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Mission, Vision, Beliefs and Values

Mission Statement

Spartanburg District Five Schools prepares students to thrive in a global society by providing exceptional educational experiences in a safe, caring and inclusive environment.  


To inspire students to discover their potential, pursue their passions, and shape their future


We believe:

  • That every child matters

  • In providing equitable, educational experiences

  • In building positive relationships with all stakeholders

  • In embracing diversity to create an inclusive environment

  • In challenging our students to become engaged members of society

  • Public education is the foundation of a thriving community and global society

  • In providing a safe, caring and nurturing environment

  • Educating every child is both a responsibility and a privilege 

  • That social and emotional well-being is as important as instruction

  • In developing and enhancing student potential through purposeful and rigorous instruction

  • In providing each student with authentic educational experiences to prepare them for college, career and life choices in an ever-changing global society

  • In recruiting, hiring, empowering and retaining highly qualified staff

  • In adapting to the ever-changing demands of society

  • In the importance of stewardship of resources