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A strategic planning committee was formed and met in January of 2016. Vision, mission statement, values and goals were updated by the committee. The School Board approved these on February 8, 2016.

 

Vision Statement

Empowering a passion for excellence.

 

Mission Statement

The mission of Quitman School District is to provide a quality educational program that recognizes the wide range of abilities, backgrounds, needs, and interests of our students. In the pursuit of excellence, we will encourage, inspire, and empower our students to succeed through graduation and beyond.

Core Values

We believe that every person has value
We believe that a safe, healthy and orderly environment is essential to learning We believe that building relationships is integral to our success
We believe that hard work and dedication are necessary for success
We believe that honest and open communication with all stakeholders is vital We believe that collaboration is a platform for educational growth
We believe in providing every student access to a viable curriculum
We believe in integrity and mutual respect for all

 

Goals

Goal I   To provide a safe, healthy, and orderly learning environment

Objectives

A. Maintain a safe environment by increased safety measures

B  Reduce number of discipline referrals and suspensions

C.  Increase ADA to 95% for staff and students

 

Goal II   To develop open, honest, and responsive communication to build relationships promoting respect for all

Objectives

A. Increase parental/community engagement as measured by feedback from parents, teachers, and community

B. Increase shared decision making with all stakeholders as measured by surveys

C. Maximize transparency by communicating school events/activities as measured by technology resources

 

Goal III    To invest resources responsibly and effectively to accomplish the district’s vision, mission, and goals

Objectives

A. Create an organization structure to maximize personnel effectively as measured by student achievement and retention rate

B. Ensure adequate upkeep of facilities and equipment as measured by maintenance, technology, and transportation plans

C. Ensure instructional programs are adequately maintained in accordance with MDE guidelines

 

Goal IV   To engage students in an instructional program that prepares them for life-long success

Objectives

A. Increase average ACT score to 20 by 2021

B. Increase number of students enrolled in AP/Dual enrollment courses by 2 % annually through 2021.

C. Ensure quality PD aligned with teacher needs as measured by faculty feedback and teacher evaluations.

 

Goal V    To provide a variety of educational opportunities to develop individuality in each student

Objectives

A. Increase college and career awareness for 100% of our students

B.  Increase the percentage of students involved in extracurricular activities

C. Provide opportunities for students to showcase their talents

 

CROSS REF.: Policies ABB C Board Powers and Duties

CEB C Duties of Superintendent