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Strategic Plan

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The Bloomington Public School District is an educational leader developing in all our learners the ability to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Core Values — What drives our words and behavior

  • Respect — Treat others as you want to be treated.
  • Responsibility — Take ownership of your actions.
  • Integrity — Live up to your word.
  • Citizenship — Strive to improve our community and our schools.
  • Honesty — Tell the truth.
  • Teamwork — Help each other be successful.

Vision — What we intend to create

Bloomington Public Schools creates Pathways to Career and College Success.

Each learner has a Personal Growth Plan to meet the following Pathway milestones:
  • Pre-School Ready
  • Kindergarten Ready
  • On Course for Elementary Success
  • Middle School Ready
  • High School Ready
  • Career and College Ready 

Strategic Directions — What moves us toward our vision

Maximize learner growth and close the achievement gap by:
  • Delivering INSTRUCTION through an innovative and integrated system to support transitions and help all  learners so they are career and college ready.
  • Developing LEARNING SUPPORTS that are innovative and facilitate problem solving to remove barriers so students can access their educational pathway.
  • Ensuring RESOURCE MANAGEMENT prioritized to meet the district’s strategic directions. 
Strategic Plan refreshed by the school board December 11, 2017.