Strategic Planning

Private School Strategic Planning

What is Strategic Planning?

Strategic planning is a process where the stakeholder groups in an organization participate in articulating a vision of a “desired future” and a blueprint for attaining that future is defined, focusing on the next three to five years.

Benefits of a Strategic Plan

  • Articulates a shared mission and purpose
  • Creates a framework to guide decision making
  • Develops organizational effectiveness & commitment
  • Foundation for fundraising
  • Tool to monitor performance
  • Allocation of resources to opportunities
  • Determines school priorities
  • Strengthens Head-Board partnership
  • Defines measurements of success
  • Forms the basis of Head/Board evaluation
  • Builds energy & momentum
  • Analyzes critical issues
  • Improves finances & projections
  • Greater accountability

The results that you can expect when your school community has developed a Strategic Plan and is working together executing upon it are:

  • Higher student retention
  • More admissions
  • More successful fundraising
  • Acceptance of tuition fee increases
  • Financial stability
  • Perception of good value amongst families and the community
  • Stable teaching staff
  • High student morale and achievement
  • Greater philanthropy
  • More volunteer involvement
  • No vocal, polarized minority

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