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Mission Statement and Beliefs



Turlock High School, a diverse campus rich in ʺblue and goldʺ tradition, in partnership with our families and community, will ensure all students graduate with the requisite skills and civility to successfully navigate future endeavors by engaging them in rigorous content, effective instruction, and meaningful relationships within a safe and supportive environment, maintained with high expectations and accountability.


The mission of the Turlock Unified School District, a premier progressive educational system, is to ensure all students graduate as self-motivated, responsible citizens equipped to compete successfully in an ever-changing global society by delivering effective instruction that engages all students to reach their individual potential and highest achievements within a safe and caring student-centered environment in partnership with our families and diverse community.


We believe that 

  • Every person is unique and has equal worth. 

  • Every person can be a successful learner. 

  • People are responsible for their actions. 

  • The family experience has a profound impact on the development of the individual.

  • Honesty and integrity build trust in all relationships.

  • Motivation, hard work, and persistence are necessary to achieve full potential.

  • High expectations yield greater levels of performance.

  • A quality education enriches lives by creating and expanding opportunities.

  • The positive actions of role models inspire people to excel.

  • Service to others is vital in building a thriving community.