Mission Statement & School-wide Goals
WA HE LUT Mission Statement
Wa He Lut Indian School provides a safe, culturally relevant academic environment that
empowers Native Learners and embraces traditional
teachings and values of respect, responsibility, and pride.


School-wide Goals:

Goal 1
WA HE LUT INDIAN SCHOOL WILL ESTABLISH A DATA COLLECTION SYSTEM FOR 100% OF BEHAVIOR INCIDENTS AND REFERRALS
We will accomplish by:
  • Selecting a new data collection system for behavior incidents
  • Training all staff, including bus drivers, to use the new system for reporting behavior incidents
  • Using the data collected to make data informed decisions regarding our PBIS behavior program
Goal 2
WA HE LUT AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE WILL INCREASE FROM 87% TO 95% BY JUNE 2019, AS REPORTED BY THE BIE DATABASE (NASIS) AND THE WASHINGTON STATE REPORTING SYSTEM
We will accomplish this by:
  • Calling home to notify parents of student absences using an automated voice dialer
  • Sending letters home to notify parents of student absences and the importance of attendance
  • Reducing the number of early release days and halfdays for the 2019-2020 school year
  • Holding school intervention team meetings for students who miss school regularly
  • Completing an intervention plan for students with chronic absences with parent and student participation
  • Involving students in the development of a new attendance program
  • Rewarding classes and students with good attendance
Goal 3
5% OF STUDENTS IN GRADES 3-8 WILL SCORE AT THE PROFICIENT LEVEL OR HIGHER IN READING BY JUNE 2020, AS MEASURED BY THE STATE SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT SMARTER BALANCE
We will accomplish this by:
  • Adding a 30 minute reading intervention block into the daily schedule k-8
  • Expanding the Learning Assistance Program to grades 5-8
  • Implementing the new Smarter Balance Interim reading assessment for grades 3-8 in the 2019-2020 school year
  • Training teachers in new reading strategies
  • Adopting new intervention programs for Middle School
  • Reviewing test scores with parents and share resources available for student reading assistance