Parent Information Letter 2017-2018
2017 Board Meeting
North Sanpete School District Annual Report 2016
This North Sanpete School District - Annual Report - will be mailed each summer for stakeholders to see district progress & to inform parents concerning school starting schedules. Si le gustaria recibir este documento en Espanol, lo puede buscar en la oficina de Moroni Elementary School.
Creating conditions for learning, so all students can succeed.
North Sanpete School District Vision for key stakeholders:
Teachers - create a nurturing learning environment of active engaged learners, regularly attend school, and are a good example for their students through professional and ethical behavior. Teachers also plan and carry out effective instruction using a variety of learning activities so all students can learn at their individual level.
Students - pay attention to their teacher, attend school regularly, and complete assignments. Students also ask clarifying questions, complete their homework, and get along with others.
Parents - ensure students come to school regularly, ready to learn. Parents also help with homework, read daily with their child and support teachers, coaches, directors and officials in conversations at home.
School & District Staff – are technically competent, trustworthy and friendly. These employees are also hard working, good examples for students.
School Leaders - create a shared vision, understand student needs and are helpful. Leaders are good examples for students and solve problems by collaborating with parents, teachers and the community.
North Sanpete School District Goals:
Instructional Goal: At least 90% of teachers will meet or exceed an effective rating on the Utah Teaching Standards as measured by the North Sanpete School District Teacher Evaluation System (NSES). A percentage of teachers reaching effective or higher will be reported annually.
2015/16 – 97.3% of NSSD Teachers were rated effective or highly effective.
Student Achievement Goal: All students will show improvement including at least a year of growth or reach their IEP Goals each year as measured by SLOs, SAGE, DIBELS, WIDA, ACT, graduation rates, etc. Each school will report their success annually.
2015/16 – Teams of teachers at each elementary grade level and in secondary subject groups began aligning district curriculum and assessments, based on state standards, to measure student achievement for reporting this goal in the future.
All schools use online registration @ https://www.nsanpete.org/images//DO/OnlineRegistrationHelpDocument.pdf.
In October 2014, North Sanpete school district stakeholders were invited to participate in a survey to help the school board prepare a vision statement. This vision statement will guide district leadership by defining expected roles for various stakeholder groups, to include teachers, students, leadership, and parents.
Invitations to take the survey were sent to parents and employees via email. Students were invited to take the survey at school. Non-parent patrons were invited by distributing hundreds of invitations at various local businesses. Responses included:
574 total participants took the survey 240 were students
216 were parents
9 were non-parent patrons
27 were classified employees of the district
69 were certified employees of the district (teachers) 10 were district leaders
200+ open-ended comments were also received
Student priorities ranking highest included regular attendance at school, paying attention to the teacher and completing assignments; with homework completion not far behind.
Parent priorities ranking highest included ensuring regular student attendance, ensuring students come to school prepared to learn and helping with homework; with reading daily with their child not far behind.
School Staff priorities ranking highest included technical competence, trustworthiness and friendliness; with hard working and being a good example not far behind.
Teacher priorities led with creating a nurturing learning environment, followed by regular attendance at school and profession, ethical and legal behavior / good example for students; with plans and carries out effective instruction so all students are learning at their level and using a variety of learning activities not far behind.
School leader priorities ranking highest included creating a shared vision, understanding student needs and helpfulness; followed by solving problems and collaborating with parents, teachers and the community.
For more detail, Read full results here.