Educational Design

Maya Design Principles

  • PersonalizedAt Maya Angelou, our school is personalized and prepared to foster student achievement and growth in a culture of high expectations.
  • RelevantAt Maya Angelou, our students engage relevant learning that applied to the real world.
  • Continuous LearningAt Maya Angelou, we believe in authentic and multiple assessments that strengthen student understanding and growth.
  • School CultureAt Maya Angelou, we maintain a school culture based on trust, respect, responsibility, and nonviolence, and one that celebrates student accomplishments at every opportunity.
  • Comprehensive SupportAt Maya Angelou, we offer opportunities and extended supports for the whole student.
  • Strong Ties to the CommunityAt Maya Angelou, we have strong ties to the community, enabling our students to learn from others, and others to learn from them.
  • Social JusticeAt Maya Angelou, we are committed to bringing social justice into the school community.
  • Focus on the FutureAt Maya Angelou, we focus on the future as well as the present.
  • Engage Family and FriendsAt Maya Angelou, we engage families, caregivers and friends in the lives of our students.
  • Shared LeadershipAt Maya Angelou, we believe strong, accountable, shared leadership is a key to school success.