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Vision/ Mission/ Beliefs

Creston Community Consolidated School District #161 provides Keys to Success for all students.  All of the District’s goals and priorities fall under these three categories (Keys): High-Quality Education, Technology, and Collaborative Partnerships.

High-Quality Education at Creston CCSD #161 Includes:

  • Small class sizes allowing for individualized instruction and learning 
  • Standards-based, vertically aligned curriculum 
  • Every student has their needs met from both an academic and social/emotional standpoint 
  • Data-driven, rigorous instruction
  • Professional Development opportunities for teachers and staff

Technology at Creston CCSD #161 Includes:

  • Technology infused across the curriculum
  • Comprehensive understanding and application of apps and tools
  • Ongoing support for students, teachers, and staff

Collaborative Partnerships at Creston CCSD #161 Includes:

  • Collaboration and open communication among administration, teachers, staff, students, parents, and community stakeholders
  • Collaboration in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)
  • Vertical sharing of new ideas and instructional methods
  • Forming community partnerships

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