District Goals

Northbridge School Committee
2015 — 2018 Goals


Goal 1 — Secure the requested budget to meet the needs of our students.

Actions:
  1. Determine the needed funding for the FY17 budget
  2. Identify targeted list of stakeholders in the community for outreach
    1. Parents
    2. Community members
      1. Non-parents
      2. Non NPS parents
      3. Renters
      4. Town officials
      5. Alumni
    3. Voting age students
  3. Identify a list opportunities to educate the community on the needs/requirements of the schools, such as:
    1. Official/Unofficial forums to review school/student needs and budget impact/process
    2. Cadence of articles/press releases distributed to newspapers/media outlets (print and online)
    3. Produce segments on NPS YouTube Channel or Cable TV
Timing:
  1. May each year, cased on outcome of town meeting/election
Measurement:
  1. Our proposed/recommended budget is approved at Town Meeting

Goal 2 — Demonstrate student achievement with the resources available.

Actions:
  1. Identify metric(s) by which to determine achievement
  2. Set target goal for metric(s)
  3. Ensure budget is developed based on student achievement priorities (as identified by administration/staff/committee)
Timing:
  1. November of each year (following testing results)
Measurement:
  1. Identified metric(s) target is achieved

Goal 3 — Execute capital maintenance and building project(s).

Actions:
  1. Committee members participate in planning tours of school buildings
  2. Create a prioritized list of Capitalize Maintenance Projects
  3. Create a prioritized list of long term School Building Projects
  4. Cost analysis of Capital Maintenance expenses vs. Building Project Expenses
Timing:
  1. TBD
Measurement:
  1. All identified actions complete
  2. Short term projects completed or in process