Skip To Main Content

Our Beliefs


The mission of Lakeland High School is to empower students to develop their individual potential by acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values needed to contribute to a healthy, productive community.


  • Student learning is the chief priority for our school, and is the primary focus at all decision impacting the work of our school.

  • Students need to demonstrate their understanding of essential knowledge and skills utilizing a variety of avenues including problem solving and hands on experience.

  • Students need to apply their learning in meaningful contexts.

  • Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.

  • Challenging expectations and appropriate opportunities for success increases individual students performance.

  • Our school promotes the development of individual character and hold students accountable for their behavior and performance.

  • Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs.

  • A safe, positive and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.

  • Cultural awareness increases students' understanding of our nation and world.

  • Teaches, administrators, parents, students and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school's mission.

  • Our school is committed to continuous improvement enabling our students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.



Lakeland High School, in partnership with the community, will expect that each graduate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  1.  Be self-directed, lifelong learner.

  2.  Have a high standard of values and work ethic.

  3.  Be technologically literate.

  4.  Be able to use knowledge, information, technology, critical thinking and reasoning ability to solve problems.

  5.  Be an effective communicator in a variety of settings.

  6.  Be able to work cooperatively with others using well developed interpersonal skills.

  7.  Be an effective and responsible employee or employer.

  8.  Understand, appreciate, and benefit from cultural diversity.

  9.  Maintain personal, emotional, and physical well-being.