Our Mission & Beliefs

Our Mission

"Dedicated to academic excellence and social responsibility”

The mission of West Essex Regional School District is to produce self-sufficient citizens who are adaptable to change and who possess the self-esteem, motivation and skills:

  • To continue life-long learning and individual growth
  • To meet the challenges of the future, both societal and technological
  • To think critically and creatively
  • To communicate effectively
  • To solve complex problems
  • To make responsible decisions, and
  • To respect cultural differences

Clearly focused quality educational experiences will be provided that promotes excellence through an active and responsible partnership with the community, a visionary and innovative curriculum, and a dedicated and knowledgeable staff.

Our Beliefs

We believe that . . .

  • Every student can be successful.
  • All students have potential to exert influence over other people to help achieve organizational goals.
  • Education and learning is a life-long process.
  • Empowered learners develop self-esteem and selfmotivation.
  • Collaboration skills benefit all stakeholders.
  • On-going training and development of staff enhances willingness and ability to take on new responsibilities and new challenges.
  • Performance feedback encourages a higher level of motivation for students and staff members.
  • A framework for ethical behavior encourages trust, respect, and maturity in students.
  • Students have a right to a healthy learning climate that encourages individual thought, creativity, and responsiveness to innovation and change.