Mission and Beliefs

Douglas High School Mission Statement


It is the mission of Douglas High School to provide a safe, stable environment and to guide each student in developing to his or her maximum potential academically, socially, emotionally and physically.


Douglas High School Beliefs


  • Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
  • Students’ learning needs should be the primary focus of all decisions impacting the work of the school.
  • Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
  • The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, and lifelong learners.
  • A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.
  • It is each student’s responsibility to attend school regularly and to actively participate in the learning process.
  • High expectations should be held for student learning.
  • Each student will be challenged to set ambitious goals and to strive for these goals without fear of failure.