Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 3/4/2022 - 7:00 PM
Category: Accountability and Research
Type: Info
Subject: ACPS Equity Climate Survey 2021-22
ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goal:
Goal 1: Systemic Alignment
ACPS will build a culture of continuous improvement and design equitable systems for school and instructional improvement.
Goal 2: Instructional Excellence
ACPS will ensure that all students have access to and engagement with high-quality instruction.
Goal 3: Student Accessibility and Support
ACPS will ensure students have equitable access to and engagement with programs and supports that reduce barriers to learning.
Goal 4: Strategic Resource Allocation
ACPS will strategically provide differentiated resources and supports to schools and departments.
Goal 5: Family and Community Engagement
ACPS will ensure that all families and community members feel welcomed, respected, and valued.
Policy: AF - Comprehensive Plan
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable)
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Agenda Item Summary: From March 11 to April 3 Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) will be conducting its second annual equity climate survey with the purpose of measuring perceptions of the current climate and equity within ACPS. This innovative approach blends a traditional climate survey with an equity audit. The equity climate survey is an initiative tied directly to the ACPS Equity for All Strategic Plan. The survey is provided as an attachment to this brief. The information gathered from the equity climate survey will further illuminate potential areas of inequities within our environment. These data will be a part of informing school and department improvement planning over the summer and serve as progress measures for the ACPS 2025 strategic plan.
Background: As a component of the new Equity for All strategic plan, ACPS will be administering an equity climate survey to staff, students in grades 6-12, and families. The survey combines elements of a traditional climate survey and past ACPS equity audits to gauge school and division climate through the specific lens of equity.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends that the School Board review this information for an understanding of the ACPS equity climate survey administration.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Clinton Page - Chief Accountability Officer
Signed By:
Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. - Superintendent