Maimuru School aims to live by its motto, 'Success through Striving'. High expectations, a supportive learning environment and quality programs are key aspects of the school's culture. All key learning areas are supported by high quality programs, and are well resourced. As the focal point of the district, Maimuru School enjoys the strong support of the whole community. The school seeks to ensure that individual needs and abilities are catered for in a caring and stimulating environment allowing all students to achieve their personal best. Student welfare is emphasised and the development of initiative and independence is strongly encouraged within the classroom and the playground. Peer support programs are in place to provide buddy support for all students and opportunities for leadership development. Innovative creative and practical arts programs are a feature of the school culture. The school belongs to the Young Small Schools Learning Community, where schools work collaboratively to provide innovative quality teaching and learning programs, share resources and close the geographical isolation gap.