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Mission Statement

“The mission of CASLV is to provide a safe, rigorous college preparatory environment that promotes social responsibility and a culturally diverse community dedicated to becoming lifelong learners bound for success.”

School Beliefs
C – Challenge: Every student is challenged to enhance character and fulfill their academic potential.
A Acceptance & Achievement: Accepting the diversity of our peers and achieving goals beyond ourselves.
S – Safety: Providing a safe learning environment that sets boundaries to allow students to achieve greatness.
L – Lifelong Learning: Fostering of love of lifelong learning
V – Values: Developing well rounded individuals while promoting integrity and responsibility.

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas‘s mission is to provide a safe, rigorous college preparatory environment that promotes social responsibility and a culturally diverse community dedicated to becoming lifelong learners bound for success. At CASLV, we recognize that educational success will be realized only when the essential underlying triad of student-teacher-parent/guardian is in harmony.

We, as educators, will create a partnership among this triad that will provide our youth with the support necessary to reach their highest potential- intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically. The educational vision and innovation crucial to accomplishing this mission are organized under two main headings: specific elements and whole-school design. The specific design elements fall into five categories: 1. rigorous curricula, instruction, and assessment; 2. leadership, governance, and staffing; 3. parent and community involvement; 4. technology; and 5. financing. Whole school design involves the comprehensive and continuing effort to realize these five essential elements in an integrated manner.

It is our belief that each child has an inherent curiosity and love of learning; and that each child has a unique intelligence, level of capability, and learning style. With this in mind, we will motivate our students and expect them to strive toward their highest levels of capability while addressing their individual learning styles, thus fostering within them a life-long love of learning.

Continuous improvement, persistent innovation, positive response to change, and a commitment to continuous growth will be expected of all the people and programs at CASLV. The public’s resources and those of the Board of Directors must be effectively committed to ensure that these expectations will be met. Then, and only then, will our tested educational vision infused with the energy of local innovation harmonize the triad of student-teacher-parent/guardian support to accomplish our mission, that of providing each student with the motivation and resources to reach his or her highest potential and realize his or her greatest aspirations.

It is the responsibility of the Board of Directors, in alliance with the community, to guide the school in holding true to its mission. To this end, the Board of Directors will provide the school with the support which will ensure optimal conditions for the achievement and continuing growth and development of each student.

School Closure

 

Per Governor Sisolak’s extension of the state’s emergency measures, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (“CASLV”) campuses will remain closed through April 30th, 2020. Distance Education, which began on March 23, 2020, will continue at all of our campuses.  If you need any help regarding your child’s distance education, please contact your campus administration. Our Spring Break will remain as scheduled from April 4th through April 12th; there will be no distance education during Spring Break. Distance education will resume on April 13, 2020.

This action is an extra measure of protection to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19. CASLV strongly recommends that all children stay home during this time. Family members are also encouraged to continue practicing social distancing, washing their hands with soap and warm water, and avoid touching their face.

We understand the significant impact school closure will have on families, and we are committed to addressing the needs of all our students. We are working with the Nevada State Public Charter School Authority and the Nevada Department of Education to ensure that your children’s education is not interrupted by this closure. 

More information will be emailed to you from individual campuses. Important items will also be posted on our website and social media pages, regarding instructions and other supports for students and families. 

The health and safety of our students, staff, and community are our top priorities. We appreciate your patience and support as we navigate this rapidly changing public health crisis.

As a reminder, if students and families need meal assistance, here is the link to the Food Distribution locations for students in Clark County. We have confirmed that any student, including CASLV students, is eligible to pick up food. 

For more information regarding the virus, please see the websites of the CDC (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html) and Southern Nevada Health District (https://www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/coronavirus).

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