District Goals


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

  • CTSD class size will be below state average in all grades and subject areas
  • Purposeful articulation occurs regularly between subject areas, grades and schools (within CTSD and NHHS).
  • All professional learning opportunities will be directly based on data and other documented student needs.
  • CTSD will utilize comprehensive assessments to ensure that students perform at or above our District Factor Group (DFG) on the NJASK.
  • CTSD will identify individual student needs and provide appropriate programs to maximize student learning.
  • 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.

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

Develop a Supportive Environment that enhances education for all students.

  • Develop an analysis of current building use and a plan for updating and maintaining facilities including major projects, costs, and schedules
  • The district will provide purposeful, professional development that will encourage consistency throughout and between grades and subject areas with recognition of best practices.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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