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Vision Statement

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The vision of the Selma City School System is to be documented as a world-class learning institution that develops students in academics and citizenship so that they are prepared to compete, successfully, in a global society.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Selma City School System is to provide a safe and supportive teaching and learning environment, through the collaboration and partnerships of parents and community, that prepares students to be college and career ready for lifelong success in a global society.

Core Values

  • Safe, Healthy, and Orderly Environments
  • Rigor and Relevance for High Quality Teaching and Learning
  • Equitable Learning Opportunities
  • Early Learning
  • Parental, Family, and Community Engagement Data-driven Decision Making Continuous Improvement
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Service Learning
  • Integrity

Belief Statements

The following principles guide the Selma City School System in its responsibility to provide a quality education for each child.
  • Learning places for children and teaching places for adults should be safe, healthy, and orderly environments.
  • The highest quality of teaching should be evident every day through a rigorous/challenging curriculum and relevant applications of content standards.
  • Every child has the ability to learn and should be afforded equitable learning opportunities.
  • Early learning is a critical component for success in school.
  • Parental, family, and community engagement offer necessary resources and support systems in order to develop students into responsible citizens.
  • The process of making decisions based upon scientifically-based data yield high quality outcomes.
  • Continuous improvement through data analysis, strategic planning, and performance assessments embodies a commitment to excellence.
  • A focus on the responsible use of resources and support systems for facilities, materials, tools, personnel creates opportunities for optimal teaching and learning.
  • Student involvement in service learning develops responsible citizens for society.
  • Integrity in leadership and governance builds public confidence in the mission of the school system.
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