District Goals and Objectives
GOAL #1: STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT – MAXIMIZE THE PERFORMANCE OF EACH STUDENT IN ALL ACADEMIC AREA
1. Provide financial, instructional, curricular and technical resources to ensure that each student is demonstrating sustained and consistent progress at the highest level possible for that student.
2. Annually, growth in student achievement will occur to meet measurable targets. District will develop list of high performing comparable districts and schools in order to compare with performance of students in Buckeye Union School District.
3. Implement a challenging subject matter curriculum and assessment in each content area aligned to standards. District will begin working with LCF teachers to implement State-adopted standards. District will begin to identify options for updating elementary English-Language Arts curriculum.
4. Implement data driven differentiated instruction and train staff to meet the needs of all levels of learners using research-based programs.
5. Maintain a research-based professional development program that cultivates ongoing learning and professional dialogue to ensure a highly skilled teaching staff.
6. Provide an environment that maximizes learning for all staff and students via: 1) clean, safe and well-maintained facilities; 2) appropriate class sizes based upon research and resources; 3) modern equipment and technology access needed to enhance learning. District will begin implementation of a plan to replace and expand wireless access points across the District.
7. Use technology to help maximize student performance in all academic areas via: 1) the implementation and communication of technology standards/assessments for each grade level; 2) the use of computers to safely and appropriately access information and further learning; 3) integration into all appropriate parts of curriculum. District will continue professional development and collaborative activities aimed at promoting use.
1. Continue to address State Program Improvement requirements.
2. Continue implementation of the Chromebooks/online instructional tools and new instructional materials adoptions.
3. Continue aligning instructional practices with new standards through ongoing professional development for mathematics and English language arts and literacy across the curriculum.
4. Continue transitional activities related to NGSS, including the determination of a content specific or integrated science pathway in the middle schools. Presuming the State publishes a list of curriculum materials for science in January, the District would begin the process of piloting materials in spring and fall ‘17.
5. Continue pilot of new teacher evaluation process.
6. Adopt systematic intervention materials for special education programs.
7. Continue promoting the use of formative and summative achievement data at all sites in order to raise student achievement and identify students in need of special supports.
8. Examine trends in special education services and supports to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of services and resources.