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Mission Statement




The mission of the Crete Public Schools is to develop respectful and productive citizens.  Learners will demonstrate academic and communicative skills necessary to navigate new challenges while providing support for their families and communities.



Education is the cornerstone of society and is the combined responsibility of the family, school, and the community.

Effective schools have effective leadership.

A school should provide for the unique needs of students by allowing each student equal opportunities to achieve his/her fullest potential.

A student should be well-rounded scholastically, socially, and physically, and have a desire to learn as a lifelong vocation with a commitment to excellence.

A school's curriculum and instruction should reflect current research and technologies, and the development of critical thinking skills necessary for a changing world.

A positive learning climate enhances learning.

The educational process should allow for the preservation of the unique heritage of each student.

The Crete Public Schools holds an uncompromising commitment to excellence.

The school is accountable to ensure that each student achieves at a level commensurate with ability.

Competent and caring teachers are the primary catalysts of learning.