The JL Long Middle School mission is to cultivate young minds and spirits for global leadership in academic achievement and personal excellence.
The Dallas Independent School District mission is to educate and graduate students who are college and workforce ready.
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.
These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.