Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan
July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2019

Our Vision

All Rutherford County students will graduate prepared for college and career success.

Our Mission

Rutherford County Schools will prepare all students for lifelong learning in a global community by partnering with families and communities, providing rigorous academic and career preparation experiences, and promoting a safe and nurturing school environment.

Strategic Performance Outcomes

By June 30, 2019, Rutherford County Schools will meet or exceed regional averages in the following indicators of school and student performance:

  • Percentage of students achieving Level III or better performance on North Carolina End-of-Grade Tests of mathematics, reading, and science
  • Percentage of students achieving Level III or better performance on North Carolina End-of-Course Test of Math I, English II, and Biology
  • Percentage of high school juniors meeting or exceeding college readiness benchmarks on the ACT
  • Percentage of Career-Technical Education completers achieving at least Silver level performance on ACT WorkKeys assessments
  • Percentage of graduates passing higher-level secondary mathematics courses
  • Average subtest and total SAT scores
  • Annual dropout rate
  • Cohort graduation rate (four- and five-year cohort models)

                                                          District Transformation Strategies

Transformation Strategy I:  Engage every student in rigorous 21st century instruction focused on college and career success.

Transformation Strategy 2:  Deploy a comprehensive, integrated system of support that is responsive to students' evolving social, emotional, and developmental needs.

Transformation Strategy 3:  Ensure all students' equitable access to safe, modern facilities and appropriate learning resources.

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Strategic Plan 2014-2019

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