Continuous Improvement Plan


    Commitment to Excellence

    The New Albany-Plain Local School District is committed to creating a culture of accountability that achieves the best academic and developmental outcomes for each student. The District aspires, by September 2023, to be ranked in the top 10 or higher of all public school districts for student achievement in the State of Ohio as reported by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Performance Index Ranking. As our long term commitment, we aspire to become and remain the best rated school district in the State of Ohio.


    All employees will be accountable for implementing research-based practices including a rigorous and aligned curriculum, common assessments, focused instruction and data-driven decisions to achieve the best academic and developmental outcomes for every student within a fiscally sustainable budget.

    Benchmarks and Indicators

    Benchmark 1: Increase achievement
    ● Earn a District Performance Index result of 95% or greater on the Local Report Card.

    Benchmark 2: Facilitate a year or more of growth for every year of instruction
    ● Earn a Progress Component Rating of Four Stars or greater on the Local Report Card. 

    Benchmark 3: Meet or exceed State’s achievement gap closing standards for identified subgroups
    ● Earn a Gap Closing Component Rating of Four Stars or greater on the Local Report Card.

    Benchmark 4: Graduate students who are college and career ready 
    ● Earn a Graduation Component Rating of Four Stars or greater on the Local Report Card.
    ● Students in the Class of 2023 taking the SAT will earn a mean score that is at least 20% higher than the state average as reported by the SAT Cohort Annual Report.
    ● Administer the PSAT to all eighth graders and the SAT to all juniors during the 2022-23 school year.

    Benchmark 5: Enhance school culture and social-emotional well-being
    ● Administer age-appropriate student surveys to measure the percentage of students who feel safe at school, supported, have at least one staff member to approach with problems, and the effectiveness of specific well-being programs offered in grade-levels.

    Benchmark 6: Demonstrate sustainable fiscal management
    ● Reduce FY23 Five Year Forecast Line Item 4.500 (Total Expenditures) by at least $709,817 resulting in a 1% or greater reduction in total expenditures, to positively increase the District’s Five Year Forecast.

    Benchmark 7: Ensure community engagement and stakeholder satisfaction
    ● Administer parent and staff surveys to measure the level of satisfaction with educational quality, school culture, communications, student services, climate and/or fiscal management. Board Adopted - September 19, 2022