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.   


"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." --Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. --1963