St. Monica Catholic School
Long-Range Strategic Plan
2014 – 2018
1) Initial Plan Development, and2) Plan Management and Communication.
GOAL – To provide updated textbooks, which include online editions, to students
Action Plan – The school will allocate funds for the purchase of new textbook series, which include online editions allowing students greater access to instructional materials and to support materials for individual enrichment and/or remediation.
GOAL – To continue the development of curriculum based assessments to aid in evaluating academic progress in mathematics and language arts and in making staff development decisions based on data
Action Plan – The administration and staff will use the data collected to assess the training needs of the staff and to bring in programs to support instructional improvement or implementation of new innovative programming.
GOAL – To transition to using FACTs for tuition collection
Action Plan – The administration will work with FACTs Tuition Management to put all tuition collection under one single program and to increase accountability and management of tuition assets.
GOAL – To increase funds for scholarships for students in need
Action Plan – The school, School Board, and Endowment Trust will work together to plan a campaign to raise funds to assist families in need of tuition support in order to retain their enrollment at St. Monica.
GOAL – To install Wi-Fi throughout the campus
Action Plan – The school will seek funding from the PTO and the Dads’ Club to help fund the installation of a Wi-Fi network throughout the school campus and parish.
GOAL – To initiate an outreach to alumni in order to establish a database for future contacts
Action Plan – The school will work with the Endowment Trust to hire or seek out a volunteer to establish a database of alumni with the intent to reach out during future capital campaigns and to encourage the support of St. Monica School financially, in prayer, and in participation in various events.
GOAL – To develop outreach and create events to recruit new students, primarily kindergarten students
Action Plan – The administration will work with either a development director or volunteers to host recruiting events for prospective families, to reach out to local pre-schools, and to distribute marketing materials to local schools who feed into St. Monica School.
GOAL – To construct access barriers/controls and to increase supervision of entries
Action Plan – The school will seek funds from support groups and the parish to install, to add, and/or to enhance security at all entry points in accordance with the directives from the Diocese of Dallas.
GOAL – To upgrade communication and intercom systems
Action Plan – The school, in conjunction with the parish, will research and install a new phone system with enhanced communication to provide classroom-to-classroom communication and school wide intercom access, particularly to the Family Center, to the field and play areas, and to the cafeteria.
GOAL – To develop a more comprehensive program to make the school more environmentally responsible
Action Plan – The faculty and staff will work with the students to assess and develop projects that can make the school greener.
- SMS Strategic Pillar Committees
- Strategic Planning Brochure - Overview of the Process