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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 1Graduation Rate 
    Desired Trend - All students will graduate from high school ready to enter the workforce or an institution of higher learning.

    Indicator 2Reading on Grade Level
    Desired Trend - All students will achieve targeted growth in reading.

    Indicator 3Technology Literacy
    Desired Trend - All students will demonstrate technology literacy by the end of eighth grade.
     
    Indicator 4Algebra I Completed
    Desired Trend - The number of students who complete Algebra I by the end of ninth grade will increase.
     
    Indicator 5Performance 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 2The district will offer a comprehensive curriculum at all levels.
    Indicator 1Access 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 1Physical 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 2Students will demonstrate positive relationships.
    Indicator 1Citizenship
    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.

     

    ObjectiveContinuous 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 3Authenticity
    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 5Technology Use
    Desired Trend - Instructional staff will increase use of technology and levels of innovation.
    Target 2Leadership services and structures will advance achievement of the USD 305 vision.
    Indicator 1Vision 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 2Engaging 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 3Support services will advance achievement of the USD 305 vision.
     
    Indicator 1Effective 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 November 12, 2014