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Core Values & Beliefs

Oxford High School

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 Core Values & Beliefs

Oxford High School's mission is to prepare students to achieve their greatest potential, and take pride in the life which they live. 

We Believe:

  • Rigorous curriculum must be provided for every student in every classroom, everyday. 
  • Students learn best in a safe environment which provides for the education of the whole student, including healthy habits of mind and body.
  • Students must develop creativity, a passion for excellence, and a commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Students must acquire the 21st century skills needed to become active contributors to the world in which they live. 
21st Century Learning Expectations
In today's world, information is more available than ever before.  Students need to be equipped with communication skills, technological fluency, and the ability to learn independently as well as through collaboration. 
Academic Expectations
  • Communicate effectively through reading, writing, listening and speaking for a variety of purposes. 
  • Utilize technology to enhance and promote critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate high-level understanding of content by solving complex problems and performing authentic tasks. 
  • Discover and evaluate information through independent inquiry and exploration.
  • Collaborate to achieve goals by sharing ideas and considering different perspectives. 
Social and Civic Expectations
  • Respect diversity and develop awareness of multiple perspectives. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of civic responsibility by investigating relevant issues both within and beyond the Oxford High School community.