East Orange School District

Mission, Vision, & Beliefs

We are an urban school district with more than 10,000 students in 22 schools. We embrace the challenge of providing a quality education to our children. Our schools and community are committed to developing programs that meet the diverse academic and social needs of our student body.

Vision Statement

To prepare all of our students for college, careers, and life in high performing East Orange Public Schools.

Mission Statement

The East Orange School District is committed to and will prepare all of our students for college, careers, and life. We will provide a safe, clean, positive, and supportive learning environment in which all students can successfully develop socially, emotionally and academically into lifelong learners and responsible, productive citizens. We will continually strengthen and align our curriculum with state, national, and international standards that are engaging, rigorous, relevant, and implemented consistently. We will ensure that all students, parents, staff, and community members are respected and informed in our family- friendly schools. We will strive to motivate and engage all of our students through various innovative instructional strategies, methods, and techniques. Utilizing students’ skills, talents, and unique abilities, we will prepare them to meet the demands of an ever-changing competitive 21st century global society.

Goals

  1. Improve instructional programs and the academic performance of each student
  2. Promote a safe and healthy environment for students and staff in and around the schools
  3. Promote parental and community involvement in all aspects of the district’s educational programs and services