The Irvington Public Schools will promote the academic achievement of all students by challenging each student to perform to his/her maximum ability level.
Increase student achievement on state standardized tests by meeting the New Jersey Department of Education’s Annual Measurable Objective in English Language Arts.
Increase student achievement on state standardized tests by meeting the New Jersey Department of Education’s Annual
Measurable Objective in Mathematics.
Increase the high school graduation rate by 3% as compared to the 2016-2017 school year by incorporating researched-based College and Career Readiness courses and programs.
2. The Irvington Public Schools will provide students with rigorous instruction and authentic assessments in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) in grades PreK to 12.
Disaggregate student data on a monthly basis and utilize results to discuss student achievement as it relates to the students’ comprehensive school experience.
Implement a rigorous, relevant, and standards based curriculum reflecting 21st Century skills across all subjects for all students.
Provide professional development to staff with a focus on improving student achievement as evidenced by successful implementation documented in walkthrough observations and evaluations.
3. The Irvington Public Schools will effectively partner with community stakeholders to provide on-going feedback on the effectiveness of services to students inside and outside of the classroom.
By June 2018, conduct at least four (4) Superintendent’s Quarterly Forums to foster parental as well as community involvement in the Irvington Public Schools.
By June 2018, effectively utilize the district website, School Messenger automated phone system, Twitter, Facebook, PowerSchool Parent Portal and public access Channel 36 to communicate and seek feedback from parents and community stakeholders, with an overall target of a minimum of one (1) technological communication per month.
Develop and implement two (2) strategies to introduce 5th grade parents to the middle schools and 8th grade parents to the high school.