Educational Beliefs of the Thornapple Kellogg School 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.