Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The Selinsgrove Area School District is committed to providing quality education for life-long learning.



We envision the Selinsgrove Area School District to be a premier, exemplary student centered organization where everyone shares in the commitment to the education and development of each student.

Our educational system will provide a customized, personalized learning environment that will enable each student to graduate demonstrating competency of 21st Century Skills including critical thinker, self-directed learner, effective communicator, collaborative worker, quality employee, proficient user of technology, and contributing member of a global society.


Shared Values

  1. We believe all students can learn and succeed given appropriate standards-based curriculum and research-based instruction.
  2. We believe staff and physical facilities should provide a supportive, safe, and secure environment in which to learn.
  3. We believe each student is unique and the educational experience should encourage and develop creativity and imagination.
  4. We believe educational excellence must be supported by continuous evaluation of facilities and resources, effective instructional practices, and proficient use of technology.
  5. We believe education is a life-long pursuit and students must be equipped with the skills for success to meet the challenges of an ever-changing global society.
  6. We believe in dedication to excellence and high academic expectations while maintaining fiscal responsibility.
  7. We believe academic excellence is achieved through quality instruction supported by continuous, focused staff development which models life-long learning.
  8. We believe education should promote character development, ethical behavior, and a positive self-image leading to being responsible citizens.
  9. We believe effective leadership at all levels is essential to the success of our educational program.
  10. We believe encouragement and support of innovation, flexibility, and creativity is necessary in order to successfully adapt to change.
  11. We believe that the school, students, family, and community should have shared responsibility and shared decision-making in the educational process through collaboration and communication.
  12. We believe excellence in all areas is identifiable, measurable, achievable, and worthy of pursuit.