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SECTION 01 - Vision Mission GoalsSection 1 – Vision, Mission & Goals Page 1 of 2 IDAHO FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT 91 BOARD POLICY SECTION 1 VISION, MISSION & GOALS 1.0 Vision Statement Idaho Falls School District #91 will provide all students with a culture that empowers, instruction that engages, and technology that enables. 2.0 Mission Statement The mission of Idaho Falls School District #91, in cooperation with our community, is to develop the whole child in an atmosphere of excellence characterized by mutual respect, shared responsibility for learning, a comprehensive curriculum, quality instruction and technology that facilitates college and career readiness to ensure student success. 2.1 Slogan A World Class Education 3.0 Beliefs We Believe: a. Students are our first priority. b. All students can learn and demonstrate measurable growth. c. Individual learning needs are best addressed through differentiated instruction. d. Students learn best when actively engaged. e. Whole child development requires an enriched curriculum that provides a wide array of opportunities. f. Learning is a cumulative, lifelong pursuit. g. Consistent application of research-based teaching and curriculum maximizes student achievement. h. All people have a right to a safe, respectful, and orderly educational environment. i. Quality educators make a difference in students’ lives. j. Data-based decisions drive and develop academic and professional improvement. k. Our similarities and differences are to be recognized with dignity and respect. l. Expectations, attitudes, and efforts directly affect the performance of all people. 4.0 Overall Goals Idaho Falls School District 91 will ensure students graduate with the college and career ready skills they will need to be self-sufficient citizens, lifelong learners and competitive in today’s world. 1. Each school will improve achievement for all students while closing achievement gaps for identified student groups, with particular focus on Sub-populations. Section 1 – Vision, Mission & Goals Page 2 of 2 IDAHO FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT 91 BOARD POLICY 2. Idaho Falls School District 91 will be accountable for developing essential leader, teacher and staff competencies and optimizing all resources to achieve each school’s strategic goals and outcomes for student success. 3. Idaho Falls School District 91 will create opportunities for parents, community and business leaders to fulfill their essential roles as actively engaged partners in supporting student achievement and outcomes for student success. 4. All teachers will engage every student in meaningful, authentic and rigorous work through the use of innovative instructional practices and supportive technologies that motivate students to be self-directed and inquisitive learners. 5. Idaho Falls School District 91 will develop and implement a balanced assessment system that accurately reflects student demonstration and mastery of the Common Core State Standards for Literacy and Mathematics. 6. Idaho Falls School District 91 will provide intensive support to schools that are in school improvement and restructuring status as identified by state accountability measures. 5.0 Identifying Priorities It is the policy of the Board of Trustees that the Board and the Superintendent shall annually identify priorities for education in the District and shall jointly develop annual objectives which will serve as a framework to the school system for the ensuing school year. The Board is committed to maintaining a system of accountability toward the accomplishment of both over-all goals and annual objectives. Adopted: 09/23/2003 Revised: 08/07/2012 Reviewed: 06/07/2012 02/28/2012 09/21/2011