Board Goals

Goal #1

The Board of Education will present annual school budgets that provide a quality instructional program.

  • Educationally sound and fiscally responsible
  • Pursuing and maximizing state and local aid, as well as grant opportunities
  • Optimizing the use of shared services with other governmental entities where cost-effective

Goal #2

The Board of Education will support the implementation and recommendations of the NYS Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness (DTSDE) Focus report.

  • Strong and Collaborative Instructional Leadership
  • Differentiated and engaging instruction that addresses gaps between what students know and need to learn
  • Data- based, instructional decision making

Goal #3

The Board of Education is committed to the success of ALL students by emphasizing social and emotional well-being, high academic standards, and a safe learning environment.

  • Continuously improve graduation rate up to and exceeding 90%
  • Increase acquisition of Advanced Diplomas to improve College and Career Readiness
  • Increase proficiency rates on all 3-8 NYS exams including Science 4 and 8

Goal #4

The Board of Education will conduct its policy-setting and work sessions in an open, transparent manner while being accessible and proactive in its communication with the community. It will meet this goal by:

  • Partnering with families and community members
  • Improving and optimizing communication with all stakeholders
  • Educate and inform the public on school-funding, NYS regulations and contemporary educational issues