Mission & Vision


Hope Academy of West Michigan is a safe place for students to grow and achieve academic success.


In order to realize our mission, the Hope family commits to:

Student- focused actions

  • Partnering with families and the community to support student learning
  • Preparing our students for career and college opportunities
  • Helping each student to reach his or her full potential by embracing the whole individual
  • Developing positive relationships that support a productive school culture
  • Educating students by engaging them in relevant learning opportunities
  • Emphasizing character development for all of our students
  • Using multiple data sources to form individualized learning plans for each student and ensuring innovative teaching and learning practices to assure academic excellence for all students

Staff- focused actions

  • Leading, developing, and retaining its educators
  • High levels of mutual accountability

Community-focused actions

  • Providing a safe haven in the community for its students and their families
  • Facilitating communication between the community, board, educational staff, students and families
  • Respecting and celebrating diversity