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Mission Statement

Billings Public Schools Community strives to inspire, educate and empower students to be responsible and innovative global citizens who achieve their full potential.
 
 

Beliefs

We believe…

…about students

·       All students are valued and respected

·       Students learn in diverse ways and at different rates

·       Personal responsibility is the basis for successful learning and positive behavior

·       Student success is achieved through shared responsibility

·       Positive relationships lead to higher achievement, mutual trust and a safe school environment

 

…about home & community

·       Parents and families have the greatest influence on, and responsibility for, their student’s learning and behavior

·       Positive role models are essential for learning

·       Community engagement strengthens learning and promotes a sense of pride in ownership

 

…about the District

·       District decisions will be based on what is best for students

·       High expectations lead to high achievement

·       A highly effective staff creates an environment for student success

·       Efficient and transparent resource management is essential for the successful operation of the school district

·       Embracing diversity and culture contributes to a strong learning community

·       Responsible change promotes progress

·       Students should have access to equitable learning opportunities

 

Goals

Student Achievement

- Optimize learning for each student through rigorous, engaging, diverse and equitable opportunities       

 

Highly Qualified Staff/Staff Development

- Establish and maintain an excellent, diverse and well-trained staff, supported by professional development that reflects student need

 

Resource Management

- Maximize efficient and transparent allocation of resources to support student achievement

 

Facilities

- Develop, maintain and enhance efficient facilities that promote a safe and healthy instructional environment

 

Community Engagement

-   Engage our community, maximize community investment and meaningful collaboration to enhance student learning