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Guiding Principles

Charlotte Secondary School’s core principles are as follows:

  • A fundamental purpose of public education is to maintain and advance our democratic society

  • A rigorous college preparatory education is the best preparation for civic participation, post-secondary education and the modern workplace

  • Diversity is not merely desirable; it is necessary for the accomplishment of our mission

  • A good education should be personalized and engage the whole person

  • Our teachers will be competent, caring professionals who will grow along with our students

  • Family and community engagement is essential for academic achievement

  • A school is always a work in progress; we will pursue continuous improvement through self-assessment and evidence-based practices.

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