Recognizing the individuality of each student, NUSD is committed to serving them all. Its Board-approved vision is that, "All students graduate as college and career ready, productive, responsible, and engaged global citizens."
Staff must be committed, collaborative, caring and exemplary
Teacher Brittany Kissinger sits in an adventurous "reading hut" for first-graders in her class at American Lakes Elementary School.
Our diversity is a strength
NUSD is proud of its diversity, and one of its Board-approved Core Beliefs is that "disparity and disproportionality can and must be eliminated."
Increase student success in English Language Arts, math, science and literacy
Computer literacy is vital to preparing students for the 21st century workforce.
One of NUSD's Board-approved goals is to "engage parents and families to support student success in school."
Create safe and welcoming learning environments
Even simple things can send a message of caring and compassion.
Connecting students to their schools
Nothing encourages learning more than a teacher connecting with kids.
Every student can learn and succeed
Students already were hitting the books on the first day of school this year.
Support student success in school
Every textbook distributed creates a new learning opportunity for a student.