Vision and Goals


 The mission of the Downingtown Area School District, proud of our tradition of excellence, is to educate all students to meet the challenges of a global society by providing an individually responsive learning environment characterized by outstanding academic and personal achievement in partnership with family, students and community.


We believe…

  • Every person has value.

  • Each individual has the potential and the responsibility to contribute to the betterment of society.

  • All individuals have an innate desire to learn, and they learn in different ways and at different rates.  Achievement is related directly to expectations and the level of commitment.

  • Learning is a lifelong process

  • Individuals are responsible and accountable for their own actions.

  • Positive self-worth enhances academic growth and interpersonal development.

  • Change creates opportunities and challenges individuals and organizations to improve

  • All children can be successful at learning

  • The home environment is critically important to the nurturing and development of the child

  • Education is the shared responsibility of the family, student, school, and community.

  • An educated public is necessary for a democratic society to endure

  •  Recognition and acknowledgment of diversity enrich our community and help prepare people for a global society.


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