Vision, Mission, and Beliefs

The Carlisle Area School District

Vision Statement

“Empowering Every Learner”

Mission Statement

The Carlisle Area School District is committed to providing all students with educational and leadership opportunities to meet the challenge of personal responsibility, enabling them to become contributing members of our diverse society. The district will excel in student achievement, community engagement, and financial stewardship.

Belief Statements

Student Achievement: All students will have the opportunity to achieve academic excellence in order to become life-long, responsible and resourceful learners who think critically and creatively, communicate effectively and collaborate in a global world.

Professional Learning Community: Highly qualified, innovative and compassionate staff will be committed to life-long learning and professional growth in order to meet the individual learning needs of all students in a safe and supportive environment.

Academic and Extra-Curricular Programs: A diverse, challenging and academically rigorous instructional program will meet the college and career readiness goals of all students. Extra-curricular programs will provide opportunities for students to develop leadership, interpersonal and team-building skills.

Student Services: A wide range of support services will be provided to students in order to meet their academic, emotional and social needs.

Diversity: Each student will have an educational experience that values and accepts diversity as an integral part of a global society.

Community Engagement: Partnerships with the community will allow our students to engage in service learning experiences and career opportunities, will provide increased access to community services and resources, and allow members of the community to participate in a variety of educational opportunities.

Financial Stewardship: Resources and financial assets will be managed in a fiscally responsible manner that supports and enhances the academic, extra-curricular and support services in order to meet the needs of every student.

 Related Links

 • The Carlisle Way