Our Mission and Beliefs

Our mission, through commitment of teachers, administration, parents and community, is to provide all students at West End High School with a well balanced educational program in a safe, comfortable environment that will enable them to become self-directed, confident, life-long learners.

Our Beliefs:
  • Student learning is the chief priority for the school.
  • A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.
  • The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become self-directed, confident, life-long learners.
  • Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school's mission.
  • Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities to accommodate differences in learning styles.
  • Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs.
  • Students' learning needs should be the primary focus of all decisions impacting the work of the school.
  • Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.
  • Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.
  • A student's self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among and between students and staff.