School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • Colin Powell Elementary School

  • 2018-2019

  • Region 4

  • Jamie Luerssen, Principal

  • Kimberle Pendergrass, Assistant Principal

  • Kelly Baugh, Assistant Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: MATHEMATICS

By Spring of 2019, the pass rate for SWD in grades 3-6, using unadjusted data, will increase by 5% to at least 63.46%.

Strategy 1

  • Working toward our 3-year plan for full implementation of math workshop during the 2020-2021 school year, this year all teachers instructing math will focus on incorporating meaningful short daily warmups (spiral review and number sense routines) into math workshop.

Strategy 2

  • Working toward our 3-year plan for full implementation of math workshop during the 2020-2021 school year, this year all teachers instructing math will incorporate short explicit focus lessons in whole group instruction.

Strategy 3

  • Teachers will proactively plan for differentiation and scaffolding to meet the needs of our diverse learners.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: READING

By Spring of 2019, the pass rate for SWD, in grades 3-6, using unadjusted data, will increase by 5% to at least 54.23%

Strategy 1

  • In working toward our 3-year plan for full implementation of Literacy Workshop by 2020-2021, this year all teachers instructing literacy will continue short explicit reading focus lessons with clear objectives 3 to 5 days a week.

Strategy 2

  • In working toward our 3-year plan for full implementation of Literacy Workshop by 2020-2021, this year all teachers instructing literacy will implement differentiated small group instruction daily.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: CARING CULTURE

As we continue to develop the Portrait of a Graduate attributes, by spring of 2019 100% of students will identify and give examples of at least 2 character strengths in themselves and/or others.

Strategy 1

  • This year all classroom teachers will facilitate class meetings 3-5 days a week.

Strategy 2

  • All faculty will support the common language of P2 character strengths in instruction and their classroom environment.

Strategy 3 

  • Teachers will support students’ reflecting on their use and acknowledgment of character strengths in themselves and others.