Strategic Plan

Our Mission

To increase the capacity for human greatness!

Our Vision

To create premier residential schools that:

  • Are safe places, physically and emotionally, that develop and nurture students and teachers
  • Create a culture that inspires everyone to do their best
  • Help students maintain and accelerate their learning through a curriculum that is relevant, challenging, and meaningful
  • Individualize and differentiate instruction for all children—to challenge them and motivate them to success
  • Allow students access to the latest technology and tools for learning
  • Prepare students for life—for healthy relationships, for a return to their communities, for on-going education, and for career paths
  • Help at-risk students fall back in love with learning

Our Values

  • Innovation
  • Embracing
  • Greatness
  • Integrity
  • Joy

Our Strategies

  • Good Stewardship
  • Enduring Healthy Relationships
  • Doing Things Right and Doing the Right Thing
  • Right People, Right Place

Our Perspectives

Financial Perspective
Strategy: Good Stewardship


  1. Maintain a healthy fund balance
    Maintain a 2–3 month cash balance; reserve funds for campus growth.
  2. Ensure revenue growth
    Increase revenues through grants, new programs, fundraising, and new campuses.

Customer Perspective
Target customer: At-risk and non-traditional students

Strategy: Enduring Healthy Relationships


  1. Deep knowledge
    Know our students well, and meet their needs through schedules and instruction.
  2. Student Information Systems
  3. Implement Skyward and student data forms to make student information available.
  4. Value leadership
    Become a leader in all aspects of residential school development and become a voice.

Internal Processes Perspective
Strategy: Doing Things Right and Doing the Right Thing


  1. Exceed accountability standards
    Meet or exceed all state and federal accountability standards.
  2. Develop efficient systems
    Improve district communication systems (including web updates, Moodle, video).
  3. Meet RF Tracker requirements
    Be 100% compliant in our special education program.
  4. Implement a dynamic curriculum 
    Use C-Scope as the foundation for an interdisciplinary, thematic, integrated, relevant curriculum.

Employee Learning and Growth
Strategy: Right People, Right Place


  1. Maintain quality employees
    Develop supervisory skills in our leaders and establish an exemplary recognition.
  2. Develop human capital
    Coordinate superior professional development activities for every employee.
  3. Create a strong corporate culture
    Become one of the best places to work in Texas by having fun and rewarding.