• Shared Values

    The Lower Dauphin School District is committed to excellence, high expectations, fiscal responsibility, and must be accountable to the individual students, as well as to the public. We believe the following are vital to the success of the educational process:
     
    Student
    Each student can learn and succeed. The student, as a unique individual, is the foundation of the educational process. We are committed to providing the opportunities that support the student’s natural desire to learn, develop abilities, expand interests, and improve decision-making skills. These efforts should enable and empower students to be responsible and take ownership of their own learning, to recognize their obligations in a democratic society, and to experience the joys of life-long learning.
     
    Staff
    A highly skilled and dedicated professional and support staff is a vital factor in the educational process. Each member of the staff is a guiding force in the progression of each student toward the achievement of full potential. Staff members collectively design and implement the learning process through application of their knowledge and through concern for the students as unique individuals. 
     
    Administration
    A highly skilled and dedicated administrative staff is a vital factor in the educational process. Each member of the plays an important leadership role in ensuring the progression of each student toward the achievement of full potential. Administrative staff members collectively lead the design and implementation of the learning process through application of their knowledge and through concern for the students as unique individuals. The administrative leadership also provides a safe and supportive learning environment and guides efforts to enhance the learning environment. 
     
    Parents
    The home shares a significant responsibility for the education of each student by providing a nurturing environment that is supportive of the school and its programs. Family involvement should be encouraged through cooperative planning, implementation of academic and non-academic programs and organizations, and reinforcement of the educational process.
     
    Community
    The school district must recognize its place in the greater global society, must be a partner with the community, must respond to its diverse needs, and must recognize the community’s contributions to a strong educational program.