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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

Sunset Lakes ES (3661)

School Year

2018 - 2019

School Grade
(2017 - 2018)

A

Executive Summary

Download/View 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

Math 5

Tuesday

2nd, 4th

8/22/2018 - 5/14/2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

5

Reading K-2 Thinking Maps

Tuesday

2nd, 4th

8/22/2018 - 5/14/2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

K, 1, 2

Language PK

Tuesday

2nd, 4th

8/22/2018 - 5/14/2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pre K

Science K-2

Tuesday

2nd

8/22/2018 - 5/14/2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

K, 1, 2

Writing K-2

Tuesday

2nd, 4th

8/22/2018 - 5/14/2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

K, 1, 2

Writing 3

Tuesday

2nd, 4th

8/22/2018 - 5/14/2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3

Writing 4

Tuesday

2nd, 4th

8/22/2018 - 5/14/2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

4

Math K-2 Growth Mindset

Tuesday

2nd, 4th

8/22/2018 - 5/14/2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

138

5.10

0.00

0.00

9.40

0.70

01

150

9.30

0.70

0.00

20.00

0.70

02

158

10.80

0.00

0.00

7.60

0.00

03

136

8.10

0.70

0.00

10.30

1.50

04

176

10.80

0.00

0.00

8.00

1.10

05

158

9.50

0.00

0.00

16.50

3.20

 

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

Sunset Lakes Elementary provides the following interventions for students identified by the early warning system: 

  • iReady- Reading and Math
  • SmartyAnts
  • Phonics for Reading 
  • QAR
  • Support Coach- Reading and Math
  • GO Math Reteach- Math
  • Achieve 3,000
  • 6 Minute Solutions- Reading Fluency 

 

RtI Team Meeting Schedule

Day(s) of Week

Week(s) of Month

Start/End Dates

Start/End Times

Wednesday

2nd, 4th

9/12/2018 - 5/15/2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 

School Counseling Plan File

File Name Upload Date

CounselingPlan.pdf

10/16/2018

 

Social Emotional Learning

School Wide Social Emotional Learning Plan (SEL)

File Name Upload Date

SELPlan.pdf

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

SACCompositionUpdate.pdf

October

Monitored

11/6/2018

SACAgendaFunds.docx

November

A+ Funds

11/5/2018

SACSignInAPlus.pdf

November

A+ Funds

11/5/2018

SAFSignInOctober.pdf

October

Monitored

10/25/2018

SACMinutesSeptember.docx

October

Monitored

10/25/2018

SACSignInOctober2.pdf

October

Monitored

10/25/2018

SACSignInOctober.pdf

October

Monitored

10/25/2018

SACAgendaOctober.doc

October

Monitored

10/25/2018

SAFAgendaOctober.docx

October

Monitored

10/25/2018

SACAgendaSignInSeptember.pdf

September

Monitored

10/23/2018

SAFAgendaSignInSeptember.pdf

September

Monitored

10/23/2018

SACMeetingSchedule.docx

September

Monitored

10/23/2018

SACByLaws.pdf

September

SAC ByLaws

10/23/2018

SAF-Bylaw-Template.docx

September

SAF ByLaws

10/18/2018

 


 

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?

Due to a significant decrease in fifth grade Math Proficiency, Sunset Lakes will focus on improving student achievement in Math. The specific area we are targeting is Measurement and Data. 

 

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?

Sunset Lakes Elementary will analyze data differently:

  • School-Wide iReady Diagnostic
  • Fifth grade standards mastery
  • Math Assessments: Beginning, Middle, and End 
  • Quarterly Data Chats K-4
  • Fifth grade data PLC- biweekly 

 

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

Teachers will meet with administration and support staff to discuss data. Support staff will attend curriculum meetings to assist in planning. Administration and support staff will conference with students regarding student performance. Lastly, there will be a new data implementation being used. 

 

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

Sunset Lakes will use iReady diagnostic three times per year. In addition, BOY, MOY, and EOY math assessments. Teachers will use standard mastery based on grade-level curriculum map and Broward County Scope and Sequence. 

 

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

Administration and support staff will conference with students who are under performing. Teachers will use Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions to remediate in the classroom. High-risk fifth grade students have been identified and are receiving pull-out support based on need. 

 

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)?

Teachers plan so that all students have access to grade-level curriculum, while meeting in small group to remediate and close the achievement gap. 

 

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

Teachers plan as a grade level in order to ensure that the rigor of each standard is met through Tier 1 instruction, using a variety of resources. 

 

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?

Programs:

  • K-5 Journey's 
  • K-3 SmartyAnts- Phonics
  • 2-5 Achieve 3,000- Comprehension 
  • 2-5 Newsela
  • K-5 Scholastic Level Book Room 
  • Performance Coach 
  • iReady Toolkit
  • iReady Instruction (5th Grade) 
Interventions: 
  • Phonics for Reading 
  • Great Leaps
  • 6 Minute Solutions
  • Support Coach
  • iReady Instruction- K-4 RTI students only 

 

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

The school guidance counselor has implemented guidance groups based on the K-12 Evidence Model. Groups will meet once a week during lunch time to develop social and emotional goals. Other mentor groups include the Listener Program, Team Trend Setters, and Patriot Pals. 

 

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 the Social Emotional Learning are explicitly taught and integrated school-wide and in the classroom through morning announcements provided by the school guidance counselor, weekly challenges to promote kindness, and small- group instruction that focuses on key cognitive, social, and self-management skills. 

 

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

  • Listener Program
  • Team Trend Setters 
  • Patriot Pals 
  • Sandy Hook Promise- "Start With Hello" 

 

 

Strategies & Activities

Strategies Persons responsible Deadline Professional Development Budget
Interactive Math Walls, Open-Ended Math Tasks, Project-Based Learning, iReady Standards Mastery, Student Conferencing, and Math Club Support Staff 6/4/2019 Professional Learning Communities (PLC's) School Budget

BPIE Files

File Name Uploaded Date
BPIE_2018-(2).pdf 10/25/2018