Mission, Vision & Belief Statements

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Ephrata Area School District to provide all students a secure learning environment and exemplary academic programs that inspire all students to reach their full potential.


Vision Statement

Achieving success, one student at a time


Shared Beliefs

We believe…

  • Public Education is the SHARED PARTNERSHIP among student, family, school, and community.
  • TRUSTING RELATIONSHIPS help support the social/emotional needs of our students and are essential to our overall success.
  • A HIGHLY SKILLED, COMPASSIONATE and EMPATHETIC STAFF is an invaluable component of our District. 
  • TECHNOLOGY can be a powerful instructional and learning tool.
  • The rapidly changing world increases the importance of SKILLS and DISPOSITIONS.
  • Learning happens most rapidly when it is PERSONALLY RELEVANT and AUTHENTIC.
  • A GROWTH MINDSET should be modeled and promoted.