School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

2020-2021

Newington Forest Elementary School

Region 4

Angela Thompson, Principal   

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By the end of the 2020-2021 school year, at least 80% of students in K-2 will meet the end of year K-2 reading benchmark of DRA 2 level 4 using the DRA2 assessment, students in grades 3-6  overall will increase the adjusted SOA pass rate for the English Standards of Learning  and WIDA assessments from 89% to 91%.

Strategy 1

  • Provide effective professional development to teachers to build efficacy on the implementation of Reading Workshop.

Strategy 2

  • Increase teacher knowledge of students’ academic gaps and growth through consistent data collection and teacher data dialogue.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By the end of the 2020-2021 school year, 80% of students in Kindergarten will meet or exceed the benchmark on the VKRP elementary math assessment, 90% of students in first and second grade will score on the grade level benchmark for the I Ready Math assessment. Students in grades 3-6, will maintain a 95% SOA combined rate or increase the SOA combined pass rate for the Mathematics Standard of Learning assessment to 97%.

Strategy 1

  • Provide effective academic support through the Math Workshop model and intervention implementation with a focus on limiting pull-out during math workshop.

Strategy 2

  • Increase teacher efficacy in the area of math discourse and implementation of the Math Workshop model.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By the end of the 2020-2021 school year, there will be an increase of 20% in the school wide Equity Audit Staff Criteria section. The increase in implementation with integrity will be reflected by students in Grades 1-6 increasing from 93% to 98% in the student progress report area of work completion and from 91% to 96% in the area of respectful and contributing participants on the citizenship section of the Progress Report. 

Strategy 1

  • The Counselor and School Psychologist will work with students in small groups to increase engagement in learning and work completion.