Hampton High School Beliefs
- All students are expected to learn math, reading, and writing skills at a proficient level.
- Students productively and actively engaged with teachers in the learning process develop critical thinking skills.
- Students need to be equipped and encouraged to develop the capacity for life skills, career selection, responsible citizenship, and community service.
- Effective instruction is enhanced by a variety of research-based approaches and strategies.
- Varied instructional strategies, educational opportunities and appropriate accommodations encourage success for students with diverse learning styles, backgrounds, and interests.
- Assessment is a continuous process used to evaluate and influence instructional and curricular decisions.
- The use of performance and standards based assessments in all academic areas allows students to demonstrate essential knowledge and its application.
- The faculty, staff, students, parents, school district, and the community share the responsibility for student learning and advancing the school's mission.
- Positive relationships, teamwork, and respect among school stakeholders facilitate shared decision making, promote school improvement, and encourage student growth.
- Federal, state, and district mandates and regulations guide the school's operation, as well as stakeholder participation and involvement in the school improvement process.
- The commitment to continuous improvement is necessary in preparing students to become productive citizens and life-long learners.
- Regular attendance is essential for student success.
- Safe, comfortable, and clean educational settings promote learning and a sense of security.