Goal Pages with 2017-18 Action Plans / Goal One

  • GOAL ONE: Student Growth & Achievement  

    Ensure significant growth in personal development and academic achievement for ALL students.

    Strategy 1: We will provide a rigorous curriculum with clarity and consistency in all subject areas and ensure reliable assessment data and feedback to guide best practice instruction.
    Strategy 2: We will provide differentiated instruction, interventions, and enrichments to meet each student’s needs and equip students with the necessary skills, tools, technologies, and strategies to set goals, develop action plans, and monitor/report their own progress.
    KEY INDICATORS
    (Adopted for 2017-2018 school year)
    MEASURES (Adopted for 2017-2018 school year)

    Student Growth        
    Grade Level Readiness      

    The original District goal was to raise the total percentage of students in grades K-8 meeting their benchmark target in reading by 10% over five years. During the 2017-2018 school year the percentage of students meeting their benchmark targets in reading will increase by 2% as measured by the district growth model. [Action Plan]

    The District will report growth scores by low, average, and high score ranges to give a representation of the growth of students at all levels of achievement.

    The original District goal was to raise the total percentage of students in grades K-8 meeting their benchmark target in math by 10% over five years. During the 2017-2018 school year the percentage of students meeting their benchmark targets in math will increase by 2% as measured by the district growth model. [Action Plan]

    The District will complete a review of our 6-12 math curriculum and bring the review and any adoption plans to the Board of Education by the end of the 2017-2018 school year. 
    [Action Plan]

    The District will report on the implementation of the pilot elementary STEM program by the end of the 2017-2018 school year.  [Action Plan]

    Close Achievement Gaps      The percentage of Hispanic students in grades 7 and 8 performing below their non Hispanic peers in reading as measured on the NWEA MAP Assessment will be less than it was when those same students were in third grade. [Action Plan]
    Advanced Placement Exam 3 or Higher
                      
                                                                                                                          

    The percentage of students who complete an Advanced Placement class will increase by 2% over the 2016-2017 school year as measured by the Advanced Placement data. [Action Plan]

    The percentage of unique students who take an AP exam will increase by 2% over the 2016-2017 school year. [Action Plan]

    The percentage of students who achieve a 3 or higher on an Advanced Placement test will increase by 5% over the next five years with a 1% yearly growth target as measured by the Advanced Placement data. [Action Plan]

    College and Career Grade Level Readiness     The 2018 graduating class will establish the district benchmark for using the SAT as the measure of our student’s College and Career Readiness.  Upon receipt of the scores from the College Board, the district will provide the Board of Education with growth targets for subsequent years.  [Action Plan]
    Post High School Education Enrollment  The annual report on post high school student pursuits will be published on the district website after presentation to the Board of Education. [Action Plan]

Goal Pages with 2017-18 Action Plans / Goal Two

  • GOAL TWO: Family / Community Engagement

    Provide opportunities and information for families and community members to support the district in achieving its mission and vision.

    Strategy 3: We will design, implement and reflect on a two‐way communication system to share expectations for families to participate and be advocates for their student’s learning from birth through high school.
    Strategy 4: We will utilize a data system to monitor progress and report district and school performance in an efficient, effective and timely manner.
    KEY INDICATORS
    (Adopted for 2017-2018 school year)
    MEASURES (Adopted for 2017-2018 school year)

    Family Satisfaction      

    A survey will be implemented to monitor family satisfaction with District 200 during the 2017-2018 school year and results will be reported to the Board of Education.  [Action Plan]
    Community Satisfaction    A survey will be implemented to monitor community satisfaction with District 200 during the 2017-2018 school year and results will be reported to the Board of Education.  [Action Plan]
    Staff Satisfaction    A survey will be implemented to monitor staff satisfaction with District 200 during the 2017-2018 school year and results will be reported to the Board of Education.  [Action Plan]

    Family Engagement in Education

    A system will be developed during the 2017-2018 school year to assist parents in engaging in the education of their children.  At each level, tools will be developed for parents to use in a number of areas to be actively engaged in the education of their children.  [Action Plan]

    Number of Community Partners
    _________________
    Community Engagement at identified events

    An event will be held in the Spring of 2018 to honor community members that partner with District 200.  [Action Plan]

Goal Pages with 2017-18 Action Plans / Goal Three

  • GOAL THREE: Learning Environment

    Provide a safe, challenging, engaging and supportive learning environment.

