LP Brown School Improvement Plan (2019-20)

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Outcome 1: Be compassionate and kind.

  1. Be aware of and appreciate one’s similarities and differences with others.
  2. Listen well and cooperate with others.
  3. Demonstrate awareness of one’s own thoughts and emotions and how they impact behavior.
  4. Express emotions, thoughts and impulses in positive and beneficial ways.
  5. Resolve conflicts and repair relationships.

Metric

  • 2019-2020: Elementary (3-4-5) School Student Climate Survey 
  • Question #9: Students at my school are compassionate and kind. 
  • 2020-2021: Increase to include CICO data for "Kind"

Goal

  • By June 2020, LPB students in grades 3-4-5 will improve their ability to be compassionate and kind by having 80% identify as "Always" and/or "Most of the Time" on the OSD Elementary Student Climate Survey Question #9.
  • 2020-2021: By June 2021, LPB students in grades k-1-2-3-4-5 will improve their ability to be compassionate and kind by having 80% identify as "Always" and/or "Most of the Time" on the OSD Elementary Student Climate Survey Question #9. 

Action Plan

  • Administer Elementary Climate Survey 3-4-5 in 2018-2019, 2019-2020
  • Administer Elementary Climate Survey k-1-2-3-4-5 in 2020-2021 
  • Continue with weekly school-wide  2nd Step classroom lessons
  • Continue with Counselor Team  T-2 pull out 2nd Step groups
  • Continue with monthly Student Recognition assembly/breakfast for 2nd Step traits
  • Continue school-wide  use of PlayWorks   
  • Continue use of Playground Peace Path
  • Expand use of Peace Path to classroom use
  • Continue use of CICO for T-2 & T-3 'Safe, Kind, Responsible'
  • Provide 'Eagle Choices' posters for each classroom & public areas
  • Teach Eagle Choices in each classroom
  • Continue bi-monthly Staff Brown Learn Newsletter column on Restorative Practices, Mindfulness
  • Administrator and staff to receive Restorative Practices Training:
    • 2019-2020;
      • Admin and Restorative Staff to read Restorative Practices book 
      • Coordinate with RES Restorative Trainer
      • Admin to receive iirp 4-day training
    • 2020-2021; 
      • Restorative Practices staff member to receive iirp 4-day training.
  • School Counselor to train classrooms on:
    1. School Helpers and Eagle Choices
    2. Self-Regulation/Coping Tools
    3. Classroom Calm Down Space Planning
  • 2019-2020 75% classes receive 2 of 3 lessons. 2020-2021 100% classes receive 3 lessons.
  • Implement student generated 'recognition eg student eagle ticket'
  • Develop and provide specific structure to morning meeting w/content/mindfulness training

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Outcome 2: Have the academic and life skills to pursue their individual career, civic and educational goals.

  1. Read, write and speak effectively for a wide range of purposes, including the interpretation and analysis of both literary and informational texts.
  2. Know and apply mathematics to a level of fluency that ensures a broad range of post-secondary opportunities and career choices.
  3. Use analytic and scientific principles to draw sound conclusions.
  4. Analyze multiple causal factors that shape major events in history.
  5. Exit with a personalized post-secondary transition plan for work, career and/or college, and complete the first steps toward achieving post-secondary goals before graduation.
  6. Develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines, and engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance.
  7. Problem solve using both creative and critical thinking skills.
  8. Demonstrate continuous growth across the disciplines to meet or exceed academic learning standards and work toward graduation.
  9. Apply reliable information and systematic decision making to personal financial decisions.

Metric

  • ELA grades 3-4-5 SBA
  • ELA grades k-1 Dibels FSF, Dibels ORF respectively
  • Math grades 3-4-5 SBA, 1-5 Math Dibels
  • Math grades 1-2 Math Dibels, Bridges number corner assessments
  • Science grade 5 WCAS

Goal

Goal: MATH:

  • By June 2020, LPB combined (3-4-5) Math SBA proficiency will grow from 48% to 55%
  • By June 2021, LPB combined (3-4-5) Math SBA proficiency will grow from 55% to 62%
  • By June 2022, LPB combined (3-4-5) Math SBA proficiency will grow from 62% to 70%

Goal: ELA :

  • By June 2020, LPB combined (3-4-5) ELA  SBA proficiency will grow from 61% to 65%
  • By June 2021, LPB combined (3-4-5) ELA SBA proficiency will grow from 65% to 69%
  • By June 2022, LPB combined (3-4-5) ELA  SBA proficiency will grow from 69% to 73%

Goals: ELA  & MATH K-2

  • Kinder: Increase accuracy number writing and 1:1 correspondence to 20 plus one, from 40% to 100% & 90% respectively by June 2020
  • Kinder: First Sound Fluency increase from 46% at core to 80% as measured by Dibels by March 2020
  • 1st Grade: Dibels math fall to spring increase from 29% to 70%
  • 1st Grade: 65% of students will reach benchmark for Dibels ORF by spring 2020 
  • 2nd Grade: 65% of students will reach benchmark for Wonders Oral Reading Fluency by spring 2020

