Presentation on theme: "Van Hise Elementary 2013-2014 School Improvement Plan (SIP) UPDATE October 29, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Van Hise Elementary 2013-2014 School Improvement Plan (SIP) UPDATE October 29, 2013
MMSD Vision Every school will be a thriving school that prepares every student to graduate from high school college, career, and community ready.
Yowza! It’s been a busy time of learning around here in the past 3 months!
A District “RESET” August 2013 3 Day Leadership Institute – Aligning our SIP with our new MMSD Framework SMART Goals in both Math & Reading; Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound MAP assessment as the metric for tracking improvement Specific Standards in Reading identified Specific Strategies and Steps Full Day Leadership Team Meeting Understanding goals and action steps based upon the new Framework & continuation of drafting the SIP
Gathering Feedback & Input September, 2013 September 10 th – General Meeting Sharing the Draft SIP September 16 th & October 16 th – Leadership Team Multiple Meetings with MMSD Leaders, VHE Staff, Families, Research & Evaluation, NWEA October 2 nd, 10 th, 17 th – “Coffee Talks” October 29 th – General Meeting Sharing Revised School Improvement Plan
What Did We Learn Along the Way? We were nudged to look deeper at our data! O Number size matters – small N size= increasing our goal for both proficiency and growth O Advanced Learners’ Growth = requesting data from MMSD and drilling down to the student level to understand growth of kids using MAP
What Did We Learn Along the Way? Learning more about how we support ALL students Tiers of Support & Instruction
What Did We Learn Along the Way? We need to continue to improve and refine our communication systems between school- families Weekly newsletters from all classrooms Sharing how we differentiate/intervene at different tiers/levels for individual children Survey Families – exit slips, Survey Monkey Explore a Student Support Team structure for Advanced Learners Monthly news that includes progress towards our goals/data
Who Are We at VHE? 398-400+ total kids! 21% students qualify for free/reduced lunch 23% English Language Learners 9.5% students receive Special Education
School Data Informing Our Improvement Goals 2012-13 Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) MATH Proficiency &Growth READING Proficiency & Growth
MAP 2012-13 ~ Point in Time… We want to look historically at our data to find trends We acknowledge other measures of growth over time as well Our current 5 th graders first took the assessment as 3 rd graders the first year (2011-12) & are a “cohort” group
VHE Reading Proficiency Goals 2013-14 Students in grades 3-5: overall proficiency of 63% (1% increase) in reading (MAP) FOCUS GROUPS: - African American students: overall proficiency of 32% (15% increase) in reading - Students with IEPs: overall proficiency of 40% (9% increase)
MAP Trend – Math % Proficiency Fall-Fall 2012-14
Math % Proficiency 3 rd -5 th Student Group – Spring, 2013
VHE Math Proficiency Goals 2013-2014 Students in grades 3-5; overall proficiency of 74% (2% increase) FOCUS GROUPS: - African American students: 43% (10% increase) - Students qualifying for Fr/Red Lunch; 55% (8% increase)
MAP Growth Target The average growth of students who were in the same grade and began the same term at a similar RIT score. It is nationally normed by NWEA and changes each season.
MAP Reading Growth 2012-13 % Meeting Growth Goals within Different Student Groups
Reading Growth % of Students Meeting Growth Targets 2012-13
Reading Growth: Advanced Number & % of 3 rd -5 th grade Fall-Spring Growth 2012-13
Reading Goal: Growth in 2013-14 Students in grades 3-5 overall growth of 62% (10% increase) FOCUS GROUPS -African American students overall growth 67% (20% incr.) - Advanced students overall growth 50% (14% increase)
MAP Math Growth 2012-13 % Meeting Growth Goals within Different Student Groups
Math Growth: Advanced Number & % of 3 rd -5 th grade Fall-Spring Growth 2012-13
Math Growth Goals 2013-2014 Students in grades 3-5 overall growth; 72% (10% increase) FOCUS GROUPS: - Hispanic students overall growth; 70% (14% increase) - Students qualifying for Fr/Red Lunch overall growth; 70% (12% increase)
How will we meet these goals? Focusing on… Focusing on a 2 Content Standards Using Excellent Instructional Practices Establishing Infrastructure Collaboratively Planning & Reflecting Supporting Teachers Monitoring our Goals Engaging YOU!
THANK YOU! We are partners for our children – families and school together at Van Hise Elementary!