Through a series of steering committee meetings, community forums and listening sessions, several priorities for the direction of ASD emerged:
- Improving reading proficiency
- Improving math proficiency
- Students should graduate with essential life skills and be college and/or career ready
- Educational opportunities should be equitable for all students in the District
- A diverse and highly professional workforce is essential for the success of all students
Beginning September 2020, the percentage of third grade students proficient in reading on the state summative test (currently PEAKS) will increase from 40% to 80% by May 2026.
Beginning September 2020, the percentage of students in grades 3-9 proficient in mathematics on the state summative assessment (currently PEAKS) will increase from 40% to 55% by May 2026.
College, Career, Life Ready
Beginning with the Freshman Class in September 2020, the percentage of high school students graduating Life Ready as well as College and/or Career Ready will increase from a baseline of TBA% in Spring 2022 to 90% in Spring 2026.
Guardrails are based on the community’s values and are aligned with the vision and goals. A guardrail is an operational action or class of actions, usually strategic not tactical, the Superintendent may not use or allow in pursuit of the District’s student outcome goals.
Superintendent will not leave student groups underrepresented in lottery/application-based programs.
Superintendent will not operate without a plan to develop a diverse or culturally responsive workforce.
Superintendent will not allow unsatisfactory employee performance to go unidentified or unaddressed.
Superintendent will not operate elementary schools without mental health services.