Jo Co School Board Adopts Goals For District

Johnson County School Board
Johnson County School Board

The Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees held their meeting Monday night at the Kaycee School, and adopted goals for themselves and the District.

Discussions included whether the goals were too broad, whether more goals should be added and if they should be more specific in their wording.

The goals were discussed at the last meeting September 12th and were revised and presented to the board again Monday.

Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler suggested the board adopt the revised goals and readdress more specific items at a later date, when there could be more in-depth discussions on them.

The goals needed to be adopted before November 1st to keep within the time frame for accreditation, and the board adopted them Monday night.

Goals adopted by the JCSD1 Board of Trustees

Reading: Improved reading test scores and advancement towards and above reading proficiency as measured by annual district assessments.

Writing: Demonstrate improved writing test scores and advancement toward writing proficiency and above as measured by annual district assessments.

Mathematics: Improved mathematical test scores and advancement toward mathematical proficiency as measured by annual district assessments.

Graduation rate - a K-12 focus: The Board recognizes that graduation rates are a validation of education. Therefore, Johnson County Schools will sustain and/or improve the graduation rate of students (as defined by the State of Wyoming).

Climate Goal: Johnson County schools will provide an environment where all students and staff feel emotionally and physically safe.

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