2016-2017 HTS District Goals
District Goal 1: To measure the academic progress of our students through the administration of district-wide assessments in Reading, Math Facts and Writing.
a) To administer a district-wide reading assessment to all K-3 students in the spring. Ninety percent (90%) of all students will be reading at grade level or will move up one reading level.
b) Ninety percent (90%) of students in each grade K-5 shall pass with 90% accuracy a timed grade level “Math Facts Assessment” that will be aligned to the Common Core State Standards and will assess students on the four core mathematical functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).
c) Ninety percent (90%) of students in grades K-8 shall improve one point (one quintile) on the District Writing Assessment. This assessment shall be administered in the fall and in the spring. Students scoring a 5 in the spring shall be counted as having met the goal.
District Goal 2: Implement the iReady assessment program in grades 2-5 in ELA and grades 2-8 in Math.
a) Provide necessary Professional Development for teachers.
b) Gather and analyze data to be shared with parents and to differentiate instruction.
c) Add results to the Data Dashboard.
District Goal 3: Improve communication with the school and township community.
a) The school administrative team will hold informational meetings with the school’s parent communities on a rolling monthly basis.
b) The district will use technology and other forms of outreach to improve its communication with the Township community-at-large.