District Mission & Vision

  • Vision

    To create a community of learners and leaders who demonstrate the 21st-century skills necessary to compete and thrive in a global society.


    The Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District will enable students to demonstrate college and career readiness by displaying:

    Strong Moral Character: Our students will display compassion and respect for others. Students will be confident yet humble in their approach. When faced with a choice, students will make responsible decisions.

    Critical Thinking Skills: Our students will demonstrate the ability to solve complex problems and to do so by remaining open-minded to all possible outcomes. 

    PerseveranceOur students will proactively demonstrate an ability to put forth the extra effort in order to accomplish tasks. With a focus on both short and long term goals, students will demonstrate the ability to work hard, build stamina, and ultimately attain goals.

    Cultural AwarenessOur students will be mindful of cultural differences based on the ever-evolving global community. Our students will be culturally sensitive and collaborate with a diverse population. 

    Innovation: Our students will demonstrate an ability to take calculated risks, be creative, and not be fearful of showing vulnerability.

  • 2018-2019 Board Goals

    The following Board Goals were established for the 2018-2019 school year and adopted by the Board of Education.

    1. Educate ourselves on strategic plan development through a presentation at a board retreat (to be held in January)

    2. Create a Board Handbook to include but not limited to:

    • Norms
    • Orientation Information
    • Training Requirements
    • Schedule of Meetings
    • Member Expectations
    • Attending District Events

    3. Increase community awareness of board initiatives by providing a quarterly article for the Midlakes Journal.

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