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  • Mission and Beliefs


    Our Mission Statement

    The Academy at Andrew Jackson is a comprehensive school committed to providing a strong academic program for ALL students. Based on an understanding of the developmental needs of adolescents and the diverse cultural population we serve, our mission will be accomplished by:

    • Utilizing a variety of instructional assessment strategies;
    • Employing higher-order thinking skills at ALL levels of instruction;
    • Ensuring that all cultures are represented in the curriculum;
    • Providing a safe and orderly environment;
    • Providing activities and supportive adults that foster the development of healthy social skills;
    • Involving parents at all levels of the school program.

    Our Beliefs

    At The Academy at Andrew Jackson, we believe:

    • That ALL students can learn;
    • Each person is unique and deserving of respect;
    • A climate conducive for learning must exist;
    • ALL persons should feel safe without threat of violence;
    • Conflicts should be handled in ways that show respect and safety for all;
    • Parents and community members are valuable partners in the education of children and
    • ALL students can make choices which contribute to the mission of the school.