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Benjamin School District 25

DISTRICT/SUPERINTENDENT GOALS 2014 – 2019, REFER TO 2018-2019

 

Goal 1:  Improve the achievement of all students

1a.          Analyze student performance data based on local and state assessments to determine an effective course of action for improving teaching and learning

1b.          Continuously update curriculum

1c.           Provide professional development aligned to the learning needs of students

1d.          Further integrate the use of technology with learning, teaching and communication

1e.           Hire and retain highly effective staff

1f.           Upgrade Facilities

1g.          Expand STEAM Offerings

1h.          Extend enrichment programming

 

Strategies

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

1a.1:  Use state, district and school assessments to drive curriculum and instruction

    a.  Staff creates common (grade level or course) assessments

R

I

R

I

R

C

R

R

R

R

1b.1:  Refine alignment of curriculum to Illinois Learning Standards and select instructional resources, including digital resources

I

 

C

R

R

R

1b.2:  Continually communicate curriculum to parents and public

C

R

R

R

R

1b.3:  Enhance grading system including: grades, report cards, honor roll

R

R

R

R

R

1c.1:  Provide research-based and aligned professional development:

    a.  Differentiated Instruction

    b.  Response to Intervention (RtI)/Enrichment

    c.  Growth Mindset

    d.  Technology Integration

    e.  Curriculum Alignment, Articulation and Assessment

 

R

R

R

R

R

 

R

R

R

R

R

 

R

R

R

R

R

 

R

R

R

R

R

 

R

R

R

R

R

1d.1: Expand technology integration:

    a.  Enhance scope and sequence of technology skills and applications

    b.  Enhance program with 1:1 devices for students

 

R

I

 

R

C

 

R

R

 

R

R

 

R

I

1e.1: Enhance hiring and retaining of staff:

    a.  Utilize hiring procedure for all positions

    b.  Use mentoring program for all employees

    c.  Use principal and assistant principal evaluation process per state

         regulations

    d.  Revise and use teacher evaluation process per state regulations, effective 2016-

         2017 school year

1e.2:  Develop transition plan for superintendent, business manager and future administrative/ management positions

 

R

R

R

 

I

 

NA

 

R

R

R

 

I

 

NA

 

R

R

R

 

C

 

NA

 

 

R

R

R

 

R

 

NA

 

R

R

R

 

R

 

I/C

 

1f.1: Implement plan to upgrade facilities to improve education programs and safety/security

NA

NA

I/C

R

R

1g.1: Expand STEAM offerings

NA

NA

I

C

R

1h.1: Articulate and broaden gifted/talented and enrichment programing at both schools

 

NA

 

NA

 

NA

 

I

 

C


Benjamin School District 25

DISTRICT/SUPERINTENDENT GOALS 2014 – 2019, REFER TO 2018-2019

 

Goal 2:  Continue to expand the communication with the Benjamin District 25 Schools and its Stakeholders

 

2a.       Emphasize and communicate the schools’ noteworthy educational programs, the accomplishments of students and staff, and financial information; enhance two-way communication              between the district and stakeholders

 

Strategies

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

2a.1:  Extend the communication in the district and community:

    a.  Use Web 2.0 tools

         1)  Podcasting

         2)  E-Blasts

         3)  Other (example: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

    b.  Expand use of Student Information System and Learning Management System

    c.  Conduct district advisory council meetings

    d.  Utilize district’s comprehensive communications plan

    e.  Develop and implement plan to celebrate Blue Ribbon School Award and the 175th year since Benjamin School District 25 was founded

 

 

R

R

C

C

R

R

NA

 

 

R

R

R

R

R

R

NA

 

 

R

R

R

R

R

R

NA

 

 

R

R

R

R

R

R

NA

 

 

R

R

R

R

R

R

NA

 

Goal 3:  Ensure organizational efficiency and fiscal stability

            3a.       Continually improve the efficiency of the organization

            3b.       Maintain fiscal stability

 

Strategies

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

3a.1:  Expand collaboration with surrounding schools, especially partner

          Districts 33, 34 and 94

3a.2:  Develop and implement short-term and long-term staffing plan to meet student and educational program needs within financial parameters

