowledge, strengthen higher-order thinking, and develop character in order to address 21st century challenges.
Core Beliefs for Learning
We believe that:
a safe, positive school climate that embraces diversity is essential to ensure respect and opportunity for each individual
students should understand the world beyond their community in order to contribute to a global society
parents and students must share responsibility and work in partnership with the school in order to improve academic performance and to develop lifelong learners
students should use technology effectively to acquire, process, and deliver information
Portrait of a Graduate
21st Century Skills that transfer across grade levels and content areas
The portrait of the graduate is reflected in our culture and drives curriculum, instruction, and assessment
We are currently in the process of creating rubrics to help students and teachers assess skills