Personalized. Innovative. Global.

Personalized. Innovative. Global.

The Vision for Learning


The Mission of Van Meter Community School District is to personalize learning for each student’s success, today and tomorrow.

The Vision of Van Meter Community School District is to empower students to be learners who:

  • Communicate
  • Collaborate
  • Create and Innovate
  • Adapt
  • Solve Problems
  • Think Globally
  • Live Ethically
  • Persevere (GRIT)

Board Approved March 2013

Our values are evident in the type of school we are working to create.

If (adult and student) learners:

then the learners will be engaged with deeper levels of understanding more often and enjoy the challenge of being a partner in their continuous growth.

Van Meter Schools was recently chosen as one of the 1st three schools identified as an exemplar model for learning in the 21st century by Partnership for 21st Century Skills. P21 is a group that the state of Iowa has worked with to help develop some of the guidelines for infusing communication, collaboration, creativity, innovation, and other skills in its curriculum and instruction. 

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