School Board Goals

The Sitka School District will:

  • 100% of Sitka School District students will have at least one year of measurable growth every school year.
  • 100% of our students will graduate.
  • 100% of all middle and high school students will have a post-graduation plan.
  • 100% of students will have access to mental health supports.

The School Board will:

  1. promote the new SSD Strategic Plan and the implementation of the Action Plans to meet the District's goals.
  2. refine the curriculum review cycle.
  3. conduct quarterly check-ins with the Superintendent as part of the evaluation process.

We believe:

  • all students should have equitable access to and support through high-quality education.
  • in removing barriers to community-wide educational opportunities.
  • that understanding and honoring diversity enhances the ability to learn.
  • every student should feel accepted, valued, and connected within the school and the community.
  • our schools should be reflective of the needs of our changing world.
  • that the highest quality education is a result of focusing on the whole child.
  • our community has a vested interest in our mission.
  • community partnerships are essential to our mission.
  • in child centered education.
  • in multicultural competency.
  • in continuous, community-wide systemic improvement.
  • we have a connection and responsibility to this land Haa Aaní and the people who have inhabited it since time immemorial.
  • in preparing students to confront and overcome challenges.
  • in fostering each student’s unique ability to achieve their unique potential.
  • In embracing failure as a part of lifelong learning.
  • all students can find success.