Rider Goals 2024

The Board of Education worked with the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent and Business Official at a workshop held on July 28 to update the Rider 2021 goals through 2024. This workshop was open to the public and streamed live (the recording is available here). The workshop was facilitated by Mike Ford, Director of Leadership Development, Leadership for Educational Achievement Foundation, New York State Council for School Superintendents. These newly adopted District goals will run through 2024. The full administrative team along with teacher leaders in all curriculum areas will also work collaboratively over the coming weeks to develop more specific targets under goal 1 – Student Achievement.

  • Goal 1: Student Achievement
    The Ichabod Crane Central School District is committed to ensuring that all students reach their maximum potential, and their readiness for college, career, civic engagement and adult life, by focusing on the educational experience through, among other things, providing equal access to enhanced and expanded educational and enrichment opportunities.
  • Goal 2 – Technology
    The Ichabod Crane Central School District will provide the resources and technological support necessary to ensure equitable access for all faculty, staff and students to ensure academic success in the 21st century.
  • Goal 3: Health, Safety and Community Engagement
    The Ichabod Crane Central School District will collaborate with families, students, faculty, and community members to recognize and promote the mental, physical and emotional well-being of students, create a respectful learning environment for all and capitalize on community outreach and engagement opportunities.
  • Goal 4 – Budget and Finance
    The Ichabod Crane Central School District will maximize student achievement by ensuring strong financial health that aligns district goals through annual and long range fiscal planning.
  • Goal 5: Operational Support Services
    The Ichabod Crane Central School District will evaluate the physical capacity of our school facilities and provide the resources and support needed to develop adequate teaching and learning spaces through capital improvement projects.

Riders Pathway to Success (Goal #1: Student Achievement)


2021-22 Riders’ Pathway to Success Metrics

2020-21 Riders’ Pathway to Success Metrics

2019-2020 Riders’ Pathway to Success Metrics

2018-2019 Riders’ Pathway to Success Metrics


Target 1: Project 95

The District will strive for 95% graduation rate by the year 2024. There will be a 1% increase in the graduation rate for each of the next five years, starting in 2019.


Target 2: Course Failures

Reduction in course failures by 5% for 2018-19.


Target 3: State Assessments

Increase Mastery Level on Regents Exams by 5% and increase the Proficient Rate by 5% for students taking Grades 3-8 State Assessments for 2018-19.


Target 4: Student Proficiency Levels

Increase the number of K-2 students at or above grade level by 5% in reading, writing and math by 2018-19.


Target 5: Post-High School Preparation

ICC students will have access to college, career and life skills in their courses starting in the Middle School and will meet a set of proficiency standards for these skills prior to graduation.