Department of Defense Education Activity

Ramstein IS: School Improvement

School Improvement

Continuous school improvement is an embedded behavior rooted in the school's culture that constantly focuses on the conditions, processes, and practices that improve teaching and learning. Schools use student performance results and analyze data from various interwoven components to develop plans and implement improvement actions to drive education quality and improved student outcomes.

Continuous School Improvement Goal

Collaboration: All educators at RIS will maintain effective weekly collaboration as measured by the DoDEA Europe East Collaboration Rubric by maintaining common student outcomes and assessment by the end of school year.

Strategy: Our school participates in the complex-wide modified school day on Thursdays to allow for formal collaboration time for educators

Ramstein IS Mission

RIS is Educating, Engaging, and Empowering each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Ramstein IS Vision

To be among the world's leaders in education, enriching the lives of military-connected student students and the communities in which they live.

DoDEA Accreditation

Accreditation is the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to an educational institution that maintains suitable standards). Educational accreditation is a type of quality assurance process under which services and operations of educational institutions or programs are evaluated by an external agency to determine if applicable standards are met. If standards are met, accredited status is granted by the agency.

Cognia is the accreditation agency for all DoDEA schools and the world's largest education community. As the global leader in advancing education excellence through accreditation and school improvement, Cognia brings together more than 100 years of experience and the expertise of three United States-based accreditation agencies - the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA/CASI), Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS/CASI). Accreditation is pivotal to leveraging education quality and continuous improvement.

Detailed accreditation information is provided on the DoDEA HQ Accreditation Webpage.

Europe East 2018 Oral Exit Review