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WCSS Purpose, Direction, and Beliefs





To ensure a quality education for all students leading to graduation and productive citizenship.


  • Our direction for the Worth County School District is for our graduation rate to reach 80% or above, and for students to meet or exceed established accountability measures.
  •  We will achieve this direction by providing high expectations, a relevant and rigorous curriculum, data driven standards-based instructional practices, appropriate interventions, and celebrations of success as we move forward.
  •  As a result of our success we will attract and retain high quality teachers, provide a foundation for community economic growth, and prepare graduates for post-secondary success.


  • All students can learn and are unique learners;
  • Education is a shared responsibility of the student, home, school and community;
  • Schools should maintain a safe and structured learning environment;
  • All students should meet or exceed educational standards provided by a rigorous and relevant curriculum;
  • All decisions should be driven by accurate and relevant data;
  • College and career readiness activities prepare  students for the future workforce;
  • Students engaged in co- and extra-curricular activities perform better;
  • Readily accessible technology resources improve teaching and learning;
  • The system should employ and retain highly qualified personnel who demonstrate a high degree of professionalism;
  • Job embedded professional learning results in improved instruction and increased student achievement;
  • Prompt and regular attendance by all leads to improved performance;
  • Effective and open communication is essential for the achievement of educational goals.