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 Richard C. Briggs High School
350 Main Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851


Mission Statement  

Richard C. Briggs High School is dedicated to providing a quality education to all students by accommodating a broad range of learning styles and addressing the individual academic and social needs of all students. As active participants in their own learning, students will be expected to take responsibility for themselves and their actions.

The school will:

• Provide a physically and emotionally safe environment
• Provide an environment that encourages the appreciation and respect for diversity
• Provide comprehensive and effective student support services
• Provide clearly defined behavioral expectations and equitable disciplinary consequences
• Actively seek parent and student cooperation and input in educational decision-making
• Provide a curriculum that incorporates academic and critical thinking skills

Students will:

• Communicate effectively orally and in writing
• Develop and apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Apply academic skills across the curriculum
• Develop attitude and habits that promote physical and emotional well-being
• Assume primary responsibility for learning, including identifying their learning needs

Students will:

• Demonstrate honesty, dependability and self-control
• Assume responsibility for their behavior and consider the consequences of their actions
• Be positive representatives of their school
• Be constructive members of the larger community