VISION STATEMENT Houston County Schools, in partnership with our stakeholders, will prepare students to lead productive lives and meet the high expectations of a competitive global society. In this pursuit, we will strive to become innovative, exemplary, and technology-rich centers for learning. We will inspire, challenge, and empower students to become responsible citizens and lifelong learners who are excited by the challenges of tomorrow. By implementing high-quality, research-based education strategies in a safe, secure, and nurturing environment, we will ensure the success of our students to compete in the twenty-first century. While sharing this vision, we will shape the future through perseverance, dedication, and teamwork.
EQUAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT It is the policy of the Houston County Board of Education that no student will be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity on the basis ofsex,race,religion, belief,national origin, ethnic group, disability, or age.
HOUSTON COUNTY SCHOOLS ENROLLMENT POLICY Pursuant to the requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act, Plyer vs. Doe, 457 U.S. 202, Title VI of the Civil Rights of 1961, and the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act of 2001, all homeless, foster care, migrant, immigrant, foster care, and English Learners must have equal access to the same free appropriate education, including public preschool education, provided to other children and youth. This shall be the policy of the Houston County School System. Such children will be provided the opportunity to meet the same challenging state content and state student performance standards to which all students are held without being stigmatized or isolated.