Code of Conduct
Each student will be treated with respect and courtesy by the JMPS staff and will be expected to treat all other people on campus with the same respect and courtesy. The overriding standard of conduct at James Madison Preparatory School is the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. The Code of Conduct serves as a guide for each student's actions and establishes the standards for behavior and deportment. JMPS’s school discipline procedures are developed around the Code of Conduct. JMPS staffers and faculty members are expected to be examples of the Code and are subject to disciplinary action if they fail to meet this standard.
JMPS students tell the truth and are as honest as their actions.
JMPS students say what they mean and mean what they say.
JMPS students focus on success by learning to count on themselves.
JMPS students focus on the courage to admit their mistakes; their successes speak for themselves.
Strong Work Ethic
JMPS students know the hardest work reaps the greatest rewards. JMPS students are known by their work.
JMPS students appreciate that the opportunities and privileges they enjoy are due to the hard work and sacrifice of many others. They also show their sincere thanks through genuine actions.
JMPS students bring a friendly and helpful attitude to every interpersonal interaction with fellow students, teachers and staff, parents and family members, and people in the community. They also know that if they want to make friends, they have to be friends.
JMPS students seek to understand and appreciate the perspectives, challenges, strengths and needs of other people. They also act individually and as a community to help those in need.
JMPS students know that they are responsible for their own behavior. They also know they share responsibility for the communities of which they are a part, be they school, family, neighborhood, city, state, or country.
JMPS students respect their parents, their teachers, their peers, the property of others; and they respect themselves.