THE MISSION and VISION OF THE ITHACA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Ithaca Public Schools’ mission is to ensure the highest levels of learning in a positive, safe, community-rich environment while building on strengths, encouraging accountability, and helping all learners fulfill their potential.
To achieve the Ithaca Public Schools mission, we envision a school in which we:
- Provide rigorous academics in every discipline in a supportive and engaging environment,
- Provide the tools needed to be a productive member of society,
- Set clear, high expectations for behavior and academic achievement with measured, consistent accountability,
- Provide a welcoming and safe environment,
- Communicate and collaborate effectively and regularly,
- Promote leadership at all levels, and
- Encourage a growth mindset with a passion for learning through exploration and experimentation.