Hampton High School: National Blue Ribbon School
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Motto

E 3 =   Empowerment        

(Education ∙ Effort ∙ Employability = Empowerment)  

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission is to provide every student the skills,  opportunities, and  encouragement to become  productive students and life-long learners .

 

 

VISION STATEMENT

 

Our shared vision is that we adequately prepare our students to become contributing, productive members of our community and society in

general.  We envision literate and proficient readers and writers,

as well as functioning citizens capable of preforming necessary

skills and operations in the workplace.

 

 




Hampton High School Beliefs

Learning

  • 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.  

Instruction

  • 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

  • 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.

Decision Making

  • 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. 

Policy  

  • 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. 

 

2011-12

Hampton High School Improvement Goals

 

Goal# 1 - All students will meet or exceed Tennessee benchmarks for percent proficient and above in Math  by 2011.

 

All students will: 1) Increase their levels of Math proficiency; 2) Improve their performance on all state mandated Math  assessments; 3) Meet or exceed the 2009-10 state Math benchmark (83% proficiency or above); 4) Meet or exceed the ACT College Readiness benchmark for Math (22.0) or meet the post-secondary minimum ACT Math score (19) for college admission to a state-supported institution.  

 

Goal # 2 - All students will meet or exceed Tennessee benchmarks for percent proficient and above in Language Arts /Reading by 2011.

 

Students will: 1) Improve their Language Arts/Reading/Writing skills; 2) Increase their performance levels on all mandated Language Arts assessments; 3) Meet or exceed the state benchmark (93% proficiency or above) in Language Arts/Reading; 4) Meet or exceed the state writing benchmark (4.0); 5) Meet or exceed the ACT College Readiness benchmark in English (18.0) and the post-secondary minimum ACT English score (19) for college admission to a state supported institution.  

 

Goal # 3 -  Hampton High School's graduation rate will meet the state's current benchmark (90%) by 2011 or will increase this rate by 0.6 % annually* to obtain AYP and remain in "Good Standing" .  (*0.6% annual improvement through 2014 is determined by state graduation formula for HHS).  

 

Goal # 4 - Hampton High School's attendance rate will meet the state's current benchmark (93%) or will show improvement annually.