Mission Statement & PhilosophyMission:Valley Center School is committed to maximizing the individual achievement of students referred by local districts, enabling them to function successfully in the community. We accomplish this by providing a small, specialized environment and working with parents and the community.We believe:
Every individual deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.
Every individual can learn. Learning enhances self-worth and self-worth enhances learning. Everyone is unique. Educational expectations need to be considered on an
In the value of individuality and diversity. Learning is a lifelong challenge. Students learn best when the home, school and community
work together.VCS provides:
A small, organized, consistent environment.
Extensive behavioral intervention and affective education.
Remedial and/or intensive instruction in core academic areas. Access to physical, adaptive physical, prevocational and vocational education. Both credit and objective-based high school curriculum. Extensive public school transition and mainstreaming opportunities.
Opportunities to practice social skills through community activities.
Instruction in life skills. Community involvement through service projects. A full day of services every school day -- no out of school suspensions.