Who we are: We are a group of educators working towards a collective mission that each student will be engaged today, inspired for the future, ready for the next set of challenges, and accountable for their learning. We at Sheridan School District are working together to achieve success for all students. We believe each child is unique, and it is our responsibility to provide the best education possible.
Sheridan Community Statistics:
- Sheridan population: 6,065 (2014)*
- Persons under 18 years: 20.5% (2010)*
- High school graduate or higher: 82.8% (2010-2014)*
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9% (2010-2014)*
- Per capita income in past 12 months (2010-2014)*: $14,825
- Percent of community in poverty: 19.2%*
- ELL (formerly LEP) Students: 13^
- Students with IEPs: 137^
^National Center for Educational Statistics
DISTRICT MISSION STATEMENT
Each student will be engaged today, inspired for the future, ready for the next set of challenges and accountable for their learning.
DISTRICT VISION STATEMENT
Where all students learn, grow, and succeed.
Every student has the ability to continue to learn and grow as a unique individual.
Students will achieve when high expectations for learning and behavior are clearly communicated.
Student learning is impacted by culture, attitude, and learning style.
Students learn best when their basic needs are met and positive relationships are established.
Students learn best when teachers collaborate (best practices) and use research based methodology to improve instruction.
Respect for individuality will help with problem solving and disagreements.
Equal status allows for shared ideas and voices to be heard.
Collaborating together will foster a learning environment that is best for students.
Students and staff can benefit from, inspire and find value in each other.
Positive relationships between all members of our learning community will help us overcome difficult tasks.
In providing competitive salaries, benefit packages and career pathways.
In developing and promoting positive relationships within our learning community.
In providing optimal facilities, reasonable class sizes, vertically aligned curriculum, materials and technology necessary for effective teaching and enhancing learning.
In utilizing strategic professional development, mentors, administrative support, and a learning friendly schedule to provide a positive working environment.