Mission and Vision
Vaughn Next Century Learning Center is a large, urban, full-service, public charter school that provides maximum learning opportunities to students (Kindergarten - Grade 12) so they will be successful academically, physically, and socially; specifically, Vaughn Next Century Learning Center will:
• Prepare students to master grade level standards, think critically, and be ready for post-secondary learning.
• Reduce social stressors that negatively impact child and family development, including poverty.
• Create a professional and caring community among staff, families, and community.
• Become a model for school reform locally, nationally and globally.
Our students will possess proficient literacy skills, English fluency and technological competence. They will demonstrate knowledge and application of the arts, cultures, literature, history and social science, health, mathematics, communication, science, problem solving and work ethics. They will value friendship, responsibility, cultural diversity, quality of life and the democratic process. They will become well informed of our interconnected world, pursue higher education and