Guiding Principles

At Carmel Clay Schools, we believe:

· Students are at the center of every decision.

· A safe, non-threatening learning environment is essential.

· Students’ academic, social, emotional, and physical needs must be addressed.

· Students and employees excel when held to high personal standards and expectations.

· High quality employees are vital to the success of our organization.

· Effective teaching and learning requires continuous improvement.

· Diverse opportunities benefit all students.

· Open and transparent communication maintains stakeholder trust.

· Parent and community involvement enhances student learning.

· Fiscal responsibility is fundamental to achieving our vision.