The vision of Portland West Middle School is to increase student success by inspiring them to accomplish, continually growing in our professional knowledge, and fostering a positive, cooperative relationship with families and our community.
We believe that students, teachers, administrators, parents, and our community share the responsibility for advancing the school's vision and mission.
We believe that our staff is committed to excellence.
We believe that our students deserve a safe, comfortable learning environment.
We believe that all students can learn, and it is our responsibility to provide the support needed to meet their unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
We believe that a positive atmosphere of honesty and integrity promotes learning and respect.
We believe that regular attendance is valued, expected, and essential for success in school, in the workplace, and in the community.
We believe that our students deserve an active, engaging learning experience that reflects sound professional development practices.
We believe that our students should be recognized for their achievements.