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Vision and Mission

Our mission is to develop in children the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be productive, contributing individuals in a changing society.  The teachers, support staff, parents, and trustees of the Hope School District believe that:  

  • Our children are our most precious resource.
  • The primary focus of schools is to educate students.
  • Education should instill a lifelong love of learning. 


School Goals for 2011-2012


  1. To continue our efforts to “close the achievement gap” between our highest performing and lowest performing students by focusing on Essential Standards for ELA and Mathematics and through the use of Research-based Differntiated Groupng and Instructional Strategies, including Dept and Complexity.
  2. To effectively utilize our new Test Management Program Measured Progress and other formative assessment programs (AR and DIBELS) to inform classroom day-to-day instruction and focused targeted intervention.
  3. To meet the federal AYP goals for all significant subgroups through grade level collaboration in a Professional Learning Community that uses student outcomes to drive instruction and focused and targeted interventions outlined in our Hope School Pyramid of Interventions.
  4. To successfuly deploy iPods and iPads in Grades K-3 classrooms and enhance the integration of MacBook laptop computers in Grades 4-6 classrooms and in the Computer Lab for Grades K-3.
  5. To develop and adopt a School-wide Conflict Resolution program.


(Approved by the Hope Faculty on 10/4/11 and the Hope School Site Council on 10/11/11)


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COMPLAINTS REGARDING DISCRIMINATION Public agencies, including school districts, may not discriminate against you on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin (including language), political affiliation, disability, marital status, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other applicable bases. This means that these agencies must provide the same aid, benefits and services to all individuals and groups, except as authorized by federal or state law or the Governor's executive order. If you believe that you have been discriminated against, you may take one or all of the following actions: You may talk with the District Superintendent at (805) 682-2564 or in person at 3970 La Colina Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110. State the basis of the discrimination (for example, age, race, sex), the specific allegation (who, what, when) and the resolution you are seeking. You have 180 days from the date the alleged discrimination occurred to make a complaint or request an investigation. If the Superintendent fails to resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you may request an investigation. The Board of Trustees will investigate the complaint and inform you of the outcome.
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