District Achievement Goal for 2016-2017: 95% of students will show 1+ year's growth and/or be proficient and 25% of students will be advanced proficient in reading, math and science as measured by Iowa Assessments (grades 3-11) and FAST (grades K-2).

District Instructional Focus:  The vision points (competencies) will be seen, heard and demonstrated as a regular part of learning.
  • Students will use the vision points in their learning conversations.
  • Teachers will plan instruction specific to standards and the competencies.
  • Assessments will measure student learning of standards and demonstration of competencies.
  • Web-based tool will be used to manage various paces of learning.
  • Design thinking supports learners in creating new and innovative ideas and solutions.


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