    Strategy 5: We will take responsibility to ensure physical environments support high-quality teaching and learning, wellness and health, and energy efficiencies.
    Strategy 6: We will address the social and emotional needs of students to enhance engagement and positively impact academic performance.
    KEY INDICATORS
    (Adopted for 2017-2018 school year)
    MEASURES (Adopted for 2017-2018 school year)

    Family Satisfaction      

    A survey will be implemented to monitor family satisfaction with District 200 during the 2017-2018 school year and results will be reported to the Board of Education.  [Action Plan]

    District 200 Schools will work with parents to communicate each school’s progress towards reaching their school improvement goals aligned to the strategic plan. [Action Plan]
    Community Satisfaction A survey will be implemented to monitor community satisfaction with District 200 during the 2017-2018 school year and results will be reported to the Board of Education.  [Action Plan]
    Student Satisfaction                                                                                     A survey will be given to monitor student engagement, technology use, and overall satisfaction with their educational experience during the 2017-2018 school year and will be reported to the Board of Education. [Action Plan]

    Student Behavior

    A system will be implemented to report on the incidents of inappropriate student behavior during the 2017-2018 school year and presented to the School Board.  [Action Plan]

    Student Social-Emotional Expectations  
                                                                          

    Implement a social emotional screener at elementary students to determine and monitor student social emotional needs during the 2017-2018 school year.  
    [Action Plan]

    A plan will be developed and shared with the Board of Education to implement a tiered system of support at all elementary schools for the fall of 2018.

    A comprehensive review of the District 200 Bullying policy and procedures with recommendations for improvement will be presented to the Board of Education by the end of the 2017-2018 school year. [Action Plan]

Goal Pages with 2017-18 Action Plans / Goal Four

  • GOAL FOUR: Exemplary Employees

    Cultivate a positive and productive working environment that attracts, develops and retains high‐quality staff.

    Strategy 7: We will increase and improve internal communication and collaboration through the Professional Learning Community model.
    Strategy 8: We will provide meaningful, research‐based, consistent, on‐going professional learning to our exemplary employees to assist them to meet continuously changing demands.
    KEY INDICATORS
    (Adopted for 2017-2018 school year)
    MEASURES (Adopted for 2017-2018 school year)

    Staff Satisfaction    

    A survey will be implemented to monitor staff satisfaction with District 200 during the 2017-2018 school year and results will be reported to the Board of Education.  [Action Plan]
    Staff Retention   A report will be given to the Board of Education on staff retention during the 2017-2018 school year to monitor ongoing staff retention.  [Action Plan]
    PLC Team 
    Self‐Assessment
    A district wide PLC survey will be administered to staff and the results will be reported to the Board of Education.  [Action Plan]
    Staff Demographics Including Diversity, Licensure, Endorsements, Professional Degrees A report will be made to the Board of Education on the number of staff members who have professional degrees, licensure, and endorsements during the 2017-2018 school year to serve as a baseline for improvement.  [Action Plan]

    School, School Leaders, Teachers, PLC Teams, Departments Meet or Exceed Growth Goals 

    All elementary, middle, and high schools will meet or exceed the student growth goals as measured by the district growth model.  [Action Plan]

    Professional Development Evaluations

    An evaluation tool for professional development activities will be given and the results  reported to the Board of Education during the 2017-2018 school year.  [Action Plan]

Goal Pages with 2017-18 Action Plans / Goal Five

  • GOAL FIVE: Essential Resources

    Demonstrate effective and efficient business operations and ensure excellent stewardship of district resources.

    Strategy 9: We will be proactive in forecasting and allocating financial resources to ensure the best possible educational program for our students while being mindful of our taxpayers.
    KEY INDICATORS
    (Adopted for 2017-2018 school year)
    MEASURES  (Adopted for 2017-2018 school year)

    Audit Findings     

    Report audit findings to the Board of Education and any remedies to be implemented that are necessitated by the findings during the 2017-2018 school year.  [Action Plan]
    Bond Rating   Maintain the S&P rating of AA with a stable outlook for the 2017-2018 school year as measured by S&P. [Action Plan]
    Expenditures to Revenue Ratio  Maintain a positive expenditure to revenue ratio for the 2017-2018 school year.  
    [Action Plan]
    Reserves
    (Cash on Hand)  
    Maintain a minimum of 25% cash on hand for the 2017-2018 school year. [Action Plan]

    Illinois Recognition for Financial Reporting   

    Maintain the financial recognition status from ISBE and improve long term debt indicator during the 2017-2018 school year.  [Action Plan]
    Percent of Long‐term Debt Remaining   Continue to systematically decrease the long term debt and not issue any new debt except in an emergency situation during the 2017-2018 school year.  [Action Plan]