Management of Systems (M.O.S.)


Goal 1 - Maximize the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Operations 

              Ranked Measures (Key Indicators)

Develop and implement cost reduction initiatives

Increase the quality of service vs. benchmarks

Lower the relative district operating costs compared to county,

   regional, state, national, business, or academic benchmarks:

Effective cost per student vs. neighboring districts

Effective property tax rate vs. neighboring districts


Goal 2 - Enhance Stakeholder Satisfaction and Involvement

(Satisfaction = accountability and communication)

Ranked Measures (Key Indicators)

Enhance the content, diversity, communication and frequency of

   performance reports

Enhance the content, diversity and communication of annual reports

Obtain external accountability & communication recognition  

    awards as measure of excellence

Improve the response time to taxpayer or parent complaints

Reduce taxpayer or parent complaint correspondence

Increase participation by the school board with community groups

Develop and implement more extensive, informative, surveys

(formal or informal)

Increase the number of stakeholders involved in district committees,

   activities, and as volunteers


Goal 3 - Provide for Long-Term Financial Stability           

Ranked Measures (Key Indicators)

Maintain long-term facility and equipment replacement and

expansion plans

Improve non-property tax resources per student

Improve fund balance and budgetary reserves

            Improve the districts bond credit rating and borrowing capacity