School Improvement Plan (SIIP)

2018-2019

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: CLOSE THE GAP

In the 2018-2019 school year all students will show growth by 1 level or maintain a 3 in all 5 categories of a Portrait of Graduate communicator rubric.

Strategies:

  • Leading the Learning Groups: Student Conferences, Simplifying Response to Intervention, PBLs, Leaders of their own Learning
  • Smartr Goals tied to skill of communication
  • Literacy Committee

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: RAISE THE BAR

By the end of the 2018-2019 school year, all departments will increase one level in their greatest area of need based on the Collaborative Team Cycle which will be assessed in the baseline survey. Using baseline data, collaborative teams will determine and implement enrichment and interventions with the help of our assessment coach.

Strategies: 

  • Hired Assessment coach to assist in CT cycle discussions  
  • Staff read So What Do They Really Know? by Cris Tovani
  • EDSL training- using the RI tool to track interventions
  • Tier 1 intervention training
  • Behavior intervention training
  • Cultural proficiency training
  • Instructional Services (PBL Specialists) will be assisting our CLTs in moving forward with our 21st century skills
  • Leading the Learning groups
  • New CLT agenda template
  • Data Dialogues- new formative worksheet to complete as a CLT
  • Silent Reading Groups formed based on SRI scores
  • Offering professional development to our instructional leaders and staff

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: MATH GOAL

By the end of the school year, all students will score at least a 4 on the Communication Rubric.  Students who start on Level 4 or 5 after the Pre-assessment will score at Level 5 by the end of the year.  This means that each student will be able to:

  • self start
  • complete the questions without asking the teacher any questions; or only asking 1-3 questions
  • get everything correct
  • talk the teacher through all of the questions

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: MATH GOAL

By Spring 2018, all students will either maintain an exemplary level (4) or demonstrate growth of at least 0.4 on problem solving tasks when evaluated with the Math Communicator Rubric.

Strategies: 

  • Utilizing Number Sense Routines
    • Number Talks
    • Which does not belong
    • I agree/disagree because…
  • HW Journals (similar rubric)
    • Error Analysis
    • Written communication
  • Math Engagement Model (Workshop)

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: ENGLISH

By the end of the 2018 - 2019 school year, 100% of students will demonstrate Fall-to-Spring Growth on the Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI) by increasing their scores by at least 50 points. 

Strategies: 

  • Students will read 50 pages/100 minutes each week and complete quarterly reading conferences.
  • Students will create book projects each quarter using fiction and nonfiction texts.
  • Teachers will read out loud with classes to model how to make inferences, determine author's purpose, identify the main idea, and recognize conflict.  
  • Students will participate in weekly silent reading groups where they will read aloud while stopping to discuss the text. During this time, students will be building upon reading comprehension strategies learned in class.
  • Students will receive additional reading remediation support during Learning Seminar.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: ENGLISH

In the current school year, all students will make measurable progress in the area of communication by incorporating effective writing skills for various purposes to show understanding via constructed response.  By Spring 2019, students will improve by 1-2 points or maintain an exemplary level on the final assessment.

Strategies: 

  • Thesis development and practice
  • Essay center activities
  • Grammar center activities
  • Grammar practice through digital notebooks
  • Writing conferences
  • Use of Mentor Texts to teach writing

*For additional information regarding this School Improvement Plan, please contact the school principal.