Goal Pages with 2015-16 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 MEASURES

    Student Growth        
    Grade Level Readiness      

    The total percentage of students in grades K‐8 meeting their growth target in reading will increase by 10% over the next five years. During the 2015‐2016 school year the percentage of students meeting their growth 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 total percentage of students in grades K‐8 meeting their growth target in math will increase by 10% over the next five years. During the 2015‐2016 school year the percentage of students meeting their growth targets in math will increase by 2% as measured by the district growth model. 
    [Action Plan]

    The District will complete a review of our K‐12 math curriculum and bring the review and any adoption plans to the Board of Education by the end of the 2015‐2016 school year.

    Close Achievement Gaps      The percentage of Hispanic students in grades 4‐11 who exceed their growth targets in reading will be greater than the district average of students who exceed their growth targets over the 2015‐2016 school year as measured by the district growth model.  
    [Action Plan]
    Advanced Placement Exam 3 or Higher                                                                                                                          

    The percentage of students who complete an Advanced Placement class at the high school will increase by 10% over the next five years. During the 2015‐2016 school year the percentage of students who complete an Advanced Placement class will increase by 2% over the 2014‐2015 school year as measured by the Advanced Placement data.  
    [Action Plan]

    The percentage of unique students who take an AP exam will increase by 10% over the next five years as measured by the Advanced Placement data.   [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 total percentage of high school students meeting college readiness benchmarks in reading (listed as social studies on the ACT Report) and math will increase by 7% over the next five years as measured by the ACT data. The following yearly targets have been established for each year: 2015 ‐1% increase, 2016 ‐ 2% increase, 2017‐ 2% increase, 2018 ‐ 1% increase, and 2019‐ 1% increase. [Action Plan]
    Post High School Education Enrollment 

    A system will be developed and implemented to gather and report graduates’ post high school pursuits. [Action Plan]

Goal Pages with 2015-16 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 MEASURES

    Family Satisfaction      

    A survey will be developed and implemented to monitor family satisfaction with District 200 during the 2015‐ 2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement and results will be reported annually to the Board of Education.  
    [Action Plan] 

    Community Satisfaction    A survey will be developed and implemented to monitor community satisfaction with District 200 during the 2015‐2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement and results will be reported annually to the Board of Education.  
    [Action Plan]
    Staff Satisfaction   

    A survey will be developed and implemented to monitor staff satisfaction with District 200 during the 2015‐ 2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement and results will be reported annually to the Board of Education. [Action Plan]

    Technology Communication Tool Access/Use    A new district website will be developed to increase district communication about the district during the 2015‐ 2017 school years.  [Action Plan]

    Family Engagement at Identified Events  

    Volunteer Hours 

    Number of Families Who Meet or Exceed Family Engagement Expectations    

    A system will be developed to gather, measure, and report information on the level of family engagement during the 2015‐2016 school year for implementation during the 2016‐2017 school year.  [Action Plan]

    Number of Community Partners  

    Community Engagement at Identified Events  

    A system will be developed to gather information to recognize our community partners for their contributions to the district during the 2015‐2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement.  
    [Action Plan]

Goal Pages with 2015-16 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 MEASURES

    Family Satisfaction      

    A survey will be developed and implemented to monitor family satisfaction with District 200 during the 2015‐ 2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement and results will be reported annually to the Board of Education.   [Action Plan]

    Community Satisfaction A survey will be developed and implemented to monitor community satisfaction with District 200 during the 2015‐2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement and results will be reported annually to the Board of Education.  [Action Plan]

    Student Satisfaction                                                                                     

    A survey will be developed and implemented to monitor student engagement, technology use, and overall satisfaction with their educational experience during the 2015‐2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement and results will be reported annually to the Board of Education.  
    [Action Plan]

    Life Safety Compliance  A life safety compliance report will be completed and results will be reported to the Board of Education during the 2015‐2016 school year.  [Action Plan]

     Student Behavior

    A system will be developed to more consistently report on the incidents of inappropriate student behavior during the 2015‐2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement.
    [Action Plan]

    Student Social-Emotional Expectations                                                                          Implement a social-emotional screener to determine and monitor student social‐emotional needs during the 2015‐2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement. [Action Plan]

Goal Pages with 2015-16 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 MEASURES

    Staff Satisfaction    

    A survey will be developed and implemented to monitor staff satisfaction with District 200 during the 2015‐ 2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement and results will be reported annually to the Board of Education.   [Action Plan]

    Staff Retention   A system will be developed to report to the Board of Education on staff retention on an annual basis during the 2015‐2016 school year to serve as a baseline for future improvement.  [Action Plan]
    PLC Team 
    Self‐Assessment
    A system will be developed and implemented for each PLC team and principal to evaluate their effectiveness and report findings to the Teaching and Learning Department.
    [Action Plan]
    Staff Demographics Including Diversity, Licensure, Endorsements, Professional Degrees A system will be developed to report to the Board of Education on the number of staff members who have professional degrees, licensure, and endorsements during the 2015‐2016 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 improved evaluation tool for professional development activities will be developed to report the results to the Board of Education during the 2015‐2016 school year as a baseline for improvements.  [Action Plan]
    Time Utilization 

    Create a committee to analyze, investigate, and report to the Board of Education opportunities to make better use of our time and resources to meet the district's instructional and professional development goals during the 2015‐2016 school year.
    [Action Plan]

Goal Pages with 2015-16 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 MEASURES

    Audit Findings     

    Report audit findings to the Board of Education and any remedies to be implemented that are necessitated by the findings during the 2015‐2016 school year.  [Action Plan]

    Bond Rating   Maintain the S&P rating of AA with a stable outlook for the 2015‐2016 school year as measured by S&P.  [Action Plan]
    Expenditures to Revenue Ratio  Maintain a positive expenditure to revenue ratio for the 2015‐2016 school year.
    [Action Plan]
    Reserves
    (Cash on Hand)  
    Maintain a minimum of 25% cash on hand for the 2015‐2016 school year.  [Action Plan]

    Illinois Recognition for Financial Reporting   

    Maintain the financial recognition status from ISBE and improve long-term debt indicator during the 2015‐ 2016 school year.  [Action Plan]
    Percent of Long‐term Debt Remaining   Continue to systematically decrease the long -erm debt and not issue any new debt except in an emergency situation during the 2015‐2016 school year.  [Action Plan]