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    Susan H Nelson School Mission Statement

    The purpose of SHNS is for our diverse learners with unique circumstances to graduate as critical thinkers who are technologically confident, life-long learners, problem solvers, and positive contributors to a global society. We accomplish this through educational partnerships in a multi-modal learning environment. Individualized learning goals are made relevant and meaningful while addressing each student’s academic, social, and emotional needs that support student success.

    Vision Statement

    Susan H. Nelson School believes all students have the ability to learn and all teachers will support learning in an environment of trust and mutual respect which:

    • Embodies rigorous academic standards
    • Supports socioemotional needs
    • Encourages educational partnerships for the benefit of the student
    • Provides academic options 
    • Cultivates lifelong learning
    • Creates contributing members of our global society

    Student Learner Outcomes

    ACTION : When it comes to learning, we encourage our students to take A.C.T.I.O.N by becoming… 


    Communicators who can work as 

    Team Members and/or 

    Individuals to achieve their educational goals,  

    Overcome obstacles, and become  college/career-ready in order to 

    Navigate successfully as contributing members of society.