• Mission Statement:

    Wake County Public School System will provide a relevant and engaging education and will graduate students who are collaborative, creative, effective communicators, and critical thinkers.

    Vision Statement:

    Davis Drive Middle School will work collaboratively as a community to prepare students to be highly effective communicators, critical thinkers, and innovators in a complex and changing world.

    Core Beliefs:

    • Every student is uniquely capable and deserves to be challenged and engaged in relevant, rigorous, and meaningful learning each day.
    • Every student is expected to learn, grow, and succeed while we will eliminate the ability to predict achievement based on socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity.
    • Well-supported, highly effective, and dedicated principals, teachers, and staff are essential to success for all students.
    • The Board of Education, superintendent, and all staff, while sustaining best practices, will promote and support a culture of continuous improvement, risk-taking, and innovation that results in a high-performing organization focused on student achievement.
    • The Board of Education, superintendent, and all staff value a diverse school community that is inviting, respectful, inclusive, flexible, and supportive.
    • The Wake County residents value a strong public school system and will partner to provide the support and resources to fully realize our shared vision, accomplish the mission, and sustain our core beliefs.

    Value Statements:

    • We provide quality instruction in a safe environment that is rigorous, enriching, and collaborative to advance student learning and achievement.
    • We expect students, staff, and parents to model integrity, respect, responsibility, and to support our commitment to excellence.
    • We recognize that children have different needs and are committed to ensuring all are challenged to reach their full potential regardless of socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity.
    • We provide learning opportunities which allow students to collaborate, create, communicate, and think critically.
    • We use our Professional Learning Teams, along with professional development, to promote and support a culture of continuous improvement, academic risk-taking and innovation focused on student growth.
    • We encourage parent and community engagement to foster a shared responsibility for students to grow and be successful academically, socially, and emotionally.