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Ontario-Montclair SD |  6000 |  BP  0200  Philosophy, Goals, Objectives and Comprehensive Plans

Goals For The School District   

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The Board of Trustees shall adopt long-term goals for achieving the district's overall vision for its schools as well as clear performance standards and benchmarks which can be used to determine if the district is meeting these goals. Goals shall be limited in number so as to be reasonably achievable within established timelines.

(cf. 0000 - Vision)

(cf. 0100 - Philosophy)

(cf. 0500 - Accountability)

(cf. 6010 - Goals and Objectives)

(cf. 9000 - Role of the Board)

The Superintendent or designee may establish short-term, interim objectives and comprehensive plans to ensure adequate, regular progress toward the district's long-term goals.

(cf. 0400 - Comprehensive Plans)

The district's goals are to:

1. Safe Schools: Maintain safe and orderly campuses which promote learning

(cf. 0450 - Comprehensive Safety Plan)

(cf. 5144 - Discipline)

2. Curriculum and Instruction: Provide appropriate instruction to meet the varied academic and career goals of students by identifying and responding to individual student needs

(cf. 6000 - Concepts and Roles)

(cf. 6030 - Integrated Academic and Vocational Instruction)

3. Learning Outcomes: Ensure that all students achieve academic proficiency in essential areas of skill and knowledge

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

(cf. 6146.5 - Elementary/Middle School Graduation Requirements)

4. Communication: Maintaining positive relations with parents/guardians and the community, emphasizing communication and inviting participation in schools

5. Organizational Culture: Create an organizational structure, which clarifies roles, decision-making responsibility, and accountability for both district and site personnel and effectively communicate same in writing throughout the system

Monitoring and Evaluation

The Board shall regularly monitor the progress of the district's efforts in achieving the goals, including maintaining fiscal integrity for the district and aligning resources to instructional needs and priorities for student achievement. To that end, the Superintendent or designee shall provide the Board with the necessary data and analysis to help the Board evaluate the effectiveness of the district's efforts.

If the Board determines that sufficient progress is not being made toward a particular goal, the Board and Superintendent shall determine what types of additional district resources and support should be provided so that progress in student achievement can be made.

District goals shall be revised as necessary.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

51002 Local development of programs based on stated philosophy and goals

51020 Definition of goal

51021 Definition of objective

Management Resources:

CSBA PUBLICATIONS

Healthy Food Policy Resource Guide, 2003

Maximizing School Board Leadership: Vision, 1996

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

Policy ONTARIO-MONTCLAIR SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: April 17, 2003 Ontario, California

revised: October 16, 2008