Barrientes Middle School Campus Goal Areas
GOAL 1: ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
Barrientes Middle School Staff will encourage students to reach their fullest intellectual, moral, and physical potential by providing all students with a challenging, high-quality education with an effective delivery system of high academic rigor to ensure all students will meet the challenge of the STAAR assessment in Reading, Math, Writing, Social Studies, and Science. In addition, we will focus on the importance of college readiness and the new state standards associated in preparing for higher education.
GOAL 2: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Barrientes Middle School will provide professional development opportunities for all staff in order for them to acquire the necessary skills to meet students' academic, aesthetic, and physical needs. We will ensure ongoing staff development so we can narrow gaps in the educational process and fulfill the ultimate goal of mastery for all students on the STAAR tests.
GOAL 3: TECHNOLOGY
Barrientes Middle School teachers and staff will keep up to date of the latest software versions and changes in technology programs. Teachers will use, implement, and model technology applications in the classroom in accordance with the district technology plan and the College and Career Readiness Standards in order to attain the goal of mastery on all the STAAR tests.
GOAL 4: COMMUNICATION
Barrientes Middle School continuously communicates and collaborates with all stakeholders and community members. We will relate all pertinent issues from district administration and our campus goals to staff, students, parents, and the community. Our ultimate goal of STAAR mastery for all students will be effectively communicated to all stakeholders.
GOAL 5: PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Barrientes Middle School will encourage 100% of our students' parents to participate as partners in their child’s education by inviting them to become members of our committees, communicating with them through our Parent/Teacher Organization, utilizing various communication media, and by maintaining an open communication policy with Barrientes' administration, teachers, and staff.
GOAL 6: LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Barrientes Middle School will create a friendly, enjoyable, and safe environment by enforcing the district student code of conduct in order to promote academic excellence and high student attendance to ensure that 100% of students experience a risk-free learning environment.
GOAL 7: RECRUIT & RETAIN HIGHLIY QUALIFIED TEACHING STAFF
Barrientes Middle School will recruit highly-qualified personnel and will assign mentors to 100% of all new personnel on campus to ensure a smooth transition and/or establish a solid foundation with district and campus personnel and a strong understanding of school-wide policies, procedu