Core Measures5-year Goals
College and Career Measures
- 90% of scholars enrolled in college, employed or enlisted
- 4-year and 5-year graduation rates at 90%
- (K-8 ) 65% of scholars achieving proficiency in ELA and Math
- (High School) 55% of scholars achieving proficiency in ELA and Math
Culture and Climate Measures
- % of scholars reporting social emotional wellness
- # of serious safety incidents reported in schools
- % of schools exceeding state growth expectations in Math and ELA
- Achieving targets designed to eliminate gaps
- Proportionality of discipline rates by race and other subgroups
- % of ELL scholars achieving proficiency goals
Defining our Strategic Priorities
Safe and Supportive CultureEstablish a values-based organizational culture that ensures physical and emotional safety, promotes equity and excellence, and fosters authentic belonging and relationships for all scholars and adults.
A Strong and Engaging Instructional CoreIncrease scholar engagement in rigorous and engaging learning by deeply and consistently implementing high-quality instructional materials and practices.
Educator LearningEstablish professional learning experiences and opportunities that empower each CMSD educator to model our values and improve their craft, with emphasis on opportunities related to instruction and instructional leadership.
Coherent Central SystemStrengthen central office processes to ensure financial sustainability, increase responsiveness to schools, and promote equity, clarity, and coherence.
Engaged CommunityEstablish and maintain strong partnerships with scholars, families, staff, and other community members (including residents, civic leaders, local businesses, and nonprofits) that foster authentic engagement aligned to CMSD's mission, values, and strategic plan.Defining our Core ValuesEQUITY & INCLUSION
We ensure that each scholar, staff, and community member can fully and comfortably be themselves, has the opportunity to thrive, and is celebrated for their unique contributions, regardless of all dimensions of identity (race, ethnicity, national origin, language, religion, ability, age, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, socio-economic status, title, or other).STUDENT & COMMUNITY FOCUSED
We deeply respect our scholars and their families, making them our top priority and placing their needs at the forefront of everything we do.GROWTH & LEARNING
We inspire and support our scholars, staff, and community members to embrace a growth mindset, find joy and adventure in working through hard problems, and continuously improve, both individually and collectively.CARE & WELL BEING
We strive to create an environment where each scholar, staff, and community member feels welcome and safe while providing scholars and staff with the necessary wrap-around support to fully engage in their development.EXCELLENCE & ACHIEVEMENT
We challenge our scholars and staff to achieve excellence and realize their full individual potential, and hold ourselves, as staff, accountable for results.