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Mission, Vision, & Goals




The Governor Mifflin School District: Educating, Inspiring, and Empowering Every Student, Every Day.




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The GMSD Vision: A Blueprint for Excellence

The Governor Mifflin School District is a community of dedicated individuals working together to achieve the mission of, Educating, Inspiring, and Empowering Every Student Every Day. To this end, we commit to the following Vision:


Our Shared Values

  • Students learn best in an environment where they are not afraid of failing and they are encouraged to take risks.
  • In developing the competencies of problem solving, social/communication skills, technology and teamwork
  • In teaching our students to display honesty, integrity and respectful behavior through leadership and positive interactions with others.
  • Students learn best when they are prepared for the economic and social challenges of a global society.
  • In rigorous curriculum for all students.
  • In attaining a clear acceptance for all diversity including, but not limited to ethnic, racial, gender and sexual orientation.
  • Students should have a clear understanding of the world beyond their immediate community.
  • It takes a team to provide an appropriate education for all:  Students, parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, coaches, and supportive staff.
  • Teachers and administrators must acknowledge and embrace the increasing global impact of technology.
  • Every student has the ability to learn.  Embracing this potential will lead students to lifelong success.
  • Students are more likely to flourish when teachers and students establish a mutually respectful relationship.
  • Interpersonal skills and relationships are critical to the learning process.
  • In providing a safe and engaging learning environment that honors different learning and teaching styles and displays respect for diversity.
  • A competent, caring and driven teacher is critical to nurturing student achievement.
  • In providing opportunities for students to develop, express and demonstrate individual talents extending beyond the classroom.
  • Parental support and engagement are crucial to nurturing student achievement.
  • Students should have the opportunity to develop, express and demonstrate talents extending beyond the classroom.