The Vision of Van Meter CSD is to empower students to be learners who:
See more information in the curriculum section of this website.


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

District Measures:

  • ISASP grades 3-11

  • Lexia Core, MAP 6-10

  • FAST grades K-5

  • Panorama Education Program (SEL)


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

District Measures:

  • Instructional Practices Inventory (IPI)

  • PLC notes showing implementation of AIW process

  • Various surveys specific to programs

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

District Measures:

  • Van Meter Vision Rubric

  • Panorama Education Survey (SEL)

  • IC Map

  • Various surveys specific to programs

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