2020-2021 Department and Program Goals
Departments/programs listed in alphabetical order
Department/Program: Activities and Athletics
Vision: Provide access to high quality athletic/activity programming with engagement that is reflective of the school communities served.
Increase athletic/activity participation of students who self-identify as Hispanic/Latinx at the high school level by at least 3% of overall participation by spring of 2021 from 10% during the 2019-20 school year in athletics to 13% and 4% during the 2019-20 school year in activities to 7%.
Achieve a minimum average customer service satisfaction rating of 8 for athletic/activity department as measured by Let‘s Talk (baseline determined through October, 2020).
Receive Average “favorable student response rates” district-wide related to quality of programming of in-person out-of-season conditioning opportunities that are facilitated at the comprehensive high schools to begin 9/28/20 through 11/30/20 aligned to WIAA, local and state regulations/guidelines, and District parameters.
Following receipt of the written summary of athletic program strengths and opportunities, to include next steps, at least 70% of the athletes will indicate they recognized their input was taken into consideration and/or the improvement plan reflects one or more relevant goal areas.
Department/Program: Advanced Learning
Vision: To identify and actively support students with advanced learning needs.
Increase the number of students in grades 2 and 5 from Title I (T1) elementary schools from underrepresented races (Black and Hispanic) who participate in Advanced Learning Domain-specific Services by 35%.
Increase the number of 5th grade students from Title I (T1) elementary schools from underrepresented races (Black and Hispanic) who enroll in accelerated math courses as they enter middle school.
Department/Program: Career and Technical Education
Vision: To engage students in the various pathways in the CTE programs that lead to post-secondary career opportunities by providing a rich academic experience, college credits and recognized industry certifications.
Increase enrollment by 3% in STEM electives in grades 6-8 for our underrepresented sub-groups (Females, Black, Hispanic and Two or More Races). STEM Courses: CS Discoveries, Design and Production, Coding in Python 1, Coding in Python 2, Applied Engineering, Robotics and Flight and Space
Vision: Our community receives regular, clear, and manageable communication that enables families, students, educators, and partners to participate productively and meaningfully in our learning community.
The majority (80%) of families and staff report feeling informed and know how to access services and resources.
At least 75% of families in each of the following subgroups - Black, Hispanic, ELL, Low-Income, and Students with Disabilities - report feeling informed and knowing how to access services and resources.
Vision: To support each and every student to achieve high levels of social-emotional and academic success
Implementation Target: At least 90% of students in grades 3-5 will be screened for social-emotional and behavioral support.
Student Outcome Target: Students in grades 3-5 will be screened and those in need of social-emotional and behavioral support will increase their coping skills as measured by a self-assessment.
Implementation Target: At least 90% of students in grade 10 will be screened for social-emotional and behavioral support.
Student Outcome Target: Students in 10th grade in need of social-emotional and behavioral support will increase their coping skills as measured by a self-assessment.
All students in the Class of 2022 develop goals and a plan for graduation success and beyond.
Target: 90% of all students in the Class of 2022 will be on track to fully complete their High School and Beyond Plan (five of six tasks) by June 2021 (the sixth task will be completed their senior year).
Note: Because this data is collected in Naviance, we are unable to disaggregate it by subgroup.
Vision: To engage students with rigorous materials and empowering experiences that intentionally develop global awareness and critical thinking around multiple perspectives.
80% of elementary students and 70% of secondary students overall and in each subgroup report the curriculum materials help them learn about their own cultural identity (grades 5, 8, and 11) and 92% of students, overall and in each subgroup, report the curriculum materials help them understand US History from multiple perspectives as measured by a student survey.
Our BSD Community holds a shared understanding of how we will update to our curriculum resources to minimize bias, ensure multiple perspectives are included, be more culturally responsive, and accurately reflect the contributions from a broader diversity of people.
Department/Program: Early Learning
Vision: To eliminate social-emotional and academic gaps upon entry to kindergarten by providing rich and affirming experiences in a universal inclusive preschool program for all students within our most marginalized populations.
Students accessing the Early Childhood Education Assistance Program (ECEAP) will increase their social emotional kindergarten readiness from 76% in the 2019-20 school year to 80% with no subgroup falling below 72% in the 2020- 2021 as measured by the TSGold-Social Emotional Benchmark.
Students who access ECEAP will increase their kindergarten readiness in literacy from 83% in the 2019-20 school year to 85% with no subgroup failing below 80% in the 2020-2021 as measured by the TSGold Literacy Benchmark.
Vision: Provide robust, preventative and systemic approach that incorporates customer feedback for maintaining facilities owned and operated by the District.
Improve customer service metrics including response time and time to repair for customers by 20% via better analyzing and utilizing work order data on an ongoing basis.
Reduce number of work orders submitted by 10% by implementing a robust preventative maintenance program.
Schools/buildings are available 95% of the time within the minimum time required by health guidelines.
Department/Program: Finance and Budget
Vision: We believe that financial decisions and planning should be based on sound financial data. Finance and Budget departments provide effective financial services and oversight for internal and external customers with integrity.
