Profile of a Graduate
All Moses Lake School District graduates will Achieve, Believe, and Contribute.
ACHIEVE success after graduation and be equipped with the skills of a lifelong learner who communicates and collaborates effectively.
BELIEVE in their ability to reach unlimited potential through grit, perseverance, and problem-solving.
CONTRIBUTE as active citizens in their community by caring for themselves and others while embracing diversity.
Empowering every student to achieve, believe, and contribute as compassionate citizens
We are dedicated to ensuring the success and well-being of all.
We will ensure an emotionally and physically safe learning environment.
We will treat everyone with respect and integrity while embracing differences.
We will employ intentional and responsive practices in all settings.
We will take collective responsibility for the success of our community.
We will lead and model lifelong learning through research-based, effective practices.
We will care for every student as if they were our own; never giving up on anyone.
Our pillars are the building blocks of our work on behalf of our students. They define the capabilities we must develop continuously to nurture effective instruction and a mission-focused, empowering organizational infrastructure to realize our goals for student success.
|Equitable and data-driven access to rigorous, standards-aligned teaching and learning
|Strong relationships and partnerships with students, family, and community
|Developing effective, caring, and culturally responsive staff and students
|Leveraging resources and creating efficient, safe environments for learning and work
Goals + Indicators of Success
Specific and measurable goals are necessary to accomplish the long-lasting positive change our students deserve.
1) SUCCESS IN THE EARLY YEARS
[1A] Children in the community engage in early learning programs
[1B] Early learners are ready for kindergarten
[1C] Early learners meet or exceed grade-level standards in ELA and Math by the end of 2nd-grade
2) WHOLE CHILD; SAFE, HEALTHY, CHALLENGED & SUPPORTED
[2A] Students feel their schools are safe, welcoming, and challenging
[2B] Students regularly attend school
[2C] Students participate in extracurricular activities
3) CRITICAL THINKING & PROBLEM SOLVING
[3A] Rigorous instruction occurs in all educational settings
[3B] Students participate in community experiences and civic activities
[3C] Students use strategic tools and resources to analyze, reason, evaluate, communicate, and problem-solve to make decisions
4) STUDENT RESILIENCE, ENGAGEMENT, & VOICE
[4A] Students meet social-emotional and behavioral expectations
[4B] Students share their voices and actively engage within their school communities
[4C] Students participate in their own academic process, progress, goal-setting, and personal development
5) READINESS FOR COLLEGE, CAREER, & LIFE
[5A] High School & Beyond plans include mentor-ship, coursework, and experiences that align with post-secondary plans
[5B] 9th & 10th grade students are on track for on-time graduation
[5C] Students graduate from high school with the skills of lifelong learners
Creation of the Strategic Plan
The Strategic Plan is a document used to communicate Moses Lake School District's goals, the priorities needed to achieve those goals, and metrics used to measure progress on those goals. It includes both the academic and operational aspects of the school district.
Form Strategic Planning Committee
Created a 72-member Planning Committee including leaders and staff within the district, parents, students, and community members to develop a strategic plan.
Gather Input and Draft Components
Hosted six committee meetings to identify key areas of priority and improvement for the district, then drafted strategic plan.
Gather and Assess Feedback on Draft
Engaged the broader community in an approval survey and public forum to elicit feedback.
Finalize Plan and Present to Board of Directors
Incorporated community feedback into a finalized strategic plan and presented to the school board for approval and adoption.
Dr. Linda McKay, Assistant Superintendent | North Central ESD 171