3a.3:  Analyze each proposed initiative to ensure alignment with Vision, Mission

          Statement and Beliefs to determine if appropriate to pursue

3a.4:  Continually update and implement facility plan

3a.5:  Identify facility major projects for the next six years

3a.6:  Expand use of applicable Facility Tree program’s planning and operational tools

R

 

R

 

R

 

R

NA

R

R

 

R

 

R

 

R

NA

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R

 

R

 

R

 

R

I/C

R

R

 

R

 

R

 

R

C

R

R

 

R

 

R

 

R

R

R

3b.1:  Identify, implement and publicize ongoing and new cost-saving measures and external revenue sources

3b.2:  Refine energy conservation strategies and practices

3b.3:  Develop and utilize five-year financial projections

3b.4:  Develop debt service restructuring plan for 2025

R

 

R

R

NA

 

R

 

R

R

NA

 

R

 

R

R

I/C

 

R

 

R

R

C

 

R

 

R

R

R

 

Key for strategies timeline:

I- Introduce; C-Complete; R-Revision Ongoing; NA-Not Applicable

Revised 7/23/18

 

Benjamin Elementary School District 25 Scorecard Report for 2017-2018

 
 

Goal I: Improve Achievement of All Students

 

Indicators

 

Target

 

2014-2015

 

2015-2016

 

2016-2017

 

2017-2018

 

2014-2015

 

2015-2016

 

2016-2017

 

2017-2018

Evergreen & Benjamin

State Achievement Test compiled scores (this test measures mastery of specified standards)

90% Total

35% Exceeds

55% Meets

N/A

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chart on

Page 2

 

 

 

 

Evergreen & Benjamin

STAR:

 % meet grade level benchmark

75%

Evergreen

Reading = 86%

Math = 90%

Benjamin

Reading = 72%

Math = 83%

Evergreen

Reading = 89.5%

Math =91.5%

Benjamin

Reading = 78%

Math = 84%

Evergreen

Reading = 84%

Math = 91%

Benjamin

Reading = 77%

Math = 87%

Evergreen

Reading = 87.5%

Math = 94%

Benjamin

Reading = 77%

Math = 88%

 

 

 

 

Evergreen & Benjamin

AIMSweb: % in bottom quartile

15%

E: 4.7%

B: 8%

E: 7.25%

B: 11%

E: 10.7%

B: 9.2%

E:  9.1%

B:  13%

 

 

 

 

Benjamin

Grades 6-8 student participation in at least one extracurricular activity

80%

85%

87%

89%

87%

 

 

 

 

Evergreen & Benjamin

Student Attendance: %

95%

E: 95.7%

B: 96.1%

E: 95.7%

B: 96.5%

E: 95.5%

B: 96.2%

E: 95.5%

B: 96%

 

 

 

 

Evergreen & Benjamin

Student major

Referrals (R)

Suspensions (S)

Expulsions (E)

R = less than 10%

S = 5

E = 0

R = 6.1%

 

S = 2

E = 0

R = 4.5%

 

S = 0

E = 0

R = 5.8%

 

S = 1

E = 0

R = 5.4%

 

S= 0

E = 0

 

 

 

 

Superintendent

Staff retention: % (exclude retirements & terminations)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

 

 

 

 

Superintendent

Staff qualifications: highly qualified

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

 

 

 

 

Superintendent

Teacher attendance: %

95%

97.3%

96.5%

93.7%*

93.9%*

 

 

 

 

Technology

Computer/Student ratio

1 / 2

1/.62

1/.60

1 / .60

1/.8

 

 

 

 

Technology

Average age of computers

4 Years

1.6

1.65

2.7 Years

.8 Years

 

 

 

 

 

Status Key: Green = goal met; Yellow = progress toward goal; Red = no progress toward goal.

