It’s Possible, It’s Possible, It’s Possible! It is certainly possible for all Irvington students to become 21st Century thinkers and learners, productive citizens, and future leaders.
The primary purpose of the Irvington Public Schools is to improve student academic achievement by (a) implementing the District’s aligned Standards curricula; (b) providing staff development that promotes student engagement and academic rigor; (c) conducting data analysis to inform instruction; and (d) monitoring teaching and learning to ensure the alignment of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
The following Core Beliefs guide our path to improving student achievement:
- Each student is entitled to a quality education that the entire community of invested stakeholders value, support, and enlarge by collaborating with one another.
- Teacher quality is vital to engaging students in relevant, authentic tasks and improving student achievement.
- Each student possesses the ability to achieve his or her potential in any learning environment when the adults provide the most appropriate supports for success.
- The educational environment must be safe, respectful, and guided by skilled administrators who focus on advancing teacher effectiveness and student achievement.