Mission & Vision

MIDS is committed to the intellectual and moral development of its students in a culture that promotes mutual respect. We promote excellence and ethics (excelencia y ethica) as the guiding principles for all that we do in the MIDS community.

Our MISSION is to encourage and enable students to become lifelong learners and responsible members of a diverse world community.

Goals in support of our mission include the following:

  • Excellent Immersion education emphasizing fluency in the Spanish language.
  • Outstanding English instruction for both native and non-native English speakers.
  • Challenging, relevant and considered Curriculum based on International Education systems.
  • Education that exceeds state and national standards.
  • A diverse environment intellectually, culturally and ethnically.
  • A place where differences are recognized celebrated and nurtured.
  • A place where students, teachers and staff of all backgrounds and languages feel safe, valued and motivated.
  • A program which instills a deep understanding of the relationship between culture and language in our students, giving them a sense of the inherent value and dignity of all human beings and cultures.
  • A program which teaches our students to be of service to the community, both locally and globally.
  • A learning community of supportive and caring individuals.

Our VISION is to provide an excellent education that is intellectually and personally challenging, and international in its approach to people and to the transmission of knowledge, values, and skills.  To achieve this Vision, we strive to do the following:

  • Provide an excellent K-8 education emphasizing second language fluency, cross-cultural understanding and international relations.
  • Provide an affordable and accessible education.
  • Ensure a diverse population ethnically, socio-economically and culturally.
  • Maintain a highly qualified, motivated and talented team of teachers.
  • Provide services to the community with a focus on cross-cultural understanding.
  • Develop strong relationships which foster cooperation among other international and language immersion schools across the country and beyond.

Our Motto, Preparing Tomorrow’s Ambassadors Today, is the core value and belief that define our school culture.