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Strategic Plan

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The 2022-2027 Strategic Plan is designed to be a roadmap for the district. The plan articulates a common foundation of expectations and goals in place to prepare our students and staff for success. The content of the strategic plan reflects feedback gathered from community focus groups and surveys, work of the Strategic Plan Steering Committee and Board of Education.

2022-2027 Strategic Plan

2022-2027 Strategic Plan Overview Publication

2022-2027 Quantitative Annual Measures

Note: Downloading a copy provides a copy on your device, but will not reflect any future changes. 

We believe GREEN IS MAGIC!

Our Mission

Derby Public Schools strives to create a safe and inclusive culture and a comprehensive educational experience that propels students toward their fullest potential so they can positively impact their community.

Our Vision

Every student, every day, preparing for the future.

Our Beliefs 

  • We believe integrity and transparency are the foundation of trust.
  • We believe each student deserves high quality instruction.
  • We believe in meeting the individual needs of students.
  • We believe in embracing our diversity and including everyone to unify our culture.
  • We believe positive relationships are essential to student growth.
  • We believe in prioritizing the safety and mental health of every student and staff member.

Learn More About Goal Areas and Track Progress

Check out each goal area below to learn about action steps, focus areas and progress updates. We have a variety of tools we may also utilize to share Strategic Plan progress when appropriate. Examples: Social Media, E-News, Derby School News, Staff Newsletter. Additionally, Derby Public Schools will present to stakeholders when opportunities arise for presentations, such as Chamber of Commerce Luncheons and Rotary Meetings

Strategic Plan Progress Reports • Year 2, Report 2 (February, 2024)