OSD Students Will
Pioneer School Improvement Plan (2021-22)
Outcome 1: Be compassionate and kind.
- Be aware of and appreciate one’s similarities and differences with others.
- Listen well and cooperate with others.
- Demonstrate awareness of one’s own thoughts and emotions and how they impact behavior.
- Express emotions, thoughts and impulses in positive and beneficial ways.
- Resolve conflicts and repair relationships.
Panorama SEL Survey, administered in Fall 2021 and Sring 2022.
By June of 2022, 80% of students will demonstrate an awareness of being compassionate and kind, as measured in the Panorama survey in the categories of supportive relationships and positive feelings.
- Students will participate in the OSD Panorama SEL Survey in late fall 2021 and late spring of 2022.
- Each classroom teacher will teach the Second Step curriculum in its entirety.
- Counselor and support staff including paraeducators will hold both targeted small group social skills sessions and drop-in sessions for lunch buddies focusing on interpersonal skills and compassion.
- Family liaisons at each building will reach out to students and families to provide support in partnership with counselors and principals.
- All staff members will use ”Bear Paw” tickets to reinforce kind/compassionate behavior in the school
Outcome 2: Have the academic and life skills to pursue their individual career, civic and educational goals.
- Read, write and speak effectively for a wide range of purposes, including the interpretation and analysis of both literary and informational texts.
- Know and apply mathematics to a level of fluency that ensures a broad range of post-secondary opportunities and career choices.
- Use analytic and scientific principles to draw sound conclusions.
- Analyze multiple causal factors that shape major events in history.
- 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.
- Develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines, and engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance.
- Problem solve using both creative and critical thinking skills.
- Demonstrate continuous growth across the disciplines to meet or exceed academic learning standards and work toward graduation.
- Apply reliable information and systematic decision making to personal financial decisions.
Wonders weekly and unit assessments. MAP reading and math assessments. Bridges pre-and post- unit assessments, and Number Corner assessments. FOSS science assessments and the 5th-grade science MSP exam will also be used.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS ACHIEVEMENT GOALS:
- Kindergarten: By June 2022, 80% of kindergarten students will correctly identify and write all upper and lower case letters, identify letter sounds, write words phonetically, and read 40 high-frequency words, ask and answer questions related to a given topic, as measured by district provided assessments.
- First Grade: By June 2022, 90% of first graders will read the first 100 first-grade sight words as measured by teacher assessment. *Students on IEPs have individual goals.
- Second Grade: By June 2022, 80% of second-grade students will read an end of the year Wonders passage with a fluency score of 89 WCMP and 90% accuracy.
- Third Grade: By June 2022, 80% of students in grade 3 will meet or exceed 10% growth or reach grade-level proficiency as measured by the Wonders Oral Reading Fluency (107 WPM) and Wonders Comprehension Assessment (score of 75% or better).
- Fourth Grade: By June 2022, 80% of students in grade 4 will meet or exceed 10% growth (from their current status) or reach grade-level proficiency as measured by the Wonders Oral Reading Fluency (123 WPM) and Wonders Comprehension Assessment score (75% or better).
- Fifth Grade: By June 2022, 80% of students in grade 5 will show growth or reach grade-level proficiency for reading fluency using the Wonders oral reading fluency placement and diagnostic test. That goal is 139 WCPM (word count per minute).
MATH ACHIEVEMENT GOALS:
- Kindergarten: By the end of May 2022, 80% of kindergarten students will be able to recognize, write, compare and sequence numbers 0-20, as measured by Bridges assessments and teacher observations. 80% of students will be able to count to 100 by 1s and 10s starting at any number.
- First Grade: By June 2022, all first graders will be able to count and write numbers to 120 starting at any number. They will also count by 2's to 20 and by 5's and 10's to 120. This will be measured by an oral and written counting assessment.
- Second Grade: By June 2022, 80% of 2nd-grade students will demonstrate understanding of and proficiency with OSD critical standards, as measured by Bridges assessments.
- Third Grade: By June 2022, 80% of students in grade 3 will meet or exceed 10% growth or reach grade-level proficiency as measured by Bridges Critical Standards Pre and Post Assessment. (score 75% or better on the Post assessment).
- Fourth Grade: By June 2022, 80% of students in grade 4 will meet or exceed 10% growth (from their current status) or reach grade-level proficiency as measured by the Pre and Post tests for Bridges Units of study.
- Fifth Grade: By June 2022, 70% of students in grade 5 will show growth or reach grade-level proficiency on Bridges Unit 2 - Adding & Subtracting Fractions as measured by the Bridges Pre-Test and Post-Test.
SCIENCE ACHIEVEMENT GOALS:
- Kindergarten: By the end of May 2022, 90% of kindergarten students will show an understanding of grade-level scientific concepts, as measured by formative assessments.
- First Grade: By June 2022, 100% of first graders will be able to collect, record, and share scientific observations as observed by the teacher.
- Second Grade: By June 2022, 80% of 2nd-grade students will show an understanding of key concepts taught in science kits, as measured by formative assessments.
- Third Grade: By June 2022, 80% of students in grade 3 will demonstrate proficiency in scientific concepts as measured by summative assessments.
