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Mission Statement & Cornerstones

Hillsdale High School Mission Statement:

The mission of Hillsdale High School is to enable all students to reach their academic and personal potential.  As an educational community of students, parents, and staff, we are committed to sharing the responsibility for the mission by achieving the following cornerstones:

Hillsdale High School Cornerstones:

Equity through

  • Core curriculum and high standards
  • Differentiated Learning
  • Collaboration and Professional Development
  • Understanding, respect, and celebration of diversity

Personalization through

  • Community/Parent Connections
  • Sense of Community
  • Integrity, honesty, responsibility
  • Advisory

Rigor through

  • State Standards

Hillsdale Graduate Profile:

  • Authentic Learning (e.g. project-based learning, exhibitions, portfolios, demonstrations of mastery)


Shared Decision-Making through

  • Democratic Structures
  • Distributed Leadership
  • Consensus Building
  • Autonomy

Hillsdale High School Graduate Profile (summarized):


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