PHILOSOPHY & BELIEFS
"To encourage students from kindergarten through twelfth grades to reach their full potential while enhancing their personal growth."
"South New Summit School will become the leader in Mississippi for providing exceptional and innovative educational services for students with diverse learning styles."
South New Summit School Philosophy:
South New Summit School is dedicated to the educational philosophy that considers the diverse needs of today's students and families. The school recognizes the need for non-traditional instructional settings that provide individual academic attention while encouraging emotional and social growth.
One of South New Summit's primary goals is to expand the student's foundations for academic and professional achievement. The school recognizes the need for an individual, motivational and intellectual environment for students, including those students who are exceptional learners who may encounter learning differences. Through initial assessment, the staff of South New Summit School determines each student's needs and custom-designs an educational plan suited to meeting those needs.
South New Summit School integrates co-curricular activities used to enhance the student's academic experience. Innovative teaching techniques combined with field trips and use of area resources, provide a comprehensive academic experience for all students.
South New Summit School Beliefs:
Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.
All children have the right to a high-quality education.
A quality education is founded on and sustained by an unwavering emphasis on reading, mathematics, and life-long learning.
Well-defined goals and objectives are essential to a quality education program.
Students achieve best in a safe, positive, and intellectually stimulating learning environment.
Each and every employee functions as an integral member of the school personnel team and makes a highly significant contribution to the educational program.