Policy 104 - School District Mission Statement

Revised: February 16, 2016


The purpose of this policy is to establish a clear statement of the purpose for which the school district exists.


The school board believes that a mission statement should be adopted. The mission statement should be based on the beliefs and values of the community, should direct any change effort and should be the basis on which decisions are made. The school board, on behalf of and with extensive participation by the community, should develop a consensus among its members regarding the nature of the enterprise the school board governs, the purposes it serves, the constituencies it should consider, including student representation, and the results it intends to produce.


NEW MISSION: Princeton is an innovative leader in instruction, developing in EVERY learner the ability to succeed in an ever-changing world.

NEW VISION: Princeton will equip every student to be career and college ready through personalized instruction, community partnerships and collaboration.

A. Goals

    1. Provide personalized instruction for every student.
    2. Prepare 21st Century students to be college and career ready.
    3. Implement innovative programming.
    4. Improve communication and engagement with staff, parents, business and community partners in order to maximize student success.
    Graphic of strategic plan goals-personalized instruction, college & career ready, innovative programming, digital learning, communication


The school board will review the school district’s mission every two years, especially when members of the board change. The school board will conduct a comprehensive review of the mission, including the beliefs and values of the community, every five to seven years.

Legal References:

  • Minn. Rule Parts 3501.0010-3501.0180
  • Minn. Rule Parts 3501.0200-3501.0270
  • Minn. Stat § 123.972 (School District Policy)

Adopted: February 11, 2003
Revised: November 28, 2003
Reviewed: February 23, 2010
Revised: February 16, 2016
Revised: May 1, 2108