School Improvement Plan Central Elementary School 2015-2016

School Improvement Plan Central Elementary School 2015-2016

School Improvement Plan Central Elementary 2015-2016 Vanessa S. McAllister, Principal Margaret Lewis, Assistant Principal RaeAnn Whiteside, Literacy Coach Danielle Maes, Guidance Counselor December 8, 2015 School Demographics Enrollment: 610 English language learners: 131

Students with disabilities: 99 Ethnicity: American Indian or Alaskan Native: 6 Black/African American: 71 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1 Hispanic: 299 White: 203 Asian: 3 Two or more races: 27

Free/Reduced lunch rate: 94% Number of classroom teachers: 43 Number of first year teachers: 10 Number of teachers with 1-5 years of experience: 10 Number of teachers with 6-14 year of experience: 16 Number of teachers with 15 or more years of experience: 7 FCAT Reading/FSA ELA % of 3 or higher School Reading Points for Gains Reading Gains

(Lowest 25%) 2014 FSA 2015 40 50th Percentile or Higher 36 65

X 83 X *99 % Tested FCAT/FSA MATH % of 3 or higher School Math Points for Gains

Math Gains (Lowest 25%) 2014 FSA 2015 53 50th Percentile or Higher 50

70 X 75 X English Language Arts Goal ELA instruction will be standardsbased. Outcome: The percentage of students scoring proficient (on grade-level) on iReady or FSA ELA will increase by 5%. Strategies

PLCs focus on standards based instruction, instructional shifts, and best teaching practices. All instruction is standards-based in order to ensure mastery of the Florida Standards. Small group instruction will be used daily for differentiated instruction and optimal student learning. Tutoring will be offered to target the lowest performing students in grade 2-5.

Specials area teachers and Instructional Paraprofessionals will assist in grades K-5. ELL students will receive reading support by the ELL Paraprofessional. Central utilizes 100 Book Challenge in Kindergarten classes and Accelerated Reader in grades 1-5. All students will utilize i-Ready for assistance in reading. Comprehension will be a foundational skill addressed during the Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT). Science and Social Studies text will be used to support reading instruction and writing from sources. Writing instruction will include writing from sources and progress will be monitored twice a year. Math Goal Math Instruction will be standardsbased. Outcome: The percentage of students scoring proficient (on grade-level) on iReady or

FSA Math will increase by 5%. Strategies Teachers will follow the OCSB Curriculum Roadmap and use iReady computer based program and print material for instruction. A portion of the weekly PLCs will focus on Math standards-based instruction and the instructional shifts. Acaletics supplemental material will also be used for instruction in grades 2-5. AIMS materials will be used to support standards-based instruction. Reflex math will be used to increase math facts fluency. Tutoring will be offered after-school throughout the year. Math fact fluency will be a foundational skill emphasized in the Academic Parent Teacher Team (APTT). Science Goal Science instruction will be

standards-based. Outcome: The percentage of students scoring proficient on FCAT Science will increase by 5%. Strategies Teachers will follow the OCSB Curriculum Science Map. District Science coach will assist teachers in lesson planning and locating resources for instruction and modeling lessons. Data from Performance Matters progress monitoring will be used to drive instruction. Acaletics supplemental material will be used for instruction in fifth grade. Science text and content will be incorporated into reading instruction to build knowledge. Weekly science lab activities will be conducted in grades 3-5. Science Fair will be held for grade K-5.

AIMS material will be used for science instruction. Parental Involvement Goal Parents will participate in Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT) that support student learning and achievement. Outcome: Title I parent surveys will show parents were actively engaged in the educational process of students utilizing activities for foundational skill prescribed by teachers. Strategies K-5 teachers will facilitate three APTT meetings. K-5 parents will be taught activities to strengthen a

students foundational skill in reading and/or math. K-5 teachers will meet individually with parents to discuss attendance and academic progress of students in November/December. ETC. Gift of Reading books to encourage all children to read every day; delivered during the annual Christmas Parade. Senior Walkthrough OHS Class of 2016 visit to Central. Mindset With the right mindset we can motivate our kids, help them to improve in school as well as reach our own goals personal and professional. - Dweck Teach Like a Champion techniques to improve teaching and put students on the path to college.

Think Tank Talks school based professional development presented by teachers to teachers. Super Teacher Tuesdays monthly review instruction delivered to students by Super Hero Teachers. Questions?

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