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    Mission Statement

    Our Mission

    Our mission at The Willow School is to provide a developmentally appropriate learning environment in which high academics, comprehensive arts education, and the celebration of individuality and diversity enable each child to achieve as a learner, a person, and a valuable member of our society.

    Core Beliefs
    We believe that to have a successful program, we need to provide the following:

    • An inviting, supportive, and safe environment
    • A curriculum that is relevant, challenging, integrative, and exploratory
    • Multiple learning and teaching approaches that are research-based and respond to student diversity
    • Assessment and evaluation programs that promote quality learning
    • High expectations for every member of the learning community
    • Students and teachers engaged in meaningful relationships and active learning
    • Procedures and policies that foster health, wellness, and safety
    • Multifaceted guidance and support services
    • School-initiated family and community partnerships
    • Collaborative leadership and teaming

    Willow Project Pride Principles

    • Be Kind
    • Be Responsible
    • Respect People and Property
    • Do Your Best Work

    Willow Charter School’s Theme

    Celebrating Cultural Diversity Through High Academics and the Arts