MISSION STATEMENT The mission of Leeds City Schools is to develop confident, productive young people and enable them to become indedpendent and successful learners in a global society. We will accomplish this through a dedicated professional staff committed to continued learning. A relevant curriculum will be taught based on thinking and reasoning skills. This will take place in a positive environment recognizing the individual differences in children.
BELIEF STATEMENTS We believe that:
Educating students in a safe and secure learning environment is our highest priority.
High standards and expectations shall be maintained through a system of accountability for all students, staff, and schools.
All students should be given the opportunity to learn in different ways, at different rates, and with preferential learning styles.
Education and learning are shared responsibilities and should take place in the home, at school, and in the community.
Learning is a lifelong process that is for a productive and enriched life.
All students shall have the opportunity to participate in courses and activities which enrich and enhance the whole child.
Quality education requires quality staff, programs, facilities, equipment, and technology.
The Leeds City School System does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, national origin, creed, age, marital status, or disability in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups as required by Title VI ABD, Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Leeds City Schools utilize curriculum materials that reflect the cultural and racial diversity present in the United States and the variety of careers and roles open to women as well as men in our society. An objective of the total curriculum and teaching strategies is to reduce stereotyping and to eliminate bias on the issue of sex, race, religion, and disability, to include Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The curriculum should foster respect and appreciation for the cultural diversity found in our country and an awareness of rights, duties, and responsibilities of each individual as a member of pluralistic society. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504 and ADA may be directed to the Superintendent of Education or designee, Leeds City Schools, PO Box 1083, Leeds, AL 35094 (205) 699-5437.