Vision Statement

We Never Give Up on Student Success

Mission Statement

The mission of North Shelby School is to provide specialized and individualized educational and support services uniquely designed to empower students with the skills needed to function as self-reliant and productive citizens in the 21st century.

Core Values and Principles

We will ensure that student learning and development is our first and foremost focus and that all decisions are made in the best interest of students.

We will provide our students with a safe, orderly and caring environment, high expectations, individualized supports, state approved curricula and encouragement to succeed to help them become independent and productive members of society.

We will treat each student with respect and dignity to support their unique rate and style of learning, growth and development.

We will work as partners with parents and the community to provide a wide range of services designed to meet the educational, therapeutic, emotional, physical, and health needs of all students.

We will provide opportunities for shared responsibility and participation by all stakeholders in the North Shelby community of learning.

We will provide career development to our students with a focus on obtaining future employment.

We will provide motivational strategies to encourage good school attendance, character education traits, positive peer interactions, and acceptable social behavior.

We will use data-driven research-based practices from the field of Special Education and General Education in a continuous improvement process with focus on being a leader in the field.

We will provide empowerment opportunities for students to develop the self-determination needed to be actively engaged in learning, decision-making and futures planning.