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    Salina USD 305 Strategic Plan

    Board of Education

    Approved June 15, 2010

    Reviewed/Revised September, 2013 | Reviewed/Revised October 2014
     

     

     Strategic Goal - STUDENT SUCCESS

    Provide in a safe and healthy environment a comprehensive curriculum that leads to each student’s academic achievement and personal growth.

     

    Objective 1 – Academic Achievement
     
    Target 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 Offerings
    Desired 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 Growth
     
    Target 1 – Students will make healthy choices.
    Indicator 1 – Physical Fitness
    Desired Trend - The percent of students who are physically fit will increase.
     
    Indicator 2 Teen Pregnancy
    Desired Trend -  The percent of expectant and parenting teens who complete their high school diploma will increase.
     
    Indicator  3 – Drug and Alcohol Use
    Desired Trend - The percent of students involved in drug and alcohol abuse will decrease.
    Target 2 – Students will demonstrate positive relationships.
    Indicator 1 – Citizenship
    Desired 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 Plan
    Desired 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 Thinking
    Desired Trend -  Classroom instruction will incorporate increased usage of higher order thinking skills and processes.
     
    Indicator 2  – Engaged Learning
    Desired Trend - Student engagement in the learning process will increase through problem-solving and collaboration.
     
    Indicator 3 – Authenticity
    Desired Trend - Classroom instruction will incorporate increased levels of purpose and relevance and connect students to the real world.
     
    Indicator 4 – Relationships
    Desired Trend -  All staff will increase the development and maintainance of supportive relationships with students.
     
    Indicator 5 – Technology Use
    Desired 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 Innovation
    Desired 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 Staff
    Desired 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 Performance
    Desired 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 – Partnerships
     
    Target - The district will expand partnerships with families, businesses and organizations
    Indicator 1Partnerships between Families and School.
    Desired Trend - The number of families who feel welcome and connected to the school environment will increase.
     
    Indicator 2Partnerships 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 -  Participation
     
    TargetThe district will improve and increase opportunities for participation, input and feedback at all levels.
    Indicator – 1 Parent and Community Engagement
    Desired 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.
     
     
Last Modified on May 31, 2018