Essential Community School Practices

Essential Community School Practices

Click on the links below to get more in depth information on the Essential Community School Practices. The Tools & Resources for each are on the bottom of each page.

Each Essential Practice is organized into three levels:

1. The overall practice

2. Related standards

3. Indicators of performance

Each standard addresses specific features of high-level implementation. The indicators serve as examples of how a school site and its partners might demonstrate the standards along an implementation continuum towards a comprehensive community school.

Shared Leadership, Vision, Goals, Outcomes, and Accountability

Strategic Data Collection and Analysis

Intentional Coordination

Continuous Learning and Improvement