• District Road Map and Annual Goals

  • Yakima School District Road Map

    The Yakima School District creates hope for the future by preparing all students to be constructive members of the community, society and the world, and to live productive, satisfying lives. Each student will graduate with the skills necessary for success in work, school, and life.

    Roadmap

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  • 2016 - 2017 Goals

    The Board is responsible for establishing educational goals which guide both the Board and staff in working together toward increasing student achievement and, ultimately, having all students earn a high school diploma. These measureable standards provide students, staff, parents, and the community an opportunity to assess the district’s growth in areas identified as key to the academic growth of students.

    Below is a summary of the annual goals. For complete information on our goals, please download the following document.

    Download 2016-17 Goals (PDF)

     

    Parent and Community Involvement

    1. Each school will have at least 50 percent of its parents/guardians participate in the Yakima School District Family Survey.

    2. Of the parents/guardians who respond to the survey, a minimum of 80% will respond positively ("Almost Always True" or "Often True") on the indicator, "Parent and Family Involvement," as measured by the Yakima School District Family Survey.

    Parent and Community Involvement 2014 2015
     1. Participation in survey 1,922 4,209
     2. Positive response 75%  76%

     

    Student Attendance

    1. Each school will have no more than 10% of its student population be chronically absent. Chronically absent is defined as missing more than eighteen (18) school days, measured as greater than half a day of absence.

    Chronic Absenteeism 2013 2014 2015 2016
     1. Students who have missed 15 or more days of school 33.8% 31.5% 34.2% 39.2%

     

    Academic Achievement

    1. Each school will have at least 50% of its tested-students meet the standard in English Language Arts, Math, and Science for all students.

    ELA Achievement 2015 2016
     5th grade 36.3 39.7
     8th grade 38.0 38.1
     11th grade 18.9 28.2

     

    Math Achievement 2015 2016
     5th grade 25.7 30.4
     8th grade 24.2 26.9
     11th grade 7.0 14.3

     

    Science Achievement 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
     5th grade  10.8 28.6 33.0  34.3 41.2  38.6 42.3
     8th grade  28.7 38.1 41.5 36.9 43.1 39.6 48.5
     10th grade -- -- 35.7 42.1  53.3 46.6  49.9

     

    Student Growth Percentiles (SGP)

    1. In English Language Arts, each school will attain a Student Growth Percentile of at least 50 in the all category.

    2. In Mathematics, each school will attain a Student Growth Percentile of at least 55 in the all category.

    Student Growth Percentiles 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
    English Language Arts 38 43 43 48  47
    Mathematics 43 52 56 50  42

     

    Discipline

    1. The number of students in a school who receive a short-term suspension shall not exceed 9% of the cumulative student enrollment of that school for the year.
    2. The number of students in a school who receive a long-term suspension shall not exceed 4% of the cumulative student enrollment of that school for the year.
    3. The number of students in a school who receive an expulsion shall not exceed 1% of the cumulative student enrollment of that school for the year.

    Discipline 2013 2014 2015 2016
     1. Short-term suspensions 2,663 2,066 1,611 1,700
     2. Long-term suspensions 40 63 48 89
     3. Expulsions 5 6 5 19

     

    Graduation Rates

    1. The 4-year graduation rate for each Class shall meet or exceed 82%.
    2. The 5-year graduation rate for each Class shall meet or exceed 89%.
    3. The final graduation rate for each Class shall meet or exceed 95%.

    Graduation Year Class of 2011 Class of 2012 Class of 2013 Class of 2014 Class of 2015
     1. 4 Years 65.9 % 56.1 % 56.6 % 63.3 % 65.3 %
     2. 5 years 68.4 % 61.2 % 60.8 % 73.5 % --
     3. 21 years of age -- -- -- -- --