The mission of the Dirksen School community is to educate children academically, emotionally and socially. We will provide a safe learning environment to help our students reach their highest potential. Our students will learn the skills necessary to be successful, responsible, respectful members of a changing and diverse society.
In addition, the District 54 goals are:
The 54 Promise is a multi-year strategic plan to guide District 54’s core work of ensuring whole-child student success. This document was the result of the collaborative efforts of the District 54 Strategic Planning Committee which consisted of 72 participants representing teachers, support staff, administrators, parents and community members from across our system. The Strategic Planning Committee arrived at consensus around the 54 Promise through a series of informative meeting sessions where input from all stakeholders was solicited. The 54 Promise provides the entire District 54 community clarity around the key district goals and operating priorities that will drive our system ahead in the years to come.
Our four Strategic Focus Areas are: