Auburn City Schools Strategic Plan

  • Board approved March 12, 2013

    Strategic planning, defined as a method by which a community continuously creates artifactual systems to serve extraordinary purposes, has been approached as both a discipline and a process. With an intent to generate innovation and creativity and with a respect to the established traditions and reputation for excellence, it is the purpose of this plan to serve the students and community with a commitment to unprecedented possibilities and continuous discovery.
    Statements of Belief

    We believe that all people have equal inherent worth.
    We believe that all people deserve to be treated with kindness.
    We believe that all people have the right to be safe.
    We believe that diversity enriches a community.
    We believe that communities thrive only to the degree that education of all is a shared commitment.
    We believe that learning empowers the individual.
    We believe that good character is always rewarding to the individual and to others.
    We believe that we are the agents of change for the world we want to create.
    We believe that fairness is essential to trusting human relationships.
    We believe that collective efforts always surpass individual potential.
    We believe that we have the moral obligation to acknowledge and address the basic needs of others. 
    We believe that a culture of excellence is our greatest legacy.
    We believe that faith inspires.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of Auburn City Schools, the pinnacle of educational excellence, is to ensure each student embraces and achieves his or her unique intellectual gifts and personal aspirations while advancing the community, through a system distinguished by:  

    Compassion for others
    Symbiotic relationships with an engaged community
    The creation and sharing of knowledge
    Inspired learners with a global perspective
    The courage to determine our future


    100% of students exceed established academic expectations
    100% of students continuously set and achieve personal, ambitious goals throughout life
    100% of students possess the character and passion to lead and serve a global society
    100% of students graduate and are competitive and in high demand in their career of choice 


    We will never compromise excellence
    We will value and respect every person
    We will base all decisions and actions on the best interest of the student
    We will deploy resources based strictly on the criterion of best use as defined by our mission and objectives


    1. We will commit ourselves to a culture reflecting our core beliefs.
    2. We will establish learning environments that allow us to realize our objectives and fulfill our mission.
    3. We will tailor learning and teaching to the unique needs of each student.
    4. We will ensure that our students possess the character to lead, to serve, and to do the right thing.
    5. We will ensure organizational capacity to accomplish our mission and objectives.
    6. We will drive the conversation in our community toward accomplishing our mission and objectives.