Strategic Plan

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The School District of New Glarus

All Achieving, Always Growing!



CULTURE that is respectful, creative, and continuously improving

LEADERSHIP that is collaborative, accountable for student learning, and fiscally responsible

INSTRUCTION that is rigorous, engaging and effectively uses data

FACILITIES that are technologically progressive and that foster academic and emotional growth

STUDENTS who are all achieving, always growing, good communicators and problem solvers


Mission – The mission of the New Glarus School District is…

Educating each student to contribute and succeed in our global community by fostering a

passion for learning and the pursuit of excellence


Beliefs – Our key beliefs are…

·         We believe in modeling and teaching the qualities of good character so every student grows intellectually, socially, and emotionally

·         We believe in developing students who are strong and engaged citizens

·         We believe students learn best when engaged, challenged, and respected

·         We believe in developing practical, life skills of students as well as academic skills

·         We believe in providing a safe learning environment

·         We believe in developing students who can think critically and speak and write effectively

·         We believe in involving families and the community in the education of our students


Strategic Goals – The Board of Education has identified 3 areas of focus from 2012-2016.

1.     Continued support for academic achievement and student learning
By 2016, 100% of students will graduate prepared to pursue and successfully participate in the academic or career options
of their choice.

2.     Creation of an exemplary school system with initial focus on middle school
By 2016, as an exemplary school system, the District will serve as a model school for Culture, Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, Assessment, Facilities, and Family and Community Partnerships.

3.     Improve communication among district stakeholders
By 2016, the New Glarus School District will have a comprehensive communication plan that
it uses to foster open, responsive, two-way communication with all stakeholders of the school district.    ‚Äč

Action Plans

Implement the Strategic Goals, develop detailed action plans with timelines and individuals responsible.


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