Shelby County Schools

Mission, Vision, and Beliefs

Mission Statement

Cordova High School is committed to preparing all students to be critical thinkers and lifelong learners.

Vision Statement

The vision of Cordova High School is to be a student-focused learning community where stakeholders collaborate to prepare all students for college or post-secondary endeavors.


It is the belief of the faculty and staff of Cordova High School that it is necessary to:

  • Teach a student-centered curriculum, evaluate student progress in a fair and timely manner, and use that assessment data to make instructional decisions.
  • Provide a safe, structured environment that protects the learning community while encouraging students to develop leadership and sound judgment making skills.
  • Demonstrate to students the strength that comes from a diverse population.
  • Utilize technology in instruction to improve students’ awareness of and interaction with a global society.
  • Extend opportunities for an integrated curriculum that promotes learning beyond the classroom walls.
  • Offer opportunities for students to develop the critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem-solving skills necessary to function effectively in a rapidly changing society.
  • Provide continual staff development in the areas of instructional strategies, classroom and time management, technology, diversity and inclusion, as well as learning styles.
  • Strive for excellence in academics, the arts, community service, and athletics by providing challenging opportunities for all students.
  • Ensure that students, teachers, administrators, parents and the community as a whole share the responsibility for advancing the mission of Cordova High School.

Shelby County Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex, or age.  For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670.
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