Helping Our Pupils Excel in Academics, Behavior, and Citizenship



The HOPE Academy will create and maintain a positive, safe, predictable and enjoyable environment for all students and staff by demonstrating a common educational/school culture, vision, and language.



  1. Students are the primary focus of all decisions.

  2. Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.

  3. A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.

  4. A student's self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among and between students and staff.

  5. Students can learn to make appropriate decisions when given a supportive and challenging learning environment.

  6. Students learn in different ways and should be provided with differential instructional approaches to support their learning styles.

  7. Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.

  8. Assessments of student learning should guide instruction and provide students with a variety of opportunities to demonstrate their achievement of the expectations for their learning.

  9. Teachers, parents, students, staff and the community share the responsibility for the support of the school's mission.