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Edison Elementary School

School Improvement Plan


 

Tacoma School District

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

2017/18

 

Building:   Edison Elementary

 

IMPROVEMENT GOAL:  Academic Excellence

 

Target Areas: Grades 3-5 Math

Math scores will increase in grades 3-5 by 10% or more by Spring of 2018 as evidenced by SBAC, iReady, and classroom assessment scores.

 

Target Areas: Grades 3-5 Reading

ELA scores in grades 3-5 will increase by 10% or more by Spring of 2018 as evidenced by SBAC, iReady, and classroom assessment scores.

 

 

IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY

What strategy are you using to achieve the academic excellence goal?

 

TIMELINE

When will this activity begin and end?

 

WHO IS

RESPONSIBLE?

Who will provide the leadership for this activity?

 

RESOURCES

NEEDED

What are the existing and/or new resources that will be used to accomplish this activity?

 

MONITORING

PROGRESS

What ongoing

formative evidence will be gathered to show this activity is making a difference in student learning?

 

Regular walkthroughs will be conducted to give teachers focused, meaningful feedback on their practice.

Fall, Winter, and Spring iReady assessment calendar

Henry

Brett

N/A

iReady, SBA, and classroom assessment data

Regular data meetings will be conducted to focus teachers on their current progress toward academic goals as well as methods to gather and analyze data from multiple sources.

Fall, Winter, and Spring iReady assessment calendar

Henry

Brett

 

N/A

iReady, SBA, and classroom assessment data

Aligned intervention strategies will be developed and implemented by teachers. This work will also be supported by PLC meetings.

Fall, Winter, and Spring iReady assessment calendar

Instructional coach

Grade-level teams

School psych

N/A

iReady, SBA, and classroom assessment data

PLC implementation will occur regularly, and teachers will use the PLC Reporting form to maintain focus and accountability to their goals and tasks to improve student performance and success.

 

 

Fall, Winter, and Spring iReady assessment calendar

 

Instructional coach

Grade-level teams

 

 

 

N/A

 

iReady, SBA, and classroom assessment data

 

 

Requirement of lesson plans for Math and ELA.

2017-18 academic school year

All certificated K-5 teachers.

N/A

Teachers will be required to write lesson plans for core instruction. The progress monitoring will occur at PLCs, iReady, SBA, and classroom assessment data analysis.

Direct, intentional feedback for instruction in core subjects relative to curriculum map and lesson plans.

2017-18 academic school year

Henry

Brett

5D framework, literacy framework, intervention framework

iReady, SBA, and classroom assessment data

 

 

 

Target Areas: Tier 2 performers

50% (55 in ELA; 44 in Math) of students identified as needing intensive intervention as evidenced by the iReady assessment from fall of 2017 will demonstrate grade-level proficiency by Spring of 2018 as evidenced by iReady, SBA, and or classroom assessments.

 

IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY

What strategy are you using to achieve the academic excellence goal?

 

TIMELINE

When will this activity begin and end?

 

WHO IS

RESPONSIBLE?

Who will provide the leadership for this activity?

 

RESOURCES

NEEDED

What are the existing and/or new resources that will be used to accomplish this activity?

 

MONITORING

PROGRESS

What ongoing

FORMATIVE or SUMMATIVE evidence will be gathered to show this activity is making a difference in student learning?

 

MobyMAX is made available to all students on a regular basis via computer allocation and license purchases. This system is computer adaptive and is designed to fill in the holes in student learning from prior years. This system serves as one of the components to our intervention system in Math.

 

September 2017-June 2018

All Teachers

iReady Math Screener

 

MobyMAX

Screener will be used three times during the school year.

MTSS Multi-Tiered System of Support to reach the needs of all students. Interventionists respond to varying student needs ranging from ELL, to strategic, to LAP groups. This is coupled with teacher and para support in classrooms during intervention times to provide targeted interventions for student performance. 

 

 

September 2017-June 2018

Grade Level Teachers, Interventionists, Coach, Admin

Intervention block in schedule

 

Human Resources

iReady (3x/year) and SBA.



 

i-Ready Screener- % of students proficient MATH

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i-Ready Screener- % of students proficient ELA

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IMPROVEMENT GOAL:   Partnerships

Goal: By June, 2018, the number of parent and community participants and volunteers will increase by 20% as evidenced by attendance memorandums.

IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY

What strategies are you using to achieve the academic excellence goal, the collaboration goal, or the safety goal?

TIMELINE

When will this activity begin and end?

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE

Who will provide the leadership for this activity?

RESOURCES  /  PROF DEV NEEDED

What are the existing and/or new resources that will be used to accomplish this activity?

MONITORING PROGRESS

What ongoing formative evidence will be gathered to show this activity is making a difference in student learning?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collaborate with families to increase opportunities for more “engaging” parent involvement that allows ALL parents to participate in their child’s learning. 

09/2017-06/2018

All school staff

Grade level team meetings, SCDM

Number of parents attending events, Title I parent feedback forms

Bring community stakeholders into the building to provide another layer of social/emotional support for students. Girl Power Hour, Building Men.

09/2017-06/2018

Counselor

Volunteers: Girl Power Hour and Building Men

SELweb data, referral numbers.

Use the Tacoma Whole Child Initiative team to create opportunities for parents and community members to celebrate students as learners and as whole children.

09/2017-06/2018

Counselors

 

TWCI Team

 

Administrators

Volunteers

 

Access to funding for events

SELweb data, memorandums of attendance.

 

 

 

Event

# of parents

# of students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMPROVEMENT GOAL:  Early Learning

IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY

What strategies are you using to achieve the academic excellence goal, the collaboration goal, or the safety goal?

TIMELINE

When will this activity begin and end?

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE

Who will provide the leadership for this activity?

RESOURCES  /  PROF DEV NEEDED

What are the existing and/or new resources that will be used to accomplish this activity?

MONITORING PROGRESS

What ongoing formative evidence will be gathered to show this activity is making a difference in student learning?

 

 

 

Frequently assess and monitor continued progress of Kindergarten students in math and reading

10/2017-06/2018

Kindergarten teachers, LAP teacher, Title I para educators,  Instructional coach, Principals

WaKIDS assessment, Kindergarten reading portfolio, report card standards

Kindergarten reading portfolio data, pre/post unit assessments

Provide intervention for Kindergarten students needing extra support in literacy by deploying paraeducator support during core instruction blocks.

10/2017-06/2018

Kindergarten teachers, LAP teacher, Title I Paras.

Leveled Literacy Intervention, small group instruction

Reading records, report card data, standards mastery as measured by common formative assessments.

Provide Kindergarten students with access to computers as intervention tools per a technology allocation schedule.

 

9/2017-6/2018

All Staff

Computers, time in schedule.

Class-based assessments, report cards.

 

Frequent assessment of student reading progress in grades K-2

 

9/2017-6/2018

All certificated K-2 staff

Literacy framework.

 

 

 

IMPROVEMENT GOAL:  Safety – To create and maintain safe learning environments that promote academic achievement

 

IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY

What strategies are you using to achieve the academic excellence goal, the collaboration goal, or the safety goal?

TIMELINE

When will this activity begin and end?

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE

Who will provide the leadership for this activity?

RESOURCES  /  PROF DEV NEEDED

What are the existing and/or new resources that will be used to accomplish this activity?

MONITORING PROGRESS

What ongoing formative evidence will be gathered to show this activity is making a difference in student learning?

 

 

 

Deliberate and purposeful efforts to continue to improve our school culture include: TWCI team, staff recognition, social committee, Whole Child training, and Excellent Edison Eagle award ceremony and programs.

September 2017-June 2018

Staff, admin

Monitoring of progress towards goals, staff surveys

Number of staff joining teams/committees.

·         We have the following programs in place to address the needs of all students: including special education programs for talented and gifted students, a TLC program, ELL, Title 1 intervention, and LAP intervention.

September 2017-June 2018

SPED Team, ELL Staff

Ongoing collaboration between Special Education, general education, and ELL staff.

Monitoring progress of ELL and SPED students.  Weekly SRT Meetings to monitor SPED students.

·         PBIS: school-wide procedures and protocols have been established to create a structured and focused learning environment that is particularly important for our low achieving students.  Examples of school-wide procedures and protocols include:

    • Schoolwide behavior matrix
    • Staff members greet students at the door to set a positive tone for the period and to monitor hallway behavior.
    • Non food-based or object-based incentives

September 2017-June 2018

Whole Child Team, counselors, admin

Two days of professional development during summer 2017 for PBIS Team members. 

Monthly PBIS Team Meetings

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