School and District Improvement Plan Template
|School:||Elkton Elementary School|
|Analysis of last year's
|Areas of Greatest Progress:||Areas of Greatest Challenge:|
Gains in 2011 Mean NCE Gain &
Math: NCE Gain P + A
RLA: NCE Gain P + A
Science: NCE Gain P + A
Social Studies: NCE Gain P + A
|Percent of Students
Proficient and Advanced 2011
Math: Prof Adv. P+A
RLA Prof Adv. P+A
Science: Prof Adv. P + A
Social Studies: Prof Adv. P + A
|Source of Progress:||Source of Challenge:|
Elkton School have made gains in all subject areas. The gains are
|The Faculty and staff
are challenged with:
|Goals for this school year: 2011-2012||Overall Achievement Goals: (Aligned
to First to the Top Goals)
|Elkton School’s 2011 – 2012
math achievement scores will increase 5% for grades 3 through 8.
Elkton School’s 2011 - 2012 reading/language arts achievement scores will increase 5% for grades 3 through 8.
Elkton School’s 2011 - 2012 science scores will increase 5% for grades 3 through 8.
|Subgroup Goals: (List each
|Elkton School’s 2011 – 2012
math and ELA achievement scores for economically disadvantaged
will increase 5% for grades 3 through 8.
Elkton School’s 2011 – 2012 math and ELA achievement scores for student with disabilities will increase 5% for grades 3 through 8.
|Other Required Goal Areas:|
|Increase the number of students
advanced in social science by 5%.
Increase the number of students proficient and advanced in science by 5%.
|Plan for this school
|Key strategies to achieve goals:
|Key strategies to achieve progress
for students with the greatest need:
|Projected costs and funding sources
for key strategies:
|Strategy 1: Cost is $17,000 funded
with RTTT, School Funds, and PTO funds.
Strategy 2: Cost is $4000 for Learning-Focused professional development, $2400 High Schools That Work 2011 Summer Conference –RTTT Funds
Strategy 3: Cost is $00.00. Training provided by Giles County School System, peer collaboration, and the principal.
Strategy 4: Cost is $00.00. Funding provided by the Giles County School System.
|Discovery PAS Assessment
|Kids College Assessment
|Addendum: Title I|
||100% of our student’s core academic
classes are taught by highly qualified teachers. Assigned mentors,
high quality professional development activities, and the
establishment of professional learning communities serve to retain
highly qualified personnel. 100% percent of our instructional
paraprofessionals are also highly qualified.
Strategies to attract
highly qualified teachers to high needs schools have been
implemented from both the state and local level. State level
initiatives include licensure reciprocity amount neighboring states,
alternative certification program, interim licenses for subject area
specialist, and Teach Tennessee- a teacher training program for
subject area specialist. The SDE has also made available The
Tennessee Teacher Employment Resource site that allows district
human resource officer to post vacancies online. Local strategies
include professional development, supportive leadership, teacher
collaboration opportunities as well as employment opportunities and
applications posted on the district web site.
||Provide ongoing highly
qualified, sustained professional development on strategies to
increase student performance in this area.
||Parental support is an integral
part of the success of our school. Parents are invited and
encouraged to attend all school program: Chaperones, PT conferences,
fund raisers, Advanced Ed accreditation, leadership team, IEPs/504s,
TCAP proctors, open house, newsletter, and a 4-year plan.
||Each spring the school
counselor meets with all 8th graders and their parents in the
development of a four year plan that outlines their transition to