LCSS will maintain a research based curriculum that keeps pace with the needs of society. The curriculum will be challenging based upon a core standard of knowledge, and promote higher order learning skills. Students will develop the ability to apply knowledge and make appropriate decisions.
The curriculum will meet the physical, social, creative and cognitive requirements of each child and promote responsible citizenship.
LCSS will measure and assess all aspects of the district: educational programs, instruction, student performance, financial management, community relations, employee relations, and facility utilization and management for continuous improvement and accountability
LCSS will provide for all students an opportunity for an education of the highest quality in which their learning styles are appreciated and their diversity is valued. The district will encourage students to value education and recognize their responsibility as active learners.
LCSS will encourage and foster a safe atmosphere which values individual excellence and mutual respect. The district will actively support cooperation and collaboration among highly committed faculty, staff, administration, students, parents and community stakeholders.
LCSS will encourage and provide opportunities for open two –way communication between the district or schools and all stakeholders.
LCSS will build the capacity of the district education leadership through frequent professional development, mentorship, support and accountability. The district recognizes that increased leadership capacity over time is the most productive manner to bring about sustainable improvement.
LCSS will actively evaluate the most appropriate school environment for the district and community, considering demographics and population, preferred school size, transportation, parent involvement and budget constraints.
LCSS will actively partner with community groups, including local governments, businesses and civic organizations to provide resources and facilities to ensure all students receive quality education.
LCSS will maintain a commitment to continual improvement and accountability in all areas of education.