Columbia Board of Education

Vision & Mission

Board of Education Vision

The Columbia School District is a community of learners providing rigorous programs to ensure that each student can excel as an individual.

Board of Education Mission

Columbia School District is a highly regarded district which provides a safe environment where a commitment to innovation, creativity and academic excellence ensures that learning comes first. To that end:

  • Students master comprehensive skills and apply what they learn

  • Students are empowered to lead and demonstrate civic responsibility

  • Students prepare for a lifetime of learning and engage in positive personal development

  • Parents are active participants in their student’s education

  • The district seeks out and retains the most highly qualified administrators, teachers and staff

  • Students, staff and leadership recognize the value of their individual contributions and commit to excellence

  • The district values self discipline, respect and integrity as essential to creating an effective learning environment

  • The district honors the community by developing partnerships which support the educational process and build life-long relationships

The Columbia School District will provide opportunities for all students to meet their potential by developing and implementing programs which will make our schools highly competitive and our graduates exceptional.