Mission and Motto

    Mission: McDonough High School mission is to create and sustain a culture of learning and a community of achievers.

    Motto: Thriving to New Heights Every Day!

    Vision &  Beliefs

    McDonough High School empowers students to acquire, demonstrate, articulate, and value knowledge and skills that will support them, as life-long learners to participate in, contribute to the global world, and practice the core values of the school: respect, tolerance & inclusion, and excellence.

    School Improvement Goals

    Students will increase in their Lexile score by 5% during the 2019-2020 school year through a development of an effective literacy plan across content areas.

    McDonough High School will develop and implement an effective communication plan among all stakeholders. 

    During the 2019-2020 school year, 100% of McDonough High School classes will be standards based and utilizing researched based instructional strategies to engage students in learning.

    During the 2019-2020 school year, McDonough High School will reduce the number of disciplinary referrals by 5% (from 832 to 790) by fully implementing the PBIS program.