Belief Statement

  • The Miller Place School District believes that:

    Children are our community’s most valuable asset

    All children can succeed in learning

    Every individual has inherent worth

    Children learn at different rates and in different ways

    Learning is a lifelong process

    Our democratic form of government thrives upon an educated citizenry

    Parents bear primary responsibility for the welfare and development of their children

    Excellence in learning is directly related to excellence in teaching

    The school district is accountable to the public

    Understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity are critical to world peace and harmony

    Education is the shared responsibility of the school, student, family, government and the entire community

    A core of common values and ethical conduct are fundamental to sustaining our society

    All children have the capacity to become responsible citizens

    Each individual is entitled to equal educational opportunities