1. Every person on each campus is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs worthy of respect.
  2. Every teacher and student has the right to a safe and enjoyable learning environment that promotes student learning, fosters self-worth, and enhances his or her potential.
  3. All students have the ability to learn; therefore, they should be provided with a variety of instructional approches to support different learning styles.
  4. Students have a greater opportunity for success when they are actively engaged in the learning process in a well-disciplined environment.
  5. Students develop to their full potential when there is a harmonious relationship among the school, the home, and the community.
  6. Students need to demonstrate their understanding of essential knowledge and skills and need to be actively involved in higher order thinking, problem solving, and quality work production in order for them to become life-long learners.
  7. Students are provided opportunities for students to practice principles and qualities of self-discipline needed for democratic citizenship and responsible participation in a multicultural, multi-ethnic society.
  8. Schools need to function as a learning organization in which teachers, administrators, students, parents, and the communities share the responsibility for advancing the system's mission while demonstrating dedication, a positive attitude, and a willingness to change.


  • We will provide a safe and supportive environment where opportunities for achievement and success are valued and respected.
  • We will promote the learning process through balanced and structured environments and relationships.
  • We will develop and implement multiple approaches to support various learning styles in order to promote life-long learners and reputable members of society.
  • We will share in the responsibility for advancing the system's mission be positively demonstrating enthusiasm and dedication.



Based on the belief that children are our most valuable resource, the mission of the Dale County schools is to develop self-motivated, responsible students who exhibit positive self-esteem along with the personal, economic, and social skills needed in order to be productive members of society. The system will accomplish this by providing a dedicated, knowledgeable, and student-centered staff whose main objective is to ensure a safe, positive, educational environment with high academic standards.