About HCS

Core Beliefs and Goals

Core Beliefs:

  • Our students will have the ability to learn and succeed.

  • Our schools will provide safe, supportive and nurturing environments for everyone.

  • Our staff will consist of highly qualified personnel.

  • Our schools will be centers to enhance life-long learning.

  • Our commitment will be to high standards for quality education.


  • Expand school and community partnerships during the 2008-2013 school years

  • Improve student achievement during 2008-2013

  • Maintain and improve facilities and working environments that are safe and supportive for teaching and learning

  • Maximize strategies that promote effective and efficient fiscal management

  • All students will be educated in a safe and drug-free learning environment that supports academic achievement

  • Provide free, appropriate education to students with exceptionalities to increase achievement and performance

  • Hardy County Schools will implement the Title I programmatic requirements as defined by NCLB

  • Broaden learning through 21st century technology