School Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2017-2018

  • Canterbury Woods Elementary School

  • Region 5

  • Barbara Messinger, Principal

End of Year SMARTR Goal

Close the Gap - Math Primary 

In 2016-2017, the percentage of students scoring at benchmark will be at least 97%.

Upper - In 2016-2017, the percentage of students meeting benchmark as indicated on the Spring 2017 SOLs will increase from 93.5 %to 94.15%.

Special Education - In 2016-2017, the percentage of students meeting benchmark on the math SOL will increase from 76.48% to 80.35%.

Strategy 1 - Increase the use of differentiated tasks to promote higher level thinking in all students.

Strategy 2 - Integrate previously learned skills and concepts to expand and extend learning.

Strategy 3 - Emphasize math vocabulary and engage in Math Talk through the use of sentence frames and by asking open-ended questions.

 

End of Year SMARTR Goal

Close the Gap - Reading Primary 

In 2016-2017, the percentage of students meeting grade level benchmark as measured by the DRA2 will increase from 95% to 95.5%.

Upper - In 2016-2017, the percentage of students meeting grade level benchmark as measured by the spring reading SOL will increase from 93.57.5 to 94.6%.

Special Education - In 2016-2017, the percentage of students meeting benchmark on the reading SOL will increase from 69.62% to 72.65%. Also, the percentage of students demonstrating at least one year’s growth on the BAS, DRA2/Brigance will increase from 59.5% to 70%.

Strategy 1 - Incorporate higher level thinking skills and rigorous tasks by ensuring that students have access to rigorous academic content and the support they need to be successful.

Strategy 2 - Provide professional development, modeling, and coaching in the utilization of AAP resources such as SEM-R, Jacob’s Ladder, Socratic Seminar, M-cubed, The Great Debate, The Dig, and The Jason Project, as well as the various aspects of differentiation. Job-embedded professional development will also be provided through Collaborative Learning Visits (CLVs).

Strategy 3 - Utilize the RI Process to provide targeted support to all students, including identified student subgroups with the largest gap in student achievement.

End of Year SMARTR Goal

Fourth and Sixth grade students in blended learning classrooms will indicate at least proficiency in 3 out of 5 indicators on the Portrait of a Graduate “Communicator” rubric.

Strategy 1 - Provide opportunities for students to employ effective communication skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking across content areas.

Strategy 2 – Provide professional development on the SAMR model, as well as the effective use of modern digital tools.