The mission of the School District of Shorewood is to provide a liberal arts education that prepares students to embrace the challenges of the future. We will foster a love of learning and the acquisition of knowledge and skills that will serve as the foundation and catalyst for a lifetime of learning.
Our Core Beliefs
Every member of the school community is valued for his or her contribution to the School District.The care and education of all children are the first obligations of the entire community.The family plays a vital role in the education of the child. All children want to discover and deserve to reach their potential.An effective school culture demonstrates high expectations, open communication, cooperation, tangible support, accountability and shared responsibility.Rich, nurturing experiences give children a greater opportunity to succeed.Children will become increasingly responsible for their success as they mature.Our community is strengthened when diversity is valued.An effective learning community is based on continuous professional growth of all community members.In an effective learning community, everyone works to establish and maintain positive relationships built on respect and dignity.A safe, orderly, healthy and clean environment enhances learning.Learning is memorable and powerful when all school community members are active, involved and find personal meaning in the experience.Quality education recognizes children’s unique emotional needs and accommodates the multiple ways they learn.Quality education incorporates authentic, real world learning experiences. Quality education prepares children to work collaboratively and to be caring, contributing citizens of a democratic and global society.