Goal 3

Opti​mal Climate

The focus of Goal 3 is to ensure a productive and satisfying climate for learning and teaching. This goal contains measures on family student behavior and satisfaction, staff engagement and satisfaction, and collaboration.

The district's strategic plan identifies five long-term goals and nine corresponding strategies that define the work of the district. Download a copy of the one page strategic plan here.

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Student Climate Survey (3.f) measures the students own perception of their engagement and satisfaction towards their education and school climate.

Full Definition: The state assigned score for designated areas of the 5 Essentials Survey:

    • student-teacher trust
    • safety, academic engagement
    • student classroom behavior
    • academic personalism
    • academic press
    • course clarity             

​​Data Source: RPS Records

Peer Comparison Group: None        

teacher climate.pngTeacher Climate Survey (3.h) measures the teachers own perception of their engagement and satisfaction toward their school and its climate.

Full Definition: The state assigned score for designated areas of the 5 Essentials Survey:

  • teacher-principal trust
  • teacher influence
  • school commitment
  • socialization of new teachers
  • teacher safety
  • quality professional development

Data Source: Data for this measure is still being collected to set a baseline

Peer Comparison Group: None

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Teacher Collaboration Survey measures the teachers’ own perception of their collaborative levels and their ability to be involved in decision making within their school.

Full Definition: The state assigned score for designated areas of the 5 Essentials Survey:

  • teacher-teacher trust

  • collective responsibility

  • teacher collaboration

  • reflective dialogue

  • innovation

Data Source: 5 Essentials

Peer Comparison Group: State of Illinois

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Staff Facility Survey measures the teachers own perception of the facilities they work in.

Full Definition: Score for designated areas of a facilities survey, including:

  • Facility Condition
  • Security Rating
  • Appearance
  • Maintenance Support
  • Technology Support

Data Source: RPS Records

Peer Comparison Group: None​

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