High Reliability Schools

Deer Creek Public Schools is committed to the High Reliability Schools framework as created by Marzano Research. Every Deer Creek school has achieved Levels 1, 2, & 3. Deer Creek Public Schools in the only certified level 3 district in the nation. Additionally, each elementary school in the district has achieved Level 4. 

  1. Safe and Collaborative CultureLevel 1 addresses the day-to-day operation of a school: What are the rules? How do we work together to make the school run optimally?
  2. Effective Teaching in Every Classroom: Level 2 addresses the most commonly cited characteristic of effective schools: high-quality instruction in every classroom.
  3. Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum: Level 3 addresses the issue of a guaranteed and viable curriculum: Can it be taught in the time available? Is it is being taught in every classroom?
  4. Standards-Referenced Reporting: Level 4 addresses how well a school’s reporting system identifies specific subject and grade-level topics as well as each student’s current status on those topics.
  5. Competency-Based Education