School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2018-2019

  • Virginia Run Elementary School

  • Region 5

  • Laraine Edwards, Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #1

By April 30, 2019, all students will make progress in Robert Kaplinsky’s depth of knowledge matrix by increasing their attempts and/or explanations.  

Strategy 1

  • We will work collaboratively to strengthen Tier 1 math instruction using math workshop model.  

Strategy 2

  • Teachers will assess students using grade level determined DOK 3’s from Robert Kaplinsky’s Open Middle website.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #2

By April 30, 2019, Gap Group 3 students will make progress in Robert Kaplinsky’s depth of knowledge matrix by increasing their attempts and/or explanations.

By April 30, 2019, SPED students will make progress in Robert Kaplinsky’s depth of knowledge matrix by increasing their attempts and/or explanations..

Strategy 1

  • The school will continue to implement math workshop as a way to strengthen tier 1 instruction.

Strategy 2

  • The school will use a structured process for identifying, monitoring, and instructing all students at risk in mathematics.

Strategy 3

  • Responsive Instruction

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #3

By May 2019 all students will demonstrate growth in writing by moving at least one level in the Structure and Organization, Meaning and Elaboration, and/or a Usage and Mechanics domain of a grade-level FCPS writing rubric.

Students who receive a 4 on the Structure and Organization, Meaning and Elaboration, and a Usage and Mechanics domain on the fall baseline assessment will show growth on at least one additional domain on a grade-level FCPS writing rubric.

Strategy 1

  • We will work collaboratively to strengthen Tier 1 Writing Instruction using the Writing Workshop Model.

Strategy 2

  • Teachers will assess student writing using the FCPS writing rubric.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #4

By June 2019, students in grades 1-6 identified at risk by the universal screener in reading (at or below the 39th percentile) in the fall window will make more than one year’s progress as measured by DRA2. 

Students in grades 1-6 newly identified at risk by the universal screener in reading (at or below the 39th percentile) in the winter and/or spring window will make benchmark as measured by the DRA2.

Students in Kindergarten identified at risk by the universal screener in reading (at or below the 39th percentile) in the fall, winter, and/or spring window will pass a 4 or higher on the spring DRA2.

Strategy 1

  • The school will use a structured process for identifying, monitoring, and instructing all students at risk in reading.

Strategy 2

  • Responsive Instruction

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #5

By June, 2019 all teachers will show an increase in the implementation of RC strategies as measured by a RC self-assessment.

Strategy 1

  • We will work collaboratively to strengthen best practices for Responsive Classroom.