vision

VISION

The purpose of the Rapides Parish school system is to ensure that every child masters the essential knowledge and skills necessary for success in college and/or career by improving the quality of instruction through a shared set of principles and guiding practices.

D goals

DISTRICT GOALS

  1. Have an effective teacher in every classroom
  2. Have an effective principal in every school
  3. There will be no failing schools
  4. Have every student master essential knowledge and skills required to meet the demands of higher standards.
  5. To engage all stakeholders in suppoting the work of the district. 

framework

FRAMEWORK FOR EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS

  1. High Quality Instructional Practices
  2. Unwavering Commitment to Excellence/High Expectations
  3. Building Leadership Capacity
  4. Culture of Collaboration
  5. Frequent Monitoring of Student Progress
  6. Systematic Process to Monitor the Effectiveness of Teachers
  7. Job-Embedded Professional Development
  8. Safe and Orderly Environment
  9. Aligning Resources to Support Goals
  10. Strong Home/School Partnerships