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Educational Beliefs

Educational Beliefs of
Thornapple Kellogg Schools and Community

  • We believe that all students are learners.
  • We believe that our first priority is satisfying students’ educational needs while nurturing moral character.
  • We believe that each child is unique and learns in different ways and requires varying amounts of time and support.
  • We believe that in order to be effective, the curriculum must be aligned pre-k through 12.
  • We believe that our instruction must be based in research and on best knowledge.
  • We believe that a risk free environment must be provided for students and staff.
  • We believe that increased performance results from high expectations of students, staff, parents and community.
  • We believe that in order for excellence in education to occur, there must be ongoing involvement and dialogue among students, staff, parents and community.