Inspiring Each Student Every Day

2013-2018 Strategic Plan


The Mission of Eden Prairie Schools is to:
  • Inspire each student to learn continuously so they are empowered to reach personal fulfillment and contribute purposefully to our ever-changing world.

Core Values

We believe that:
  • Each person has intrinsic value.
  • Each person has individual gifts, interests and talents.
  • Community benefits when each person contributes.
  • Relationships flourish on a foundation of mutual trust and respect.
  • Continuous learning is essential for personal fulfillment, opportunity and success.

Strategic Objectives

By 2018:
  • Each student will achieve personal and district expectations and be inspired to learn continuously.
  • Each student will enthusiastically and confidently engage in the continual pursuit of personal goals and aspirations.
  • Each student will proactively engage in actions that contribute to community.


  • We will create partnerships with educators, students and parents to develop and utilize personal learning plans to shape instruction so that each student achieves the strategic objectives.
  • We will refocus our efforts both internally and externally to remove barriers and increase opportunities for each student in order to eliminate achievement disparities and to accomplish the strategic objectives.
  • We will maximize the strengths of our schools and community leadership to accomplish our mission.
  • We will empower each employee to develop and maintain a strong commitment to ensure each student achieves the strategic objectives.
  • We will implement digital resources that align with the strategic objectives to achieve our mission.

Strategic Delimiter

  • We will not adopt any new or continue any existing program or service unless it aligns with and contributes to our mission.