2020-2024 STRATEGIC PLAN

    Adopted by the Granite Falls School District Board of Directors on January 15, 2020.

    Tag Line: “We Expect Success”

    Mission Statement:

    Granite Falls School District is committed to the individual development of each student.

    Vision Statement:
    Our students begin school ready to learn within a system of support, and emerge as resilient and engaged citizens fully prepared to pursue life's opportunities.

    District Goals:

    1. Powerful Teaching & Learning

    1) Provide differentiated instruction with a rigorous, aligned curriculum that drives student engagement and achievement; 

    2) Hire and retain exemplary staff, supported by an innovative and collaborative framework;

    3) Empower parents by encouraging participation;

    4) Create pathways- via partnerships, mentoring and district resources- for our students to excel in post-secondary pursuits; and

    5) Embrace technology as an engine for student growth, instructional integration and operational efficiency.

    2. School Climate

    Foster a consistent, district-wide culture which encourages and celebrates student success at all levels, enabling a climate of mutual respect, inspired learning, character and life skills development. Initiate positive behavior supports via targeted staff training, role modeling, counseling and family partnerships.

    3. Early Learning

    Establish a firm and equitable foundation for learning by promoting kindergarten-readiness and successful K-3 transitions for all students.

    4. Growth Management

    Undertake a strategic, collaborative and timely growth-planning process that clearly defines the district's challenges and opportunities.

    5. Stewardship

    Promote trust by projecting fiscal stability through the prudent, responsive and optimal use of district resources, in a manner that is both transparent and understandable.