Mission Statement

Building on a foundation of honesty, excellence, and strong community
involvement, Mountain Lakes High School promotes a supportive learning environment
where every student is challenged, inspired, and empowered to cultivate the intellectual
curiosity, skills, and knowledge needed to contribute as a responsible and productive
citizen of the global community.

BELIEF STATEMENTS OF MOUNTAIN LAKES HIGH SCHOOL: At Mountain Lakes High School, we believe that every individual. . .

  • possesses inherent worth.
  • is entitled to a physically safe and emotionally supportive environment.
  • deserves an individually appropriate, comprehensive, and challenging education.
  • strives to think critically and creatively, as well as communicate effectively.
  • recognizes that forward thinking requires the motivation to take risks and accept
  • error as an integral and vital part of the learning process.
  • assumes responsibility for oneself and for the welfare of others within the school
  • community.
  • appreciates the unique level of personal freedom afforded to all at MLHS.
  • has opportunities for growth through a wide array of activities that complement and
  • extend the curriculum.
  • understands that self-esteem and personal achievement are interdependent.
  • plays an important role in developing a compassionate, inquisitive, and challenging
  • school environment.
  • values, respects, and celebrates diversity.
  • contributes to an environment of mutual respect.
  • understands the importance of academic and personal integrity.
  • helps to create a better community through volunteerism and service.