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2020-25 Strategic Planning Process

A strong community has strong public schools. Join Richfield Public Schools as we celebrate our accomplishments from the current strategic plan and start developing our vision for 2025. Your voice is crucial as we take the next steps towards becoming a leading school district in the Twin Cities.  

Strategic Plan Updates

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Due to the shelter in place order and the ban on large gatherings, we have moved the next phase of our strategic planning process online. Your voice is as important as ever as we prioritize the feedback submitted by families, students, staff and the greater community.

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As of February 26, we have received 846 comments from 424 people on our 2020-25 strategic plan. This includes attendees at the January 14 and February 10 community engagement sessions, as well as people who have completed the online form. We have grouped the comments into themes and summarized them here. 

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The first two large-scale community engagement sessions focused on what residents, families and other stakeholders think about Richfield Public Schools and where they want to see the district head over the next five years. If you missed the meetings, you can still submit your feedback online.

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2015-20 Strategic Plan

We believe:

  • in inspiring our students to grow, adapt and discover their place in the world 
  • all children have a right to a quality education, high standards, rigorous curriculum and powerful instruction 
  • in providing instruction that supports the different ways people learn 
  • that valuing our diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fosters unity and empowers all 
  • the collective efforts of students, home, school and community form the foundation for excellence 
  • that core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility will be modeled, taught and nurtured 
  • it is everyone’s responsibility to provide a safe, supportive and engaging environment Goals: 
  • Provide a high quality, competitive educational system 
  • Accelerate achievement for ALL students 
  • Engage family and community members as partners 
  • Ensure an environment where ALL belong 

Strategies: 

  1. We will provide challenging, relevant and engaging educational opportunities for all students that will increase learning. 
  2. We will positively promote Richfield Public Schools. 
  3. We will provide a welcoming, healthy, supportive, safe and caring environment. 
  4. We will acquire and align human, financial, operational and technology resources to maximize organizational goals.

STRATEGY 1: We will provide challenging, relevant and engaging educational opportunities for all students that will increase learning.

STRATEGY 2: We will positively promote Richfield Public Schools.

STRATEGY 3: We will provide a welcoming, healthy, supportive, safe and caring environment.

STRATEGY 4: We will acquire and align human, financial, operational, and technology resources to maximize organizational goals.

Download the complete 2015-20 strategic plan

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