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  Mission Statement  



The Mission of the Dawson Springs Jr/Sr High Schools is to forward Student Achievement and Development -- Every Student, Every Day 


The Vision of the Dawson Springs Jr/Sr High School is to see our students College and Career Ready and prepared to be confident, responsible citizens who possess the educational and social skills necessary for future growth and achievement through a community-based education system emphasizing quality, excellence and high expectations.


We believe that:

  • All people have worth
  • Productive citizenship does not exist without responsibility
  • Both the individual and society benefit when each individual is educated
  • Education is essential for society's survival
  • Effective communications is essential to success
  • All students can learn
  • Education is a shared experience of the home, community, and school
  • Learning is a life-long journey
  • All students have a right to a school climate that is conducive to learning
  • All students have the right to be educated to their fullest potential
  • Quality, excellence, and high expectations ar the guiding principles of our school
  • Pride in self, school, and community motivates performance
  • The independence of the Dawson Springs School System is vital to our community
  • Service to others is a necessary ingredient of education
  • The best way to provide an education is through a community based school
  • Education involves a mixture of personal, cultural, and academic experiences
  • A mutual respect must be maintained between individuals

  About The School  

Dawson Springs Jr/Sr High School

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Dawson Springs Jr/Sr High School is part of the Dawson Springs Independent School District, which serves Pre K - 12 grade students on one campus.  We have high expectations for all students, and we focus on academic excellence. 

Our mission is to prepare students to become confident and responsible citizens who possess the educational social skills necessary for success.  We accomplish this through a  dedicated faculty and staff and a rigorous curriculum including vocational training and AP courses. 

The school district is the hub of the community, and we enjoy a high level of parental and community support.  The Dawson Springs Junior High and High School is comprised of over 350 students in grades 7 -12 with 23 certified teachers and 4 instructional assistants who strive to meet our student's needs.