2016-2018 School Committee Goals

The Somerville School Committee approved the following two-year goals.

Goal 1: Increase achievement and access for all students. Reduce all performance gaps by half. 

Goal 2: Develop and implement a comprehensive PreK-12 social-emotional learning framework that provides students with the skills they need for social and academic success.

Goal 3: Increase engagement with the community to reflect the community in which we live.

Goal 4: Continue to develop and implement innovative ways of measuring student academic performance and school quality such as formative assessment, performance-based tasks, and whole quality indicators.

Goal 5: Develop a comprehensive plan for Universal Kindergarten Readiness that supports intellectual, physical, and social/emotional growth from birth to Pre-K.

Goal 6: Develop and implement a strategy to recruit, develop, and retain a diverse and talented staff.