Grundy Center Community Schools


Vision Statement: Grundy Center Schools is a community of learners committed to providing a world-class education that develops individual skills and empowers students to be collaborative, responsible citizens with the knowledge and character necessary for success in a rapidly changing society.

Mission Statement: We create pathways to success by providing opportunities for growth to all learners.

Belief Statements

  • Motivation cannot be forced; it is nurtured by interesting, meaningful experiences.
  • Discipline is achieved through mutual respect, not through fear.
  • High expectations and reasonable challenges belong to all.
  • All children can learn.
  • All must work to create a cllimate of success.


  • Belonging
  • Connectedness
  • Dignity
  • Caring
  • Power
  • Competence
  • Learning
  • Influence
  • Fun
  • Humor
  • Variety
  • Joy
  • Freedom
  • Choice
  • Alternatives
  • Hope

Essential Learnings

  • Knowledgeable Person
  • Quality Producer
  • Cooperative/Collaborative Worker
  • Contributing Citizen
  • Critical (Creative) Thinking
  • Effective Communicator
  • Problem Solver
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