Vision, Mission & Beliefs

Vision Statement
Southern Wayne High School provides an exemplary education for all students in a globally competitive 21st century environment.  

Mission Statement
The mission of Southern Wayne High School, in partnership with students, faculty, parents and the community, is to use rigor, relevance and relationships to enable  all students to become successful graduates who are globally competitive in the 21st century.

  1. Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school's mission.
  2. A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.
  3. Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.
  4. Students need to not only demonstrate their understanding of essential knowledge and skills, but also need to be actively involved in solving problems and producing quality work.
  5. The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, life-long learners.
  6. Students need to apply their learning in meaningful contexts.
  7. Students' learning needs should be the primary focus of all decisions impacting the work of the school.
  8. Student learning is the chief priority of the school.
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