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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

Nob Hill ES (2671)

School Year

2018 - 2019

School Grade
(2017 - 2018)

A

Executive Summary

 


 

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

PLC ESE K-5

Tuesday

2nd

9/11/2018 - 5/14/2019

-

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

PLC Math Primary

Tuesday

2nd

9/11/2018 - 5/14/2019

-

Pre K, K, 1, 2

PLC Math Intermediate

Tuesday

2nd

9/11/2018 - 5/14/2019

-

3, 4, 5

PLC ELA Intermediate

Tuesday

2nd

9/11/2018 - 5/14/2018

-

3, 4, 5

PLC ELA Primary

Tuesday

2nd

9/11/2018 - 5/14/2019

-

Pre K, K, 1, 2

 


 

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

115

10.40

0.00

0.00

29.60

3.50

01

91

20.90

0.00

0.00

14.30

7.70

02

100

11.00

0.00

0.00

13.00

1.00

03

123

17.90

0.00

0.00

20.30

4.90

04

124

16.90

0.80

0.00

13.70

2.40

05

98

16.30

0.00

0.00

18.40

5.10

 

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

The RtI team is comprised of the classroom teacher, school administrators, the RtI coordinator, the school psychologist, the guidance counselor, the literacy coach, the ELL coordinator, and several other support personnel.  This team meets on a weekly basis to address the needs of struggling students and assure students are being progress monitored. 

Intervention strategies employed to increase the academic performance of students include:

  • Academic push in groups focusing on the specific needs of students on students instructional level
  • Implementation & utilization of Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) in grade K-3
  • Individual behavior plans that monitor and correct specific student behaviors
  • Technology programs that compliment curriculum and provide individual learning paths for students created on their levels
  • Classroom teachers, school administrators, and support staff regularly monitor the attendance patterns of students; providing support/resources to families that struggle with consistent school attendance
  • School personnel communicate with parents on a regular basis sharing current strengths and weaknesses of students
  • Coaches are tracking data on BASIS and BAS

 

RtI Team Meeting Schedule

Day(s) of Week

Week(s) of Month

Start/End Dates

Start/End Times

Tuesday

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

8/28/2018 - 5/28/2019

8:15 AM - 1:30 PM

 

School Counseling Plan File

File Name Upload Date

NHE-School-Counseling-Activity-Calendar.pdf

10/16/2018

 

Social Emotional Learning

School Wide Social Emotional Learning Plan (SEL)

File Name Upload Date

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

10/16/2018

 


 

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

Sept-SAC-Agenda-.docx

October

Developed

10/16/2018

 


 

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?

The content area chosen for focus this year is ELA and Mathematics K-5 in an effort to maintain the present upward trend in overall proficiency, learning gaings and learning gains of lowest quartile. 

 

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
ELA Camps for targeted students will be increased.
PLC's For Intermediate Grades and Primary Grades will incorporate ELA school wide and Small Group Instruction in Reading
Early Birds iReady lab from 7:30-8 for students in grades 3-5
Intermediate Resource Teacher
Primary Literacy Resource Teacher

Math
Math Camps for targeted students in fall and spring.
PLC's For Intermediate Grades and Primary Grades will incorporate math school wide and Small Group Instruction.
Increase use of manipulatatives
 

 

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

ELA
10 New teachers attend district training on small group guided reading nstruction.
Focus walks with Team leaders and support staff with feedback to teachers
Teachers will use iready data to modify instruction of small groups based on student need
Focus on standards in lowest scoring reporting category on FSA in Interdisciplinary Units of Study

Math
10 New teachers attend district training on small group math instruction.
Focus walks with Team leaders and support staff with feedback to teachers
Teachers will use iready data to modify instruction of small groups based on student need
School Wide initiative, Word Problem Wednesday and Calendar Math K-5
 

 

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

iReady Diagnostic/3 times a year
On-going Portfolio Meetings (data chat) with each teacher K-5 every 5 weeks
Quarterly writing samples
BAS assessments (ELA)
 

 

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

On-going Portfolio Meetings (data chat) with each teacher K-5 every 5 weeks
RTI/MTSS Meetings weekly

 

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)?

Effective Instructional Design:
ELA, Social Studies and Science Standards at each grade level are identified and paced out in quarterly interdisciplinary Units of study.  Grade level teams collaborate in team planning on a regular basis to identify performance tasks and artifacts that will provide students with authentically engaging activitties. 


The evidence collected to insure that classroom instruction is aligned to grade level instruction standards as follows:
Interdisciplinary Units of study Pre test and post tests are are utilized to asess mastery.  Student Artifacts and performance task are used to insure alignment of classroom instruction and and alignment of grade level standards.

 

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

Support staff walk throughs bi-weekly with a curricular focus. Team debreifs and gives feedback to teachers.

Monthly Team Leader Peer Walk throughs with a curricular focus. Team debreifs and gives feedback to teachers. Test

 

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?

Describe texts used for core, supplemental, and intervention programs in classes K-5
-
Scholastic Leveled Bookroom
-Social Studies text
-Science A-Z text
-Journeys tool kit and leveled text
-Informational texts are available through classroom libraries, texts checked out at the media center, as well as online resources such as NewsELA and Read Works
 

 

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

Teachers at Nob Hill are implementing the school's Social and Emotional Plan which includes the standards. The plan ensures students are developing social and emotional skills.

 

BPIE Files