Rutherford County School District

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Rutherford County School District


Description

Rutherford County Schools consistently ranks among the best school districts in Tennessee and has outpaced national rankings on a number of measures. Rutherford County is one of the fastest growing school districts in Tennessee and the fifth largest behind those in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga. Since 1998, Rutherford County Schools has added nearly 14,000 students for a total population of nearly 40,000.During that time, the district has opened 19 new schools and completed additions / renovations at 12 other schools. Despite the county's tremendous growth-rate and the accompanying challenges, Rutherford County Schools has served as a model for many other districts in the areas of academics, planning and safety measures.

Mission Statement

OUR MISSION The mission of the Rutherford County School System is to empower today’s students to grasp tomorrow’s opportunities. Our district believes: •Learning promotes individual student success. •Providing a safe and nurturing environment is essential to student learning and staff effectiveness. •Collaboration between parents, the community, and the school system is vital to the development of self-directed, productive citizens. •Achieving academic benchmarks through the use of research-based strategies is the responsibility of all educational stakeholders. •Creating challenging programs is paramount in fostering continuous improvement and high expectations for the educational community. •Empowering Professional Learning Communities to develop educational priorities and improvement strategies is key to academic success. SHARED VISION The vision of Rutherford County Schools is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to become citizens who can adapt to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of the Rutherford County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its educational programs or employment policies as required by Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title IX (1972 Educational Amendments), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX should be directed to Dr. Andrea Anthony. Inquiries regarding Section 504 or the Americans with Disabilities Act should be directed to Paula Barnes of the Rutherford County School System, 2240 Southpark Drive, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128. Complaints may also be filed with the Tennessee Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights at (615) 253-1550 and/or the United States Department of Education by contacting (404) 562-6446. The current compliant managers for complaints involving harassment or discrimination are Mrs. Paula Barnes and Ms. Angel McCloud, Rutherford County School System, 2240 Southpark Drive, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128, Telephone: (615) 893-5812.

Rutherford County School District

2240 Southpark BLVD, Murfreesboro, TN 37128
 

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