Archie R. Cole Middle School

Our Vision & Core Beliefs

As a result of our collective efforts over the past year, please find the final draft of our Vision and Core Beliefs. The following reflects the collective feedback from students, staff, and Cole families. We appreciate your continued feedback and welcome you to offer any associated thoughts in the Google Form below.

Our Vision Statement


A shining model of excellence at the middle level

Our Core Beliefs

To be prepared for life endeavors, we believe our students need the following:

Values & Virtues

  • Kindness
  • Respect
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Empathy
  • Responsibility

Learner Qualities

  • Self-directed
  • Organized
  • Determined (Perseverance)
  • Leadership
  • Hard Worker


  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving

Learning at Cole

  • Standards-Driven
  • Digital (Blended)
  • Differentiated
  • Personalized
  • Collaborative

Please click on the Google Form link below to provide feedback.

Thank you!