School Improvement & Innovation Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Improvement and Innovation Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2019-2020

  • Armstrong Elementary School

  • Region 1

  • Jim Quinn, Principal

End of Year Math SMARTR Outcome

The pass percentage rate of African American students in grades 3-6 will increase from 42% (unadjusted) to 50% (unadjusted) and Students with Disabilities will increase from 47% (unadjusted) to 60% (unadjusted) on the Math SOL.

Strategy 1:

Teachers will plan math instruction and assessment based on the grade level and advanced academics Mathematics Planning and Pacing Guides during weekly Math focused CLT’s.

Strategy 2:

Teachers will implement a math workshop model during Tier 1 instruction with all students.

End of Year Language Arts SMARTR Outcome 

The pass percentage rate of African American Students in grades 3-6 will increase from 46% (unadjusted) to 56% (unadjusted) and Students with Disabilities will increase from 53% (unadjusted) to 70% (unadjusted) on the Reading SOL.

Strategy 1:

Teachers will participate in weekly Language Arts focused CLT’s to plan reading instruction and assessment based on the grade level and advanced academics Language Arts Planning and Pacing Guides. 

Strategy 2:

All grade levels will implement best practices in Language Arts to include reading workshop, writing workshop, and word study.

End of Year Portrait of a Graduate SMARTR Outcome

100% of students will increase by at least one level on the POG teacher communicator rubric in the area of “Employs Active Listening Strategies to Advance Understanding”.

Strategy 1:

All teachers will access and utilize POG communicator resources.