All students will develop into lifelong learners who
Hancock Park School’s goals and policies are founded on our belief that our students have fundamental and inalienable rights:
I have the right to learn and help others learn.
This means that I will do the best work I can at all times.
I have the right to be safe and treated with compassion.
This means that no one will hurt me, tease me, or laugh at me.
I have the right to be myself.
This means that no one will treat me unfairly because of my skin color, size, home country, language, or gender.
In accordance with our Safe School Plan, Top Ten Problem Solving fosters a common language for conflict resolution so that all members of our school community may work together in the spirit of kindness, cooperation, and shared responsibility.
The staff at Hancock Park School is committed to creating a positive learning environment that maintains high standards in a nurturing way for all of our students. We work together with parents as a school community to uphold these high standards. Our kindness policy is based upon Our Civil Rights in which we emphasize the importance of safety, respect, honesty, responsibility and courtesy in a learning environment.
Our goal is to develop self-discipline based upon kindness toward others. Therefore, we expect students to:
Staff members teach positive communication and problem solving skills daily to help students develop self-discipline and self-esteem. Adults are available to help children who experience problems in classrooms, on the yard or in other parts of the school. Please become familiar with our school’s five school rules.
To support our children, we expect parents to be aware of and support our Kindness Policy and school rules. We also expect parents to: