100% of our schools will meet EXPECTED GROWTH and 75% will make HIGH GROWTH by the end of the 2013-2014 school year.
Identified district subgroups performing below the district average in reading and math will either make EXPECTED GROWTH or improve proficiency by 5% annually.
In grades K-8, we will decrease the number of students accumulating 10 or more unexcused absences from school by 5%.In grades 9-12, we will decrease the number of students accumulating 8 or more unexcused absences from school by 5%.
We will reduce the drop-out rate by 25% in the next two years.
We will improve our graduation rate from 70% to 80% in the next three years.
In order to realize greater family involvement and support for student learning, each school will sponsor at least 2 family engagement activities and share measures of their impact.
100% of our schools will demonstrate partnerships within their communities that garner support for school programs.
A targeted communications effort will be implemented to raise awareness regarding student attendance.Strategies to support school efforts and outreach to the medical/dental community will be measured in 2011-2012.
By January 2012, we will have developed a comprehensive written unitary status plan with data, implementation strategies and accountability measures for review and input by the Board of Education, Legal Counsel and community.
Approved by the Pitt County Board of Education on October 17, 2011