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Mission Statement




The mission of Crete Public Schools, a diverse community of engaged individuals committed to the success of all, is to ensure learners have the character, knowledge, and skills to be respectful and productive members of a global society.  Crete Public Schools will cultivate a culture where all are challenged, empowered, and supported to reach their maximum potential.



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.