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Cobb County School District Goals

The following is a sample of Cobb County district's goals. For the district's entire list of goals, please visit Cobb County School District's website at the following link: http://www.cobbk12.org/board/StrategicPlan_0609.pdf

Goals
I.
Ensure success for every student by meeting high standards of performance
Objectives and Measures
All schools will meet federal and state achievement standards
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Increase in the number of schools meeting Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Benchmarks
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Improvement of student performance on national tests (ITBS)
Students will demonstrate continuous improvement on state and national indicators and performance assessment
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Improvement on state assessments
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Increase state writing performance at grades 5, 8 and 11
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Improvement in students reading on-grade level at grade 3 and 6
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Increase students taking more challenging courses
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Increase graduation rate
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Decrease in high school dropout rate
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Increase in SAT/ACT participation rate and results
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Increase the percentage of students who are work ready as indicated on the ACT WorkKeys Assessment
II. Monitor the progress and success of each student
Objectives and Measures
Continue to design and implement the academic portal as an ongoing monitoring tool for teachers and administrators
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Number of schools with fully functioning data teams
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Number of reports available in the academic portal
 
Goals
I.
Attract, recruit, and retain the highest quality applicants representing diverse backgrounds.
Objectives and Measures
Increase the percentage of highly qualified staff
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Percent of Highly Qualified Paraprofessionals (Title I)
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Percent of Highly Qualified Teachers (Title I)
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Percent of Highly Qualified Paraprofessionals (Non-Title I)
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Percent of Highly Qualified Teachers (Non-Title I)
Increase the teacher retention rate
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Percent of Staff returning at the beginning of the school year
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Increase in average years of experience
Increase the number of teachers with advanced degrees
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Increase percentage of teachers with advanced degrees
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Increase the number of teachers receiving an accurate assessment of the quality of their instructional practice
Increase the number of qualified applicants
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Number of qualified teaching applicants
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Number of qualified leadership applicants
 
Goals
I.
Promote a culture that fosters active family engagement
Objectives and Measures
Schools will provide numerous opportunities for families to become engaged in their child’s academic progress and school experiences
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Improved participation in opportunities (PTA, school councils, committees, SIP team) for family involvement
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Percentage of families and school staff joining PTA/PTSA
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Increase elementary and middle school parent/teacher interaction, especially opportunities focusing on academics
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Increase family participation at workshops (Math nights, Art Festivals) designed to improve student learning
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Improve family volunteerism
Schools create a warm and welcoming environment for families
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Develop and implement a system to assess an improve family and community experiences when visiting schools
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Assessing and improving school websites and newsletters ensuring they provide clear information
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Annual survey indicates a high percentage satisfaction with the school climate (goal 100%)
 
 

 

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