Highland Terrace Vision:
All students at Highland Terrace will develop the skills to become lifelong learners in a collaborative environment with high expectations.
Highland Terrace Mission:
At Highland Terrace, all students are valued and empowered. Equity exists through acknowledgment of the inherent worth and dignity of each of our students regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, class, or ability. All students feel a strong sense of belonging and respect. The community at Highland Terrace works to meet the needs of every student through collaboration and instruction geared to the needs of the individual student.
Engaging the Learner
Highland Terrace is a school where students are taught through high quality instruction, using current, research-based instructional practices. Students are highly engaged in their learning, showing perseverance as they develop understanding through effective, responsive, challenging, student-centered instruction that is focused on the standards for learning.
Nurturing a Culture for Growth
Highland Terrace is a place where all students, staff, and community members hold high expectations for themselves as learners. Students and staff persevere through new learning, valuing risk-taking as they learn from their mistakes. All members of the Highland Terrace community have a mindset geared toward continual growth for themselves and their students.
Developing Positive Relationships
At Highland Terrace, students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.