Welcome to the No Excuses University at Charter School of the Dunes
For those of you new to Charter School of the Dunes, you may wonder what the No Excuses University (NEU) is all about. Since 2009 the staff at CSD began making measurable changes in their daily work. The entire school culture is grounded on one pledge and one goal.
Our No Excuses University Pledge
We are committed to creating a school that knows no limits to the academic success of each student.
Our No Excuses University Goal
Every student without exception and without excuse will be proficient in reading, language arts and math.
These are unique and lofty statements however it is this culture which permeates the work at Charter School of the Dunes. To reach our goal, our staff believes that there are NO EXCUSES for poor effort and that student achievement is our responsibility. Many exceptional systems are put in place to help achieve our goal.
We are part of a network of schools across the country that embraces an umbrella of best practices supporting college readiness for every student. If you would like additional information regarding this network go to turnaroundschools.com
. We also share the belief that we have a moral imperative to have each student graduate "college ready" in order to pursue a full range of post-secondary options and be prepared for life beyond high school. Kindergarten- twelfth grade education is the foundation for all future academic achievement.
Students are exposed to a unique program at Charter School of the Dunes which encompasses a foundation in Character, Environmentalism, and College Readiness.
The staff dedication, collaboration, and commitment are exemplary. They take one step after another, always seeking solutions, always keeping a positive and hopeful attitude and always expecting success.
Welcome to the No Excuses University at Charter School of the Dunes!