The Dalton Trajectory

Stewarding our resources in visionary, pragmatic ways


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  • Ensure that our resource allocation reflects our priorities; create flexibility to adapt our budget to our evolving needs.

  • Optimize current resource use based on qualitative and quantitative metrics; track outcomes; use that information to help determine new priorities and new revenue sources.

  • Research, test and develop initiatives that ensure that the Dalton experience is accessible to students from all socioeconomic backgrounds — and that the Dalton community acknowledges, embraces and protects this broad diversity.

Action Items

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  • Create an actionable, measurable and prudent financial roadmap for each Strategic Plan initiative, understand the implications of initiatives on current

    and future operating budgets, and develop new sources of revenue and/or identify offsets to achieve strategic objectives. 
  • Develop a comprehensive budgeting process that audits and enhances core programs while allowing for the sustainable creation of new initiatives.

  • Continue to support and enhance Dalton’s socioeconomic diversity by researching and implementing best practices that create an environment where all students, regardless of financial means, can participate equitably in all school activities.

Explore Our Priorities