Hampton High School: National Blue Ribbon School


E 3 =   Empowerment        

(Education ∙ Effort ∙ Employability = Empowerment)  



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





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


  • 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.

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. 


  • 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.