Greater Heights Academy is a school of parental choice. Mutual respect and understanding between teachers, parents, and students are essential for success. To this end, the Academy requires that parents be familiar with the school’s philosophy, goals and expectations for their children. Total commitment is necessary from both the child and the parents to ensure the best educational experience.
To achieve individual academic success for all students through a positive family/school/community partnership.
To provide the highest quality comprehensive educational environment that inspires excellence in academics and character by:
- educating the whole (social, emotional, physical, academic) child,
- setting high expectations,
- partnering with parents and community,
- fully maximizing available resources, and
- ranking in the top 10% statewide.
Greater Heights Academy represents a partnership of students, faculty, administration, and staff. These partners are united in their commitment to the common objectives outlined in our mission statement and standards.
As role models and instructors, Greater Heights Academy teachers are valued by students and parents for their caring attitudes. Intelligence, creative teaching ability, loyalty, and responsibility are characteristics of the faculty.
Parents expect and appreciate direct and regular communication from faculty regarding their children. Reciprocally, Greater Heights Academy parents should be responsive to teacher suggestions for helping students.
Beliefs and Values
Students are our first priority. We believe that traditional fundamentals of education must be enhanced to form a solid foundation for the future of the student. The high expectations and standards of the Academy are set above those of the accepted norms; we encourage students to excel. In addition, teaching character development enables a child to grow into a responsible, respectful member of society.
The Academy promotes a caring environment. Structure and consistency are the fundamental elements of effective discipline. Greater Heights Academy understands and recognizes that a parent is a child’s first and primary educator and diligently pursues a strong and beneficial home/school partnership.