Presentation on theme: "2011 - 2012 Annual Report Presented by Mary Zigman, Administrator Melissa Hicks, Assistant Administrator Stephanie Hinkle, Business Manager."— Presentation transcript:
2011 - 2012 Annual Report Presented by Mary Zigman, Administrator Melissa Hicks, Assistant Administrator Stephanie Hinkle, Business Manager
Our Mission The Ivy School offers a Montessori education with Spanish- language study. Our mission is to inspire children of diverse backgrounds to be lifelong, independent learners who value responsibility and embody peace.
Ivy students engage in a dynamic Montessori curriculum which allows for exploration of the world around them. Through creative and challenging multi-sensorial instruction, Ivy students develop critical thinking skills necessary to be global citizens. Ivy educators implement best practices through Montessori philosophy and materials, state standards, authentic assessment, student interests and reflection. By partnering with parents and the community, the Ivy School is a safe place where all students thrive. Our Vision
2011 – 2012 Annual Report OAKS Progress on 2011 – 2012 goals Goals for 2012 – 2013 Principal Entrance Plan
Our Students The total enrollment for the 2011 - 2012 school year was 150 students in grades 1 – 6. 17% of our students qualified for Free or Reduced lunch. 16 students received Special Education services.
OAKS Testing Average OAKS scores for 2009 – 2011 for the same cohort of students Subject Grade level 2009 3 rd grade 2010 4 th grade 2011 5 th grade Reading208.46211.36216.88 Math199208.1215.15 Science**227.8
OAKS Testing Average OAKS score Comparison 2010 to 2011 2010-2011 to 2011–2012 Grade Level Subject2010 Average Scores 2011 Average Scores 3Math Reading 205.9 211 210.4 209.51 4Math Reading 213 209.8 216.6 211 5 Math Reading 220.7 224.2 214.5 213.59 6 Math Reading 231 238.6 222.9 225.8
School Improvement Goals 2011 – 2012 Improve math performance Increase our effectiveness in Spanish instruction Purchase the Ivy School building at Prescott location Renew the school charter ▫Increase diversity in staff
Progress on 2011 Goals Improve students performance in Math Implemented Bridges in Mathematics as a supplement to fill the gaps in student learning. Created a curriculum map for math and focused on what the student needed to know from 3rd grade to 4th grade. Saturday Math Academy for students in the upper elementary students increased their math skills & confidence in an engaging and informal way.
Progress on 2011 Goals Increase our effectiveness in Spanish instruction Spanish curriculum called “Sonrisas” which offered two levels (Level I and II) for grades 1-6. Create Spanish team meetings for maestros to collaborate on how they use the Sonrisas curriculum. Utilize Sonrisas as an assessment tool, direct instruction, and as a teaching supplement, and for Spanish immersion activities and singing Spanish songs and cultural projects.
Progress on 2011 Goals Purchase the Prescott building
Progress on 2011 Goals Renew school charter Staff Demographics for 2011 – 2012 Staff Demographics for 2012 – 2013 Race EthnicityMaleFemaleTotal White3811 African American011 Race EthnicityMaleFemaleTotal White268 African American022 Latino123 Asian011
Professional Development 2011 - 2012 - American Montessori Conference -Montessori Refresher Courses -Mathematics Education Collaborative 2012 – 2013 -Montessori Institute Northwest -Love & Logic -Courageous Conversations
Goals for 2012 – 2013 Strengthen our sense of community in the classroom and community. Identify and develop ongoing assessment tools (RtI) and procedures/strategies. All students below grade level in reading (30%) will be at grade level reading ability.
Plan of action for Parents ODE survey A school report card that better reflects student achievement and growth. Improve parent-teacher communication about academics.
New Principal Entrance Plan Student Initiatives Staff Initiatives Community Stakeholder Initiatives Curriculum School Operations