• Medford School District Board of Education


    Medford School District Shared Vision and Mission Statement

    ALL are Learning and Learning is for ALL.

    ALL own their present and future; ALL are known and challenged; ALL achieve their potential; and ALL options are open and hopeful.

    Objective Key Results, Key Performance Indicators, and Measures of the System

    Objective Key Result:
    ALL MSD students graduate with the skills, knowledge, curiosity, and drive to succeed in a job,
    trade school, college, or university.

    Key Performance Indicators:
    1. Students Can Read: Third Grade Reading, State Assessment
    2. Students Are Numerate: Eighth Grade Math, State Assessment
    3. Students Are Engaged: YouthTruth, Engagement Measure
    4. Students Graduate: Four Year Graduation Rate and Five Year Completer Rate
    5. Students Leave Prepared: Students Graduating with Pathway Endorsement 

    All Key Performance Indicators will be measured in aggregate, and disaggregated by student group.

    2022-2023 Goal: Reading achievement at least at pre-pandemic levels.

    Priorities and Desired Outcomes 2022-2023: 

    • In order to know every student by name, strength, and need, identify the academic, social, and emotional needs of every student and develop a plan to help meet those needs.

    • Provide a system for intentional systematization of flexible credit opportunities to facilitate graduating on time.

    • Identify and adopt effective teaching and learning methods and strategies with a focus on reading and literacy.

    • Improve safety and security.

    Measures of the System
    Objective Key Result: ALL students graduate with the skills, knowledge, curiosity, and drive to
    succeed in a job, trade school, college, or university.

    Measure

    2021-22

    2020-21

    2019-20

    2018-19 

    2017-18

    4-year Cohort Graduation Rate*

    Release 

    Jan. 2023

    82.4%

    83.4%

    80.3%

    80.5%

    5-year Cohort Completer Rate*

    Release 

    Jan. 2023

    84.9%

    89.8%

    87.5%

    85.3%

    Graduates with Pathway Endorsement*** 

    64%

    ***

         

    3rd Grade Reading*

    Release 

    Oct. 2022

    **

    **

    42.9%

    48.2%

    8th Grade Mathematics*

    Release 

    Oct. 2022

    **

    **

    43%

    46%

    YouthTruth High School, Engagement

    19 (Percentile)

    5 (Percentile)

    18 (Percentile)

    27 (Percentile)

    14 (Percentile)

    YouthTruth Middle School, Engagement

    31 (Percentile)

    24 (Percentile)

    55 (Percentile)

    60 (Percentile)

    38 (Percentile)

    YouthTruth Elementary Family, Engagement

    11 (Percentile)

    ***

         

    Regular Attenders*

    Release 

    Oct. 2022

    **

    **

    92.9%

    92.9%

    9th Grade On-Track*

    Release 

    Oct. 2022

    63%**

    79.3%** 

    86.3%

    87.7%

    Organizational Health Index (OHI)

    (recommend school/dept. as a great place to work)

    55%

    73%

         

    Early Literacy (1st Grade EOY)

    41%

    35%

    **

    50%

    54%

    Talented and Gifted Overall

    7%

    6.3%

    7.4%

    7.5%

    7.1%

    Percentage TAG from Higher Poverty Schools (50% of Schools)

    20%

    33%

    33%

       

    Dual Credit/College Credit/AP Credit Earned

    ***

           

    Student Discipline: Suspensions and Expulsions

    (1813)

    14.9%

    **

    (1793)

    12.4%

    (2456)

    17.1%

    (2046)

    14.4%

    *Student Success Act Measure and State Report Card Measures

    **Not reported due to COVID / 2019-20 & 2020-21 school year are not directly comparable to rates published for prior school years due to low participation rates

    ***In Development

    BOLD = Board/District Goal

     

    Adopted: March 18, 2021 Board Meeting

    Revised:  July 25, 2022 Board Retreat