The mission of Rochester Math and Science Academy is to
maximize opportunities for children through educational innovation
that will ensure their full development as healthy and positive
contributors to the greater community.Vision Statement
The school’s vision will meet the distinct needs of our
newly arrived student population. Rochester Math and Science Academy (RMSA)
will create a supportive family teaching community that utilizes
shared ideals, goals and experiences as a major tool for fostering
a comprehensive and challenging education. The vision is to meet
the distinct needs of Rochester’s diverse student population.
We will use projects and mentorships to integrate learning,
encourage daily reading and writing, and motivate academic achievement. Rochester Math and Science Academy will place the student at the center of
a diverse and mutually respectful educational community of
teachers, parents, inter-generational community volunteers, and
experienced teachers who will all act as guidance counselors
and student advocates.
We will encourage and assist parents and
other adults to reinforce student academic performance through
extensive student writing and reading. We will work to foster
character, initiative, leadership, problem solving, critical
thinking, teamwork, and communication as well as academic skills
in math/science/technology, the humanities, and communication.
- Community of respect, responsibility,
honesty, and integrity
- Accepting of individual differences
- Safe, nurturing environment
- High academic standards for both students and staff
- Collaborative environment
- Proficient performance on standardized measures of academic
achievement in reading, writing, math, science, and
- Increased engagement
and enthusiasm for learning.
- Greater pride and ownership
- Increased use of technology as a teaching and learning tool.
- Value parent(s)
and/or guardian(s) as active partners in student learning.
and maintain a safe school.
- Create and maintain a welcoming
- Recruit and support
a high performing workforce.
- Integrate the continuous improvement
philosophy and process throughout the system.