1. Teaching & Learning

All students surpass their annual academic growth targets and graduate ready for success.

2. Workforce Focus

Proactively recruit, retain and engage talent that reflects and is responsive to our diverse community.

3. Community Engagement

Excel in how we serve all stakeholders and build relationships with families, community members, and businesses that promote positive outcomes for students. 

4. Facilities & Operations

Use District resources effectively and efficiently. Facilities and services meet the needs of our diverse and growing student population and community.

3. Community Engagement

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Additional Community School Sites

We added three Community School sites: Patrick Marsh Middle School, Northside Elementary School, and C. H. Bird Elementary School.

Awarded 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants

Our 21st-Century Community Learning Center (CLC) grant-funded programs at Westside Elementary are providing before- and after-school opportunities to almost 200 youth. Program offerings include Kids Achieve Together, Service Learning, Sports Club, and Mindfulness Club.

Enhanced Communication to Community

We increased our communication with our community in various ways, including expanding our website, creating a mobile app, growing our social media presence, and creating and sending print materials, including calendars, newsletters, and annual reports.

Implemented a School-Based Food Pantry and Clothing Closet at all 5 Sites

We have partnered with the Sun Prairie Food Pantry and local faith leaders to ensure that no child or family is hungry. Each of the Community Schools has a school-based pantry and clothing closet that is available to the community.

PLC Book Study and Speaker Series

The Parent Leadership Council (PLC) is made up of members from each of our schools’ School Community Organizations (SCOs). This group meets monthly to collaborate on ideas and share learning. The PLC is also proud to offer support materials for our families to check out and facilitate conversations to work toward continued learning to support family leadership and equity.

School Naming and Mascot Committee

A School Naming & Mascot Committee was formed to engage the community, staff, and students in the process of naming Central Heights Middle School and choosing the mascot for Sun Prairie West High School.

Secondary Boundary & Bell Time Taskforce (SBBTTF)

The Secondary Boundary and Bell Time Task Force (SBBTTF) began its work in September 2020. The citizen-based group consisted of School District staff, students, and residents that served in an advisory capacity to the administration and School Board.

Taskforce on Student Behavior and Bullying

The Student Behavior & Bullying Task Force was formed to create a safe learning environment and a culture that is respectful and conducive to effective learning.