Inside San Angelo ISD


Mission

The mission of San Angelo Independent School District is to provide each student with a meaningful, challenging education, delivered in a safe learning environment that prepares him or her to graduate from high school as a lifelong learner who is a capable, productive, and contributing citizen.

Vision

In Pursuit of Excellence

Goals

The district goals for 2013‐2018 are to:

  • Provide student achievement at the highest levels.
  • Maintain fiscal responsibility and design/implement a facilities plan that addresses current and future needs of the district in order to fulfill the vision, mission, beliefs, and goals adopted by the board.
  • Improve communication between all stakeholders and the district.
  • Secure and retain an effective staff that is reflective of and responsive to the District's student body.
  • Sustain a safe and secure environment.

Core Beliefs and Commitments

We believe student achievement is our highest priority and core principle for all decisions that impact the district.

We will engage high-yield and research based instructional strategies, provide viable aligned curriculum, eliminate achievement gaps, and offer rigorous advanced curriculum, in order that all students reach their highest potential and learn regardless of ethnicity, socio-economic background, gender, native language, special needs, or area of residence.

We believe equitable allocation of resources ensures each student will have the opportunity to become a capable, productive and contributing citizen.

We will be responsible stewards of local, state, and federal resources. To ensure a positive climate of academic achievement and student success, we will create and implement programs and processes that address the needs of students and staff.

We believe stakeholder partnerships are vital links to student achievement and essential connections that foster student success.

We will actively engage, communicate with, be responsive to, and seek input and participation from all stakeholders including parents, grandparents, guardians, caregivers, businesses, elected and appointed officials, military, civic and faith-based organizations, institutions of higher education, medical and social service agencies, district leadership, staff, and students.

We believe in the value of each employee, in his/her personal and professional growth and empowerment to ensure academic achievement and student success.

We will invest in highly qualified human capital, engage them in professional learning communities and provide focused training to ensure they will be active contributors to academic achievement and student success. We will treat each employee with fairness, empower each employee to focus on high performance, and hold each employee accountable for results that contribute to student achievement and success.

We believe all students learn best in a safe, supportive, and secure environment.

We will provide facilities management for the safety of students and staff. We will ensure that learning and work environments are stable and our discipline policies are conducive to student achievement and success.