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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

Riverglades ES (2891)

School Year

2018 - 2019

School Grade
(2017 - 2018)

A

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

PLC and Data chats

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday

3rd

9/20/2018 - 4/24/2019

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

K, 1, 2, 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

150

8.00

0.00

0.00

9.30

2.70

01

192

8.30

0.00

0.00

8.30

2.10

02

161

12.40

0.00

0.00

4.30

1.20

03

154

9.70

0.00

0.00

7.80

1.30

04

208

8.20

0.00

0.00

7.70

1.00

05

160

6.30

0.00

0.00

4.40

0.60

 

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

 

RtI Team Meeting Schedule

Day(s) of Week

Week(s) of Month

Start/End Dates

Start/End Times

Wednesday

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

9/12/2018 - 5/31/2019

8:15 AM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday

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

10/10/2018 - 5/29/2019

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

School Counseling Plan File

File Name Upload Date

Riverglades-School-Counseling-Plan.pdf

10/18/2018

 

Social Emotional Learning

School Wide Social Emotional Learning Plan (SEL)

File Name Upload Date

SEL-Action-Plan-2018.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_Minutes_SignIn10222018.pdf

October

Developed

10/24/2018

SAC-Bylaws_2018-19.pdf

October

SAC ByLaws

10/1/2018

SAC_Agenda_Minutes_SignIn09242018.pdf

October

SAC ByLaws

10/1/2018

SAC_08272018.pdf

September

Developed

9/21/2018

 


 

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?

Riverlades will focus on ELA becasue we dropped in learming gains and lowest quartile learning gauns.

 

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?

Riverglades ESE teachers will both be trained in the Orton Gillingman program. A research based program designed to help students with dyslexia and difficulty with reading. During PLCs, we will focus on balanced literacy best practices.  First grade teacher utilize LLI to help struggling learners. 

 

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

Both ESE teachers will now be trained.
Teachers are going to Balanced Literacy workshop and best oractices are shared at PLCs.
The ESE teachers are sharing best practice strategies with genreal education teachers.

 

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

All teachers submit monthly data to administration. The assessment data is discussed and reviewed during PLCs. The data collected is BAS, wriitng samples, and program assessments.

 

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

Observations and collection of common assessments.

 

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 teachers plan for the individual needs of students and to their differnet modailites of learning.  Teahcers participate in project base dlearning an dmany hands on apporaches.

 

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

Teachers attend Balanced Literacy, small group instruction, standards based instruction, and share best practices during PLCs and grade level meetings. 

 

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?

We have the Scholastic Leveled Book room.  In addition, each grade level has a book room of ficiton and non fiction resources to use with students.  We utilize science and socail studies books to integrate into the ELA block.

 

 

Strategies & Activities

Strategies Persons responsible Deadline Professional Development Budget
Teachers attend balanced Literacy workshops, ESE teachers will implement Orton Gillingham strategies, share best practices in PLcs. JoAnne Seltzer Orton Gillimgham, Balanced Literacy $1,500.00

BPIE Files