Each year the DSISD Board of Trustees re-evaluates and adopts its Core Beliefs, Core Commitments, Vision and Mission. The Board's Core Beliefs, Core Commitments, Vision and Mission reflect the long-term direction for the district. The following was updated in the summer of 2018 and adopted October 22, 2018.

    • Each child has unique worth and potential.
    • Our schools and our staff have the power to positively change each child’s life.
    • It is the responsibility of the school district, the student, the family, and the community together to identify, nurture, and develop each child’s individual talent and passion.

    • We are committed to developing leaders, one child at a time.
    • We are committed to empowering our teachers, staff, and administrators to foster the skills of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity.
    • We are committed to identifying, nurturing, and developing each individual’s talent and passion.

    We inspire and equip students to be life-long learners and positive contributors to the world.

    We partner with students, parents and the community to provide a personal and exceptional education for every student.