"Student Centered Learning Achieved Through Community Commitment"
USD 405 will be accountable for providing a balanced quality education in a positive environment where each student will develop into a self reliant, life long learner, with the ability to meet society's challenges.
Appreciation of Self and Family
The school will provide opportunities for each student to demonstrate: a positive self esteem; independent learning skills; integrity; self discipline; a desire to learn; a healthy attitude toward change; a willingness to take on difficult challenges.
Acquisition of Skills for Life and Work
The school will provide opportunities to recognize the potential of improving the quality of life through the following areas: physical health; mental health; the arts; the humanities; technology studies; the natural world.
Appreciation of Others
The school will provide opportunities for each student to exhibit: patriotism; citizenship; respect for authority; service to others.