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Vision 2030

2nd Annual State of the School Recap
Vision 2030 

Vision 2030 Statement: To change the world by developing discerning leaders
who advance God’s kingdom in their areas of influence.

Yearly action items will be developed by the CCS Leaders Team for the fulfillment of the initiatives

EDUCATIONAL ROADMAP SYSTEM
By the fall of 2025, we continue to improve the Educational Roadmap tool that is designed to track and express each student’s growth in the four pillars of Academics, Leadership, Personal Character, and Spiritual Formation.* By the fall of 2025, we strengthen and enhance our distinctives of Academic Excellence, Leadership Development, Personal Character Development, and Spiritual Formation to give our students an experience they cannot get elsewhere.
 

EDUCATIONAL CURRICULAR SYSTEM
By 2025, we complete the build-out of our Curriculum Mapping program to include Marzano’s Critical Concepts, CCS’ Four Pillars outcomes, and Biblical Worldview Integration standards.*
 

GROWTH and PROFICIENCY
By 2025, we complete our efforts to see 80% of our students reach the college-bound track in standardized test scores, as well as see our SAT/ACT scores remain above the WA state average.*
 

HIGHLY PERSONALIZED
By 2025, we demonstrate our commitment to a highly personalized learning experience for each student by increasing the number of academic opportunities available to students through various learning platforms. By 2025, we demonstrate our commitment to a highly personalized learning experience for each student by increasing the level of resources and support provided to them in the areas of academics and personal, social, and spiritual formation.


*indicates items carried over from Vision 2020

BUDGET INITIATIVES
By the 2025-26 school year, the Operating Budget will be in a position to fund the Financial Stability Indicators’ targets. By the 2025-26 school year, personnel costs will be at 70% or more of the operating budget.
 

TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE
By the fall of 2023, a comprehensive technology plan will be in place.


FINANCIAL STABILITY INDICATORS –TARGETS
Personnel Costs: 70% of operating budget
Variable Tuition: 12% of revenues
Capital Budget: 2% or more of revenues
Long-Term Cash Reserves: Two months of operating expenses in reserve
Operating Cash Reserves: One month of operating expenses in reserve
Debt: Debt-to-asset ratio of less than 30%
Endowment: 10% of assets

PERSONNEL SALARY SCALES
Through the fall of 2023, we continue to make reasonably higher increases in employee compensation a priority.*


PERSONNEL BENEFITS
Through the fall of 2030, we continue to make expanding the benefits offered to employees an area of focus.*


PERSONNEL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
By the fall of 2024, we expand and enhance employee and volunteer regulatory training.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
By the fall of 2025, we continue to make safety and security a priority by increasing resources, such as programs, equipment, and staffing.


*indicates items carried over from Vision 2020

ENROLLMENT INITIATIVES
By the fall of 2025, we reach an early learning-12 enrollment of 1,550 students.


MARKETING and COMMUNICATIONS INITIATIVES
By the fall of 2025, we strengthen and increase CCS brand awareness.


DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES
By the fall of 2025, we raise $1,000,000 per year through the Cascade Fund.
By the fall of 2022, we complete phase 2 (foyer) of the junior high building.
By the fall of 2023, we launch a capital campaign for phase 3 (classrooms) of the junior high building.
By 2025, we grow the balance of the CCS endowment to $1,000,000 (balance as of January 2020 was approximately $500,000), while also working diligently to secure planned gifts.
By the fall of 2030, we design and complete a plan for an on-site, lighted turf-field complex to be completed.


ALUMNI INITIATIVES
By 2025, we double the number of alumni with children enrolled in CCS from what it is currently.
By 2025, we double the number of alumni actively engaged in the CCS community through time, talents and financial gifts from what it is currently.


EXPANSION INITIATIVES
By the fall of 2024, we explore early learning center expansion within the demographic and capacity parameters for the district.

Download the Vision 2030 PDF here.

 
Slideshow from State of the School Below: