The mission of the Scotlandville Magnet High Freshman Academy is to provide the fundamental steps for a successful transition into high school and encourage life-long learning by maximizing student potential through a variety of educational and social opportunities to meet the needs of all students presented in a culturally positive, emotionally safe, and physically secure environment.
Statement of Beliefs
We must educate all students because education is necessary for personal success and healthy development;
Learning must be rigorous, relevant, and life-long;
We can empower all students to take an active role in a personalized learning experience while holding students accountable for their choices, actions, and learning;
Career education leads to motivated, productive individuals;
Positive attitudes are contagious;
The freshman academy is an essential step to the successful completion of high school;
Small learning communities create an environment that fosters school pride, loyalty, and ownership;
Parents and the community must be involved in the educational process;
The personal character and social development of students can and must be fostered at school;
People learn in a variety of ways recognizing that there are multiple intelligences; and
Diversity with teamwork creates and strengthens a healthy community.