Vision Statement

  • The vision of the Carthage R-9 School District is to provide comprehensive educational experiences that will empower all students to become lifelong learners and productive, informed, responsible citizens who are able to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing global society.

Mission Statement

  • We Believe the focus of the educational process should be on student learning and raising the expectations and standards of academic achievement for all students.

    We Believe that our curriculum and instruction should give students the opportunity to reach their full potential and personal goals, provide for their individual differences and interests, and guide them in selecting meaningful education and career choices.

    We Believe that technology is imperative for the preparation of lifelong learners as students are transitioning into the global society.

    We Believe the District should provide an excellent, professional faculty, administration, and support staff which will utilize the resources of the community to fulfill its vision.

    We Believe that the District shares accountability of a comprehensive education with the students, parents, and community in the pursuit of educational excellence.

    We Believe the District should provide facilities that are modern, well-maintained, and designed to enhance the educational process.