Goals

 

Goal Area #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 #1

Annual Goal

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

  • TBD
Local Assessments / Other Indicators #2

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)

 

Goal Area #2: A collaborative culture centered on high-performing teams is the primary means to achieving our fundamental purpose. (PLC Big Idea #2)
  1. District Mission, Vision, Collective Commitments and Goals – revised
  2. PLC Study at Board and District Level
  3. Build a Results-Focused Culture

 

Goal Area #3: Maximize financial resources for student learning and innovation balanced with developing long-term financial projections to ensure fiscal stability and program sustainability.
  1. Solvency Ratio Target – 15% minimum
  2. Unspent Balance Ratio Target – 15% minimum
  3. Facility Planning and Growth Management
  4. Technology for Learning Implementation

 

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