City of St Charles School District

A Proud Past...An Enlightened Future

The City of St. Charles School District will REACH, TEACH, and EMPOWER all students by providing a challenging, diverse, and innovative education.
The City of St. Charles School District will be an educational leader recognized for high performance and academic excellence that prepares students to succeed in an ever-changing global society.
We, the City of St. Charles School District community of students, parents, staff, and patrons, value:
High quality education for all students which includes: 
  • Lifelong learning from early childhood through adult education 
  • Rigorous learning experiences that challenge all students 
  • Instruction that meets the needs of a diverse community 
  • Respect for all 
  • Real world, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to prepare students for the 21st century 
  • Developing caring, productive and responsible citizens Strong engagement of family and community 
  • A safe, secure and nurturing school environment
Achievement through:
  • Celebration of individual success 
  • Collaboration with parents and community stakeholders 
  • Exploration, innovation and creativity
High quality staff by:
  • Hiring and retaining highly qualified and invested employees 
  • Providing professional development and collaboration focused on increasing student achievement 
  • Empowering staff to use innovative resources and practices
Informed decisions that are:
  • Student-centered 
  • Focused on student achievement 
  • Data driven 
  • Considerate of all points of view 
  • Fiscally responsible
For planning purposes, five overarching goals have been developed. These goals are statements of the key functions of the school district.
1. Student Performance:
Develop and enhance quality educational/instructional programs to improve student performance and enable students to meet their personal, academic and career goals.
2. Highly Qualified Staff:
Recruit, attract, develop, and retain highly qualified staff to carry out the District’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives.
3. Facilities, Support, and Instructional Resources:
Provide and maintain appropriate instructional resources, support services, and functional and safe facilities.
4. Parent and Community Involvement:
Promote, facilitate and enhance parent, student, and community involvement in District educational programs.
5. Governance:
Govern the District in an efficient and effective manner providing leadership and representation to benefit the students, staff, and patrons of the district.