Strategic Plan

    Communities dedicated to learning and achievement 

    Yelm Community Schools is a welcoming, safe, student-centered, and collaborative learning environment. In partnership with parents, students, and community leaders, YCS staff members are dedicated to helping all students meet performance expectations and achieve their full learning potential.

    BELIEFS – Lead Inspire Grow

    • Learning Focused – Lead a culture of high achievement for all students
      • High Quality Staff
      • Strong Professional Development
      • Standards-Aligned Curriculum
    • Student Centered – Inspire all students to achieve a College & Career Ready Diploma
      • Future-Focused Student Learning
      • Personalized Learning
      • High Expectations
    • Community Connected – Foster relationships working side-by-side with students, families & community
      • Public & Family Participation
      • Transparency & Accountability
      • Community Growth
    • Results Oriented – Grow each day as students, teachers, and leaders in our learning organization
      • Student Achievement
      • High Quality Facilities
      • Safe Learning Environment

School Board Goals

    1. Yelm Community Schools will become an exemplary school district on all academic performance measures.
    2. Each student will be on a path (beginning in kindergarten) to graduation, continuing education and work.
    3. Each student will learn in a modern classroom equipped with the tools necessary to achieve at exemplary levels.
    4. We will recruit and retain a committed and highly trained work force.
    5. We will successfully manage the current and future growth of our student population.