• The Decatur Independent School District’s Board of Trustees and Superintendent cooperatively engage in annual goal-setting based on what we as a district want to accomplish in the next school year.  The following represent DISD’s goals for 2020-21:

    A commitment to equipping every young learner with the ability to read at or above grade level by 3rd grade

    • Evaluation of early literacy programs in both English and Spanish
    • Expansion of Pre-K programs to increase kindergarten readiness
    • Emphasis on literacy across all content areas
    • Creation of an academic interventionist position
    • Expansion of bilingual/ESL support and training

    A specific and individualized experience for every high school senior that gets them on the path to college, career, or military readiness by the time they graduate

    • Expanded dual credit and CTE offerings
    • Partnerships with colleges and universities to bring more affordable options to Decatur ISD students
    • Collection of baseline data on industry certifications earned by students
    • Increase in number of students testing and average performance on both theSAT and ACT college entrance exams

    Continued fiscal responsibility and resource management

    • Staffing and scheduling analysis for efficiency at all campuses
    • Departmental budget review

    Engagement with every stakeholder in establishing Decatur ISD as a destination district for staff, students, and families 

    • Re-establishment of District vision, mission and goals
    • Development of a transparent, community-based accountability system