2016-2021 SMART Goals

Goal 1: Academically Excellent Rural Community School District

We will gauge our academic success with the following measures:

  • Meeting all AMO's as measured by ISBE on the School Report Card.

  • Exceeding the state average on the SAT exam in all areas of measurement.

  • Achieving a graduation rate of 95% or higher annually.

We will actively promote and recognize the academic achievement of our students.
We will develop and enhance key areas of service and support for our students as it relates to their academic, social, and emotional needs.
We will assist in the development and implementation of individual plans of study for each student, grade six and above, to ensure the students are well prepared for success in the 21st Century.

Goal 2: Safe, Efficient, and Sustainable Rural Community School District

We will develop a master facilities plan detailing short and long term goals.

We will be fiscally responsible by making prudent financial decisions and maintaining adequate reserves.
We will evaluate annual safety reviews of all facilities and equipment and develop plans for improvement.
We will continue to develop and enhance our employees through high-quality training opportunities in school safety and security.

Goal 3: Innovative 21st Century Rural Community School District

We will research and consider alternative structures to the school day and calendar year designed to improve student learning.
We will provide an infusion of education technology into classrooms.
We will embrace model teaching practices and research-based learning.
We will implement an educator evaluation system based on multiple, valid measures of performance.

Goal 4: A Thriving Rural Community School District

We will recruit and retain excellence in our teaching staff, support staff, and coaches.
We will review and strengthen family and school relationships by maintaining strong lines of communication and promoting and encouraging family involvement.
We will actively promote and recognize the accomplishments of our teachers and support staff.
We will continue to enhance our communications and promotions plans for all programs, as well as our academic accomplishments.