MISSION & BELIEFS

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Mission Statement

 

The Universal School espouses the ideal of academic and spiritual excellence. Our curriculum is designed to educate the whole student by addressing development of the moral, physical, spiritual and social qualities of each student. The school strives to instill in our students the commitment to their being lifelong learners who learn, love and live their spiritual and academic experience in every aspect of their lives as community leaders, collaborators, educators, and ambassadors of knowledge. Our students are being prepared to be able to share and model values of the Prophetic vision as a way to become visionaries themselves.

 

Belief Statement
 

We believe...

  • Children are our most precious asset as they will be the future leaders of our community.

  • Effective education develops the whole person - spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically.

  • The fostering and development of good character is an essential component in the educational process.

  • Every child has the ability to learn but they learn in different ways and at different rates.

  • All students deserve to be treated with kindness, caring and fairness.

  • Each child has inherent self worth as a creation of God.

  • Teaching Islam through the "Learn, Love, Live" philosophy.

  • The school should always provide a safe learning environment.

  • Effective communication skills are an essential component of success.

  • Technology should be used in classroom instruction.

  • Lifelong learning is essential for success and continued self-improvement.

  • We are accountable not just for what we say but also for what we do.

  • Following the commands of Allah will guide us to the very best in ourselves.

  • The school community values safety, and as such teaches safety skills, for care of one self and others.

  • School staff are important role models for the students and should at all times model appropriate behavior.

  • Children need to learn the skills that prepare them on how to deal with issues in a changing environment and making decisions when unpredicted situations arise.

  • The staff members are life-long learners and as such, the school must be committed to providing continuing education, professional and spiritual growth opportunities.

  • The ideal human being is one who devotes his/her life seeking the pleasure of God through obedience to God and service to His creation.

  • Continually striving to ensure Islamic values based on the Quran and Sunnah shape any action (educational decisions) undertaken at the school.