Mission & Beliefs


Len Lastinger is committed to establishing a strong educational foundation by working together with students, parents, teachers, administrators and the community, to create lifetime learners in an ever-changing society.


  1. Student learning is the chief priority for the school.

  2. All students have the ability to learn.

  3. Students learn best when they have appropriate opportunities for success.

  4. Challenging expectations increase individual student performance.

  5. In order to be effective in a rapidly changing world, students need to develop critical thinking skills and be actively involved in solving problems.

  6. Shared responsibility for learning among students, parents, teachers and administrators is critical to student success.

  7. All students require appropriate curricular and learning opportunities supported by innovative technology.

  8. Each person is a valued individual and deserves respect.

  9. Every individual has a right to a school environment free of chronic disruptive behavior.

  10. A safe and physically comfortable environment is vital to student learning.

  11. Advancing the school mission should be a cooperative effort of the administrator, teacher, learner, parent and community