Mission & Values

Mission Statement

Preparing students to learn, lead, and become the creative problem solvers of the future.

Vision

Creative Learning Academy is a culturally-enriched learning community that inspires creativity, independence, and integrity. Through innovative student experiences and an academically challenging curriculum, CLA creates lifelong learners who share a vision of excellence and engage as active, compassionate citizens.

Philosophy

We believe that children should experience a wide variety of academic, artistic, and athletic opportunities in a supportive and diverse community. We value honesty, acceptance, respect, responsibility, and trust. We provide a student-centered learning environment that is academically challenging , personalized and focused on skills to set students up for success in high school and the workforce. Students, parents, and faculty work as partners to inspire well-rounded, lifelong learners who will become confident citizens eager to engage in a pluralistic and ever-changing world.

Guiding Principles

I do nothing to harm myself or others.
I am responsible for my behavior.
I take pride in myself and my work.
I leave it better than I found it.
We are each other’s keepers.

 

Honor Code

The honor code is a social contract, meaning all of us are connected to and affected by the actions of our peers. As members of the Creative Learning Academy community, we acknowledge that our individual actions and attitudes affect the wellbeing of others as well as the school as a whole. We strive to foster the ideals of honesty and integrity both in ourselves and in others. A culture of learning flourishes upon a solid foundation of personal and academic integrity, made up of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, and responsibility, which we will do our best to achieve.