Mission Statement

  • The mission of Vancleave High School is to “Raise the Standard” in our quest to educate all students to their fullest potentialacademically, socially, artistically, and physically. In doing so, Vancleave High School will strive to provide a safe, nurturing environment conducive to a quality education.

VHS Beliefs

    • Student learning is the chief priority of the school.
    • Teachers, administrators, parents, students, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
    • Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of researched based instructional approaches to support their learning.
    • Challenging expectations increase individual student performance.
    • The educational dimensions of core learning, stretch learning, student engagement, and personal skill development will be implemented in the overall education of the students.
    • Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
    • Exceptional students (i.e., special education, limited English proficiency, talented and gifted, etc.) require special services and resources.
    • A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.
    • The commitment to “Raise the Standard” through continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.