Robert H. Goddard MS 202  

      Instructional Mission and Goals SY 21/22

2021-2022 Instructional Priorities_

  1. Focusing on Early Childhood Literacy

  2. Ensuring a Culturally Relevant and Sustaining Curriculum in Every School

  3. Developing our Students as Digital Citizens

  4. Investing in Special Education

  5. Providing Greater Support for our Multilingual Learners (MLs) and their Families

  6. Ensuring Our Students are College- and Career-Ready

2021-2022 Instructional Principles_

  1. High expectations and rigorous instruction

  2. Welcoming and affirming school environment

  3. Inclusive curricula and assessments

  4. Ongoing and targeted professional learning communities

District 27 Mission Statement 

It is our goal that all schools in the district exhibit rigorous and equitable opportunities for every student ensuring the development and strengthening of SCEWP:

Self-Regulation/Student Agency


Engagement and Empathy

Work Habits/Organization


MS 202 Mission Statement

     The mission of Robert H. Goddard Middle School is to provide all students with a comprehensive education with a particular emphasis on the Fine Arts (Band, Chorus, Visual Arts and Theater), so they are able to view the world through a holistic lens and be well prepared to greet the various challenges of college and career, as intrinsically motivated, socially conscious, and inspired individuals.

     This goal will be accomplished by providing all students with rigorous instruction through Common Core Standards driven lessons, developing and retaining highly effective teachers, infusing cutting edge technology into every classroom, as well as, advancing equity and inclusion for all students which will be made possible by a shared philosophy through a cultivated and vested partnership with all the stakeholders in the school community.

MS 202 Instructional Focus SY 21/22



MS 202 SCEP Goals SY 21/22

TBA Updated goals in progress


Goal ELA:  By June 2021, the Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) assessment will be given three times.  A score of 45% is considered reading/comprehending on grade level.  We expect to see a 3% increase is expected to be seen of time the DRP is given

Goal Math:  By June 2021, three internal assessments using NYC resources will be given. A passing score of 65% would be considered proficient on these in house assessments...A 10% increase is expected to be seen of time the assessment is given

Goal Chronic Absenteeism:  By June 2021, Chronic Absenteeism for Students with Disabilities will decrease 1.4%, 22.9% to 18.5% as measured by the NYSED Chronic Absenteeism Report

Goal Quality Individualized Education Program:  By June 2021, to strengthen the quality and implementation of IEP’s for All Students with Disabilities (SWD) we will improve the alignment across the PLOP, Annual Goals and strategically planned Recommended Programming...We plan to see a 10% increase to achieve a minimum of 80% alignment

Goal NYC School Survey: By June 2021, we expect to see a 10% increase in parent response rares on the NYC School Survey...We expect to improve parent responses to 83% this year as measured by NYC School Quality Guide Index

MS 202 Vision Statement for Racial Equity

By building teacher capacity in discussion and questioning practices and cultural responsiveness, we will support the literacy of all our students, specifically our Latino and African American subgroups. We will build students’ confidence and independence through student-centered learning. As a result of these practices, our Black and Latino students feel empowered to articulate their thoughts and question each other’s thinking in meaningful ways.