STATEMENT OF BELIEFS
The goal of our
educational programs is to prepare students to
become contributing members of society.
Each student is a valued
individual with unique physical, social, emotional,
and intellectual needs.
A safe and supportive
learning environment promotes student achievement.
The allocation of our
resources is in alignment with our mission and goals
which helps to maximize the opportunity for students
to learn and experience success in school.
and communication with families as partners in the
education of their children is essential to the
success of our school system.
Students need to not
only develop a deep understanding of essential
knowledge and skills, but also develop the capacity
to apply their learning, to reason, solve problems,
and produce quality work.
The success of our
school system depends on the commitment of all staff
to high quality standards, expectations, and
The development of the
curriculum, design of instructional activities, and
the use of assessment measures are focused on
providing learning opportunities and feedback
systems to enable students to achieve success.
is an integral part of our ongoing plan for
The commitment to
continuous improvement is expected of all
stakeholders of the school system to achieve the
goal of enabling all students to realize their
potential in a rapidly changing, diverse, and global
The mission of the
Livingston Parish Public School System, in partnership
with home and community, is to provide all students with
exceptional educational opportunities that will equip
life-long learners with the skills necessary to become
productive, responsible citizens in a global society.
To become an exemplary
school district in which every student achieves personal
success through rigorous, engaging curriculum and
collaborative support systems.
Learning and Assessment
Goal I: To adopt or develop
and implement at each elementary, middle, and secondary
school, a systemic plan for teaching, learning, and
Goal II: To ensure effective
and efficient use of public funds for the benefit of
students, personnel and patrons of the Livingston Parish
Public School System.
and Support Services
Goal III: Actively seek and
expand family, community, and school connections.
Goal IV: To develop and
implement a plan for the construction and maintenance of
facilities in the Livingston Parish Public Schools
Staff Recruitment, Selection and Development
Goal V: To develop and
implement a continuing plan of staff development for all
certified school personnel in Livingston Parish.
Goal VI: All Livingston
Parish educators and learners will benefit from
technology-rich environments that support student
achievement and produce lifelong learners able to
succeed in an information society.