Our Vision



It is the mission of Chadwick R-1 Schools, in partnership with parents and community, to establish high standards of learning, high expectations for achievement, and guidance for success!


The Chadwick R-I School District employees envision that each student can:

  • Value education and achievement,
  • Become self sufficient,
  • Have the skills necessary to be successful,
  • Experience community and parent involvement,
  • Strive to reach full potential,
  • Be life long learners.


The Chadwick School community shares the following beliefs:

  • Education is the shared responsibility of the school, student, family, community, and government.
  • The school environment meets the emotional, academic, social, and physical needs of each student, fostering a sense of belonging and stimulating the student’s desire to explore and participate in activities in and beyond the classroom.
  • Successful students are prepared to make career and higher education decisions at the appropriate time.
  • A collaborative learning environment cultivates creative thinking and problem solving skills.
  • The school sets high expectations and provides meaningful and challenging instruction, allowing all students to achieve their highest potential.
  • The school community respects, protects, and celebrates the diversity, talent and the learning potential of each student.
  • Education works best when there is mutual respect among teachers, parents, students, and the community.


Goals for Graduates

The Chadwick R-I School District promotes RESPONSIBILITY and expects its graduates to:

  •  take ownership of their own learning and advancement
  • demonstrate a commitment to civic and environmental involvement
  • honor and take pride in themselves, their campus, their community, their nation.

Chadwick R-I School District emphasizes INTEGRITY and expects its graduates to:

  •  conduct themselves honorably in the classroom, in the athletic arena, and in the community
  • lead others through ethical example
  • examine their choices and thereby improve their own character

Chadwick R-I School District inspires its students to EXCEL in all areas of development and expects all of its graduates to:

  • pursue worthy academic goals
  • grow as a scholar, athlete, artist, and person
  • strive for improvement in all areas of development regardless of current achievement

Chadwick R-I School District honors the DISTINCTIONS that make each person unique and expects its graduates to:

  • value diversity of all types
  • strive to make themselves stand out positively in academic and co-curricular endeavors
  • apply their unique strengths to problems to reach solutions

Chadwick R-I School District encourages students to find VALUE in themselves and in others and expects its graduates to:

  •  go beyond the classroom and apply their education to their lives
  • make important contributions to the classroom, co-curricular arena, and community
  • realize that new experiences and relationships can enrich their lives

Chadwick R-I School District instills students with a VISION and expects its graduates to:

  • take initiative in pursuing noble post-secondary goals
  • find ways to make their high school experience meaningful
  • see the connections between different academic disciplines

Philosophy of Education

  • We believe all students can learn.
  • All students can be educated in a safe environment.
  • Education is the responsibility of teachers, parents, administrators.
  • School board members, students, and community.
  • All students can live as responsible, respectful, and productive citizens in society.

National Education Goals

  1.  All students will reach high standards, at a minimum attaining proficiency or better in reading and mathematics by 2013-2014.
  2. By 2013-2014, all students will be proficient in reading by the end of third grade.
  3. All limited English proficient students will become proficient in English.
  4. By 2005-2006, all students will be taught by highly qualified teachers.
  5. All students will be educated in learning environments that are safe, drug free, and conducive to learning.
  6.  All students will graduate from high school.