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Fox Chapel Area School District
611 Field Club Road / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 / 412.963.9600

Mission & Vision

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MISSION

The Fox Chapel Area School District exists to maximize student learning, achievement, and development.

VISION

The Fox Chapel Area School District will be recognized as one of the top-performing public school districts in the nation. 

Toward that end we will: 

  • Challenge each student to reach his/her maximum potential level of achievement.
  • Provide scholarly experiences that deepen understanding, creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, innovation, and collaboration.
  • Provide an environment that promotes inclusiveness and embraces diversity.
  • Foster a culture that encourages student involvement in the community and raises awareness of civic responsibilities.
  • Build relationships with postsecondary institutions, businesses, and industry to create and sustain programs that prepare students to excel beyond high school.

WE BELIEVE THAT:

  • All students want to learn, are capable of learning, and share in the responsibility for their education.
  • Contributing partners in the educational process include all district staff, students, families, and the community.
  • Schools of excellence have effective educational leaders.
  • Educators must be knowledgeable and current in their profession, discipline, and pedagogy.
  • It is important for each member of the educational community to recognize and respect all forms of diversity.  
  • Effective schools are built upon integrity and foster respectful, inclusive, and dynamic environments. 
  • Responsive schools take a leading role in promoting safety and wellness. 
  • Fiscal decisions must effectively balance the educational needs of the students and resources of the community.