Sweet Water High School Beliefs

All students can learn.

All students benefit from developmentally appropriate materials, practices, and strategies.

All students deserve a quality education in which individual needs are met, exceeded, and supported.

Students must be encouraged to see the connections between new learning and prior knowledge.

Students are more than test scores.

Students learn best in a safe, caring environment, one that values diversity, collaboration, and risk-taking.

Students thrive when expectations are high and self-esteem higher.

Direct instruction of students helps to increase student achievement.

Social skills, such as life skills, deserve the same attention as academic ones.

School is not just about students: it encompasses families, parents, community. stakeholders, society, the environment, and the world.