Our Mission Statement
The Rosemead School District provides a challenging academic environment that embraces the diversity of the entire community and encourages lifelong learning.
In partnership with parents and community, our mission is to nurture the whole child, including their intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical growth, in order to prepare them to be responsible, healthy, productive, contributing members of our global society.
The Rosemead School District promotes leadership at all levels of our educational community. It strives for all members to LEAD:
L - Lifelong learners and leaders of our global society
E - Ethical behavior and mindsets
A - Academic rigor, support, and achievement
D - Diversity is valued and respected
Board Adopted: August 4, 2016
Our Core Values
The Rosemead School District believes that an effective school is one that:
Sets high expectations and places student needs above all else. These student needs include academic, aesthetic, emotional and social, as well as safety, physical comfort, health, and self-esteem.
Has a quality instructional program that develops positive interpersonal skills, prepares students to be responsible, well informed citizens with high moral and ethical standards, creative problem solvers, effective communicators in a technological society, and promotes lifelong growth.
Promotes active parent involvement in the child’s total well-being.
Encourages, values and respects students, staff, parent, and community participation in decision making.
The Board will support proven strategies and initiatives to increase achievement for all students.
Advocate for and support high standards and expectations for ALL students
Provide for specialized needs of identified groups of students
Implement programs that support the whole child; academic, socio-emotional, and physical needs of students
Support environments that promote student learning, leadership, personal responsibility, self-respect, respect for others, appreciation for diversity, and healthy lifestyles
Advocate for and support high standards and expectations for educator effectiveness
The Board will support increased communication, transparency and community engagement.
Engage, educate and inform stakeholders
Strengthen parent involvement & community participation
Promote and market strengths of the Rosemead School District
Increase the visibility of the Board and district leadership in schools & departments, parent organizations, education foundation, community groups and advocacy at state/local levels
The Board will ensure fiscal responsibility and stability.
Provide greatest value with available resources to attract, educate & retain students
Focus on economic sustainability
Provide and maintain safe and orderly facilities that promote learning and meet the needs of present and future students
Seek out and support efforts to provide resources to improve facilities and technology
Employ technology in ways that enhance learning and improve the efficiency of teaching and non-instructional operations
The Board will pursue long-term objectives to achieve the district’s vision.
Develop a long-range strategic plan that provides a framework to continuously improve
Implement programs and opportunities that promote 21st century learning and future ready students
Develop a marketing plan to attract and retain students
Attract and retain quality staff
Implement systems for employee accountability and growth through the evaluation process
Develop existing relationships and build new partnerships with strategic partners