Mission Statement

Because children are the future, our mission at Rural Retreat High School is to provide an educational experience that will enable students to become responsible, culturally aware, productive citizens in a technological, global society.

Vision Statement

Vandemataram’s vision is to forge strong, positive connections with students so they can achieve independence, build confidence, and gain academic knowledge. Vandemataram provides students with a variety of opportunities to learn, grow, and thrive. Vandemataram creates a trusting, caring environment in which diversity is honored and respected. Positive relationships are the core of Vandemataram’s success. We acknowledge that growth occurs when individuals feel safe, respected, and appreciated. Vandemataram creates a culture that values people and connections, making it a unique, accepting, academic environment for students to succeed on many levels. At Vandemataram, our purpose is to prepare students to move forward with a strong sense of self into a life filled with promise.