Mission Statement/Beliefs


The East Stroudsburg Area School District vision is mirrored throughout our District.  Our mission statement describes our commitment to prepare all students for a successful future.  Our belief statements delineate what is expected of our District staff, students and community and how our collective collaboration affects those endeavors.

Mission Statement

East Stroudsburg Area School District fosters within all students a commitment to excellence, service and life-long learning which prepares them to be creative, productive and responsible citizens with a global perspective.


Vision Statement

The East Stroudsburg Area School District embraces our rich diversity; creating a school community that supports all students on their path to success. Our 21st Century Learning program shall evolve through a common core-based environment utilizing differentiated instruction, critical thinking, multi-sensory approaches, innovative use of technology, career-related activities, continued school-to home-to community outreach, and our deep commitment to inspiring a lifelong passion for learning.

Belief Statements

The school district is based on the beliefs that:

  • Each individual has the ability and opportunity to learn.
  • Effective communication is essential to the learning process.
  • Everyone has the right to participate in a safe and supportive educational environment.
  • Diversity is a vital tenet for the success of our community.
  • A positive school community must have clear and consistent expectations for all.
  • All members of our community are to be treated with respect.
  • School, home, and community partnerships are vital to student motivation, performance and success.
  • Evaluating, adapting and utilizing technology is imperative to meet success in a digital society.
  • Financial support of education is an indispensable investment in the future of our entire community.
  • Adaptability is essential.
  • Continuous improvement of our educational system is our commitment to excellence.
  • Literacy is the foundation for and key component of success in all disciplines.
  • Literacy acquisition occurs along a continuum beginning at birth, and progressing throughout life.