Mission, Values & Goals

Our Mission & Vision

  • To produce engaged world citizens and lifelong learners in both English and German.

    To be the premier K – 8 German Immersion school in the nation and a top-rated Alaskan school.



Rilke Values

  • Rilke - Respect, Integrity, Leadership, Kindness, ExcellenceRilke - Respekt, Integrität, Leistung, Kameradschaft, Einsatz

  • We value our students and their productive learning environment.

    We value our staff, which facilitates the productive learning environment.

    We value our freedom to self-govern and innovate as an immersion and charter school.

    We value our love of learning and the German culture.

    We value our financial and program sustainability.



Our Goals

  • Expand learning opportunities for our students. 

    Develop and retain effective staff for student achievement. 

    Empower the Rilke Schule community’s ownership and involvement in its success. 

    Promote global citizenship through learning about German-speaking culture.

    Advocate aggressively for our school.



Our Priorities


    Students                                        Staff                                               Freedom


    Culture                                                               Sustainability