The Renton School district serves 15,000 pre-K through 12th grade students from Renton, Newcastle, Bellevue, Kent, Tukwila, Seattle, and unincorporated King County, across legislative districts 5, 11, 33, 37, and 41
Together as a board, we are responsible for:
Evaluating and hiring the superintendent of schools
Setting the vision, mission, and goals for the district
Adopting, reviewing, and revising policies
Overseeing and approving the budget:
$278M general fund expenditures FY20-21
$116M capital projects fund expenditures FY 20-21
Monitoring the district’s progress towards goals
Increasing access and affordability so more students are kindergarten-ready, and focusing on those furthest away from educational justice.
Continuing the emphasis on social emotional learning and skills to build resiliency, self-confidence, and empathy.
Committing to the ABAR (anti-bias, anti-racist) journey so that all students and employees have the opportunities and environment to thrive.
Providing exposure to a broad set of opportunities, and focusing on critical thinking and re-thinking skills. Encouraging educators and staff to identify opportunities, pilot ideas, accept misses and celebrate wins, and share learnings.
Creating a focus on student experience, employee experience, and parent/caregiver experience. Assessing We ourselves often and celebrating the wins, but always seeking to understand how we can improve.
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