Our promise to the children of Los Gatos is that students work toward a common set of expectations developed by teachers across the district who work in collaborative teams focused on issues that directly impact student learning and the following core values:
✰ We believe in educating the whole child (academically, socially, emotionally, and physically) through a well balanced/rounded curriculum.
✰ We believe in the importance of schools, parents, and community partnering to support learning.
✰ We believe that high expectations for learning and teaching will result in academic excellence.
✰ We believe that students learn best in schools that are safe, nurturing, and responsive.
✰ We believe that students are best prepared for the future when they know how to learn, problem solve, collaborate, and respond to change.
✰ We believe in purposeful collaboration focused on learning.
✰ We believe in every child’s capacity to learn.
✰ We believe that quality teaching is the greatest predictor of student success.
✰ We believe in educating students for global citizenship.
✰ We believe that the diversity of our students, staff, and community strengthens and enriches our educational community.