Strategic Plan

Mission Statement & Beliefs within the Strategic Plan


USD 378 collaborates with family and community, creates a secure environment, achieves educational excellence, and encourages a passion for life-long learning.

We are Riley County!

We Believe...


  • Students are our first priority.
  • Our culture focuses on being positive, proactive, open, and inclusive.
  • Operating as a collaborative community is key to students' and the district's success.
  • Everyone has opportunities to make choices and is responsible for outcomes.
  • High expectations lead to higher performance which, in turn, empowers the individual and strengthens society.
  • Visionary and innovative thinking help to keep the district and its students on the cutting-edge.
  • The power of our district resides in our passion for our students and their education.
  • We prepare students and provide them with essential tools to live with meaning and impact.

Our Focus Areas


  • Curriculum
  • Extracurricular Activities and Programs
  • Educational Community
  • Environment
  • Resources