The Closing the Achievement Gap committee is dedicated to assuring all children attain their highest potential in a nurturing and supportive environment. Every student regardless of economic background, race, or gender will not be discouraged or discriminated against. All students will be encouraged to achieve at high levels to become college and career ready. Working in unison to understand the importance to overcome and reduce the achievement gap is a consistent focus to lessen the gap in Springdale School District. These efforts to minimize the effects of the achievement gap will impact students, their families, and the community to ensure students are college and career ready.