About

Check out our five-year Strategic Plan here!
Check out our aligned Department Improvement Plans here!

Our Motto

Mat’o T’vem Ab O Ju (O’odham) | Matwiik (Piipaash) | We will do this together (English)

 

Our Mission

The purpose of Salt River Schools, in partnership with the Community, is to provide EXEMPLARY EDUCATION in a safe learning environment IMMERSED IN THE O’ODHAM and PIIPAASH CULTURES in order for all students to secure a successful future.

Our Vision

Community empowerment, through culture, engagement, academic achievement and excellence.

Our Values

Committed to honoring and integrating O’Odham and Piipaash cultures and languages to be evident in all elements of Salt River Schools as essential to a quality education.

Committed to integrating O’Odham and Piipaash cultures and languages in all elements of Salt River Schools.

Value the essential relationship of family, Community and educators for the success of our students.

Recognize availability of rich and diverse resources and utilize them effectively, responsibly and purposefully.

Our Goals

Improve Student Achievement to Cultivate Highly Achieving Schools

  • Increase the Graduation Rate
  • Improve Attendance of Students and Staff
  • Enhance Readiness (Early Head Start to College)
  • Achieve Higher Test Scores
  • Increase Academic Achievement and Growth on Assessments
  • Increase Academic Rigor in Curriculum and Instruction


Recruit, Develop and Retain Teachers, Students and Staff

  • Provide ongoing differentiated support to every school, staff member and student.
  • Provide safe and secure schools (bully-free zones).
  • Build a positive, flexible support with students, staff and families to find solutions to help all be successful.


Increase Positive and Consistent Involvement from Students, Staff, Family, Community and Stakeholders

  • Create consistent, meaningful interactions, events and opportunities.
  • Develop common scheduled times for events planned in advance that account for events at all schools.
  • Communicate effectively to stakeholders/Community using the appropriate methods for the situation.
  • Solicit input from stakeholders on ways to improve involvement and increase opportunities for stakeholders to participate in meaningful roles or committees.


Become a School of Choice for the Community

  • Integrate language fluency, Piipaash, O’Odham and cultural history and create a balance.
  • Offer Internships, volunteer opportunities and college and career opportunities to prepare junior high and high school students for post-secondary opportunities.
  • Develop and enhance partnerships with businesses, stakeholders, departments and others to provide students unique opportunities and experiences.

Strategic Plan PDF

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