Every Student by Face and Name. Every Classroom, Every School. To and Through Graduation.

If every student is known by face and name through a personalized multi-tiered systems of support that

  • Promote the well-being of the whole child, whole school, whole community,
  • Guarantee powerful learning for every student,
  • Build capacity to ensure comprehensive school improvement, and
  • Cultivate equity by design,

then the District will disrupt long-standing patterns of failure ensuring every child is reading on grade level and graduating on time.

Core Values and Beliefs

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Mission and Vision

Mission:

The mission of the Rochester City School District is to provide a quality education that ensures our students graduate with the skills to be successful in a democratic society and the global economy.

Vision:

Every Student by Face and Name.

Every Classroom, Every School.

To and Through Graduation.

Theory of Action

If every student is known by face and name through personalized multi-tiered systems of support that

  1. Promote the well-being of the whole child, whole school, whole community
  2. Guarantee powerful learning for every student
  3. Build capacity to ensure comprehensive school improvement
  4. Cultivate equity by design

...then the District will disrupt long-standing patterns of failure by ensuring every child is reading on grade level and graduating on time.

100-Day Design Projects

Pillars

Promote the well being of the whole child, whole schools, whole community.

Ensure powerful learning for every student.

Build capacity to ensure comprehensive school improvement.

Cultivate understanding, collaboration, partnerships and advocacy for equity, justice and achievement for all.

Strategies

Essential Elements

A Focus on Literacy for a Lifetime

Use of Design Thinking

Professional Learning for All

Actionable Data and Protocols

Rigor, Relevance, and Relationship Framework

Ubiquitous Technology Integration and Personalized Learning

Relationship Model of Intervention and Restorative Practices

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Curriculum and Pedagogy

Expanded Learning Opportunities

Student Voice

District Comprehensive Improvement Plan Goals (DCIP Goals)