School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

Fairfax County Public Schools School Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • Sleepy Hollow ES

  • Region 2

  • Eric Johnson, Principal

 

End of Year SMARTR Outcome- READING

By June 2019, grades 3-5 SOL Reading scores will increase for ALL STUDENTS from 63% to 72% pass rate, reflecting a 15% reduction of the failure rate.

By June 2019, grades 3-5 SOL Reading scores will increase for HISPANIC STUDENTS from 53% to 70% pass rate.

By June 2019, grades 3-5 SOL Reading scores will increase for SWD STUDENTS from 45% to 70% pass rate.

Strategy 1

  • Job embedded professional development focusing on literacy best practices for teaching and learning (focused on small group instruction) will be provided through CLTs and Strategic Planning Sessions serving to develop and strengthen current literacy practices.
  • Use of reflections from June 2018 for continued growth and development in planning for differentiated learning experiences at grade-level CLT embedded Professional Development.

  • 2018-2019 school-wide Professional Development plan will focus on small group instruction. This connects to focus of the Literacy Symposium.

Strategy 2

  • Establish strong core instructional practices and a process for responding based on formative data. Core instruction is tightly aligned with team designed learning targets based on the grade-level curriculum/pacing guide.  Learning targets are focused on what authentic readers and writers do and connects to unit goals and enduring understandings.  
  • Teachers will analyze the results of the DRA2 assessments, running records, and anecdotal notes to determine appropriate small group instruction and diagnose specific students’ needs that are preventing them from progressing in their reading, and implement instruction around this through small group instruction and conferring.  
  • Kindergarten teachers will provide Kindergarten Learning About Print (KLAP) to their most struggling students (KLAP Professional Development was provided during 2015-2017 school years), and will engage in Professional Development around what readers to need to shift from reading at a level 3 to a level 4.

 

     

    End of Year SMARTR Outcome- SCIENCE

    By June 17, 2018, grade 5 SOL Science scores will increase for ALL STUDENTS from 72% to 76% pass rate.

    Strategy 1

    • 5th grade meets every other week for Science CLTs.

    Strategy 2

    • Collaborate with specialists and the 4th grade team to utilize district created resources, which align to the Program of Studies.

     

    End of Year SMARTR Outcome- MATH

    By June 17, 2018, SOL Mathematics scores for grades 3-5 will increase for ALL STUDENTS from 76% to 79%, reducing the failure rate by 10%.

    By June 17, 2018, SOL Mathematics scores for grades 3-5 GAP 3 STUDENTS will increase from 73% to 75%, reducing the failure rate by 10%.

    By June 17, 2018, SOL Mathematics scores for grades 3-5 SWD STUDENTS will increase from 64% to 67%, reducing the failure rate by 10%.

    Strategy 1

    • Job-embedded professional development focusing on mathematics best practices for teaching and learning will be provided through CLTs and Strategic Planning Sessions serving to develop and strengthen current mathematics practices.

    Strategy 2

    • Establish strong Tier 1 instructional practices and a process for responding immediately based on formative data.

    Strategy 3

    • Sleepy Hollow will develop a family engagement plan aligned and integrated with School Improvement Plan goals, including specific outreach to parents/guardians.

     

    End of Year SMARTR Outcome- Innovation Goal-Project Based Learning

    By June 2018, 100% of students will improve their communication skills as measured by their total score on the POG communicator rubric from the fall to the spring through the implementation of PBL units.

    Strategy 1

    • Teams will engage in professional development around Project Based Learning (PBL).

    For additional information regarding this School Improvement Plan, please contact the school principal.

    Virginia Dept. of Education Profile