Mission & Goals

Eisenhower’s Mission Statement

It is the mission of Eisenhower Jr. High School to ensure student success while fostering lifelong learning.

School District 54’s Goals

  • Students who have attended District 54 schools for at least one year will be at grade level in reading and math upon entering third grade as measured by Measures of Academic Progress (MAP).
  • Each school will close the achievement gap for all students in reading and math as measured by both district and state assessments.
  • Each school will perform at or above the 90th percentile (top 10% nationally) in meeting individual student growth targets in reading and math as measured by Measures of Academic Progress (MAP).


Student Learning
As an exemplary school, we recognize the importance of individual student learning and achievement. At Eisenhower we will:

  • Ensure that students meet state standards and essential outcomes on ISAT, MAP, and common assessments
  • Differentiate instruction to enrich and support student learning
  • Implement best practices of instructional strategies
  • Develop 21st century social, emotional, literacy, numeracy, and technology skills in our students

As an exemplary school, we recognize that collaboration is vital to our success. At Eisenhower we will:

  • Communicate effectively among teachers, parents, students, and the community
  • Treat everyone with courtesy, dignity, and respect, while maintaining all necessary confidences
  • Communicate curricular activities across all classes
  • Achieve alignment and consistency within teams and departments
  • Share experiences, ideas, and resources for the benefit of the whole
  • Use best practices to achieve goals

Positive Culture
As an exemplary school, we believe that a positive culture is important in order to facilitate learning and promote the current and future success of our students. At Eisenhower we will:

  • Celebrate achievements and accomplishments
  • Believe in every student’s ability to achieve and support that belief with innovative and creative
    policies and practices
  • Maintain an environment conducive to learning through Positive Behavior Intervention Supports
  • Maintain a safe environment
  • Respect diversity within and outside of school

As an exemplary school, we establish positive relationships with families, corporations, and organizations. At Eisenhower we will:

  • Increase and continuously improve participation and communication with the community
  • Cultivate productive relationships with families
  • Enrich learning experiences through community involvement and partnerships
  • Demonstrate citizenship through service to the community