School Improvement Plan

IMPROVEMENT GOALS and MEASURABLE OBJECTIVES

Goal 1 (Student centered and connected with performance concern):

Mountain Shadows will reduce non-proficient students by 10 percent in English Language Arts, and Mathematics.   

Measurable Objective 1 (Connected with Academic Growth or Academic Achievement (Status):

Grade level teams will work in PLCs to create common assessments, focus on learning and student achievement, and implement RTI strategies with a greater system of intervention for struggling students.

Tier I:  Through professional development, feedback, and monitoring, 85% of teachers will utilize effective instructional strategies on a daily basis in all content areas (including differentiated instruction, SIOP, and engagement strategies) by the end of the 2014-2015 school year and 100% by the end of the 2015-2016 school year.  

Measurable Objective 2 (Connected with Academic Growth or Academic Achievement (Status):
[Tie to Land TRUST goals] 

Tier II and Tier III:  Utilize effective research-based intervention strategies to decrease non-proficient students by 10 percent in English Language Arts and Mathematics.

Measurable Objective 3 (Connected with Academic Growth or Academic Achievement (Status):
[Tie to Land TRUST goals]

Provide additional training for assistants in Guided Reading and other intervention strategies.

Goal 2 (Student centered and connected with performance concern):

Mountain Shadows will increase student engagement in learning by decreasing classroom distractions due to off-task behaviors and non-compliant incidents by 25% as measured by amount of office referrals and detentions.

Measurable Objective 1 (Connected with Academic Growth or Academic Achievement (Status):

A school-wide discipline program, “Think Time”, will be implemented by 85% of teachers and staff by the end of 2012-2013 school year and by 100% at the end of the 2013-2014 school year.

Measurable Objective 2 (Connected with Academic Growth or Academic Achievement (Status):

Provide professional development training and support for implementing “Think Time”, a school-wide discipline program for classroom teachers and assistants.

Measurable Objective 3 (Connected with Academic Growth or Academic Achievement (Status):

Provide training for other staff and assistants who work in other common areas of school, for total school-wide understanding of school-wide discipline program.  Includes; playground assistants, nutrition workers, media center, custodial staff, office staff.