In partnership with parents, community and students, the mission of the Dickson County School District is for students to master state and
national education standards and to achieve their "personal best"
socially, physically and emotionally.
The following constitutes the vision of the stakeholders of Dickson
By the end of third grade, all students will meet or exceed state grade
level expectations in reading.
All students will receive quality, research based, data driven
All students will successfully complete their program of studies.
All students will be on grade level and remain in school until
All students will graduate from the school district with the
technological skills to compete successfully in the workplace or later
in higher education.,
All students will graduate with the knowledge and skills that will
allow them to exercise their civic rights, attain a high standard of
living, interact effectively with others in society and compete in a
culturally diverse global society.
Education is the key to progress.
Success is possible when those responsible for education communicate
clear expectations that each student can learn.
All children, no matter their place of residence, race, religion or
family income, are entitled to a quality education in a safe learning
All students should be taught a challenging, standards-based curriculum
and be exposed to high expectations.
Responsibility for education is shared by students, family, teachers,
administrators and community, on going communication between these
stakeholders is essential to build more effective schools.
Learning is a lifelong process.
Good role models are important to the development of our children.
All people have intrinsic worth and untapped learning potential.