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Dysart District Goals

The following district goals were adopted by the Dysart Unified School District Governing Board on December 11, 2019.


  • Every student in all schools will be prepared with the knowledge and skills to achieve college and career success. 
  • Dysart Unified School District will recruit, train and retain a highly qualified staff to cultivate a culture of student success.
  • The Dysart Unified School District culture will consistently be reflective of a safe and secure environment for all stakeholders. 
  • The Dysart Unified School District will identify and maximize available resources to support student success.


Strategic Plan

Goal A:  Academics

Every student in all schools will be prepared with the knowledge and skills to achieve college and career success.   


Goal B:  Culture and Leadership

Dysart Unified School District will recruit, train and retain a highly qualified staff to cultivate a culture of student success.​   


Goal C:  Safety 

The Dysart Unified School District culture will consistently be reflective of a safe and secure environment for all stakeholders.​   


Goal D:  Resources 

The Dysart Unified School District will identify and maximize available resources to support student success.​   


Measures

Progress Indicators

1.  Every school will be an A.

Progress towards: 

  • Increase points on state formula (listed per school along with letter grade)

2.  Students graduate with credits and/or certifications to be successful at the next level.

Progress towards: 

  • 8th graders earning at least one HS credit
  • ACT results 21 or above 
  • Graduates qualify for state universities 
  • Participate in at least one online class 
  • Complete the FAFSA 
  • Increase number of students in core honors courses earning a passing score 
  • Increase to 85% of students in high school math earning a passing grade 
  • Increase number of students earning college credit in dual enrollment courses
  • Increase number of scores of 3 or higher on AP exams 
  • Increase number of students earning industry certifications
  • Improve scores to at or above state average on Cambridge, SAT, and IB 
  • Increase of high school students at or above 2.8 GPA 
  • Increase or maintain attendance to 95% 
  • Decrease the suspension/expulsion rate to 4% 
  • Maintain 92% graduation rate or better 
  • State average or higher on AzM2 (new assessment) and AIMS Science 
  • Maintain a promotion rate of 97% or better

3.  All athletic teams and arts performances as possible, will qualify in state level competitions/tournaments.

  • Increase win:loss ratio 
  • Student participation increases 
  • Regional championships 
  • Teams into playoffs 
  • Program numbers increase at all levels (V, JV, Frosh)

4.  All stakeholders will have an extraordinary experience.

  • Stakeholder satisfaction surveys 
  • Employee recruitment and retention 
  • Establish baseline data from survey and focus groups related to level of satisfaction in the areas of communication, innovation, empowerment and ownership. 
  • Yearly completion and evaluation of EOP Conduct safety drills in compliance with state requirements 
  • Classroom doors locked at all times 
  • Participation in table top scenario exercises 
  • Yearly safety audits 
  • Monitoring, investigation, and follow through with all reporting systems, such as Dysart Safe, Safe Schools Hotline, Bullying Reports and written or verbal reports 
  • Yearly review of the Dysart Unified School District Discipline Matrix 
  • Annual ADE training requirement for all staff included in Dysart Essentials Quarter 2 course

5.  Increase effective and efficient use of resources.

  • Grow capital budget & revenues and continually seek revenue sources to maintain quality of schools and facilities 
  • Reduce turnaround routes to zero 
  • Reduce school bus inspection infractions over the previous year 
  • Mitigate increase equipment and operational costs through state and federal programs for Food Service 
  • Offer special student programs and events with increased safety and mitigation strategies for Food Service 
  • Increase meal equivalents by 2% over the previous year 
  • To complete preventative maintenance work orders within 6 business days 90 percent of the time 
  • To complete 75 percent of all work orders within 7 days 
  • Expand the contracted vendors offered to our users by 5% every year - whether that is through our own solicitations, written quotes, or cooperative contracts. 

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