Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission Statement

To be the preeminent provider of the highest quality education that empowers all students to be productive lifelong learners and responsible global citizens.

School Mission Statement

Every child comes to school with strengths and abilities.
The staff of Ethel Koger Beckham K-8 Center is committed to connect these abilities with deeper and wider ways of knowing . . .
finding the intelligence . . .
building character within our students . . .
seeing each child as an individual with unique hopes, dreams, skills, and needs . . .

MDCPS Vision Statement

We provide a world class education for every student.

MDCPS Values

Excellence – We pursue the highest standards in academic achievement and organizational performance.
Equity – We foster an environment that serves all students and aspires to eliminate the achievement gap.
Student Focus – We singularly focus on meeting our students’ needs and supporting them in fulfilling their potential.
Innovation – We encourage creativity and adaptability to new ideas and methods that will support and improve student learning.
Accountability – We accept responsibility for our successes and challenges and seek to transparently share our work in an ethical manner, as we strive towards continuous improvement.