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Continuous Improvement Plan


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.

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2023-2024 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 to become and remain the best rated public school district in the State of Ohio.

Benchmarks and Indicators

Benchmark 1: Increase achievement

  • Earn a District Performance Index Percentage 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 Five Stars on the Local Report Card.

  • Students in the Class of 2024 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  2023-24 school year.

Benchmark 5:  Enhance school culture, social-emotional well-being and stakeholder satisfaction.

  • Administer age-appropriate student and staff surveys to measure the effectiveness of school climate factors (i.e. feel safe and supported at school, trusted adults for students, educational quality, communications, student services, curricula, well-being programming, fiscal management, etc.) impacting daily school culture.

  • Implement strategies to increase engagement of parents with children enrolled  in our school district (i.e. “Coffee & Conversations” with Board of Education Members, Citizen Advisory for Student Belonging, etc.) based upon parent survey results.

Benchmark 6: Demonstrate sustainable fiscal management

  • Reduce FY23 Five Year Forecast Line Item 4.500 (Total Expenditures) by at least $727,520 resulting in a 1% or greater reduction in total expenditures, to positively increase the District’s Five Year Forecast.

Board Adopted - September 18, 2023