Mission and Vision

To challenge young people of promise to become self-sustaining learners and compassionate global citizens.

For 59 years, MVS has provided a unique learning option for families in the Dayton, Ohio community. Today, MVS is refining a truly differentiated educational opportunity as a nationally recognized leader in academically rigorous, experience-based learning.

Core Values

We practice integrity in all that we do to build an environment of honesty, honor, and trust that affirms the dignity of our work and of our fellow human beings.

We celebrate individuality, encourage acceptance and open-mindedness, nurture diversity, and ensure equality for all.

We demonstrate grit, both in and out of the classroom, as we persevere, move forward, and pursue our goals.

We practice kindness, and treat ourselves and others with empathy and compassion.

Portrait of a Graduate

Here, graduates become...

Elevate the Vision: The MVS Strategic Plan 2021-2025

Expand Our Global Leadership
Enhance Culture, Character, and Wellness
Enhance Program Innovation and Delivery
Strengthen Organizational Resilience, Sustainability, and Accessibility
Expand Our Role in the Region

Diversity Vision Statement

Diversity is who we are. We believe an appreciation for diversity is essential for developing compassionate global citizens. Our standard is inclusion of diversity in all of its forms. It encompasses, but is not limited to gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability, political affiliation, family composition, socioeconomic status, and learning differences.

We believe that all of our lives are enriched by the diversity of our community. We aspire to grow diversity among our students, faculty, staff, and board in order to prepare us to engage in a pluralistic world.

We believe in creating an MVS community that will promote the success of every student by appreciating the unique presence and contributions they bring. We encourage thoughtful conversations and reflection about issues pertaining to equity and justice.

Diversity is who we are. It is woven into the daily life of our community.

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