*Includes five long-term leaves so would have met target otherwise

 

 

2014-2015 PARCC

 

No benchmarks

 
 
 
 
 
 

PARCC

2015 - 2016

English Language Arts / Math / Science

Grade

Below Expectations

Nearly Meets

Meets or Exceeds

3

15% / 3% / NA

28% / 21% / NA

57% / 76% / NA

 

4

14% / 12% / NA

44% / 42% / NA

42% / 46% / NA

 

5

19% / 12% / TBD

27% / 15% / TBD

54% / 73% / TBD

 

6

30% / 19% / NA

30% / 29% / NA

41% / 52% / NA

 

7

31% / 16% / NA

42% / 44% / NA

27% / 40% / NA

 

8

28% / 25% / TBD

34% / 25% / TBD

38% / 50% / TBD

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PARCC

2016 – 2017

English Language Arts / Math / Science

Grade

Below Expectations

Nearly Meets

Meets or Exceeds

3

23% / 7%

31% / 34%

46% / 59%

4

9% / 11%

19% / 24%

72% / 65%

5

21% / 19%

18% / 37%

61% / 44%

6

20% / 15%

22% / 22%

58% / 63%

7

25% / 23%

29% / 44%

46% / 33%

8

20% / 27%

28% / 24%

52% / 49%

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PARCC

2017-2018

English Language Arts/ Math/ Science

Grade

Below Expectations

Nearly Meets

Meets or Exceeds

3

18%/11%

42%/23%

40%/66%

4

12%/17%

27%/32%

61%/51%

5

17%/14%/19%

20%/25%

63%/61%/81%

6

16%/16%

32%/30%

52%/54%

7

22%/16%

19%27%

59%/57%

8

26%/29%/23%

25%/24%

49%/47%/77%

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Goal II: Increase Communications Between Schools & Stakeholders

 

Indicators

 

Target

 

2014-2015

 

2015-2016

 

2016-2017

 

2017-2018

 

2014-2015

 

2015-2016

 

2016-2017

 

2017-2018

Superintendent

Parent support: 5Essentials Survey

85%

5Essentials state survey not available

86%

84%

90%

 

 

 

 

Evergreen & Benjamin

Parental contact (P/T Conferences, visits to school, visits to home, telephone conversations, written

correspondence): %

100%

E = 100%

E = 100%

E = 100%

E = 100%

 

 

 

 

B = 100%

B = 100%

B = 100%

B = 100%

 

 

 

 

Superintendent

Meetings with District Advisory Council (parents, community, students): Frequency per year

2

2

2

2

2

 

 

 

 

Technology

PowerSchool student records accessed: % (Computer & Mobile devices)

100%

120%

136%

152%

162%

 

 

 

 

 
 

Goal III: Ensure Organizational Efficiency & Fiscal Stability

 

Indicators

 

Target

 

2014-2015

 

2015-2016

 

2016-2017

 

2017-2018

 

2014-2015

 

2015-2016

 

2016-2017

 

2017-2018

Business Office

Utility costs: % change from previous year

10% reduction

4.5%

reduction

5%

reduction

2%

reduction

6.4%

reduction

 

 

 

 

 

Business Office

Tim/Greg

Work order completion: % tech & maintenance work orders completed on time as specified

75%

90.6%

83.22%

77.86%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business Office

Phil/Tim

Facility project completion: % completion of summer projects

100%

100%

95%

100%

100%

 

 

 

 

 

Business Office

Financial profile score: *** Certificate of Financial Recognition

At least 3.8%

3.9%

3.55%

4.0%

3.9%

 

 

 

 

 

Business Office

Aud. Reports – Nov. 15

Revenue compared to Budget: June **

June: at least 98%

June =

97.85%

101%

*June =

99.4

TBD

 

 

 

 

 

Business Office

Aud. Reports – Nov. 15

Expenditures compared to budget: June **

June at most 100%

June =

96.48%

96.20

*June =

99.93

TBD

 

 

 

 

 

Business Office

Aud. Reports – Nov. 15

Fund balance for annual expenditure for operations

50% w/o early taxes 2012-2015

40% w/o early taxes; 82.25% w/early taxes

45% w/o early taxes; 89% w/early taxes

49.1% w/o early taxes; 95% w/early taxes

TBD

 

 

 

 

 

*Capital projects & bond issue not included.

**Excludes debt service and state on-behalf payments.

***Category decreased due to reduction of tax revenue to education fund.  Tax rate for the Education Fund for the school district is at the maximum due to the combination of the tax cap and reduction of assessed valuation.

Status Key: Green = goal met; Yellow = progress toward goal; Red = no progress toward goal.

Updated 12/5/18