PDF copySalina USD 305 Strategic Plan
Board of Education
Approved June 15, 2010Reviewed/Revised September, 2013 | Reviewed/Revised October 2014
Provide in a safe and healthy environment a comprehensive curriculum that leads to each student’s academic achievement and personal growth.Objective 1 – Academic AchievementTarget 1 – Students will attain critical academic benchmarks.Indicator 1 – Graduation Rate
Desired Trend - All students will graduate from high school ready to enter the workforce or an institution of higher learning.
Indicator 2 – Reading on Grade Level
Desired Trend - All students will achieve targeted growth in reading.
Indicator 3 – Technology Literacy
Desired Trend - All students will demonstrate technology literacy by the end of eighth grade.Indicator 4 – Algebra I Completed
Desired Trend - The number of students who complete Algebra I by the end of ninth grade will increase.Indicator 5 – Performance on Academic Assessments
Desired Trend - The percent of students who move up one quartile each year will increase.
Desired Trend - The average score on the ACT will increase.Target 2 – The district will offer a comprehensive curriculum at all levels.Indicator 1 – Access to Curricular OfferingsDesired Trend - Course offerings will be maintained and increased as necessary to address diverse student needs.Desired Trend - The number of students participating in electives and enrichment courses will increase.
Desired Trend - The number of secondary students enrolled in advanced and Advanced Placement courses will increase.Objective 2 – Safe and Healthy Environment and Personal GrowthTarget 1 – Students will make healthy choices.Indicator 1 – Physical FitnessDesired Trend - The percent of students who are physically fit will increase.Indicator 2 – Teen PregnancyDesired Trend - The percent of expectant and parenting teens who complete their high school diploma will increase.Indicator 3 – Drug and Alcohol UseDesired Trend - The percent of students involved in drug and alcohol abuse will decrease.Target 2 – Students will demonstrate positive relationships.Indicator 1 – CitizenshipDesired Trend - The number of student involved in school and community service will increase.Indicator 2 – Prevention and Intervention for Behaviors.Desired Trend - The number of office referrals will decrease.Target 3 – Facilities will be developed and maintained to support a safe and healthy environment for students and staff.Indicator 1 – Comprehensive Facilities PlanDesired Trend - The overall condition of existing district facilities will improve.
Desired Trend - Expansion and modifications necessary to adequately address educational program delivery needs will be completed.Desired Trend - The district and all district schools will develop emergency operations plans and crisis teams and will practice emergency drills monthly.
Strategic Goal – CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
Develop an organization committed to continuous improvement through innovation and best practice.Objective – Continuous improvement through innovation and best practice.Target 1 – Instructional staff will use district-supported, research-proven best practices.Indicator 1 – Higher-order ThinkingDesired Trend - Classroom instruction will incorporate increased usage of higher order thinking skills and processes.Indicator 2 – Engaged LearningDesired Trend - Student engagement in the learning process will increase through problem-solving and collaboration.Indicator 3 – AuthenticityDesired Trend - Classroom instruction will incorporate increased levels of purpose and relevance and connect students to the real world.Indicator 4 – RelationshipsDesired Trend - All staff will increase the development and maintainance of supportive relationships with students.Indicator 5 – Technology UseDesired Trend - Instructional staff will increase use of technology and levels of innovation.Target 2 – Leadership services and structures will advance achievement of the USD 305 vision.Indicator 1 – Vision and InnovationDesired Trend - The board of education and administration will maintain a strategic planning process and updated strategic plan.Desired Trend - The board of education will commit resources necessary to achieve the action plans.Indicator 2 – Engaging StaffDesired Trend - Building administration will engage staff to develop school improvement plans that align with the strategic plan.Desired Trend - Administrators will develop the structure that encourages the implementation of ideas that advance the goals of the strategic plan.Target 3 – Support services will advance achievement of the USD 305 vision.Indicator 1 – Effective PerformanceDesired Trend - Support staff will exhibit high standards of efficiency and effectiveness in performance of job responsibilities.
Strategic Goal – COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Engage families, businesses and the larger community actively at all levels of the organization.Objective – PartnershipsTarget - The district will expand partnerships with families, businesses and organizationsIndicator 1 – Partnerships between Families and School.Desired Trend - The number of families who feel welcome and connected to the school environment will increase.Indicator 2 – Partnerships between School and Businesses/Organization.Desired Trend - External organizations providing before- and after-school and summer opportunities for students will increase.Desired Trends - The number of volunteers in the classroom will increase.
Desired Trend - The number of partnerships with local business and industry to assist with CTE development will increase.Objective - ParticipationTarget – The district will improve and increase opportunities for participation, input and feedback at all levels.Indicator – 1 Parent and Community EngagementDesired Trend - Opportunities will expand for parents, families and community to participate in dialogue and decision-making regarding individual school and district issues.Desired Trend - The number of community members participating in individual school and district decision-making opportunities will increase.