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Mission, Vision & Beliefs

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Tift County School System is to educate, prepare and inspire students to reach their fullest potential.

Vision:
The Tift County School System prepares our students for tomorrow by building on our tradition of excellence.

Beliefs:
  • All students will have an opportunity for an appropriate, tiered education, within a safe and drug free environment.
  • Education is the shared responsibility of the student, the home, the educators and the community through commitment and participation.
  • Schools must prepare students as life-long learners to live productively in a rapidly changing, technologically advanced society and world.
  • The Board of Education must ensure the school system is providing the best educational opportunities.
  • High quality schools depend upon high quality teaching.
  • All students can achieve in school.
  • Public education is a cornerstone of our democratic society and local control is an essential element in the governance of public education.
  • Developing life skills is an essential component of success in life.
  • We must celebrate and engage the diversity of our community.
  • School quality impacts the quality of life in our community.
  • Decision making and planning should focus on educating our students to become productive and successful citizens.