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Orono Schools Strategic Plan

The 2012-13 school year marks the beginning of a new strategic plan in the Orono Public Schools. A steering committee comprised of community, parent, and school leaders developed the plan, taking into account past efforts, stakeholder feedback, data analysis, and needs for the future. The new strategic plan builds upon strengths and seeks to improve programs and practices that will ensure all students will maximize their potential in life.


Our students will maximize their potential in life because of their experiences in Orono Schools.


Excellence: Reaching the highest levels of personal achievement for our students, staff and administration.

Fortitude: Building qualities of courage, perseverance and resilience.

Relationships: Respecting and caring for all members of our community.

Inclusion: Embracing diverse and unique needs, backgrounds, ideas and talents.

Global Perspective: Inspiring learners to be engaged citizens in the modern world.

Stewardship: Demonstrating constant accountability through responsible planning and use of resources.

Strategic Goals


Students will engage in personalized and rigorous learning practices and programs, leading to high levels of achievement for all.


Students and staff members will understand and model the core ethical values that lead to good character.


We will build relationships that assure understanding and support of education through engagement and communication.