NACS Mission Statement


The mission of Northwest Allen County Schools is to develop the talent and nurture the creativity of each learner. We attain our mission by providing healthy and safe learning environments that engage, support, and challenge each learner in a culture of achieving excellence so each learner can become a leading member of our community.


Northwest Allen County Schools aspires to be a nationally recognized school corporation committed to meeting the needs of our local community and prepares children for an everchanging global economy. We will inspire and empower children to be lifelong learners who dream, create, lead, and excel.

Core Values

Integrity: We act with honesty in all we do. We do the right thing. We do what we say we will do. And we follow through on commitments.

Opportunity: We take an individualized approach to education. We invest in each learner to ensure he or she has the resources needed to thrive.

Inclusion: We strive to create a positive, safe, welcoming environment for each individual learner.

Excellence: We set high expectations for ourselves and help each learner achieve the best of his or her abilities.

Commitment: The staff, administration, and teachers of NACS are dedicated to the education, well-being and future success of each child.

Respect: As students, teachers, administrators, and staff, we share the same goals and mission. We respect one another and our traditions.

Core Beliefs

Northwest Allen County Schools believes …

  • each child, regardless of race/ethnicity, religion, creed, economic advantage or disadvantage, native language, sexual orientation, gender identity, or mental, emotional, or physical challenges, can be successful, and as a result, the School’s purpose is to provide a healthy and safe learning environment that helps each child achieve success by engaging, supporting, challenging, and inspiring each of them;
  • successful schools encourage and engage in collaborations and partnerships between and among teachers, staff, parents, community members, and social and government agencies to create positive learning environments and to provide necessary resources to adhere to its mission and achieve its vision;
  • the Board and the Superintendent collaborate to ensure fiscal responsibility, adherence to community values, and compliance with all applicable laws and government regulations; and
  • in maintaining and modeling the highest standard of personal and institutional ethics.