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Mission & Values Statements

Mission Statement:

To provide a quality education through ability-based instruction in a safe and caring environment.

Vision Statement:

The vision of New Bedford Academy...a fully accredited district providing an outstanding academic and social environment where students become lifelong learners and responsible citizens.

Belief Statements:

To promote the growth of each child, education must be a partnership between family, school, and community.
  • A positive attitude in the classroom and at home enhances success.
  • Promoting good citizenship in school strengthens our community
  • Learning is a lifelong process.
  • All children and adults can learn.
  • Individuals are to behave in a responsible respectful manner.
  • Each individual student should be given opportunities to cultivate his/her abilities and talents.
  • In order to learn, an individual student must be an active participant in his/her learning.
  • Low student/teacher ratio is correlated to greater student achievement.
  • The social and academic learning process is accelerated if students learn cooperation in the classroom.
  • A sense of security fosters a positive learning environment. Good attendance is essential to academic success.