Central Dauphin School District

600 Rutherford Road Harrisburg PA, 17109 • 717.545.4703

Quality to the Core

Belief Statements
The Central Dauphin School District believes . . .
  • Students are our most precious resource.
  • All students regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion, deserve a quality education.
  • All children can learn.
  • Learning should be an enjoyable experience.
  • All students must be given the opportunity to reach their potential.
  • All students must be active participants in their education.
  • All students must be respected and valued.
  • Healthy school communities respect differences, welcome diversity and promote cultural plurality.
  • Good citizenship requires responsibility, self-discipline and appropriate decision making.
  • Open and continual communication is essential and must be encouraged.
  • Personal and professional growth of all staff within our school district is important.
  • Outstanding staff demonstrate enthusiasm, innovation, caring and commitment.
  • A successful school experience requires the involvement of students, parents, caregivers, educators and the community.
  • A safe, orderly and clean environment is essential for teaching and learning.
  • The district has the responsibility to strive for excellence in academics, activities and athletics.
  • The district is responsible for providing excellence in education within the fiscal resources of the community.
  • Excellence in education requires a commitment to continuous improvement.