The mission of Abbeville High School is to develop confident, competent, and caring individuals by providing educational experiences that encourage life-long learning and respect in a changing world.
Student learning will be the primary focus of all decisions impacting the work of the school.
Students learn best when they have appropriate opportunities for success.
Students need to demonstrate their understanding of essential knowledge and skills.
Students need to apply their learning actively to solve problems and to produce quality work.
Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.
Challenging expectations increase individual student performance.
Assessments of student learning should provide students with a variety of opportunities to demonstrate their achievement.
A student's self-esteem and attitude toward learning is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among and between students and staff.
A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.
Teachers, administrators, parents, students, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school's mission.
The commitment to continuous improvement is necessary if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.