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Summer SLAM

Effective Tuesday, July 16, all Summer SLAM classes and programs will be moved from Olson Middle School to Jefferson High School for the remainder of the summer schedule. For those who are registered, Extended Care will also be moved to Jefferson.

Jefferson is located two blocks east of Olson at 4001 W. 102nd St. Please enter through Door #1, the school’s main entrance.

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Strategic Plan

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The Bloomington Public School District is an educational leader developing in all our learners the ability to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Core Values — What drives our words and behavior

  • Respect — Treat others as you want to be treated.
  • Responsibility — Take ownership of your actions.
  • Integrity — Live up to your word.
  • Citizenship — Strive to improve our community and our schools.
  • Honesty — Tell the truth.
  • Teamwork — Help each other be successful.

Vision — What we intend to create

Bloomington Public Schools creates Pathways to Career and College Success.

Each learner has a Personal Growth Plan to meet the following Pathway milestones:
  • Pre-School Ready
  • Kindergarten Ready
  • On Course for Elementary Success
  • Middle School Ready
  • High School Ready
  • Career and College Ready 

Strategic Directions — What moves us toward our vision

Maximize learner growth and close the achievement gap by:
  • Delivering INSTRUCTION through an innovative and integrated system to support transitions and help all  learners so they are career and college ready.
  • Developing LEARNING SUPPORTS that are innovative and facilitate problem solving to remove barriers so students can access their educational pathway.
  • Ensuring RESOURCE MANAGEMENT prioritized to meet the district’s strategic directions. 
Strategic Plan refreshed by the school board December 11, 2017. 

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