A community united, empowering each other to learn differently, care deeply, and aspire to excellence.
We will deliver exceptional academic programs and services that challenge the mind, instill the joy of learning, and promote responsible citizenship.
Future Ready Focus
Integrate life skills, rigorous learning, and innovative methods by providing relevant, real-world experiences that will prepare our students for any future.
Soft Skill Development
Develop the tools to effectively communicate with others and confidently interact in our global environment.
Deliver quality academics, weaving human connections with state-of-the-art technology.
Cultivate and engage in positive relationships that foster student growth and build strong communities.
Strategic Planning Committee Discusses the Process and Community Forum
A Strategic Planning Steering Committee has established the vision and goals of the school district through the next several years.
View meeting agendas, notes, and timelines below.
Monday, November 5, 2018 – 7 p.m. – Gilles-Sweet Cafetorium
Thursday, November 29, 2018 – 7 p.m. – FHS Innovation Center
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – 7 p.m. – FHS Innovation Center
Monday, January 7, 2018 – 7 p.m., FHS Innovation Center
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 – 7 p.m.
Community Forum – Gilles-Sweet Cafetorium
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 – 7 p.m. – FHS Rm 221
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 – 7 p.m. – FHS Rm 221
Thursday, March 14, 2019 – – 7 p.m. – FHS Rm 221
Sept-Oct 2018: Organize the project
Nov-Dec 2018: Solicit constituent feedback
Jan-Feb 2019: Preliminary Development Phase
1. Review/revise vision and mission statements
2. Review/revise key goals areas
3. Develop strategies for each goal area
Mar-April 2019: Secondary Development Phase
May-June 2019: Finalize plan and deploy
The Strategic Planning Steering Committee is made up of parents, community members, staff, students, and board members.
Rev. Lisa Morrison
Rev. Tim Morrison
Judy Van Zante
With the development of a district-wide strategic plan in early 2015, four primary goals were established. Since, district staff have provided quarterly updates to the Board of Education on Strategic Plan progress. Below, you will find recent updates as of July 2015, as reported in the 2017 Annual Report to the Community. To view a full dashboard of the strategic plan, click the button below.
Click the tab below for an update on each goal area.
We have instituted a research-based learning program in grades 6 and 9, incorporating project-based learning and mastery grading.
We re-calibrated our Mathematics instruction, Kindergarten through graduation, to align with Ohio Learning Standards. We adopted new resources for teachers and materials for students.
We instituted NWEA MAP assessments K-9 to help us gauge our students’ achievement and progress in Mathematics and Reading. We use results from national assessments like MAP and ACT to guide our instructional decision-making.
We have significantly expanded tutoring and academic support programs at the middle and high schools.
We have provided over 50 parent information sessions on teaching and learning in the 21st century.
We have created a comprehensive School Counseling Plan.
We are continually enhancing the Early Learning Center daycare and preschool programs to ensure student success in Kindergarten and primary grades.
We have expanded building transition activities for students and parents matriculating to a new grade or new school, such as the “Moving Up
to Middle School” series.
We are embedding career path awareness and exploration at all grade levels and for all levels of ability.
We have implemented a high school capstone project that requires each graduating senior to develop, present, and reflect on their individual learning, career interests, and established post-secondary action plan.
We are engaging the Financial Advisory Committee to the Treasurer (FACT) to review, support, and communicate the work of the district.
We are enhancing and expanding the relationship between the community and the Fairview Park City School district related to current and future educational needs and business operations.
We have provided information to the Facilities Advisory Committee regarding academics, arts and music, and athletic facility needs.
We are ensuring that student educational and social-emotional needs are identified and met.
We have developed a financially-responsible and flexible technology plan that incorporates an assessment of existing equipment, the repair and/or replacement of damaged, failing or outdated equipment, and acquisition of new equipment as needed over time, and the use and effectiveness of various technology resources.
We are working to maximize the effectiveness of our current human capital by hiring qualified people, developing them, engaging them, and promoting their wellness.
We continue to evaluate and enhance the tools and opportunities for internal (staff and student) and external (community) engagement.
We launched The Fairview Advantage Podcast, a tool for informing families and the community on the happenings within the school district.
We communicate frequently with our families, staff, and community, including sending weekly e-newsletters, updates from the school counseling department, and the district-wide Fairview Fast Five monthly newsletter, which received a “Mark of Distinction Award” from the Ohio School Public Relations Association in March 2017.
We have opportunities for the community to actively participate in the learning process, including Coffee Talks with the Superintendent, Parent Focus Groups on Personalized Learning and special community presentations on important topics. The annual State of the Community address with Mayor Eileen Ann Patton also provides insight into the exciting initiatives and activities in the schools and in