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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

Sheridan Hills ES (1811)

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

1811 ELA 5

Wednesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th

8/21/2018 - 5/31/2019

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

5

1811 PLC 4

Wednesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th

8/21/2018 - 5/31/2019

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

4

1811 ELA 3

Wednesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th

8/21/2018 - 5/31/2019

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

3

1811 ELA 2

Wednesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th

8/21/2018 - 5/31/2019

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

2

1811 1 ELA

Wednesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th

8/21/2018 - 5/31/2019

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

1

1811 KG ELA

Wednesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th

8/21/2018 - 5/31/2019

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

K

 


 

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

70

25.70

0.00

0.00

8.60

2.90

01

78

11.50

0.00

0.00

12.80

2.60

02

77

15.60

0.00

0.00

16.90

2.60

03

83

14.50

0.00

0.00

30.10

2.40

04

70

15.70

0.00

0.00

32.90

4.30

05

86

15.10

2.30

0.00

19.80

3.50

 

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

Sheridan Hills Elementary Schools currently utilizes the following intervention strategies to improve academic performance of students identified by the early warning system:

  • Fundations
  • Phonics for Reading
  • Sounds in Motion
  • Rewards
  • Go Math Interventions Tools
  • BAS 
  • Great Leaps 

 

RtI Team Meeting Schedule

Day(s) of Week

Week(s) of Month

Start/End Dates

Start/End Times

Friday

2nd, 4th

9/1/2018 - 5/31/2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 

School Counseling Plan File

File Name Upload Date

School-Counselor-Activity-Calendar.pdf

10/22/2018

 

Social Emotional Learning

School Wide Social Emotional Learning Plan (SEL)

File Name Upload Date

SEL-Action-Plan-2018-(1).docx

10/18/2018

 


 

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

SAC-Agenda-Sept-2018.docx

October

Developed

10/26/2018

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

October

None

10/26/2018

SAC-ByLaws.pdf

October

SAC ByLaws

10/26/2018

SAC-Composition-Report.pdf

October

None

10/26/2018

 


 

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?

For the 2018- 2019 school year, Sheridan Hills Elementary School will focus on ELA (English Language Arts for improving student achievement. This are was chosen because of the strong correlation between reading success and success in content areas. 

 

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?

ELA strategies will be taught in all content areas. 

Small group skills/ plans will be modified regularly




 

 

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


Host biweekly Writing Seminars for each grade level 

Implement the use of School City to track data and modify instruction 

Provide staff development based on their individual needs assessment 

 

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

Sheridan Hills Elementary will utilize School City to progress monitor data on a monthly basis. 

IReady pass rate data will be monitored on a biweekly basis. 

 

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

Students not progressing towards school and district goals will be provided additional support through small group interventions, push-in with paraprofessionals and extended learning opportunities. 

 

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)?

School wide expectations in this regard is modeled to teachers and monitored through observations and walkthroughs. 

 

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

School wide expectations in this regard is modeled to teachers by the Literacy Coach and monitored through observations and walkthroughs. 

 

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 curriculum at each grade level Journeys. 

The supplemental program is the IReady LAFS series. 

Rewards and Fundataions is utilized for intervention. 

Students have access to additional literary and information text through leveled readers. 

 

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

Sheridan Hills Elementary has a Social Emotional Learning Plan that allows for SEL standards to be taught to students. 

 

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 of SEL are being taught through:

  • ?Sanford Harmony 
  • Start with Hello 
  • First Tee
  • Student Council led activities 

 

 

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

Students feel welcome and secure at our school.  Teachers and staff encourage students to try new activities and support them as they learn and grow.  Students work often work together in groups to develop social skills and a sense of community.

 

 

Strategies & Activities

Strategies Persons responsible Deadline Professional Development Budget
Extended Learning Lisa Gomes 5/31/2019 $0.00

BPIE Files

File Name Uploaded Date
BPIE_2018.pdf 10/26/2018