William Cullen Bryant Vision and Mission
William Cullen Bryant is a family and community-oriented school where all children can imagine and realize their own unique vision for future success by embracing a lifelong love for learning.
To prepare students to excel in their high school [of choice] and beyond by:
creating a welcoming, safe, and engaging environment;
providing a strong academic foundation and building character;
connecting students to the larger world in ways that inspire them to dream big and achieve.
William Cullen Bryant Vision for the Instructional Core
Classrooms are rich in complex, informational text that reflects real-world experiences and spans across content areas. Teachers plan instruction in which they serve as facilitators, ask higher-order, text dependent questions, and use a variety of assessments to gauge students understanding in order to personalize learning. Students demonstrate their thinking verbally and in writing while engaging in independent and collaborative work and exercise responsible decision-making skills.
Classrooms will be rich in opportunities for students to build procedural skills, fluency, conceptual understanding, and the ability to apply those skills to real-world mathematical problems. Teachers will plan instruction in which they serve as facilitators, provide multi-step math problems that have various solution paths, and use assessments to gauge student understanding in order to personalize learning. Students model their thinking in many ways while engaging in independent and collaborative work and exercise responsible decision-making skills.