2022-23 Board Goals and Metrics

  • 1. Improve the Financial Condition of the RCSD

    • Establish a Board process for the inclusion of participatory budgeting in the 2023-2024 budget cycle.
    • Adopt Board budget priorities by December 1st Board Work Session.
    • Establish a comprehensive and inclusive budget process for 2023-24 and adhere to approved timelines.
    • Ensure that actual total revenues for 23-24 do not exceed the budget by more than 1%.
    • Ensure that actual total budgeted expenditures for 23-24 do not exceed more than 1.5% of the total budget.
    • Approve phase 3 of the Facilities Modernization Program (FMP). Modify the Managed School Choice Policy to better align District financial resources.

    2. Increase Academic Achievement

    • Increase ELA/Math proficiency for students in grades 3-8 utilizing District approved curriculum resources and materials.
    • Increase college and career readiness through the comprehensive implementation of the Course Catalog for students in grades 7-12.
    • Increase understanding of student achievement data and trends through quarterly board work sessions.
    • Increase Board participation in annual curriculum selection and review processes.
    • Reduce the number of unqualified CSE initial evaluation referrals through implementation of the Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) framework by 15%.
    • Increase the percentage of on-time completion of evaluations and CSE meetings to 95% to achieve compliance with the Consent Decree.
    • Achieve a 95% completion rate of ELL transition plans documented in the Student Management System to support student transition to the receiving school.

    3. Increase Equity for All Students

    • Increase staff participation in professional learning opportunities centered on diversity, equity, and inclusion by 35%.
    • Establish a 3-year comprehensive District Equity Plan with clear benchmarks, metrics, and actions by providing timely feedback when requested.

    4. Ensure a Positive School Climate by Assuring School Safety in All Schools

    • Align appropriate resources to ensure a safe school environment utilizing Crisis Go data, including lockdowns, lockouts, and other safety-related incidents.
    • Reduce long and short term suspensions by 10% to move to compliance with the recommendations from the New York State Office of Attorney General (OAG) and the Consent Decree.
    • Implement recommendations received from the NYS Center for School Safety audits and allocate resources as needed.
    • Double the provision of the School Climate Survey and increase participation across the District by 25%. Utilize survey results to appropriate funding for recommendation implementation.
    • Ensure 100% participation of all coordinators of the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) annual compliance training for proper reporting of bullying, intimidation, and harassment; and increase knowledge of how to support DASA Complaints in buildings.
    • Increase the number of school personnel trained in the use of restorative practices through district professional learning opportunities by 25%.

    Adopted on 9/22/2022*