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School Improvement Plan (SIP)

The School Improvement Plan (SIP) is a live document that is subject to change based on School Advisory Council (SAC) recommendations.

School Name

Sanders Park ES (0891)

School Year

2018 - 2019

School Grade
(2017 - 2018)

B

Executive Summary

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BEST PRACTICE #1

A Focused and Authentic PLC

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES (PLC)

A Professional Learning Community (PLC) is a process in which teachers work in teams and use student information to develop strategies to improve their classroom practices.

PLC Name

Day(s) of Week

Week(s) of Month

Start/End Dates

Start/End Times

Grade

Primary PLC

Monday

1st, 3rd

9/24/2018 - 5/20/2019

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

K, 1, 2

Intermediate Math

Monday

1st, 3rd

9/24/2018 - 5/20/2019

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

3, 4, 5

Intermediate ELA

Monday

2nd, 4th

9/24/2018 - 5/20/2019

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

3, 4, 5

 


 

BEST PRACTICE #2

An Embedded High Quality RtI Process

RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION (RTI)

Response to Intervention (RtI) uses student academic and behavior information to identify students with learning and behavior needs to guarantee that those in danger of failure and/or retention are receiving assistance and support.

 

Graduation/College and Career Readiness (Early Warning Indicators)

Data For: 2017-2018 (Last updated: 7/18/2018)

Grade

Student Enrollment

% of students with attendance below 90%

% of students with 1 or more suspensions

% of students with course failure in ELA or Math

% of students level 1 in ELA or Math

% of students exhibiting 2 or more Early Warning Indicators

KG

68

36.80

0.00

0.00

38.20

20.60

01

94

26.60

0.00

0.00

25.50

9.60

02

77

35.10

1.30

0.00

15.60

6.50

03

89

18.00

1.10

0.00

27.00

3.40

04

72

25.00

2.80

0.00

13.90

11.10

05

75

22.70

6.70

0.00

28.00

8.00

 

Describe all intervention strategies employed by the school to improve the academic performance of students identified by the early warning system.

Sanders Park will bridge the performance gap and increase the academic performance of students identified by the early warning system through the implementation of various intervention strategies. Identified students receive additional small group instruction in reading, math and writing through push-ins provided by support personnel.  In addition, we provide academic specials that reinforce the ELA and Science and Social Studies standards for grades K-5.  Lastly, identified 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students are offered the opportunity to attend after school tutorial and enrichment camps.  
Interventions used include:

  • Leveled Literacy Intervention
  • Quick Reads
  • Fundations
  • Phonics for Reading
  • Journeys Took Kit
  • Write-In Reader
  • iReady ILS for Reading and Math
  • LAFS and MAFS

 

RtI Team Meeting Schedule

Day(s) of Week

Week(s) of Month

Start/End Dates

Start/End Times

Wednesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th

9/13/2018 - 5/15/2019

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 

School Counseling Plan File

File Name Upload Date

School-Counseling-Plan-2018-2019.pdf

10/23/2018

 

Social Emotional Learning

School Wide Social Emotional Learning Plan (SEL)

File Name Upload Date

SEL-Action-Plan-2018-(2).docx

10/9/2018

 


 

BEST PRACTICE #3

Optimal Internal/External Relationships

ACCREDITATION PROCESS

The Accreditation Process leads schools to critically evaluate teaching and learning with a focus on academic excellence. All stakeholders (parents, students, staff, and community) are part of the accreditation process.

 

Self-Assessment Ratings

Accreditation Standard

Overall Rating

Purpose and Direction

Governance and Leadership

Teaching and Assessing for Learning

Resources and Support Systems

Using Results for Continuous Improvement

 

Explain the activities in which your school will participate to increase your overall rating. Include specific details.

No Evidence/Artifacts

 

SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL (SAC)

Each school has a School (SAC) to facilitate the development and monitor progress of the annual School Improvement Plan. Agendas and minutes reflect annual needs assessment, SIP monitoring and allocation of Accountability Funds.

 

SAC Upload Center

File Name

Meeting Month

Document Type

Uploaded Date

Sanders-Park-SAC-Composition-2018.pdf

October

Monitored

11/13/2018

Committee-Membership-2018-2019.htm

November

SAC ByLaws

11/2/2018

SAC-Sept-2018-sign-in-sheet.pdf

October

Monitored

10/25/2018

SAC-Sept-2018-Agenda.doc

September

Monitored

10/25/2018

SAC-Meeting_Minutes_9-12-18-(1).doc

September

Monitored

10/25/2018

0891_TitleIAddendum_10222018.pdf

October

None

10/22/2018

0891_ByLaws_10222018.pdf

October

SAC ByLaws

10/22/2018

SAC-&-SAF-Meeting-Dates-2018-2019.docx

September

None

10/22/2018

 


 

BEST PRACTICE #4

Scaling Up BEST Practices

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

School improvement is based on a continuous improvement model, using research-based accepted best practices, which align with student achievement needs, insure student progress, and may be revised when appropriate.

