Vision: To create technology-enhanced learning environments that connect to and extend beyond the classrooms wherein students, teachers, families, and the community engages in promoting student learning through inquiry-based and problem-based learning approaches while using innovative teaching and learning techniques.
Mission: Philo-Hill Magnet Academy is a magnet middle school devoted to developing social-emotional learning, academic success, and STEM proficiency. We support and encourage family and community engagement in partnership with highly effective teachers in our diverse and culturally competent learning environment.
Beliefs: We believe that strategic (research-based) reciprocal interaction of the person, environment, and behavior will result in learning environments that promote increased student self-efficacy, motivation, academic growth, and academic achievement.
Values: Student-Centered: We focus on the needs of every child. Accountability: We take responsibility for and reflect on our impact on student outcomes. Collaboration: We work together to support each other’s efforts to meet every student’s needs. Equity: We honor diversity by addressing barriers to success for every student. High Expectations: We challenge ourselves to inspire every student’s pursuit of greatness. Integrity: We align our actions, beliefs, and values to support every student.
Mottos: Esse quam videri. Believe, learn, and become.