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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

Everglades HS (3731)

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

3731_PE/ForLang/JROTC/Humanities

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_Guidance_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_USHistory_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_Socialstudies_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_Science_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_Geometry_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_ESE_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_ELA-11-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

11, 12

3731_ELA_9-10

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10

3731_Biology_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_CTACE_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_Upperlevelmath_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_Reading_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

3731_Algebra1_9-12

Thursday

8/8/2018 - 5/4/2019

12:15 PM - 2:45 PM

9, 10, 11, 12

 


 

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

09

611

7.90

9.50

20.00

15.70

13.60

10

644

7.80

7.50

21.60

19.60

12.90

11

659

12.40

4.90

31.60

11.80

15.00

12

710

18.00

5.20

11.00

0.80

6.10

 

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

Tracking Forms
Behavior Charts
Functional Assessment Checklist
Student Self Evaluation Log
Grade/Attendance Report Tracking
Rating Forms
Self Monitoring Assignment Sheet
Parent Questionnaire
ABC Charts
Student Learning Style Survey
Frequency Charts
Progress Reports (Daily, Weekly)

 

RtI Team Meeting Schedule

Day(s) of Week

Week(s) of Month

Start/End Dates

Start/End Times

Monday

2nd, 4th

8/27/2018 - 5/20/2019

8:00 AM - 10:45 AM

 

School Counseling Plan File

File Name Upload Date

3731_ASCP_2018_19.pdf

10/18/2018

 

Social Emotional Learning

School Wide Social Emotional Learning Plan (SEL)

File Name Upload Date

3731_SocialEmotionalLearningPlan_Revised.pdf

11/28/2018

3731_SocialEmotionalLearningPlan.pdf

10/15/2018

 


 

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-ByLaws-Everglades-HS-Nov-2018.pdf

November

SAC ByLaws

11/16/2018

Everglades-High-SAC-Composition-2018_19.pdf

November

None

11/16/2018

3731_10232018_signin.pdf

October

Waiver Application

10/24/2018

3731_10232018_agenda-(2).docx

October

Waiver Application

10/24/2018

3731_09252018_Minutes.docx

October

SAC ByLaws

10/24/2018

3731_9252018_attendance_guests.jpg

October

SAC ByLaws

10/2/2018

3731_9252018_attendance_members.jpg

October

SAC ByLaws

10/2/2018

3731_09252018_agenda.docx

October

SAC ByLaws

10/2/2018

3731_05152018_Minutes.docx

October

Monitored

10/2/2018

 


 

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?

On the most recent reading assessment (2018) our students 9-12 scored at a 63% proficiency level (3 or higher). As a result, to improve in this critical area, we will focus on improving student achievement in their English Language Art Classes  and reading classes using Achieve 3000, Vocabulary.com, Khan Academy, Canvas resources, Naviance, etc..

 

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?

To increase performance within our SES Band, we will,

  • Scale-up the effectiveness of our English Language Arts Professional Learning Communities (PLC). Instructors will team up to focus on students areas of weaknesses determined by FSA results in order to increase student achievement and success.  Beyond the English/Reading departments, all other departments in the school will focus on improving reading/language arts throughout all content areas by implementing research-based instructional strategies developed and designed through learning communities.
  • Scale-up our response to intervention by identifying struggling students who are in need of additional assistance and intervention through this process.  A team of professionals will work together to design interventions, monitor progress, and identify the next steps as needed.

 

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

To scale up our best practices we will,

  • Work to improve the quality and relevance of our Professional Learning Communities so that teachers receive the training they need to be more effective in the classroom, especially in the area of reading. In addition, we will encourage PLC facilitators to attend trainings that increase their ability to be effective instructional leaders.
  • Increase RTI meeting times from once a month to once a week, to provide more assistance to more students.

 

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

Professional Learning Communities work collaboratively to design curriculum-based common assessments based on 6-8 week care cycles.  The data is reviewed at PLC meetings and instruction, reinforcement and enrichment is determined and designed by classroom teachers and administrators in an effort to increase performance based on content standards.

 

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

Working in our professional learning communities, teachers can collaborate to ensure we are working on a common pacing guide and curriculum that is aligned to the grade-level Florida Standards.
Student Common Assessment Data is used to ensure that classroom instruction is aligned to grade-level standards.

 

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 have common planning to develop lesson plans based on standards based instructional strategies for specific content.  Teachers share best practices during PLC meetings, model and mentor developing teachers in planning and best teaching practices..  

 

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

Through Professional Learning Communities, departments work together to select and implement scientificallyreseached and instructional strategies in order to deliver quality instruction that is aligned with standrads-ased state standards in all core subjects.  Mastery of knowledge is measured by pre and post instructional assessment.  Within learning communities, a unviversal assessment and grading policy is determined to measure and report student progress.  Administration participates in learning communities and works with departments to dissegrate and evaluate student data.  Administration also conducts regular "walk-throughs", formal and informal observations to ensure that evidenced-based classroom instruction is being implemented with fidelity.

 

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?

Core teachers use a variety of mediums to deliver instruction including state adopted materials as well as district adpoted online applications and support programs to enhance and enrich the learning of different tyles of learnings.  Through the Broward Single Sign-on, students have access to online texts, and online applications to support learning in all subjects.

 

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

EHS has implemented various programs in order to support the social and emotional well-being of all students.  Teachers support collaborative learning opportunities within the classroom instruction.  The school counseling department work with all students on social emotional learning as well as college and career readiness using a variety of online resources including Naviance.  EHS hosts School family counseling, available to EHS students and families in an effort to support meotional wellness.  EHS is going into the fourth year of PASL (Personalized Academic and Social Emotional Learning) for students considered to be at risk.  The RTI Team meets on a bi-weekly basis to review teacher referrals and meet with parents that initiate concerns for all learning challenges.  The behavior specialist is traned as the Equity Liason on campus to ensure that all students are treated fairly and equally.  Clubs and communities are active on campus to support acceptance and equality of all students such as Gay, Straight Alliance, Black Student Union, Latinos in Action, Best Buddies, the Cultural Culinary Club, HOPE (Helping Overcome Problems Effectively), Korean Culture, Women of Tomorrow,ZEN Club, to name a few.

 

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

Through implementing the school-wide behavior plan, including implementation of lessons on self-awareness, self management, social awareness, relationship skills and decision making are infused throughout the school day through direct instruction, literature-based learning of historical figures and accomplishments and implementing lessons in real-life.  Additionally, clubs and activities sponsor school related social and emotional learning projects for students ito involve themselves with community related learning opportunities contributing to the betterment of the community.

 

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

SEL learning is infused throughout the school day through designed lessons included in the school-wide behavior plan to support social and emotional learning.  Additionally, active clubs and activities support social and emotional learning through school sponsored community events focused on acceptance.

 

 

Strategies & Activities

Strategies Persons responsible Deadline Professional Development Budget
Rigor, Enrichment, and Remediation for all students. All Stakeholders 5/25/2019

BPIE Files

File Name Uploaded Date
3731_BPIE_2018-19.pdf 10/18/2018