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About Us

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Selma City School District is to provide a safe and supportive teaching and learning environment, through the collaboration and partnerships of parents and community.

OUR VISION 

The vision of the Selma City School District is to be documented as a model school district where students are empowered through academic excellence to achieve success throughout life.

Our Core Values

  • STUDENTS FIRST: We put the needs of ALL our scholars first and serve the whole-child.     
  • EXCELLENCE: We have high expectations of ourselves and expect to be held accountable to produce exemplary outcomes.   
  • TEAMWORK: We believe that we are stronger together and that our greatest asset is our collective vision and ability to work collaboratively.
  • JOY: We believe in our work and will enthusiastically celebrate the success of Team Selma.
  • EQUITY: We are intentional about eliminating opportunity gaps and removing barriers to ensure every scholar succeeds.
  • INTEGRITY: WE do the right thing because it’s the right thing to do.   

 

Our Beliefs

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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