We are a people of the salmon, of the whitefish, and pike. Of the moose, bear, fox, beaver, and lynx. Of the berries, plants, and the land. Of family.
We believe that all children can learn!
- Students should have skills to remain successful after high school
- All students deserve a quality education based on values, culture, and academics
- Students must know what is expected of them
- The family is the most important teacher in a child’s life
- The community educates the whole child
- All stakeholders must be held to high expectations
- Each of our communities is unique and has different needs
- Decision-making is a shared responsibility
- The people, groups, organizations, and agencies that comprise our community have a responsibility to the education of our children
- Communication should be useful and meaningful
- Students should learn to respect all cultures by having a firm understanding of their own
The ten villages that comprise the Lower Yukon School District are spread across 22,000 square miles. The Yukon River, one of the largest rivers in North America, winds through our yards on its way to the Bering Sea.
The purpose of our District's learning community is to ensure tradition, culture and a quality of education for all of our children.