National Federation of Urban and Suburban Districts

National Federation of Urban and Suburban School Districts Urban and Suburban School Districts

NFUSSD - Davis District

VISION

Davis School District

Davis School District provides an environment where learning comes first. Students master essential learning skills, demonstrate civic responsibility, prepare for post-secondary education and careers, and engage in positive personal development. Parents are invested in their student’s education. Employees recognize the value of their individual contributions and commit to excellence. The community supports the educational process.
Our efforts are guided by the following values and beliefs :

STUDENTS:

have a shared responsibility for their own learning;
have individual learning styles, needs, and gifts; education is most successful when these attributes are respected and utilized;
must be prepared to embrace new opportunities and challenges in order to successfully transition from school to post secondary education and/or careers;
school readiness is a critical component of school success.

PARENTS:

are a student’s first teacher;
have a shared responsibility for their student’s learning;
must be empowered by schools to prepare for and support their student’s learning;
have the right to be involved and informed about school policies and their student’s progress.

EMPLOYEES:

Every employee is an educator and has shared responsibility for student learning;
Effective classroom teachers are critical and assume primary responsibility for student learning;
Effective leadership is key to student learning;
Collaboration is fundamental to successful outcomes;
Advancing the capabilities of all employees is essential to an excellent educational system.

COMMUNITY:

Learning is best served when collaboration occurs among students, parents, school and district personnel, and communities;
Communities benefit from a strong public education system;
Well managed physical facilities are a community asset and must be specifically designed, constructed, and maintained to advance learning.

EDUCATION SYSTEM:

Education enhances the quality of life and is the foundation for a strong and free society;
Education is a dynamic process improved through a continuous cycle of assessment, reflection, and modification;
Educational resources must be managed effectively, transparently, and equitably;
High standards and expectations must be maintained through a system of accountability.

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