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District Mission, Goals and Core Beliefs

Our Mission Statement

The Churchville-Chili Central School District challenges all students to strive for excellence while developing their unique talents and becoming respectful, resourceful citizens and contributing members of an interconnected global society.

What drives district decisions?
We use a well-defined set of Goals, Core Beliefs and Learner-Centered Principles to guide all district decisions. 

District Goals

The Churchville-Chili Central School District, within its community to include our Board of Education, Superintendent, staff, families and students will strive for:

Teaching and Learning: 

  • Engage all students in learner-centered instructional experiences based on state standards and rigorous district curriculum that leads to mastery on local, state, national assessments, graduation and the transfer and application of learning into their lives 
  • Develop well-rounded graduates who are goal-oriented, civic-minded, culturally respectful, responsible and strive to be lifelong learners


  • Foster social, emotional and physical well-being in our school community 


  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders, emphasizing quality and service 

Cost Effectiveness: 

  • Promote cost effectiveness; develop and manage a budget that provides a quality education in a fiscally responsible manner 

Equity and Access: 

  • Provide access and inclusivity for all to achieve equity 

Safe and Secure School Environment: 

  • Provide quality facilities that are well maintained and safe

  • Sustain a safe school environment that adheres to the Code of Conduct


  • Integrate and utilize technological resources to enhance and support teaching and learning, communication and school operations


District Core Beliefs

The Churchville-Chili Central School District, within its community to include our Board of Education, Superintendent, staff, families and students believe:

  • In treating each other with mutual respect, dignity and honesty, that demonstrates appreciation
  • In respecting and preserving all of our school resources
  • That respecting diversity affirms individual worth and benefits the community
  • That everyone deserves a welcoming and nurturing environment that fosters positive relationships.
  • Everyone learns best when they are engaged in meaningful, active work and encouraged to advance innovative ideas
  • Everyone is empowered to advance the learning of themselves and others
  • In promoting and modeling local, national and global citizenship for the greater good

District Learner-Centered Principles

  • Learners working collaboratively in a respectful and meaningful manner
  • Learners using effective communication to create, share and build upon ideas
  • Learners taking responsibility for their own learning by setting goals and monitoring progress
  • Learners making relevant connections between what they are learning and their own lives
  • Learners using critical thinking skills to develop and refine their understandings
  • Learners having some autonomy and choice
  • Learners reflecting on their work and the work of others
  • Learners using technology as a tool for learning and communicating
  • Learners developing their own questions to guide their learning
  • Learners producing meaningful work that demonstrates learning
  • Learners persevering and using a variety of strategies to effectively solve problems
  • Learners energized by engaging learning experiences