Superintendent of Education Carl Michael Day

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Marion County School District seeks to provide a challenging educational experience that builds each child’s capacities to become successful in life. We strive for every child to be ready for a Career or College.

Our MISSION is to provide students with educational opportunities that will ensure success by creating a community of empowered, life-long learners. We desire to INSPIRE EXCELLENCE at all levels of our district. Our GOALS are as follows: 


I.  All  Students  Proficient  and Showing  Growth  in  All  Assessed  Areas.

II.  Every  Student  Graduates  from  High School  and  is  Ready  for  College and  Career.

III.  Every  Child  Has Access  to  a  High-Quality  Early  Childhood  Program.

IV.  Every  School  Has  Effective  Teachers,  Leaders,  and  promotes Student  Leadership.

V.  Our  Community  will  effectively  use  a  World-Class  Data  System  to Improve  Student  Outcomes.

VI.  Maintain  a  safe,  orderly  culture  that  creates  a  positive  experience  for K-12 education.

VII.  Operate  an  effective,  efficient,  and  sound fund  balance  to  ensure resources  are  distributed  equitably,  facilities  are upgraded  and updated,  and  a  state-of-the-art  technology  infrastructure  is maintained.

VIII.  All  students  have  access  to  high  quality  Academics,  Arts,  and Athletics  programming.   

“Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.” —Susan L. Taylor