School Improvement Plan

 

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2016 - 2017 School Improvement Plan


Focus Area:  School Culture and Climate

Data Point

Actions, Strategies, and Interventions


Implementation date/Completion date

Estimated Costs and Funding Sources, and Resources


*Primary Initiative owner/ Team members

Evaluation of Implementation of Strategies and Impact on Student Learning

Artifacts

Evidence (Measures)

Spring 2016

Teacher Survey/Board Feedback

Staff:

*Improve onboarding

*Community Building Tuesdays (1x/month)

*Cultural Proficiency

July 2016 - June 2017

0

Admin Team

Onboarding responsibilities list


Monday Memos and PD agendas

New Employee Surveys


Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys

2015-2016 Disciplinary Data

Students:

*Refine and Implement STEP

*Refine and Implement COLORS

*No Place For Hate

*Morning Pledge

August 2016 - May 2017

0

Leadership Team

New STEP guidelines


New COLORS guidelines

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Discipline Data

Spring 2016 Parent Survey

Parents:

*Data collection sheet

*Home student-led conferences

*ILP’s

August 2016 - May 2017

0

Principal

Data collection sheet


SLC sheet


ILP sheet

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

Feedback from Foundation

Community:

Synch school calendar and events with the Foundation, Chatt Hills City newsletter

July 2016 - June 2017

0

Principal

Chatt About Newsletters

Parent, Student, Community, and Teacher Surveys

Staff feedback

Beyond the Fence experiences with parents

November 2016

$500.00

Nature Focus Team and sub-team of DCI, Coach, Teacher

Pictures from the November 18 event

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys

Staff feedback

Student of the month


Family of the Month


Staff of the Month

August 2016 - May 2017

$300.00

Admin Team; Counselors

Pictures of each group receiving their recognition

Parent, Student, and Staff Surveys


Focus Area:  Critical Thinking, Creativity, Goal-Setting  

Data Point

Actions, Strategies, and Interventions


Implementation date/Completion date

Estimated Costs and Funding Sources, and Resources


*Primary Initiative owner/ Team members

Evaluation of Implementation of Strategies and Impact on Student Learning

Artifacts

Evidence

Addition of 7th grade

Transition to block schedule

August 2016 - May 2017

0

Admin

Block Schedule

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys

Charter Application

Implement Individual Learning Plans 1.0 (ILP)

August 2016 - May 2017

0

Admin

Examples of completed ILPs

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

Identified need

Growth Mindset 1.0

training for staff and students (Carol Dweck)

January 2017 - May 2017

$1,000.00

Admin

PD Agenda and Sign In Sheet

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

Identified need

Implementation of Discovery Notebook

August 2016 - May 2017

0

Teachers

Examples of Discovery Notebooks from each grade

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Critical and Creative Thinking Assessment Results

Research, LCITW - Louv

3 beyond the fence experiences each week

August 2016 - May 2017

0

Nature Focus Team; Admin

Google Sheet Recording Sheet

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results


Focus Area: Tri-Foci



Data Point

Actions, Strategies, and Interventions


Implementation date/Completion date

Estimated Costs and Funding Sources, and Resources


*Primary Initiative owner/ Team members

Evaluation of Implementation of Strategies and Impact on Student Learning

Artifacts

Evidence

Identified need

Integration:

*Specialists will have one non-teaching day to meet with GL teams

August 2016 - May 2017

0

Admin; Integration Team

Integrations Specialists’ calendar and Grade Level Meetings Agendas

Staff surveys

Identified need

Arts:

Add a music teacher


Masterpiece Year-long Project

August 2016 - May 2017

$40,000

Admin

Examples of Masterpiece Projects From Each Grade Level

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

Charter Application

Agriculture:

Add a hoop house

Add raised student gardens to the front of each classroom

March 2017 - May 2017

$7,200

Agriculture Focus Team

The Hoop House


The Raised Beds

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys

Charter Application

Nature:

Increase time in the outdoor classroom from 1.5 hours to 2.0 hours per day on average; build and regularly use outdoor classrooms beyond the fence and outside classrooms

August 2016 - May 2017

0


PTO will donate tables, etc.

