Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan was developed by committee in 2017 with a goal of improving student attendance, increasing student achievement and enhancing communication with parents and community partners.

The plan is being used to support the district’s goals, which are marked below “Developing” and as a guide for which initiatives to implement in the future, which are marked below as “In progress.”

Goal 1: Attendance and Student Wellness

  1. Develop infrastructure to support student attendance accountability.
    2016-17: Developing 
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  2. Develop systems to ensure students receive support in increasing attendance. 
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  3. Promote parent involvement in attendance initiative.
    2016-17: Developing 
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  4. Promote community involvement in attendance initiative. 
    2016-17: Developing 
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  5. Align student management system dashboard with student attendance school reports.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  6. Implement aligned school wide positive school culture behavior program expectations across all schools.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  7. Implement extended school year for students with chronic absenteeism. 
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  8. Establish district wide protocols with community partnerships to address student wellness. 
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  9. Establish district wide protocols for peer mediation and conflict resolution programs to address student wellness. 
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  10. Allocate financial and human resources consistent with the attendance strategic priority to maintain sustainability district wide.
    2018-19: Developing

Goal 2: Increase Student Achievement

  1. Reading by the end of third grade initiative ensuring district has a strong early literacy program.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  2. District alignment of elementary reading and writing framework inclusive of phonics, grammar and handwriting components.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  3. Ongoing refinement of core curricula aligned to student needs supported by data.
    2016-17: Developing 
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  4. Implement a science investigations program in elementary schools that is interdisciplinary and supports state standards.
    2017-2018: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  5. Ongoing refinement of CTE curricula and student pathway.
    2016-17: Developing 
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  6. Ongoing analysis of student performance using benchmark assessments that impact instructional design.
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  7. Targeted instructional strategies to support differentiation in alignment to student needs.
    2016-17: Developing 
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  8. Develop special education instructional continuum to support student characteristics.
    2016-17: Developing 
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  9. Develop school wide project based learning continuum to support student characteristics.
    2018-19: Developing
  10. Develop writing exemplars district wide for all grade levels. 
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  11. Develop reading expectations district-wide for all grade levels.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  12. Implement common district wide writing and reading instructional strategies.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  13. Implement district wide focused instructional walks. Complete In progress In progress
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  14. Develop school scheduling program that supports course recovery, enrichment and integration for all students.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  15. Implement Pre-K program evaluation.
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  16. Increase graduation rate with cohort data credit recovery opportunities.
    2016-17: Developing 
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  17. Strengthen and support instructional school leadership.
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  18. Strengthen, develop and support teacher instructional leadership.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  19. Looking at Student Work (LASW) as a protocol for Professional Learning Communities.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  20.  Implement cultural relevant literature opportunities.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  21. Implement district wide grading policy with rubrics and exemplars for all curricular areas.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress
  22. Strengthen targeted instructional services for students, inclusive of Academic Intervention Services and Response to Intervention.
    2017-18: Developing
    2018-19: In progress

Goal 3: Communication

  1. Align all school comprehensive educational plans with two way communication initiatives.
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  2. District wide implementation of parent portal.
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  3. Develop Superintendent quarterly newsletter.
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  4. Develop coherent district wide community partnerships.
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  5. Use of parent surveys to support two-way communication.
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  6. Ensure translation of key district and school communications.
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress
  7. Collaborate with City Transportation Department to establish key school stops.
    2016-17: Developing
    2017-18: In progress
    2018-19: In progress