John P. Freeman Mission Statement
The mission of John P. Freeman School is to accelerate the performance of all students by supporting science, technology, engineering, mathematics and all content areas to meet or exceed achievement and growth expectations. We provide a culture and climate that inspire all students to daily lead the quest for excellence in order to succeed globally.
As a leader, scholar, and innovator, I will exhibit panther pride and lead the quest for excellence.
Statement of Beliefs
- All students can learn.
- Every student learns in a safe and nurturing environment.
- Each student is a unique individual with special abilities and talents who can be successful life-long learners who contribute to our society.
- Students are encouraged and expected to become lifelong learners.
- Students are motivated to develop confidence and attain self-direction.
- Teachers use data and a variety of research-based instructional approaches to assess, support, and accelerate the academic performance of all students.
- Students demonstrate understanding of the school and district policies.
- All stakeholders are involved in the decision-making process.
- Students’ diversity is respected, embraced, and appreciated.
- Students are provided technology and other necessary resources and materials to foster growth and achievement to succeed in social and academic environment.
John P. Freeman Optional School is a motivational learning center that continues to inspire all students to lead the quest for excellence. We have a safe and nurturing environment where students develop their unique abilities as they work to become productive, educated citizens who are able to compete globally. Our students are confident, self-directed, life-long learners who make valuable contributions to their communities. Teachers rely on the important components of our curriculum and instruction design and research based strategies, which include, but are not limited to: hands-on learning, the demonstration of achievement, collaborative learning, nonlinguistic representations, and technology integration. Teachers use a variety of instructional approaches to assess and support their students’ learning needs. Students’ learning is enhanced by providing opportunities to excel in and out of the classroom such as after school tutorials, community service, and extracurricular and enrichment activities. Additionally, teachers use data to implement best practices to develop the whole child. Our students demonstrate an understanding of school and district policies. All stakeholders are an integral part of our decision-making process.