The Newcastle Elementary School District is committed to work in partnership with students, teachers, parents and community to provide every student with a personalized, challenging, academic program that develops 21st Century skills necessary to become active and effective global citizens. Each child’s innate ability will be supported in a caring, interactive, project/inquiry based learning environment with an emphasis on strong character and personal value.
1.1 All students achieve a level of proficient or advanced in essential Common Core areas of skill and knowledge as measured by local assessments and Smarter Balance Assessments, and attain the academic, career, and technical skills needed to succeed in a global society.
2.1 Implement the requirements of Title II, Americans With Disabilities Act by fully completing all the steps of a self evaluation of policies and procedures relating to Title II requirements.
2.2 Approve and implement a 5-year Facilities Master Plan to include parking lots, fields, and restoration to buildings.
2.3 Set aside a funding source to implement the plans.
3.1 Maintain the fiscal integrity of the District and manage the District’s assets and accounts to improve classroom instruction and educational opportunities for all students with priorities for student achievement for targeted student populations with a focus of using one-time revenue only for one-time expenditures.
3.2 Maintain the reserve to sustain the District expenses for a minimum of three months or a minimum of 15%.
3.3 Support technology that will enhance student learning, teaching and non instructional operations.
3.4 Align long term debt with facility procurement and facility Improvements.
3.5 Maintain a positive cash flow in all funds within the District.
4. District Culture
4.1 Cultivate positive and inclusive relationships between sites, central office, site governance boards, and the Board of Trustees.
4.2 Ensure our students, families, staff, community members and Charter partners feel safe, connected, informed and welcome to participate as true partners in the education of our collective students.