Our Mission Statement

James Whitcomb Riley High School Mission Statement

"The Riley High School Community accepts responsibility to provide quality instruction ensuring quality learning for ALL students. Through a challenging standards-based course of study, with educational decisions guided by data and policy, Riley students will become responsible learners who work collaboratively and accept ownership of their academic progress and social development". 

We Believe that: 

1. ALL students are capable of learning and it is our responsibility to ensure that they do. 

2. Differentiated instruction maximizes student success. 

3. Students have a responsibility to be actively involved in the learning process. 

4. Students' educational opportunities are enriched through attending a school with a diverse population. 

5. Education is a lifelong process.

6. Consistent school attendance is required for quality learning to occur. 

7. Each student is a valued individual with unique intellectual, physical, social, and emotional needs. 

8. Students, parents, staff, teachers, administrators, and the community share in the responsibility and desire for educational excellence.