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Martin County Schools Mission, Vision, and Goals

Mission Statement

Working together, Martin County Schools will, in a safe and nurturing environment, provide learning experiences for tomorrow’s leaders by:

o   educating the whole child,

o   engaging all learners, and,

o   developing problem solvers

who will be successful in college, career, and life.


Vision Statement

Martin County Schools is a positive and supportive learning environment that prepares students to be successful citizens for an ever-changing society.


System-Wide Goals & Objectives

Goal 1:  Every student in the Martin County School System graduates from high               school prepared for work, further education, and citizenship.

1.1   Increase the four-year cohort graduation rate.

1.2   Graduate students prepared for post-secondary education.

1.3   Graduate career-technical students who are career-ready.

1.4   Increase the number of 3rd graders that meet Read to Achieve standards.

1.5   Improve performance on EOG, EOC, ACT, and ACT WorkKeys assessments.

1.6   Increase the number of students that graduate with post-secondary credit.

Goal 2:  Every student has a personalized education.

2.1   Increase participation in district-approved online courses.

2.2   Increase the number of minority students enrolled in rigorous STEM classes.

2.3   Increase the number of students completing a career-technical pathway.

2.4   Improve access to resources to assist struggling students.

2.5   Accelerated and AIG students will have opportunities to take challenging, rigorous                     courses and participate in a variety of enrichment experiences.

Goal 3:  Every student, every day has excellent teachers.

3.1   Improve the correlation between teacher evaluation and student performance.

3.2   Increase the percentage of administrators that led their school to either meet or exceed            growth.

3.3   Increase the percentage of effective or highly effective teachers in all schools.

3.4   Increase the percentage of schools meeting or exceeding growth.

Goal 4:  Martin County Schools utilizes up-to-date financial, business, and                           technology systems to serve its students and educators.

4.1   All schools will have sufficient wireless coverage to support 1:1 computing initiatives.

4.2   Use Google Tools and Homebase/Powerschool as essential resources for instructional            delivery, online test administration, and communications tool with parents and students. 

4.3   Use funds and resources in accordance with federal and state statutes and state board            policy.

4.4   Martin County Schools will implement computerized financial and business systems to            reduce paperwork, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.

Goal 5:  Every student is healthy, safe, and responsible.

5.1   Each school will create and maintain a safe and respectful environment.

5.2   The district will promote healthy, active lifestyles for students.

5.3   Decrease the number of students who are chronically absent from school.

5.4   Decrease the number of students suspended for 10 or fewer days.

5.5   Decrease the incidences of violence and crime in schools.

(For additional information regarding these goals and objectives, see the Martin County Board of Education Strategic Plan.)