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104- Mission Values and Beliefs

  • 100 Series: School District
104- Mission Values and Beliefs


Policy Title

Policy Number

Date Approved/Revised

Mission, Values and Beliefs



Revised:  7/18/17

Revised 5/21/19



Independent School District 622 - North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale shall provide for a comprehensive educational program for all students.  District operations and resources will be directed toward fulfilling the District Mission and Mission Outcomes, Core Values, and Strategies in word, action, policy and decision-making.

The Mission:   The mission of Independent School District 622 - North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale -- We commit each day to develop and empower lifelong learners who thrive in diverse communities. 

Mission Outcomes:

1.      Each learner will use creativity, critical thinking, and intercultural competence to address real world challenges.

2.      Each learner will develop and embrace their identity, strengths, interests, and self-advocacy skills to actively navigate their learning pathway.

3.      All students are ready for Kindergarten.

4.      All third grade students are proficient readers.

5.      All eighth grade students are proficient mathematicians.

6.      All students attain college and career readiness.

7.      Close achievement gaps for all student groups.

Our Core Values:

1.      Strong communities are inclusive and value diversity.

2.      Trust and transparency are essential to healthy and enduring relationships.

3.      Continuous learning and service to others are imperative to individual and community progress.

4.      Individuals learn and thrive through connections in a safe, caring, and supportive environment.

5.      Every individual has incredible potential and equal intrinsic value.

6.      High expectations with appropriate supports result in growth.

7.      School, family, and community partnerships enhance and support learning. 


1.      We will engage our internal and external community to help us achieve our mission and mission outcomes.

2.      We will develop and enhance community partnerships that support our mission and align with our core values.

3.      We will develop and enhance programs and practices that ensure engagement of our diverse learners to achieve our mission outcomes.

4.      We will build competitive 622 E-12 pathways that prepare all students for post-secondary.

Rationale: The mission, mission outcomes, core values and strategies guide all the work of Independent School District 622 - North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale.

Adoption and Revision History

Incorporated Policies


This Policy Adopted:  April 22, 2008


This Policy Revised:  July 18, 2017;


This Policy Revised:  May 21, 2019

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