Standard 1: Purpose and Direction
Standard: The school maintains and communicates a purpose and direction that commit to high expectations for learning as well as shared values and beliefs about teaching and learning.
- Indicator 1.1
The school engages in a systematic, inclusive, and comprehensive process to review,
revise, and communicate a school purpose for student success.
- Indicator 1.2
The school leadership and staff commit to a culture that is based on shared values andbeliefs about teaching and learning and supports challenging, equitable educationalprograms and learning experiences for all students that include achievement of
learning, thinking, and life skills.
- Indicator 1.3
The school’s leadership implements a continuous improvement process that provides
clear direction for improving conditions that support student learning.
**The average score for each indicator is rounded up.