Mission and Vision Statement


Kendrick Middle School Philosophy

Kendrick Middle School is committed to providing an environment that emphasizes the self-worth and dignity of each individual. We believe that teaching and learning are enhanced in an atmosphere of mutual respect. It is the responsibility of the faculty to be sensitive to the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical aspects of the adolescent. Kendrick Middle School is self-renewing. We encourage collegiality and see it as a needed condition for staff communication and coordination. This self-renewing concept enables the school to cultivate an ongoing capacity to self-critique and self-improve, particularly in the contemporary high-standards-emphasizing environment. Recognizing the unique developmental characteristics of the middle school child, we strive to provide appropriate learning experiences and interpersonal communication. We work to facilitate a smooth, gradual transition between elementary and high school programs. In order to encourage our students to be contributing and productive citizens, we believe that the Kendrick Middle School’s faculty, parents, and community must work as a team to prepare adolescents to develop goals, meet challenges, and pursue aspirations.

Kendrick Middle School Mission Statement

Kendrick Middle School’s mission is to improve student learning and performance by providing academic rigor in a safe, inviting environment that engages and promotes life-long learning and productive citizenship.

Kendrick Middle School Beliefs

bullet A competent, caring, and qualified faculty and staff provide a positive learning environment.

bullet A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.

bullet Student learning is the chief priority for the school.

bullet Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.

bullet A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.

bullet Cultural diversity can increase students’ understanding of different peoples and cultures.

bullet Schools need to function as a learning organization and promote opportunities for all those who have a stake in the success of the school to work together as a community of learners.

bullet The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, and life-long learners.

bullet Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.


School-Wide Goals for 2022-2023


bullet Offer a supportive emotional climate shown by mutual respect and caring.
bullet Provide a disciplined environment conducive to learning.
bullet Develop opportunities for students to build self-esteem and a positive self-concept.
bullet Involve students in activities that promote and demonstrate good citizenship, community service, and personal responsibility.
bullet Teach the skills of effective communication using the written and spoken word.
bullet Teach mathematical concepts, computation skills, and problem solving skills.
bullet Teach about the diverse cultural, political, and intellectual heritage of the world.
bullet Develop process skills in sciences through a hands-on problem solving approach.
bullet Cultivate an appreciation for art, music, and other aesthetic values.
bullet Provide experiences and opportunities that prepare our students to accept a technologically advanced society.
bullet Offer opportunities for participation in programs which will promote physical development, provide outlets for special talents and interests, and develop constructive leisure time skills.
bullet Provide opportunities for expanding career awareness.
bullet Utilize experiential learning such as demonstrations, projects, lab activities, and field trips.
bullet Emphasize problem-solving, inquiry, and critical analysis.
bullet Use cooperative learning strategies, peer teaching, and small group activities.

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