Personalized Learning : Students show growth in their learning to close the gap, become proficient, and/or move to advanced proficient.

District Measures:

  • 17-18 Iowa Assessments grades 3-11: 95% of students will show more than one year’s growth and/or be proficient and 25% will be advanced proficient

  • 17-18 iReady grades K-8: Math: More than 82% of students will be at or above grade level. Reading: More than 78% of students will be at or above grade level.

  • 17-18 FAST grades K-5: At least 87% of students will be at or above benchmark using the default assessment.


Innovative Practices: Students are engaged in higher order, deep thinking skills through student-centered, Project Based Learning.

District Measures:

  • District IPI percentages for category 5 and 6 will be at or above 32.8% while categories 1 and 2 remain below 4% in each of the 4 data collections.

  • PLC notes showing implementation of AIW process to review teacher tasks, student work and instruction

Global Ready: Students receive meaningful feedback on the Vision Points/District Competencies.

District Measures:

  • Van Meter Vision Rubric: Collect baseline student self-reflection and teacher reflection grades 2-12 and show growth over time.

  • IC Map: Growth in implementation on principle 2 (competencies) and 3 (assessment)

  • Vision survey - Show growth in student and teacher perception on questions related to Feedback and CBE.

District Expectations:

  • Learning targets are posted and students know the learning target
  • Students are engaged in high levels of learning
  • Project Based Learning is a way of doing business, not an event.
  • Use AIW standards and protocols in teams to improve instruction.
  • Successes are celebrated