 

Goals

As evidenced in the SES Band Data, which content area(s) will be the focus for improving student achievement and why was this area chosen?

As evidence by the 2018 FSA and SES Band data, Sanders Park will focus on improving student achievement in the ELA.  The 2018 ELA results indicated that 48% of students in grades 3-5 were proficient, 57% made learning gains and 48% of students for the lowest quartile made learning gains.  

 

What specific BEST Practice(s) will be implemented or scaled-up to improve teaching and learning in order to increase performance within the SES Band?

The specific BEST Practices that Sanders Park Elementary will implement or scale-up to improve teaching and learning in order to increase performance within the SES Band will be PLC and High Quality Instruction.

 

Describe in detail how the BEST Practice(s) will be scaled-up.

The focal point of the PLC's will be to address collaborative planning and effective teaching practices of the standards.

 

What specific school-level progress monitoring data is collected and how often?

The specific school-level progress monitoring data that is collected monthly are the Cold Reads, Benchmark Assessment System, Oral Reading Fluency, Checkpoint, and MultiStrand assessments.

 

How does the school ensure the fidelity of students not progressing towards school and district goals?

The students are monitored bi-weekly to determine if they are meeting their district and school goals.  If students are not meeting their goals, they are remediated by the classroom teacher and reassess to ensure consistency in meeting their goal.

 

How does the school ensure that all classroom instruction is accessible to the full range of learners using Universal Designs for Learning (UDL) for effective instructional design (planning) and delivery (teaching)?

The coaches and administrators conduct daily walk-throughs to monitor the implementation of Tier 1 standards-based classroom instruction.  In addition, teachers participate in bi-weekly professional learning communities which are centered around Tier 1 standards-based classroom instruction which allows teachers to engage in meaningful conversation about the implementation of the standards and differention. They also share best practices along with student data to allow input from team members. The administrative team, instructional coaches, and leadership team members meet frequently with Cadre director and instructional facilitators to engage in quality assurance literacy conversation.

 

How does the school ensure Tier 1 Standards-Based classroom instruction is being implemented properly and effectively?

The coaches and administrators conduct daily walk-throughs to monitor the implementation of Tier 1 standards-based classroom instruction.  PLC's are centered around Tier 1 standards-based classroom instruction which allows teachers to engage in meaningful conversation about the implementation of the standards.  They also share best practices along with student data to allow input from team members.

 

Describe texts used for core, supplemental, and intervention programs at each grade level. How does the school ensure students have access to a balance of literary and informational text in a variety of mediums?

The core, supplemental, and intervention programs that third through fifth grades use are Go-Math for Tier 1, Moving with Math for Exceptional Student Education (ESE), Boot Camp Math for the lowest 30th percentile, Social Studies, Science- Leveled Readers, Scholastic Books, Shared Reading, Rally- Reaching for the New Standards and Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI).

 

How does your school implement the Broward County Public Schools Social and Emotional Learning Standards to ensure students are developing social and emotional skills?

Sanders Park Elementary implements the Broward County Public Schools Social and Emotional Learning Standards to ensure students are developing social and emotional skills through lesson planning and incorporating different physical activities and social skills special.

 

In which ways are the five competencies of the Social Emotional Learning explicitly taught and/or integrated school-wide and in the classroom?

The five competencies (Self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, responsible decision-making) are taught to students during specials. The school's guidance counselor spearheads the the charge of immersing students with SEL. Instructional personnel utlizies the Sanford Harmony Kit as a tool to provide SEL instruction. In addition, each classroom teacher was provided a Sandford Harmony Kit to further develop SEL skills throughout the school day. 

 

How does your school-wide policy and practices support the social emotional learning for students?

Sanders Park Elementary’s school wide policy and practices support the social emotional learning of students through consistent use of social emotional learning materials (Sanford Harmony Curriculum Kits) on a weekly basis and as needed with students in classrooms.

 

BPIE Files

File Name Uploaded Date
2017-18-SANDERS-PARK-BPIE.pdf 11/2/2018