- Fourth Grade: By June 2022, 80% of students in grade 4 will understand scientific explanations as evidenced in reflective thinking and articulation shown in science notebooks.
- Fifth Grade: By January 2022, after completing four teacher-guided observations in their decomposition datasheets, 80% of students will demonstrate growth in note-taking by independently completing at least 8 more observations and variable change notes.
Grade level teams will teach the provided Wonders, Bridges and FOSS science curricula. Additionally, teams will use Wonders and Bridges intervention materials when seeking to support learners who are struggling.
Grade level teams will meet weekly to examine student assessment data to identify missing skills and the students who are missing these skills. The assessments provided within the curricula will be used to determine student learning (both weekly and unit assessments). Teams will then work collaboratively to address these needs of students across the grade level.
Outcome 3: Advocate for the social, physical and mental wellness of themselves and others and be hopeful about the future.
- Communicate effectively.
- Develop knowledge and skills to have healthy eating habits, have a healthy body image and access reliable health information and services.
- Be physically active and see athletics and exercise as health-enhancing behaviors.
- 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.
- Understand how and when to seek supportive mental and emotional health resources for self and others.
- Cultivate healthy relationships that honor each person's personal preferences and boundaries.
- Identify and develop personal strengths and interests.
- Develop the skills and habits to assess the role of technology and social media in their lives and distinguish between healthy and harmful use.
Panorama survey in late fall of 2021 and late spring in 2022.
By June of 2022, 80% of students will demonstrate skills related to self-efficacy and emotional regulation as measured in the Panorama survey.
- Students will participate in the OSD Panorama SEL Survey in late fall 2021 and late spring of 2022
- Teachers will teach and use self-regulation strategies (zones of regulation, calm down corner, relaxation techniques, positive self-talk, classroom meetings, Second Step lessons/ language) in the classroom
- Family liaison will partner with school counselor, Tier 2 PBIS Teams, BHR, and other local community based resources to support the mental health and well being of students
- Behavior Technicians will continue to use CICO (check-in, check out) system
- All elementary schools will have access to additional PE classes with the increase in specialist time
- All elementary teacher-librarians will teach Common Sense Media focusing on media safety and media balance.
Outcome 4: Have the skills, knowledge and courage to identify and confront personal, systemic and societal bias.
- Develop an appreciation of world cultures, which may include the understanding of the basic structure of another world language.
- Be well versed in local, national and world history and understand how prejudice, racism and xenophobia have contributed to conflict.
- Demonstrate the ability to recognize that biased attitudes expressed consistently over time gradually distort perceptions until stereotypes and myths about people different from oneself are accepted as reality.
- Empower themselves to interrupt discriminatory remarks and attitudes.
- Evaluate the significance and dependability of information used to support positions.
- Analyze the validity, reliability and credibility of information from a variety of primary and secondary sources while researching an issue or event.
Panorama survey in late fall of 2021 and late spring in 2022.
In partnership with OSD families, 80% of families will respond favorably regarding students learning about, discussing and confronting issues of race, ethnicity and culture in school as measured by the Panorama Survey in the cultural awareness and action section by late spring of 2022.
- Equity Teams meet routinely throughout the year in order to address site specific needs.
- Families will participate in the OSD Panorama SEL Survey in late fall 2021 and late spring of 2022.
- Land acknowledgements will be added to morning announcements
- Teachers provide opportunities for class discussions when events arise in the community related to major news events and will communicate topics of conversations with families.
- Continue to diversify library collections to better represent all students and cultures.
- 4th and 5th grade students will participate in the Spring CBA
- Teachers will teach grade level Since Time Immemorial curriculum
Outcome 5: Discover their passions, be curious and love learning.
- Broaden their perspectives and seek out various opportunities to explore new ideas, particularly those areas that are unfamiliar or uncomfortable to find their interests.
- Experience failure, setbacks and disappointments as an expected and honored part of learning.
- Understand and demonstrate the value of service in their community and learning by doing.
- Pursue creative and artistic opportunities as a vocation and/or a form of lifelong enrichment.
Exit ticket completed by students at the conclusion of the service project.
100% of grade levels will participate in a service project by June 2022.
- SchoolsGrade levels/teachers choose at least one service project to complete during the year.
- Work in partnership with families and community members to complete service project(s).
- Possible Suggestions: Socktober, Valentines for Vets, food bank, canned food drive.
- Highlight and celebrate examples of students providing service.
Outcome 6: Be critical thinkers who contribute to and collaborate with our local, global and natural world.
- Participate on teams and know the power of teamwork.
- Demonstrate the ability to engage in inclusive problem solving.
- Advocate for and contribute to local, regional or global improvement by utilizing natural resources in an efficient, sustainable way.
- Use digital tools to constructively learn from and connect with people and communities around the world.
- Gather, interpret and present information in culturally responsive ways.
Exit tickets completed by students at the end of both water quality testing events.
- In partnership with South Sound Green, 100% of 5th-grade students will participate in water quality testing both in the fall of 2021 and the spring of 2022.
- Carmen Kardokus, Science TOSA and South Sound Green staff members will collaborate to bring quality testing experiences to each building.
- Teachers will teach from the new FOSS kits
- In the fall of 2021, teachers will attend grade level FOSS kit trainings