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Strategic Plan

We continuously strive to be the best district we can be. Below is an outline of our strategic plan. Please take a moment to review our goals. As a district, we are proud of the efforts we make for our students, and we want to share our ambitions with you our.

Purpose and Direction

Goal 1 - The district will ensure that all students are high school, college, career, and community ready.

  • Annually the district will evaluate the strategic plan with stakeholder to set purpose and direction for the upcoming year.
  • The district will deploy successful communication strategies to exceed the key needs of all stakeholders.

Governance and Leadership

Goal 2 - The district will promote positive change and growth in the district culture by implementing a “We are Altar Valley All-Stars” culture defined by high expectations, collaboration, and shared leadership.

  • We will recognize and share achievement of goals and expectations throughout the district.
  • Annually staff and governing board will self-evaluate to ensure their actions are aligned to district goals.

Teaching and Assessing for Learning

Goal 3 - The district will outperform state and national averages in all standardized assessments.

  • 80% of students will score at the mastery level on district basic skill assessments/curriculum base measures by spring 2017.
  • The percentage of AVSD students scoring proficient or highly proficient on AzMERIT ELA, math, and district benchmarks will increase by 10% by spring 2017.

Goal 3a - With fidelity, the district will continue to implement the Altar Valley All-Star Expectations.

  • We will deploy a guaranteed and viable curriculum in every classroom (beyond textbooks).
  • We will deploy strategies and assessments (formative & sumative) such as district benchmarks, daily math skills, six minute solution, maze to consistently assess and track student progress using data to drive improvements at the classroom, school level.

Resources and Support Systems

Goal 4The district will continuously assess our financial health and allocate resources to support the highest quality teaching and learning while maximizing current resources.

  • Budgeted expenditures are allocated to support the strategic plan as measured by budget reports, program evaluation, and board financial reports.
  • The district will develop a plan to allocate and deploy technology to all students.
  • The district will actively seek out grants to provide support for our students, community, and staff.

Using Results for Continuous Improvement

Goal 5 - All schools/departments will be accountable for the implementation of district programs by providing a quarterly update to the board.

  • We will embed student/parent/teacher ownership of learning data and growth in every classroom through frequent goal setting, reflection, and action.
  • The district will implement the Professional Learning Communities (PLC) model.