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 additional Community School Sites (Patrick Marsh Middle School, Northside Elementary & C.H. Bird Elementary). 

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

Over the past six years, we have expanded our website, created a mobile app, grew our social media presence, sent families and caregivers weekly flyers, and continued to send community members print materials. 

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, no family, is hungry. Each of the Community Schools has a school-based pantry 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 (SCO's). This group meets monthly to collaborate on ideas and share learning. 

The PLC is proud to offer support materials for our families to check out and facilitate conversations to work towards continued learning to support family leadership and equity.

School Branding

After realizing that our schools did not have their names visible, we invested in school branding. Now, each school has its name above the front entrance. 

School Naming and Mascot Committee

A committee was formed, which engaged the community, staff, and students in the process of choosing the mascot for Central Heights and 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 consists of School District residents that serve in an advisory capacity to the administration and School Board. 

Taskforce on Student Behavior and Bullying

The Sun Prairie Area School District strives to maintain a learning environment that is safe and a culture that is respectful and conducive to effective learning.