Somerset County School District

(1)Important information regarding the water at J.M. Tawes is posted below on this homepage under News and Announcements.  Related Connect Ed messages will be sent Friday May 19 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday May 21 at 8:00 p.m. to students and parents............  (2)Students at GES and PAES to attend school for 1/2 day each on June 12 and June 13 to accommodate teacher moves due to re-alignment of the two schools.  For more details look at the information in News and Announcements. Scroll down this page.......... (3) Click on Links and then on the Dropdown Wor-Wic Dual Enrollment to learn more about this opportunity for our high school students.
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Mission Statement

SOMERSET COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Excellence by Design Committee developed a Mission Statement and System Beliefs that have been aligned with the Somerset County Public School’s system mission, goals, and strategies. The Mission Statement and Beliefs were formally adopted on December 16, 2014.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

“Serving a rural, diverse community rooted in rich traditional values, Somerset County Public Schools empowers all students to become innovative problem solvers and ethical leaders by providing engaging, technology enhanced instruction and balanced extra-curricular programs.”

 

BELIEF STATEMENTS

 

Somerset County Public Schools believe that:

 

  • An understanding and appreciation for learning, varied cultures and diversity is essential to success in a global society. 
  • All students have the right to a safe, healthy and nurturing school environment. 
  • Students, family, school, and community share in the responsibility of education. 
  • All students have the capacity to learn and become productive citizens. 
  • A wide range of opportunities and a well-balanced, rigorous and engaging curriculum will lead to an educated community.

 

 
 
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