• 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 Senior High School - South, serving a diverse and growing student population, acts as a catalyst to prepare students to fulfill their innate potentials and become creative, productive, and responsible citizens in a changing global community. East Stroudsburg Area School District fosters within all students a commitment to excellence, service, and life-long learning which prepares students to be creative, productive, and responsible citizens with a global perspective. The East Stroudsburg Area School District supports all students on their path to success and values their rich diversity. Our dynamic programs are delivered by high-quality educators who utilize all the tools at their disposal and collaborate with home and community,  in order to deepen everyone's passion for lifelong learning.

    The East Stroudsburg Area School District believes that:

    • Each individual has the ability and opportunity to learn in a safe and supportive educational environment.

    • Effective communication and adaptability are essential to the learning process.

    • Diversity and understanding are 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 our society.

    • Financial support of education is an indispensable investment in the future of our entire community.

    • The foundation for success in all disciplines is literacy, beginning at birth, and progressing throughout life.

    • Curricular and co-curricular activities are vital to student motivation, performance, and achievement.

    • Instilling the understanding and importance of health and wellness is a vital component for all.

    • Integration of career-related activities through every level of education is essential to student success.

    • Continuous improvement of our educational system is our commitment to excellence.