Strategic Master Plan

EXETER UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT EXETER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 2003-2006 STRATEGIC MASTER PLAN

#1 STUDENT PERFORMANCE

2003-2006 To improve student performance through a commitment to the total educational experience which will result in at least 50% of Exeter Public School students scoring at or above the proficient level on the California State Standards Test in Language Arts and Math by the year 2006.

2003-2004 Implement site specific programs and practices to close achievement and opportunity gaps. Develop and implement individual intervention plans for a target group of students not meeting standards. Provide continuing professional development in skills, knowledge, strategies, and methodologies to classified and certificated instructional staff and administrators Develop and disseminate grade level/course level curriculum guides in Science, grades K-8. Develop and utilize benchmark assessments for all courses in English, Math, Social Science, and Foreign Language, grades 7-12. Refine benchmark assessments in language arts and math in grades K-6. Develop a data system to monitor the access to and effectiveness of academic interventions. Expand awareness of elevated expectations, standards and program rigor students/parents/community

2004-2005 Implement site-specific programs to close achievement and opportunity gaps. Implement individual intervention plans for all students not meeting standards. Provide continuing professional development in skills, knowledge, strategies, and methodologies to classified and certificated instructional staff and administrators. Develop and utilize benchmark assessments, aligned with California State Standards for Science, grades 3-12. Pilot quarterly conferences with students in grades 6-12 and a parent/teacher/student conference process in grades 3 - 8.

2005-2006 Evaluate and identify efficacy of instructional programs and practices and replicate as appropriate in the District(s). Provide continuing professional development in skills, knowledge, strategies, and methodologies to classified and certificated instructional staff and administrators. Implement quarterly conferences with students in grades 6 -12 and parent/teacher/ student conferences in grades 3 -8.

#2 STUDENT SERVICES

To provide equal access to appropriate support services which will promote the academic, physical, and personal-social growth of each student.

2003-2004 Develop a data system to monitor the access to and effectiveness of student services. Develop a measurement tool to evaluate existing support services (staff, parent, student). What data is most informative? Provide training to all staff. Develop a plan to improve student attendance. Schedule monthly meetings of all student service providers with the purpose of analyzing or adjusting evaluation. Develop a data system to monitor the access to and effectiveness of student services. Provide parents with web site information regarding student service providers. Develop a plan to improve student attendance. Implement a fully functioning SST/TAT at each site. 100% Parent/Teacher conferencing grades K-8 face-to-face.

2004-2005 Measure the effectiveness of and access to support services and academic interventions provided by each site as evidenced by empirical data Expand annual report to boards, community, departments and grade levels of student/family access to support services and academic interventions. Provide site appropriate professional development in Student Study Team/Teacher Assistance Team. Complete 100% Parent/Teacher conferences, grades K-8.

2005-2006 Provide data from longitudinal study of academic success of those students who participated in student support system and /or academic interventions (2003-2006). Provide appropriate professional development based on needs assessment of staff and survey of student/family. Build capacity to provide outreach with student services to needy students and families based on the results of the needs assessment.

#3 TECHNOLOGY

To integrate, expand and make available to the community the use of technology to enhance learning, efficiency, and problem solving.

2003-2004 Implement 9-12 technology learner outcomes. -revisit and revise K-8 outcomes Continue staff development opportunities –K-8 Edusoft data interpretation & remediation planning –9-12 Edusoft benchmark creation & classroom test development -CAHSEE practice and homework through Edusoft Develop Web Site–Phase II; each school to maintain site page Explore remote access protocol Establish equipment replacement fund Establish site community use plan Install a T-1 line for Independent Study, transportation, and maintenance.

2004-2005 Develop Web Site–Phase II; develop classroom capabilities into site web pages Examine infrastructure and make recommendations for future upgrading Explore distance learning opportunities Implement remote access Continue staff development opportunities Review and revise K-12 learner outcomes. Review appropriateness/adequacy of replacement funding

2005-2006 Implement distance learning Review and revise –12 learner outcomes. Continue staff development opportunities Review replacement funding

#4 FACILITIES

To improve, add and maintain facilities and equipment to meet the needs of the educational program through the year 2015 and to ensure a safe, clean environment for learning.

2003-2004 Develop a plan for land procurement for EUHS for post 2015 year. Develop modernization/remodeling plans for EUHS and Kaweah. Prioritize Deferred Maintenance and summer projects for both districts. Prioritize an equipment replacement schedule/fund for maintenance/custodian services. Update Facility Master Plan. Review feasibility of Wilson Middle School.

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