Starr-Iva Middle School 

Mission, Beliefs, Purpose and Vision

Our Mission:

The mission of Starr-Iva Middle School, a school dedicated to academic excellence and guided by a supportive staff and community, is to empower students to succeed in an ever-changing world by promoting life-long learning through a rigorous, standards-driven curriculum in a safe, stimulating environment.

Our Beliefs:

Students are our highest priority.

All students have value and can learn.

All individuals are entitled to a safe school environment.

Our school has the obligation to prepare each student to become a productive, contributing citizen of a technological and multicultural society.

All individuals are expected to maintain high academic standards.

A positive home/school relationship enhances academic achievement.

Academics, fine arts, athletics, and character building contribute to a quality education.

Education strengthens and enhances the quality of life in the community.

Cultural diversity and individual differences strengthen our school and community.

Learning is a lifelong process.

Our Purpose and Vision:

At Starr-Iva Middle School, our purpose and vision is guided by our belief that:

Our students are challenged intellectually and are successful learners.

Students and staff treat each other with respect in an atmosphere that is warm, caring, supportive, and safe.

Parents, families, and community members are involved and support the efforts of the school.

The staff is committed to professional growth and development. Quality instruction is top priority.