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Mission, Vision and Beliefs

Mission and Vision Statement

Mission: Educate, empower, and prepare all for an ever-changing world.

Vision: The Darlington County Community will grow and prosper economically and culturally as the school district fosters an environment that produces well-educated, productive citizens.


Core Values and Beliefs

Core Values:

  • Integrity: Striving always to do the right thing in the right way.
  • Honesty: Having the courage and consideration to share the truth.
  • Respect: Recognizing and appreciating the value of others.
  • Trust: Believing in one another to do our best while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Accountability: Accepting the responsibility for our actions.


Our Beliefs

We believe...

  • Excellence is achievable and always worth the investment.
  • Education is the shared responsibility of the home, school and community.
  • All students can learn and perform at a higher level.
  • The quality of a child's education depends on the quality of the teacher.
  • All decisions are made in the best interest of the education, safety, and well-being of students to create successful schools and strong communities