Alvin Independent School District

Vision and Core Beliefs

District Vision
 
Alvin ISD is a dynamic learning organization committed to excellence for all students and every program.
 
 
Core Beliefs
  • Trusting relationships in a safe and caring environment are vital to an innovative learning organization.
  • A learning organization focused on excellence will continually transform to best suit the needs of our students and community.
  • Through community support and engagement, quality public schools build and preserve a healthy democratic society.
  • Every student is uniquely capable and deserves to be provided engaging, challenging and meaningful work.
  • Each student should be empowered to realize the opportunities that they have as 21st century learners.



District Goals

Academic Performance
Student academic performance on state and national exams will reflect continuous improvement and excellence in learning
Emphasis will be placed on initiating strategies aimed at closing the achievement gap for at-risk, limited English proficient, special education, and economically disadvantaged students. Students will have access to extensive advanced academic offerings and programs designed to provide college credit.
Alvin ISD will expand course offerings in Career and Technology Education with an emphasis on skilled trades.

Teachers and Staff
Alvin ISD will attract and retain the highest quality teachers and staff and support their efforts with quality professional development.
Competitive district salary schedules, benefits, and a quality environment for teaching and learning will be emphasized.
Meaningful professional development opportunities will be provided that support school district goals and continuous professional growth for personnel.

Technology
Alvin ISD will invest in evolving technology and maintaining existing infrastructure in order to promote student/technology engagement in the teaching and learning process.
The district will provide technology that supports efficient administrative, district support, and teaching activities.
Technology professional development and training opportunities for personnel will be emphasized.

Facilities
Facilities will be provided that are supportive of a quality instructional program and represent the importance of public education within the community.
Facility improvements will reflect the importance of energy management and conservation in maintaining efficient fiscal operations.
Community input and involvement will be sought if new facilities or significant renovations are proposed by the district.
Facilities will be provided that provide a safe and secure environment for students and district personnel.

Parental/Community Involvement
Alvin ISD will actively engage parents and the district communities in the education process of our students.
The district will provide opportunities for parents and community members to become active campus volunteers.
Available positions on the District Improvement Committee, Campus Improvement Committees, and other committees that contribute to the success of the district will be made known to the general public.

Fiscal Responsibility
Alvin ISD will be efficient managers of all district revenues by targeting expenditures through careful planning and goal setting strategies.
District goals and priorities will be supported by appropriate budget allocations.
Alvin ISD will widely distribute information concerning the district budget, tax rate, and accountability ratings associated with fiscal management.