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Role of the Board

The Morgan Hill Unified School District Board of Education is comprised of a group of dedicated individuals whose main responsibility is to represent the wishes of the community and to exercise lay control of the educational goals and direction. In addition, the board is responsible for the following:

1) developing and evaluating the philosophy and goals of the district,
2) adopting an annual budget and establishing fiscal priorities in conformance with the district’s priorities and goals,
3) determining the scope of the educational program,
4) adopting policies for the general operation of the district which are consistent with state laws and district goals, and
5) considering staff recommendations and community opinion in the development of policies.

MHUSD Board meetings are scheduled for the first and third Tuesday’s of each month. Sessions begin at 6:00 p.m. and are held at the school district office located at 15600 Concord Circle in Morgan Hill. The public is welcome to attend.

BOARD OF EDUCATION Norms and Standards

Board of Education
 Norms and Standards Unity of Purpose ~ Why We Serve

Vision, Mission and Values

Morgan Hill Unified School District


Vision, Mission, and Values

Building Our Children’s Future
Visión, Misión, y Valores

Our Vision

All students will receive an excellent education and be empowered to succeed in school.  Our students will be prepared to achieve in our diverse, global society and to make meaningful contributions in their community.  Students will become critical thinkers and problem solvers who can thrive in the challenges of the 21st Century.

Our Mission

The Morgan Hill Unified School District’s central purpose is to educate students.  In partnership with parents and the community, we create learning environments where all students learn and are empowered to achieve their unique potential.  We model and nurture civility, respect, compassion, personal responsibility, curiosity and integrity in an environment of diversity, equity, and service.

Our Values

  1. All students can be successful.
  2. Individual student opportunity is assured in an equity-driven system.
  3. All students learn best in a safe and inclusive environment.
  4. All students must be guided to see the connection between education and opportunity.
  5. All students must graduate from high school ready to pursue higher learning, including college and career opportunities.
  6. Personal responsibility for one’s own learning is essential for lifelong success.
  7. Student success depends on high expectations for student and staff learning, character, and personal integrity.
  8. Excellent education fosters a love of learning and attends to the needs and wellness of the whole child.
  9. Excellent education provides options across academics, extracurricular and career pathway programs.
  10. Diversity must be embraced and celebrated.
  11. Professional excellence and collaboration are essential to student success.
  12. Parent and community engagement is essential to student success.
  13. Each staff member has a role in student well-being and success.
  14. The ideal organizational culture builds sustainability in programs and practices.

MHUSD Resolution School Sites as Safe Places for All 2017

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Board Policy Manual

Policy Manual

If you need assistance or have questions,
you may contact Kelly Schriefer,
Executive Secretary to the Superintendent
(408) 201-6001

Board Policies and Administrative Regulations for Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook 2013-14

Superintendent’s Letter 2013-14