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HPISD Mission

Highland Park ISD, grounded in tradition and with an unyielding commitment to excellence, academics, integrity, citizenship, and service, empowers each and every student to achieve post-secondary success.
Unrivaled post-secondary success for each and every student
We believe:
  • A rigorous, well-rounded academic education is a cornerstone of a successful life.
  • All students can learn.
  • All students can make a positive impact in the world.
  • School should be a place where all are welcomed, included and respected.
  • The physical and emotional well-being of our students and staff is paramount to learning.
  • Learning is a life-long process.
  • Learning is inspired by skilled, passionate teachers who pursue expertise in their fields and are highly valued by the entire community.
  • Learning includes opportunities to develop resilience and self-advocacy.
  • Learning must foster the ability to relate effectively amidst diverse cultures within a global environment.
  • Education is best accomplished in an environment where high standards of character and ethics are modeled and expected.
  • Education is a shared responsibility among students, educators, parents and community.
Strategic Objectives
  • We will continuously improve our system of learning to empower all students to grow as engaged learners and responsible citizens.
  • We will partner with families and community to ensure the physical, emotional, and social well-being of each and every student.
  • We will incorporate strategic approaches to support, nurture, retain, and attract exceptional staff.
  • We will be responsible stewards of all resources and align them with the district’s mission.
  • We will employ multiple communication vehicles to transparently and fully inform and engage the community regarding district goals, progress, success, and challenges.