Professional Learning Communities (PLC)
PLC Four Pillars
We are committed to engaging ALL students in a challenging and supportive environment that ensures ALL students learn at high levels.
Experiencing Success Today, Achieving Dreams Tomorrow
To be developed by school board, administrative team, teachers, support departments, and parents.
- ALL students will LEARN at high levels. Our effectiveness is determined by our results on local, state and national assessments. (PLC Big Ideas #1, 3)
Local Assessments/Other Indicators
100% of ADM PLC Teams will provide evidence of student learning based on team-developed SMART Goals.
Stretch Goal – TBD
Four-year cohort graduation rate for Class of 2017 will be 98%. (2013-15 average – 97.53%)
Four-year cohort graduation rate for ADM will be 100% by 2019
On the 2017 Iowa Assessments 90% of students in grades 3-11 will be proficient or above in reading. (86.8% in 2016)
On the 2017 Iowa Assessments 90% of students in grades 3-11 will be proficient or above in math. (86.4% in 2016)
On the 2017 Iowa Assessments 92% of students in grades 3-11 will be proficient or above in science. (90.9% in 2016)
By 2022 100% of students will be proficient or above on the state accountability assessment
The ACT composite for the graduating class of 2017 will be 24.0. (23.7 in 2016)
The ACT composite will be 25.0 by 2022.*
80% of ADM students taking the ACT will meet the college readiness benchmark in all four areas by 2022 (46% in 2016)
- A collaborative culture centered on high-performing teams is the primary means to achieving our fundamental purpose. (PLC Big Idea #2)
District Mission, Vision, Collective Commitments and Goals – revised
PLC Study at Board and District Level
Build a Results-Focused Culture
- Maximize financial resources for student learning and innovation balanced with developing long-term financial projections to ensure fiscal stability and program sustainability.
Solvency Ratio Target – 15% minimum
Unspent Balance Ratio Target – 15% minimum
Facility Planning and Growth Management
Next Generation Technology Implementation