Mission Statement/Objectives

Mission Statement
  Pueblo City Schools – World Class
Our mission in Pueblo City Schools – a unique educational community strengthened by its diversity, culture and traditions – is to guarantee a “world-class education that prepares graduates to succeed in a global society”. This will be accomplished in a safe, secure environment through innovative state-of-the-art technologies, superior curricula, and highly skilled educators driven by active partnerships with students, families and communities.

Objectives - The objectives of Pueblo City Schools are to ensure that:
  1. All students successfully complete a comprehensive individualized education plan to prepare them to enter 21st century academic pursuits or the global workforce.
  2. All of our students meet or exceed international standards and measures of achievement.
  3. We recruit and retain a highly qualified competitive workforce sustained by “cutting edge” professional development for internationally competitive schools.
  4. The district provides a system of support for students to be civil, responsible, healthy, and involved members of the global community.
  5. All schools are conducive to superior teaching and learning, capable of responding to diverse needs of 21st century learners.
  6. We will secure and utilize 100% of human, financial, and physical resources required to create and sustain world-class public schools and this strategic plan.

Beliefs - We believe that:
  1. High standards create excellence.
  2. Innovation and creativity are essential to our future.
  3. Every person is an integral part of the global community.
  4. All people have the right to live, learn, work, and play in healthy, safe communities.
  5. Knowledge increases value.
  6. Excellence is worth the investment.
  7. Accountability produces results.
  8. Our community is a family, and that family is the most powerful influence on an individual.
  9. Our community is stronger when individuals are healthy and safe.
  10. Taking responsibility for actions or choices creates personal power.
  11. Recognizing and honoring human diversity enriches the individual and strengthens our community.
  12.  Integrity and Respect are essential between and among individuals.
  13.  All people have value.
  14. All people possess the capability to compete in a global society.

Parameters
  1. We will never compromise the safety of our students and staff.
  2. We will not tolerate actions that do not support a world-class education for our students.
  3. We will always make decisions based on the best interests of our students.
  4. We will never compromise the dignity and honor of any person, nor tolerate discrimination of any kind.
  5. We will not compromise the integrity of the district’s mission.
  6. We will honor our community’s traditions, but not allow them to be an obstacle to change.