• * Continous academic improvement is imperative for the success of our students and school.
     
    * Student learning is our number one priority.
     
    * Students need to not only demonstrate an understanding of essential knowledge and skills, but also need to be actively engaged in solving problems and producing quality work.
     
    * A safe and physically WELCOMING environment promotes student learning.
     
    *  Reading, math and Writing proficiency are the instructional focus of Mandarin High School.
     
    *  Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities (differentiation) to accommodate students with different learning styles and capabilitites.
     
    *  Inspiring Excellence and Challenging Expectations help increase individual student performance.
     
    *  Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
     
    *  All areas of the school support a "critical thinking'' culture.
     
    *  Teachers, administrators, parents and the community share the responsibility for promoting the school's VISION and mission.
     
    *  Data and research-based best practices guide all curricular instruction.