Goal: SCIENCE

  • By June 2020, LPB 5th grade WCAS proficiency will grow from 52% to 55%
  • By June 2021, LPB 5th grade WCAS proficiency will grow from 55% to 60%
  • By June 2022, LPB 5th grade WCAS proficiency will grow from 60% to 65%

Action Plan

  • Building will use district curriculum with fidelity. 
  • Building will meet individual and group needs via an intervention and enrichment system. Building will analyze pre/post data weekly using  PLC1 and PLC 2 model.
  • Grade levels will monitor weekly using PLC data
  • Grade levels will continue to post monthly learning goals
  • Grade levels 3-4-5 will use monthly SBA Interim assessments IABs.
  • Building will focus on informational text
  • Primary grades will focus on foundational skills
  • Building will expand number of teachers trained in and using Concept Quest in math
  • Building will continue to promote summer learning through Power Scholars
  • Building will continue Professional Development in Understanding by Design
  • Building will focus on setting Clear lesson outcomes w/student friendly success criteria
  • Building will continue to showcase and celebrate Classroom Excellence
  • Building will continue to showcase and celebrate Excellence in Work Quality
  • Science:
    • Building teachers will receive training on and use aligned science kits
    • Building teachers will incorporate science kit vocabulary into ELA and Wonders lessons

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Outcome 3: Advocate for the social, physical and mental wellness of themselves and others and be hopeful about the future.

  1. Communicate effectively.
  2. Develop knowledge and skills to have healthy eating habits, have a healthy body image and access reliable health information and services.
  3. Be physically active and see athletics and exercise as health-enhancing behaviors.
  4. Understand and apply principles of sound mental and emotional health and learn to identify signs of emotional health concerns such as depression, anxiety and suicidal thinking in self and others.
  5. Understand how and when to seek supportive mental and emotional health resources for self and others.
  6. Cultivate healthy relationships that honor each person's personal preferences and boundaries.
  7. Identify and develop personal strengths and interests.
  8. Develop the skills and habits to assess the role of technology and social media in their lives and distinguish between healthy and harmful use.

Metric

  • OSD Elementary Student Survey questions 7-11
  • Common Sense Media post assessments
  • PE CBA

Goal

  • By June 2020, students will demonstrate their ability to advocate or a healthy body and mind by 90% of students in grades 3-4-5 responding "Most of the Time" and/or "Always" to questions 7-11 on the OSD Elementary Student Climate Survey.
  • By June 2021, 90% of students in grades k-5 will respond "Most of the Time" and/or "Always" to questions 7-11 on the OSD Elementary Climate Survey.
  • By June 2020, all classes will demonstrate increased awareness of healthy media consumption by students scoring over 66% on the Common Sense Media post assessments.
  • By June 2020, 100% of classes will participate in the PE CBA

Action Plan

  • Teacher-librarian to teach Common Sense Media lessons to all classrooms - 3 lessons w/post assessments
  • Encourage increase in children taking advantage of school-wide free lunch via morning announcements, classroom, student leaders 
  • PE teacher to integrate healthy eating into PE lessons
  • School will send home information about healthy diet in school newsletter
  • All students will attend PE 1-2x/wk
  • Building will research and increase avenues to provide protein rich snacks

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Outcome 5: Discover their passions, be curious and love learning.

  1. Broaden their perspectives and seek out various opportunities to explore new ideas, particularly those areas that are unfamiliar or uncomfortable to find their interests.
  2. Experience failure, setbacks and disappointments as an expected and honored part of learning.
  3. Understand and demonstrate the value of service in their community and learning by doing.
  4. Pursue creative and artistic opportunities as a vocation and/or a form of lifelong enrichment.

Metric

  • OSD Elementary Student Survey questions 14 & 15
  • Student completion of one presentation/project exploring one new interest

Goal

  • Students will demonstrate improvement in their love of learning by having 90% of students in grades 3-4-5 identify Always" and/or "Most of the Time" one the OSD Elementary Student Climate Surv​​​​​​​ey questions 14 and 15 by spring 2020.
  • By spring 2021, 90% of all students in grades k-5 will identify "Always" and/or "Most of the Time" on questions 14 and 15. 
  • By spring 2020, 90% of students in grades 3-4-5 will explore and prepare a project/presentation of one new interest

Action Plan

  • Teachers to teach four Growth Mindset specific lessons explicitly by end of the year
  • Work with PTO to increase after school offerings and stipends for exploration interests- eg karate, Bricks for Kids, foreign language, chess, etc
  • Develop survey for parents regarding about perceived impact of music, pe, art offerings
  • Confirm Calm-down Corner in every classroom
  • Explore Calm-down Station/s outside classrooms
  • Add specialists (art, pe, music, library) onto the Monthly Goal focus spreadsheet
  • Continue sending LPBrown "What to Do with your Family" list
  • Seek out and publicize via newsletter new opportunities for students to explore
  • Staff will research and develop an interest inventory and give to students grades 3-4-5 this year

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