MANCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT

STRATEGIC PLAN SMART* GOALS

2013-2018

Goal #1

From the 2013 school year to the end of the 2017-18 school year, the percentage of students proficient or above in reading at each grade level as measured by state and district assessments, will increase by 20 percentage points.

Benchmarks

•By the end of the 2017-18 school year, the achievement gap in reading between students with disabilities and students without disabilities will be reduced by 6% as measured by the State and District

•By the end of the 2017-18 school year, the achievement gap in reading between economically disadvantaged students and all other students will be reduced by 6% as measured by the State and

•By the end of the 2017-18 school year, the achievement gap in reading between English Learners and all other students will be reduced by 6% as measured by the State and District Assessments.

•By the end of third grade, 85 percent of students will be proficient or above in reading and at all other grade levels will increase in reading proficiency by at least 10 percentage points by the end of the 2017-18 as measured by state and local assessments.

Goal #2

From the 2013 school year to the end of the 2017-18 school year, the percentage of students proficient or above in mathematics at each grade level as measured by state and district assessments, will increase by 20 percentage points.

Benchmarks

•By the end of the 2017-18 school year, the achievement gap in mathematics between students with disabilities and students without disabilities will be reduced by 6% as measured by the State and District

•By the end of the 2017-18 school year, the achievement gap in mathematics between economically disadvantaged students and all other students will be reduced by 6% as measured by the State and

•By the end of the 2017-18 school year, the achievement gap in mathematics between English Learners and all other students will be reduced by 6% as measured by the State and District Assessments.

Goal #3

The four-year graduation rate will increase from 74% in 2012 to 80% in 2017-2018 as measured by the Department of Education report.

Goal #4

The district attendance rate will increase to 95% by the end of the 2017-2018 school year.

Goal #5

Participation of the junior class in the PSAT will increase to at least 40% in each of the city high

schools by end of the 2017-18 school year.

Note:

*SMART is an acronym for specific measurable attainable relevant and time-based goals