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Building community through education. The Oshkosh Area School District is located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, serving 10,000 students and operating 14 elementary schools, five middle schools, two high schools, two charter schools and an eAcademy. 

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VISION: We envision the Oshkosh Area School District System partnering with community and families. Our district will be a place where collaboration improves student learning to develop students to their full potential through a broad array of opportunities; where all educators accept responsibility for the social, emotional, and academic well-being of students; and where all students become problem-solving, independent, lifelong learners who contribute to society.

MISSION: The mission of the Oshkosh Area School District System is to create citizens who are critical, creative thinkers, responsible in their actions, and committed to learning for life by working together with families and communities.

CORE BELIEFS:
  • We believe...
    • Our public schools are central to our community’s success
    • Public schools develop relationships within our community and build beneficial partnerships
    • Our students deserve the highest quality staff so that they become critical, creative, and life-long learners
    • Our schools are a place where ideas and dreams are fostered and students persevere when challenged 
  • We are committed to...
    • Seeking stakeholder feedback to create a sustainable, quality education
    • Supporting and celebrating innovation
    • Providing all students with opportunities to reach their full potential
    • Providing rigorous and relevant instruction that is engaging, self-paced, individualized and purposefully assessed
    • Providing and using technology that serves our students
    • Fostering a school system where honesty, integrity, acceptance, and respect is given to all stakeholders
    • Creating a safe learning environment where all staff take responsibility for the social, emotional, and academic achievement of their students
    • Honoring the past while preparing students for the world they will be graduating into