The mission:

NOCCS is a public charter school dedicated to helping children become thoughtful, informed, and inquisitive citizens.

Core principles​

  1. Respect for Children and their Learning

  2. High Expectations

  3. A Caring Community of Learners

  4. Valuing Diversity

  5. Connections to the World

  6. Commitment to Equity

  7. Families' Contributions

  8. Respect for Teachers and Teaching

  9. Creativity

  10. Teaching for Understanding