School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2018-2019

  • Wakefield Forest¬†Elementary School

  • Region 5

  • Sharyn Prindle, Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

  • By Spring 2019 the achievement gap between overall math performance and the math performance of English Learners and Economically Disadvantaged students will be reduced by 3.5%.

Strategy 1

  • Teachers will engage in proactive planning for differentiation and scaffolding to meet diverse student needs.

Strategy 2

  • ESOL staff will shift to providing support to English Learners using the English Learners Program Standards.

Strategy 3

  • All staff will increase our cultural awareness in order to enhance our responsiveness to student needs.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

  • By the end of he 2018-19 school year, all students will earn an overall rating of 3 or 4 on the common writing rubric.

Strategy 1

  • Incorporate Project Based Learning (PBL) activities for students to gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging, and complex question, problem, or challenge.

Strategy 2

  • All grade levels will follow the Collaborative Learning Cycle each week in order to effectively plan, teach, and assess.

Strategy 3

  • The reading specialist will support writing instruction through work with the CLT.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

  • Despite 10% growth in population, the number of office referrals for disrespect will remain the same (135) or decrease from the 2017-18 SY.

Strategy 1

  • Mindfulness practice will be incorporated across the school day.

Strategy 2

  • The Positivity Project will be implemented school-wide to enhance character education.

Strategy 3

  • Tier 2 wellness supports will be implemented for identified students through the use of a targeted program, in addition to core wellness instruction.