A Commitment to Educational Excellence
The mission of the Wissahickon School District,
a community rich in diversity and committed to educational excellence,
is to empower each student to excel to their fullest potential and
contribute in full measure to the health, safety, welfare, and
prosperity of our community. We strive to promote lifelong learning
through the delivery of essential learning standards that help our
Competent Thinkers who are able to use critical and creative thinking, solve problems, make decisions, and analyze data.
Effective Collaborators who can work effectively and productively with diverse individuals and groups to achieve team success.
who can possess the ability to express themselves through a variety of
mediums, including written or oral communication, art, and music; and
who accurately interpret the various methods of communication of others,
asking necessary questions and demonstrating listening skills.
who demonstrate academic proficiency in the core areas of mathematics,
science, social studies, English, foreign languages, health awareness,
and the visual and performing arts; and who can utilize the skills of
reading writing, research, listening, speaking, and the tools of
technology in the acquisition of knowledge.
Physically and Emotionally Self-Aware Individuals
who can understand the importance of achieving and maintaining a
healthy level of fitness, and who can balance emotional and intellectual
who can create valuable performances and products through the
successful application of academic, intellectual, artistic, practical,
and technological skills.
who have the ability to organize, allocate, manage, and use information
and resources available for effective and efficient decision making.
who are well informed and able to apply their knowledge to improve the
quality of their lives; who strive toward development of personal
wellness, safety, and welfare; and who contribute and participate as
responsible members of the community.
Technology Proficient Individuals
who can function in a technological society, use the resources of the
Internet, adapt to rapid changes in technology, and apply technology
of the district’s top priorities is to prepare our students for their
place in our rapidly changing world. We have created a “Technology
Learning Infrastructure” that will support the needs of our 21st century learners, with our main objective to:
all classrooms into eClassrooms, also called technology enhanced
classrooms, to create new opportunities in teaching and learning by
integrating digital and audio visual technologies (e.g. computer with
high-speed Internet access, LCD projector, speakers and interactive