School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2018-2019

  • Keene Mill Elementary School

  • Region 4

  • Renee Miller, Principal 

Goal 1:  WELLNESS (#Breathe)

Interim Goal 1 Interim Goal 2 End of Year SMARTR Outcome

100% of teachers will incorporate whole class breathing strategies at least once daily as documented by teacher and student reflection forms.

100% of teachers will incorporate whole class breathing strategies two or more times daily as documented by teacher and student reflection forms.

100% of teachers will incorporate whole class breathing strategies three or more times daily as documented by teacher and student reflection forms.

Strategy 1: Increase Resilience

Staff, parents, and community members will collaborate to promote student wellness

Actions

  • Counselors will continue to teach students lessons on how to identify signs of stress/anxiety in themselves.
  • Counselors and the student news crew will review breathing strategies on the morning news show.
  • Teachers will practice breathing strategies with students during morning meeting, transitions, and prior to assessments.
  • The KMES Wellness Committee will meet to identify needs within the school community and possible solutions/resources.
  • The KMES Wellness Committee will create a reflection form for teachers and students.
  • The KMES Wellness Committee will collect and analyze data.

Goal 2:  INNOVATION

Baseline/Initial Goal Interim Goal 1 Interim Goal 2 End of Year SMARTR Outcome

All students in grades K-6 will use the Creative and Critical Thinker (C&CT) Portrait of a Graduate (POG) rubric to self-assess and establish a baseline.

All students in grades K-6 will complete at least one PBL activity in the STEAM Lab. Students will use the C&CT POG rubric to self-assess growth.

All students in grades K-6 will complete one more PBL activity in the STEAM Lab. Students will use the C&CT POG rubric to self-assess growth.

All students in grades K-6 will complete at least three PBL activities in the STEAM Lab. Students will use the C&CT POG rubric to self-assess growth.

Strategy 1: Increase Critical and Creative Thinking

Actions

  • STEAM teachers will use POG C&CT  lessons, common language, conversation cards, and resources to make C&CT explicit to students.
  • STEAM teachers will embed POG C&CT  in planning using POG Vertical Articulation Charts and the POG Alignment Protocol.
  • STEAM teachers will make POG C&CT visible to students through anchor charts.
  • All students will participate in the following STEAM activities:  coding, Lego WeDo, Little Bits, breakout boxes, and engineering projects.
  • Students will self-assess growth in C&CT using the POG C&CT rubrics.

Goal 3:  RAISE THE BAR - Reading & Math

Interim Goal 1 Interim Goal 2 End of Year SMARTR Outcome
Percent of students achieving proficiency/benchmark in reading and math will exceed 80% as measured on common/district assessment 1. Percent of students achieving proficiency/benchmark in reading and math will exceed 85% as measured on common/district assessment 2. Percent of students achieving proficiency on state/district reading summative assessments will increase from 98% to 99% and on the state/district math summative assessments from 98% to 99% as compared to last year.

 

Goal 4:  RAISE THE BAR - Advanced Reading & Math

Interim Goal 1 Interim Goal 2 End of Year SMARTR Outcome
Percent of students achieving advanced proficiency/above benchmark will be at least 36% as measured on common/district assessment 1 in reading and math. Percent of students achieving advanced proficiency/above benchmark will be at least 40% as measured on common/district assessment 2 in reading and math. Percent of students achieving advanced proficiency on state/district reading summative assessments will increase from 44% to 46% and on state/district math summative assessments from 53% to 55% as compared to last year.

 

Goal 5:  CLOSE THE GAP - Reading & Math

Interim Goal 1 Interim Goal 2 End of Year SMARTR Outcome
Gap Group 1 achievement gaps will decrease by 2% in reading and math as measured on common/district assessment 1 in reading and math. Gap Group 1 achievement gaps will decrease by 4% in reading and math as measured on common/district assessment 2 in reading and math. Gap Group 1 achievement gaps will decrease by 6% on state/district reading and math summative assessments.

Strategy 1: Core Instruction

Teachers will provide concentrated, rigorous, and relevant core instruction to ensure that students access grade level essential standards.

Actions

  • Teachers will implement reading, writing, and math workshop models, to include small group guided instruction during language arts and math instructional blocks.
  • Each team will create, utilize, and analyze formative assessment data to target instructional intervention or enrichment by student name and need.
  • Teachers and teams will collaborate with instructional coaches to identify and implement highest yield instructional practices.
  • Teams will complete the PLC Team Cycle self-assessment and use the data to set a goal for improvement.

Strategy 2: Tiered Intervention

Each team will provide academic support by monitoring, with fidelity, the progress of all students and provide intervention to guarantee access to essential standards.

Actions

  • Each team will analyze formative assessment data to target students in need of support or enrichment.
  • Each team will create and utilize common assessments to monitor student progress.
  • CLTs will monitor student progress and the effectiveness of tier 2 interventions.
  • CLTs will refer students who are not making expected progress to the Intervention Team for tier 3 support.

Strategy 3: Relationships

All staff will continue to facilitate positive, effective, and caring relationships to maintain an inclusive environment in which to learn and work.

Actions

  • Teachers will  continue to build a safe and supportive learning environment by emphasizing classroom, school, and  community relationships using  Responsive Classroom, school wide PBIS, staff and community mentors.
  • School staff and administrators will continue to utilize Cultural Proficiency practices to nurture a welcoming atmosphere for all students and parents.
  •  Teachers and administrators will seek parent feedback on what we are doing well and how we can improve via phone calls, face-to-face conversations, emails, a digital suggestion box, and parent surveys.
  • Promote balance between work, life, and personal wellness through social committee functions, Workout Wednesday, and having fun together!