As an outstanding educational community, the mission of Island Avenue School is to foster the development of responsible citizens, who are knowledgeable, creative, critical thinkers, and effective communicators in a global, ever-changing world. We accomplish this through a safe and challenging learning environment, in partnership with families and the community. We celebrate the pursuit of life-long learning and are committed to each student achieving his or her personal best.
All students appreciate that learning is a life long process.
All children acquire and master a basic core of knowledge and to develop creative and critical thinking skills.
We value each student as an individual with unique needs and strengths.
Students exhibit virtues and values that can be demonstrated through social responsibility in all aspects of daily life.
Teachers, staff, administrators, parents and students work collaboratively in the decision making process and identify ways to support each child’s learning needs.
The school community values social responsibility and respect for diversity and multiculturalism.
Students become responsible decision makers.
Teachers seek interdisciplinary approaches.
The school community regularly communicates with parents about their children.