The Gadsden County School District is the best kept secret in the State of Florida. The Gadsden County School District is a district of about 5,700 students and 1,000 employees. Nestled in a small community of beautiful green, rolling hills just twenty miles south of the southern most border of Georgia and twenty miles west of Tallahassee, Gadsden County is offering the best of all worlds.
Below are the Gadsden County School District's Vision Statement and Belief Statements, which reflect the ideals that direct our actions and attitude.
It is the vision of The School Board of Gadsden County that all students are prepared for success in a rapidly changing, diverse, global society through a variety of educational opportunities.
The district is committed to providing safe and supportive learning environments that ensure continuous progress towards high student achievement. Through the collaboration of a caring school community and the allocation of resources, aligned with our mission and goals, we will maximize the opportunities for all students to succeed in life.
The Gadsden County School District believes that . . .
All students can learn.
Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
The commitment to continuous improvement to achieve the goal of enabling all students to realize their potential in a rapidly changing, diverse, global society is expected of all stakeholders of the school system.
Assessments of student learning provide students with a variety of opportunities to demonstrate the achievement of the expectation for their learning.
Education is the key to opportunity and social mobility.
A safe and supportive learning environment promotes student achievement
Students need to not only develop a deep understanding of essential knowledge and skills, but also need to develop the capacity to apply their learning, and to reason, solve problems, and produce quality work.
The chief priority of any school system should focus on learning across the system. (Student learning, professional learning, and organizational learning)
The development of a caring school community should be a priority for our school system.
The allocation of our resources, in alignment with our mission and goals, helps to maximize the opportunity for students to learn and experience success in school.