Admin

Google Sheet Outdoor Classroom Scheduling Sheet


Examples of Teacher Outside Time Timesheets

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

Identified need

Focus Teams for each of the trifoci meeting monthly to focus on one process goal and one performance goal and one curriculum night; Build PTO Teams to Facilitate Implementation of Ideas

August 2016 - May 2017

0

Admin

Focus Teams

Focus Teams Meeting Agendas

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results


Focus Area: Math



Data Point

Actions, Strategies, and Interventions


Implementation date/Completion date

Estimated Costs and Funding Sources, and Resources


*Primary Initiative owner/ Team members

Evaluation of Implementation of Strategies and Impact on Student Learning

Artifacts

Evidence

GM results

Daily warm-up written response

August 2016 -

May 2017

0

Admin

Examples of Responses From Each Grade Level

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

GM results

Daily homework written response

August 2016 -

May 2017

0

Admin

Examples of Responses From Each Grade Level

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

GM results

Ixl online

August 2016 -

May 2017

We will use Title 1 funds

Admin

Printouts of Student Timesheets and Progress Reports

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

GM results

Number Talks

August 2016 -

May 2017

$600 for books for Ts

Admin

Lesson Plans


Admin Walkthrough Reports and Integrity Check Reports

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

GM results

GA Frameworks, 3 Act Tasks, Formative Assessent Lessons

August 2016 -

May 2017

0

Admin

Lesson Plans


Admin Walkthrough Reports and Integrity Check Reports

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results




Focus Area:  Language Arts



Data Point

Actions, Strategies, and Interventions


Implementation date/Completion date

Estimated Costs and Funding Sources, and Resources


*Primary Initiative owner/ Team members

Evaluation of Implementation of Strategies and Impact on Student Learning

Artifacts

Evidence

GM results

Daily warm-up and homework written response comparing passages

August 2016 -

May 2017

0

Admin

Examples of Responses From Each Grade Level

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

GM results

Online typing program that can be done at home or at school

November 2016 - May 2017

$2000

Admin

Printouts of Student Timesheets and Progress Reports

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

SAWIN’results

Spiraling through the writing genres through the year

August 2016 -

May 2017

0

Admin

Writing Samples From Each Grade Level

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

Identified need

Spelling Bee

Reading Bowl

January 2017 - May 2017

$500 for registrations, travel, etc.

Admin

Lesson Plans


Registration Invoices

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Contest Results


Assessment Results

Identified need

Add DuoLingo(6th grade) and Spanish (7th grade)

August 2016 -

May 2017

0

Admin

Printouts of Student Timesheets and Progress Reports

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results


Focus Area: Science and Social Studies



Data Point

Actions, Strategies, and Interventions


Implementation date/Completion date

Estimated Costs and Funding Sources, and Resources


*Primary Initiative owner/ Team members

Evaluation of Implementation of Strategies and Impact on Student Learning

Artifacts

Evidence

GM results

Mixed grade level alignment and collaboration on units (ex:  2nd and 5th vertical team on magnet/elec)

August 2016 -

May 2017

0

Admin

Vertical Teams Meeting Agendas

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

GM results

Schoolwide science or social studies fair project in Semester 2

January 2017 - May 2017

0

Admin

SS Ts

Sc Ts

Examples of Projects From Each Grade Level

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results


Project Results (Quantity and Quality)

Identified Need

Integration of learning in and from the  new native plant gardens planted last Spring.

August 2016 -

May 2017

0

Science Integration Specialist

Lesson Plans


Photos

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

Identified Need

Greater use of the Science Integration Specialist’s expertise and services

August 2016 -

May 2017

0

Admin

Ts

Grade Level Meetings Agendas

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

Identified Need

Purchase and use additional microscopes, triple beam balances, etc.

August 2016 -

May 2017

$2000

Admin

Ts

Invoices


Lesson Plans


Photos

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results


Focus Area:  Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment



Data Point

Actions, Strategies, and Interventions


Implementation date/Completion date

Estimated Costs and Funding Sources, and Resources


*Primary Initiative owner/ Team members

Evaluation of Implementation of Strategies and Impact on Student Learning

Artifacts

Evidence

Charter Application

Wonders of the Natural World Link-Ups once a week

November 2016 - May 2017

0

Admin

Link Up Plans

Staff Survey

Charter Application

Teaching and Implementation of 8 Shields Model 1.0

November 2016 - May 2017

0

Admin

PD Agendas and Sign-In Sheets

Staff Survey

Identified Need

Diagnostic, Formative, and Summative assessments for each content area

August 2016 - May 2017

0

Admin

Ts

Samples of Each From Each Grade Level

Parent, Student, and Teacher Surveys


Assessment Results

Identified Need

Extended Planning Opportunities

Vertical Teaming Opportunities

August 2016 - May 2017

$5,175.00 for subs

Admin

Meeting Agendas

Staff Survey

Identified Need

Backwards Design of Lessons and Units

August 2016 - May 2017

0

Admin

Ts

Lesson Plans


Unit Plans

Staff Survey


Assessment Results