Livingstone Range School Division #68 Overview

 

Vision Statement:

To be leaders in providing quality education to rural students in a dynamic learning environment.

Mission Statement:

To develop critical thinkers and life long learners who become contributing citizens. This will be accomplished through consistent delivery of high quality programming and teaching that is responsive to diverse student needs and interests in an inclusive environment.

Core Values:

Livingstone Range School Division models and promotes a safe and caring environment of mutual respect within the education community. Accountability for excellence in student achievement is supported by the following behaviors:

  • transparent and effective communication;
  • collaborative decision making;
  • commitment to success and achievement;
  • recognition and celebration of accomplishments.

Guilding Principles

  1. Decisions must be student centered.
  2. Decisions must take into account our geography and ruralness.
  3. Schools and communities must work collaboratively to provide the best quality educational opportunities for students.
  4. Decisions are best made closest to the child through site-based decision making.
  5. Decisions reached must be affordable now and sustainable in the future.
  6. Equitable access to programming opportunities for students within their communities.
  7. Program delivery must be flexibile and responsibe to student needs.
  8. Accountability must be built into every decision.
  9. Decisions must reflect board policies.

  Funding Guiding Principles

  1. Decisions must take into account our geography and ruralness.
  2. Schools and communities must work collaboratively to provide the best quality educational opportunities to students.
  3. Decisions are best made closest to the child through site-based decision making.
  4. Decisions must be affordable now and sustainable in the future.
  5. Equitable access to programming opportunities for students within their communities.
  6. Program delivery must be flexible and responsive to student needs.
  7. Decisions must reflect board policies.
  8. Decisions will be based on the fact that all schools have base costs.
  9. Decisions recognize the importance of a strong foundation for Division One students.
  10. Decisions recognize costs associated with transitioning to declining enrolments.