EXCELS PLUS is the systemic process for school improvement used district wide.  EXCELS PLUS Processes ensure continuous school improvement through analysis, action planning, professional development, implementation, monitoring and adjusting.  The process is a cycle of predictable, repeatable steps to support schools in school improvement efforts. The continuous process of improvement encourages the pursuit of excellence and accomplishments of the Aims of the Omaha Public Schools.

Saratoga's EXCELS Goals
  • Goal 1: Students will read, write, speak, listen and interpret visual presentations to meet expectations, grade level and above.
  • Goal 2: Students will apply mathematical and science skills, concepts and processes, which are relevant and important in everyday life and advanced studies to meet expectations, grade level and above.
  • Goal 3: Students will demonstrate respect and responsibility for each other in the learning environment and school activities.