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Mission & Philosophy

“Roanoke…Together… Educating with Excellence, Challenging for Success, Inspiring Learners for Life." The mission of Roanoke City Schools is what defines us as the “Handley Family.”  The Roanoke City School employees, students, parents, and community strive to create an environment where we together use this mission to drive instruction for students to graduate from high school. Our hope is through excellent instruction we are able to meet the challenges of inspiring learners for life.