The mission of the Meyersdale Area School District, in partnership with parents and community, is to provide our students a high quality education enabling them to communicate effectively and function as responsible and productive citizens in a changing world.
GOAL 1: Student Achievement
The Meyersdale Area School District will improve students’ knowledge, skills and abilities in all subject areas as measured by an increase in PSSA scores to meet or exceed the advancing state expected performance levels. The district will make continuous improvement in the area of student achievement during the implementation of this strategic plan. Student achievement will be measured by performance on the PSSA and other variables necessary to meet adequate yearly progress (AYP).
GOAL 2: 21st Century Education
The Meyersdale Area School District will provide a 21st Century learning opportunity so that each student will graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in and contribute to our changing society. The district will continue to provide and enhance a sequential curriculum, program options, learning experiences, equipment and support services necessary to ensure success for each student. During the implementation of this strategic plan, the district will make continuous improvement in the area of providing a 21st century education. Progress will be measured through student advancement in the K-12 curriculum and the tracking of graduates in attaining post-secondary success.
GOAL 3: Professional Development
The Meyersdale Area School District will enhance student achievement by providing relevant and appropriate professional development to all instructional staff. The school will provide necessary resources, training and opportunities to staff to develop an environment of continuous district, school and individual improvement. Ongoing professional development will be provided that is strategically designed to make continuous improvement in student achievement according to the goals of the district. Due to the comprehensive nature of professional development, progress will be measured through the success of the district’s goals.
GOAL 4: Community Environment
The Meyersdale Area School District will provide a safe, secure, nurturing and healthy environment to the students of the school. The school will remain a community facility that will develop and foster a shared sense of responsibility and mutual respect among students, parents, staff, and community. During the implementation of this strategic plan, the district will make continuous improvement in the area of providing a community environment. Progress will be measured through data collection on factors that contribute to a successful community environment such as safe school data, counselor and Student Assistance Team reports and community surveys.
Last Modified on March 31, 2009