Belief Statement

South Mountain Belief Statements 2017-2018

We believe….

  • That a safe and physically and emotionally comfortable environment promotes student learning.


  • The core standards will be met by incorporating a variety of learning activities to accommodate differences in student learning.


  • That students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process using a variety of thinking and reasoning strategies.


  • When goals/targets are clearly set students take more ownership and experience more success in their learning.


  • Staff, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for helping students learn.


  • A student’s performance is enhanced by mutual respect among students, staff, administrators, parents and the community.