A vision statement captures the long-term picture of what an organization wants to become. It must be inspirational, memorable, and reflect the desires of those with vested interests.
After input from multiple sources, the district identified a vision statement that sets high expectations for all involved in the academic success of students in the Mesa Public Schools. The following broad statement establishes a desired future condition all Mesa Public Schools employees and students can strive to achieve in their personal contributions:
Mesa Public Schools – Unprecedented Excellence in Education
A mission statement is a formal short written statement defining the purpose of an organization. The mission statement guides the actions of the school district, spells out its overall purpose, provides a sense of direction, and guides decision-making.
Responsive to the input of the Charting Excellence committee, the following mission statement was established to provide guiding direction:
The mission of the Mesa Public Schools is to develop a highly educated and productive community, one student at a time.
Core values are those vital few principles that all members of the organization are expected to use, live by, and demonstrate on a daily basis, while executing their work responsibilities. Core Values are the essential and enduring tenets of an organization.
With assistance of the Charting Excellence committee, the following value statement was crafted as a guiding code for our work in Mesa Public Schools.
In Mesa Public Schools we believe…
...each child is important.