Packsaddle Elementary School Goals Goal 1 Parents will be full partners with educators in the education of t teir children. Goal 2 Students will be encouraged and challenged to meet their full educational potential and educators will prepare students to be thoughtful active citizens in a democratic society. Goal 3 Through enhanced dropout prevention efforts, all students will remain in school until they obtain a high school diploma and attain/maintain a 94% attendance for all students and student groups. Goal 4 A well-balanced and appropriate curriculum will be provided to all students and age-appropriate career education will be provided to all students [TEC Sec. 11.252(3)(G)]. Goal 5 Qualified and highly effective personnel will be recruited, developed, and retained. Goal 6 The state¿¿¿s students will demonstrate exemplary performance in comparison to national and international standards. Goal 7 School campuses will maintain a safe and disciplined environment conducive to student learning. Appropriate programs will be provided to all students demonstrating need in suicide preventions, conflict resolution, violence prevention/and/or discipline management. [TEC Sec. 11.252(3)(B)(E)] Goal 8 Educators will keep abreast of the development of creative and innovative techniques in instruction and administration using those techniques as appropriate to improve student learning. Goal 9 Technology will be implemented and used to increase the effectiveness of student learning, instructional management, staff development, and administration.