School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2019-2020

  • Riverside Elementary School

  • Region 3

  • Paul Basdekis , Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By the end of the 2019-2020 school year, the number of Office Discipline Referrals (ODRs) will decrease by 10% from 273 to fewer than 244.

 

By the end of 2019-2020 school year, the school-wide mean for the “Is a respectful and contributing participant in school” skill will increase from 3.49 to 3.69 as measured by the Final Mark on the Student Progress Report.

 

By the end of 2019-2020 school year, the school-wide mean for the “Demonstrates self-control” skill will increase from 3.39 to 3.59 as measured by the Final Mark on the Student Progress Report.

 

By the end of the 2019-20 school year, the percentage of teachers who agree or strongly agree with the statement “Teachers and other adults at this school provide students the support they need to succeed” will increase from 69% to 73% (18% somewhat agree).

 

By the end of the 2019-20 school year, the percentage of support staff who agree or strongly agree with the statement “Teachers and other adults at this school provide students the support they need to succeed” will increase from 74% to 77% (26% somewhat agree).

Strategy 1

  •  Teachers will use the Positivity Project resources to support the social emotional learning in our students.

Strategy 2

  • Teachers will apply Responsive Classroom strategies with fidelity to build classroom community and support social-emotional learning in our students.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By the end of the 2019-20 school year, the percentage of teachers who agree or strongly agree with the statement “Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn” will increase from 63% to 67% (16% somewhat agree).

 

By the end of the 2019-20 school year, the percentage of support staff who agree or strongly agree with the statement “Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn” will increase from 73% to 76% (26% somewhat agree).

 

By the end of the 2019-20 school year, our staff retention rate will increase from 87% to 89%.

Strategy 1

  • Riverside staff will work together to identify and implement mental, physical, and emotional health initiatives to increase opportunities for self-care.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

The failure rate of our gap groups will be reduced by at least 10% as measured by the Science SOL.

  • Asian: 100% - 100%
  • Black: 90% - 91%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: 72% - 75%
  • English Learner: 30% - 37%
  • Hispanic: 65% - 69%
  • Students w/ Disabilities: 36% - 42%
  • White: 93% - 94%

The percentage of students passing the Science SOL in Grade 5 will increase from 79% in 2017-2018 to 81% in 2018-2019.

Strategy 1

  • Teachers will utilize an integrated instructional delivery model (STEAM/PBL/Inquiry-based) to engage students in authentic learning experiences, which will result in mastery of core content and Portrait of a Graduate proficiency.

Strategy 2

  • Teachers will engage students through an effective co-teaching model.

Strategy 3

  • Teachers will participate in a differentiated professional development model based on level of readiness and interest, while applying their new learning to their instruction.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By the end of the 2019-20 school year, the percentage of parents who “Agree” or “Strongly Agree” that we “Provide a variety of opportunities for parent and family involvement in school activities” will remain at 100%.  The percentage who “Strongly Agree”, will increase from 64% to 70%.

 

By the end of 2019-2020 school year, the school-wide mean for the “Is a respectful and contributing participant in school” skill will increase from 3.49 to 3.69 as measured by the Final Mark on the Student Progress Report.

 

By the end of 2019-2020 school year, the school-wide mean for the “Demonstrates self-control” skill will increase from 3.39 to 3.59 as measured by the Final Mark on the Student Progress Report.

Strategy 1

  •  We will empower parents to be educational partners as we cultivate social emotional learning in our students.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By the end of the 2019-20 school year, 100% of students will demonstrate increased proficiency by at least one level as measured by the POG self-assessments and teacher rubrics in the attributes of Collaborator (Demonstrates the ability to work interdependently within a group to promote learning, increase productivity, and achieve common goals).

 

All teachers will plan and implement at least two learning experiences utilizing an integrated instructional delivery model (STEAM/PBL/Inquiry-based/Math Modeling) aligned explicitly with POG attributes and measure student growth within those units.

 

*The percent of 2nd grade students who receive a rating of “proficient” or higher on their end of year presentation of learning

Strategy 1

  • Teachers will utilize an engaging instructional delivery model (STEAM/PBL/Inquiry-based/Math Modeling/Co-teaching) to engage students in authentic learning experiences, which will result in mastery of core content and Portrait of a Graduate proficiency.

 

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By the end of the 2019-2020 school year, Riverside Elementary School will complete three federally funded parent engagement programs (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), Hispanic Early Literacy, and African Heritage Early Literacy) to develop and prepare preschool aged children academically, emotionally, and socially for kindergarten.

By June 12, 2020, the number of students registered for kindergarten early will increase 25% from 78-98 students.

Strategy 1

  •  The Kindergarten Readiness Team will develop and execute a plan to focus on identification of students, parent engagement, and supportive student transitions.