District Goals


To attain the optimal level of Student Achievement through the use of data driven assessment that shapes instruction.

  1. CTSD class size will be below state average in all grades and subject areas
  2. Purposeful articulation occurs regularly between subject areas, grades and schools (within CTSD and NHHS).
  3. All professional learning opportunities will be directly based on data and other documented student needs.
  4. CTSD will utilize comprehensive assessments to ensure that students perform at or above our District Factor Group (DFG) on the NJASK.
  5. CTSD will identify individual student needs and provide appropriate programs to maximize student learning.
  6. CTSD will consistently implement a rigorous curriculum that is grounded in NJCCCS and is reflective of the needs of a 21st century learner.

Develop and enhance each child’s interests and characteristics to embody the philosophy of – Take care of yourself, take care of others and the environment and become Productive Citizens.

  1. To enhance training/resources for staff to implement direct instruction in character education utilizing programs such as Responsive Classroom, Skills Streaming, and Bully busting.
  2. To provide opportunities for peer-mentoring and buddy programs.
  3. To establish partnerships within the community for students to apply skills and knowledge in real life experiences.
  4. To promote intrinsic motivation by recognizing and reinforcing acts of kindness and responsibility.

Develop a Supportive Environment that enhances education for all students.

  1. Develop an analysis of current building use and a plan for updating and maintaining facilities including major projects, costs, and schedules
  2. The district will provide purposeful, professional development that will encourage consistency throughout and between grades and subject areas with recognition of best practices.
  3. Develop an analysis of our programs that support social and emotional well-being to determine their effectiveness and create a plan to improve areas of concern.
  4. Evaluate the inclusion model and how the supports are utilized to determine if a restructuring of the model is necessary to meet the current needs of the students and programs.

The Clinton Township School District will engage and involve the Community in a mutually beneficial Partnership.

  1. Create a unified, two-way communication plan.
  2. Create a community outreach program.
  3. Pass the budget.