Professional Learning Communities (PLC)

PLC Four Pillars

  

Mission

We are committed to engaging ALL students in a challenging and supportive environment that ensures ALL students learn at high levels.

Vision

Experiencing Success Today, Achieving Dreams Tomorrow

Collective Commitments

To be developed by school board, administrative team, teachers, support departments, and parents.

Goals

  1. 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

Annual Goal

100% of ADM PLC Teams will provide evidence of student learning based on team-developed SMART Goals.

Stretch Goal – TBD

 

Annual Goal

Four-year cohort graduation rate for Class of 2017 will be 98%. (2013-15 average – 97.53%)

Stretch Goal

Four-year cohort graduation rate for ADM will be 100% by 2019

 

State Assessments

Annual Goal

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)

 

Stretch Goal

By 2022 100% of students will be proficient or above on the state accountability assessment

 

National Assessments

Annual Goal

The ACT composite for the graduating class of 2017 will be 24.0. (23.7 in 2016)

Stretch Goals

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)

  1. 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

 

  1. 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

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