District will maintain its fund balance as agreed in Board Policy 6022 and will monitor and manage spending to minimize the impact of COVID-19 and other unplanned for events on the financial status of the District, while continuing to invest in the district’s vision, mission and strategic goals. By the end of January, we will have a stakeholder designed plan in place to address budget shortfalls so that next year’s planning can be done on time and within budget.
Department/Program: Instructional Technology
Vision: To provide students with the knowledge and skill to engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology in remote or hybrid environment.
Develop a baseline for the # of students (grades 4,7,10) that demonstrate an understanding of how to engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices as measured by an instructional technology assessment.
Increase the number of students that report that they understand how to engage in a positive and safe manner online by 3%
At least 85% of students report they have the technology support they need to succeed in the remote and hybrid learning environment.
Department/Program: Multi Language Learners
Vision: To affirm the cultural and linguistic identities of students receiving ELL services by providing culturally responsive instruction to achieve high levels of progress in ELA, math and the four domains of language proficiency.
Increase reading and math proficiency by 5 percentage points for students receiving ELL services in grade 4 and grade 7 cohorts.
85% of the Class of 2022 cohort* receiving ELL services will be on track to graduate on time, unless their individual plan designates additional time
For students receiving ELL services in the Class of 2029, 2026, 2022 increase % demonstrating progress in language acquisition skills. The percentage to be determined by November 2020.
Vision: To ensure that all students can attend school starting the first day of in-person instruction with the health safety measures in place
96% of treatment/medication orders and rescue medication received by first day of in-person schooling.
Reduce the percentage of students at risk for exclusion from school-entry immunization laws from 6% to 3% for Black students and from 29% to 13% for Hispanic students while also decreasing the percentage of students at risk for exclusion for all students from 14% to 9%.
Vision: Meet the nutritional needs of the students and staff by offering a variety of quality, nutritious meals in a timely, effective manner. We are committed to increasing participation by providing a friendly, professional, clean atmosphere focused on students as customers.
Breakfast: Exceed 16% participation for students eligible for free meals and 11% participation for students eligible for reduced meals in the Breakfast Program when school returns to a hybrid learning model and Nutrition Services transitions to operating under the National School Breakfast & Lunch Program.
Lunch: Exceed 48% participation for students eligible for free meals and 42% participation for students eligible for reduced meals in the Lunch Program when school returns to a hybrid learning model and Nutrition Services transitions to operating under the National School Breakfast & Lunch Program.
Department/Program: Safety and Security
Vision: Establish a culture of safety and security that provides for a safe learning environment through preparedness and awareness so that all students can acquire/achieve an exemplary education and succeed in college, career and life.
By June 2021, we will have a plan for the SRO Program that is reflective of student and stakeholder voice, including with the experiences and needs of our students and community.
Department/Program: Special Education
Vision: To ensure all students with disabilities, and in particular our students that identify as Black or Latinx, are affirmed, inspired and thrive through meaningful and authentic academic, behavior, and social-emotional inclusion in general education settings.
Increase by at least 5 percentage points the number of students educated with their general education peers 80% or more of the time from 60% to at least 65% for black students and 64% to 69% for Latinx students.
Maintain Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) participation for others (i.e. White, AAPI, Two or more races).
Develop a baseline for the quality of students’ experience in the LRE as measured by the Membership and Participation Rubric. Initial goal is 60% for Membership indicators and 50% for Participation indicators, with no significant gaps between racial subgroups.
Students with IEPs will increase their sense of connection as measured by the Annual Plan Goal 1a. (Will measure the Continuum of Services (COS) schools: Enatai, Stevenson, Wilburton, Chinook, Odle, Bellevue, and Sammamish)
Reduction in referral and identification of Latinx students for Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) by at least 5% by increasing effective pre-referral interventions as measured by Annual Plan Goal 2a, b, and d (engagement and progress in academic interventions).
Reduction in referral and identification of Black students for Emotional Behavioral Disorder (EBD) by at least 4% by increasing effective pre-referral interventions as measured in the Annual Plan Tier 2 Counseling Goal (engagement and progress in behavior interventions).
Increase reading and math proficiency by 5 percentage points for students receiving special education services in grade 4 and grade 7 cohorts and measured in Goals 2a and 2b.
Students with individual learning plans who had data that showed the need for recovery services/compensatory education will receive the required services and recoup lost instruction, improving their performance in goal areas.
Vision: To provide technology solutions for an innovative education, high quality learning environments, and exceptional training that allow students and staff to achieve their peak potential in college, career and life. (Technology is responsible for providing the hardware, software and computing environment for students and staff and providing support to resolve issues. Instructional Technology focuses on how to use technology to enhance learning and support the learning process.)
Improve customer satisfaction survey ratings from 81% of customers being satisfied to 86% of customers being satisfied by July 1, 2021.
Improve average time to resolve (business hours) for parent/student issues from 64 hours to 24 hours by July 1st, 2021.
Vision: The Bellevue School District Transportation Department provides free, safe, reliable and efficient transportation for students to and from school, and school-related activities.
100% students will be accounted for before and after school and we will know where every student is at any given time.
Customer Inquiries and Satisfaction -- Increase usage of Let’s Talk to track parent satisfaction with transportation responses. In first year, achieve an average satisfaction rating of at least 7.5.