About Our School
At South Seventeenth Street School, we are raising the bar to increase student achievement through the effective implementation of the standards based curriculum. We will elevate the level of rigor in our daily instructional practices. Student achievement growth is measured socially, emotionally, and academically. South Seventeenth Street School is a community where children are learning every day.
At South Seventeenth Street School, our mission is to ensure that each student is prepared for college and a career by providing rigorous standard-based daily instruction, meeting social and emotional needs, and fostering a sense of being a responsible member of their community.
At South Seventeenth Street School, our vision is to maintain a school that is highly regarded for consistently demonstrating academic excellence and commitment to developing the “whole” student. Administrators, teachers, staff and stakeholders will provide a safe environment where students are comfortable at taking risks. In addition, our rigorous, standards-based instructional program will enable all students to meet the challenges of the future with confidence and compassion.
“I believe in myself and my ability to do my best at all times.
Just for today:
I will listen,
I will speak,
I will feel,
I will think,
I will read,
I will write!
I will do all of these things with one purpose in mind:
To do my best, and to not waste this day, for this day will come no more.