Board Goals

2020-21 Board of Education 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 equitable learning opportunities and access for every student no matter who they are, where they live or where they come from.

  • Reduce performance gaps between subgroups
  • Increase student participation in extracurricular activities
  • Reduce performance gaps between male and female students
  • Maximizing Federal and State COVID Relief Funds to positively address learning, schooling and program loss 

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 (remotely and in-person).

  • Continuously improve graduation rate up to 100%
  • 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
  • Improve and optimize communication with all stakeholders
  • Educate and inform the public on school-funding, NYS regulations and contemporary educational issues