Vision Statement

Vista Alternative School Vision Statement

Education (Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment)

Staff will:

●provide a rigorous, A-G, standards-based curriculum.

●use a variety of instructional strategies to engage and incorporate instructional intervention for our students.

  • instill independent study skills

●have high expectations for our students and ourselves.

● use a variety of methods to assess and refine our students’ education as part of an ongoing cycle of inquiry.


School Environment (Safety, Culture, Climate)

Staff will:

●promote a safe and respectful school environment by modeling positive communication, exhibiting respectful behaviors, and developing a climate where all are welcome and safe.

●cultivate a school environment that values learning and success by recognizing and rewarding student growth.

●continue to develop, refine, and implement protocols to ensure student and staff safety.

Community Relations (All Stakeholders)

 Staff will:

●strategically create partnerships with all stakeholders by planning inclusive events and activities.

●regularly communicate in a variety of ways with all stakeholders and ask them for their feedback about the services we provide.


School Support Services

Staff will:

●make sure that each student has an individual academic plan designed to college and career needs.

●provide access to student information in a timely manner

●to provide a variety of on-site interventions including  academic, social/emotional and substance abuse counseling.


Real-World Applications (School-to-work, making learning meaningful, ROP, career guidance/counseling)

Staff will:

●provide access, resources, and support for students to complete 40 service learning hours.

●promote ROP courses and college and career options.