Mission Vision Beliefs

  • The Mission of Florence 1 Schools is Students first!

    Our Vision

    All students will be highly motivated, successful, and responsible citizens of an ever-changing society.

    We Believe…

    • Learning is a life-long process
    • Cultural diversity enhances the learning experience
    • A challenging curriculum and high expectations promote high levels of achievement
    • The quality of relationships impacts student learning
    • Every person in the organization contributes to the success of the children
    • The child is at the center of all decision making
    • An informed community is a supportive public
    • A safe and nurturing environment is essential for learning
    • Technology advances the learning experience
    • Learning experiences should include collaboration, creative and critical thinking, and effective communication
    • The successful development of students is a partnership between parents and school 

    The Goals of the district are:

    • Improve the academic performance of each student
    • Place quality personnel in each position
    • Provide an environment that is safe and  supports learning
    • Effectively manage financial resources
    • Improve communication between the public and school system
    • Upgrade/replace district facilities