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Vision, Mission and Goals
Vision, Mission and Goals
Somerville ISD
Monday, September 23, 2019

Dedicated to empowering learning for every student, every day, by providing engaging, viable, and relevant curriculum.

Determined to build strategic partnerships that foster a culture of learning for all.

Dynamic leadership focused on attaining and retaining excellent teachers to pave the way for student success.

Devoted to equity; closing the learning gaps by knowing every student by name, strength, and need.

 

Mission Statement

Somerville Independent School District will provide a safe educational environment that fosters academic achievement, post-secondary success, and ensures each student graduates from high school both college and career ready with the ability to become responsible, productive, and contributing citizens in a diverse world.   

 

Goals

Student Performance

  1. Provide high-quality instruction for all through academic and post-secondary success through proficiency in reading and math, and implement programs aimed to support college and career readiness in a safe and secure environment.

Human Resources

  1. Recruit, retain, and develop high-quality teaching staff, who engage in continuous professional development focused on providing viable and relevant student instruction, and who share the responsibility for providing a positive and successful learning environment.

Partnerships

  1. Maximize partnerships by engaging students, parents, staff, and the community to maximize every child’s potential.

Equity

  1. Effectively personalize learning, and close all learning gaps for each child, by adopting a plan to know every single student from Pre-K to 12th grade; their strengths and needs, and focus on educational success for each.

 

Beliefs

  1.       Every child can learn.
  2.       Students always come first.
  3.       Our diversity is our greatest asset.
  4.       Our schools should be a safe and secure place for our students, staff, and parents.
  5.       Feedback loops and self-reflection are imperative for growth.
  6.       Teachers direct student outcomes.