Strategic Plan Vision, Mission, & Beliefs


    The Big Beaver Falls Area School District will serve as the core of a diverse community of life-long learners, which will provide high academic standards and challenging progressive learning experiences for all students. The vision of our school district will be achieved within a safe, inviting, nurturing environment generating responsible and self-sustaining citizens.


    District Mission Statement

    The Big Beaver Falls Area School District is committed to providing an exemplary educational experience that is built on trust, embraces diversity, and fosters a strong foundation through rigorous and well-rounded educational programs.


    Shared Values

    • We believe in promoting student-centered schools where learning may take place in a safe environment.
    • We believe that all children can be academically successful.
    • We believe in the collaborative efforts between the school district and the community.
    • We believe in supporting our staff’s continued professional development in their respective fields.
    • We believe in establishing a firm educational foundation for the children in our school district.



    Priority Goals




    Goal #1: High Academic Standards


    The Big Beaver Falls Area School District will strive to provide a rigorous and well-rounded educational experience for the students in our communities so they will meet adequate yearly progress (AYP) as mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB).


    Goal #2: Preschool Readiness


    The BBFASD is committed to exploring a preschool readiness program to help prepare children in their early years so they can achieve proficiency on the PSSA and are more able to achieve in school.


    Goal #3: Safe Schools and Communities


    The Big Beaver Falls Area School District shall review the effectiveness of policies and procedures to ensure the safety of our students, staff and the community as measured by the annual School Violence Report (PDE-360).


    Goal #4: School and Community Public Relation


    In an effort to improve public relations, the Big Beaver Falls Area School District will increase positive collaboration efforts between the community stakeholders.