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Strategic Plan

2020 graduate poses in front of school

Our Mission

The mission of Stillwater Area Public Schools, in partnership with students, family and community, is to develop curious individuals who are active and engaged leaders in an ever-changing world by challenging all students as they travel along their personalized learning pathways.


In our decision-making we will always consider what is desirable, equitable, feasible and sustainable. We will build relationships with our shareholders and engage with our community.


  • All children are ready for school
  • All third graders can read at grade level
  • All racial and economic achievement gaps are closed
  • All students are ready for career and college
  • All students graduate from high school
  • *All students will be engaged in their learning
  • *All students will be supported in their social, emotional and behavioral development
  • *All students will be seen, served and supported

*Stillwater-specific goals

Creating the Worlds' Best Workforce

The objectives of our Strategic Plan are based on areas identified in the World's Best Workforce. Each year, our school board members and district staff work together to set goals in each of the five focus areas. Goals may range from one to three years in length.

Combined WBWF Summary and Achievement and Integration Progress Report

Want to get involved? Learn more about the WBWF Committee

Portrait of a Graduate

Portrait of a Graduate chart

Our Portrait of a Graduate defines the skills and attributes we expect our students to develop through their experience in our schools. In working toward the objectives of our strategic plan, teachers and staff find ways to incorporate experiences that allow students to practice and develop these skills at all levels - from preK through high school.