School Innovation & Improvement Plan

2023-2024 School Year

Reading Goal

Outcome: Students reading on grade level by the end of 3rd Grade.

Goal: By Spring 2024, the percent of English Learners grades 1-3 demonstrating progress in language acquisition will increase by 5 percentage points, as measured by the WIDA, from 29% to 34%.

  1. Expand access to evidence-based tier 1 instruction as well as intervention for students demonstrating risk in a multi-tiered system of supports. 
  2. Increase intentional use of scaffolds, supports and extensions in whole group settings (word recognition, language comprehension and writing).
  3. Increase use of WIDA tools and rubrics to support language development.

Mathematics Goal

Outcome: Growth and performance on state/national/international assessments in math. Successful completion of Algebra 1 by 8th Grade.

Goal: By Spring 2024, increase unadjusted pass rate on the math SOLs to at least 70%; our Economically Disadvantaged students passing the Math SOL will increase from 56% to 61%; English Learners passing the Math SOL will increase from 39% to 44%; Students with Disabilities passing the Math SOL will increase from 42% to 47%; and Hispanic students passing the Math SOL will increase from 53% to 58%.

  1. Improve teachers’ implementation of Framework for Engaging & Student-Centered Mathematics Instruction.
  2. Increase teachers implementation strategies related to Shift 8: from looking for correct answers towards revealing student thinking.
  3. Increase teacher implementation of explicit instruction and other components of effective mathematics intervention.

Academic Growth & Excellence Goal

Outcome: Growth and performance on state/national/international assessments in science

Goal: By Spring 2024, unadjusted science SOL scores will increase to at least 64%.

  1. Increase opportunities for students to develop and apply disciplinary literacy skills of reading, writing, critical thinking, and discourse across content areas. This will be monitored during weekly grade level CLTs, interdisciplinary CLTs, leadership meetings and weekly coaches' meetings.
  2. Expand the type and frequency of formative and summative assessments to evaluate progress throughout units.
  3. Expand opportunities to meaningfully integrate science in and across content areas to include literacy skills, mathematical skills, and global context.

Academic Growth & Excellence Goal

Outcome: Growth with evidence in at least one self-identified Portrait of a Graduate skills.

Goal: By spring 2024, all students in grades K-6 will complete a POG Presentation of Learning in which they reflect on 2 POG attributes and will be scored using the Rubi rubric.

  1. School leaders and/or teachers enact structural choices (ex: occasional designated times or modified schedules; portfolio format/type) that support evidence collection. This results in students having a dedicated location to store evidence of their learning aligned to POG skills.
  2. Teachers will design and facilitate inquiry-based opportunities that elevate student voice and increase student engagement.