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Goals

Superintendent George Boyce points to a wall explaining the problems faced by early IIS students, c. 1952. Photos by Bernice Gibbs Anderson.
Superintendent George Boyce points to a wall explaining the problems faced by early IIS students, c. 1952. Photos by Bernice Gibbs Anderson.

While the school had more than thriteen general goals (in addition to goals for teachers), these six goals were identified in the Elementary Handbook:
   1. Learn, use and enjoy social skills.
   2. Understand and enjoy beauty.
   3. Grow in richness of spirit.
   4. Develop a strong, healthy body.
   5. Wisely use one's thinking ability.
   6. Learn skills which will help one earn a living.