2023-2024 School Innovation and Improvement Plan
Outcome goals for this academic school year
School Innovation and Improvement Plan at a Glance
2023-2024 | Westlawn Elementary | Region 2 | Christoph Hill, Principal
English Language Arts Strategies
Measurable Outcome: By the end of SY 23-24, 100% students in grades 1-6 will meet their within-year growth target on iReady Reading and 50% or greater of students in grades 1-6 will meet their stretch growth target on iReady Reading.
Strategy 1: Improve use of interactive read alouds for building knowledge and vocabulary through texts that affirm students' lived experiences. (HLP 1, 3)
Strategy 2: Expand use of conversation structures to increase academic talk and build relationships among students. (HLP 1, 3)
Strategy 3: Increase use of WIDA tools and rubrics to support language development (HLP 1-4).
Measurable Outcome: By the end of SY 23-24, 100% students in grades 1-6 will meet their within-year growth target on iReady Math and 64% or greater of students in grades 1-6 will meet their stretch growth target on iReady Math.
Strategy 1: Increase teachers implementation strategies related to Shift 8: from looking for correct answers towards revealing student thinking.
Strategy 2: Use conversation structures to increase academic talk between students.
Chronic Absenteeism Strategies
Measurable Outcome: The number of students who are chronically absent for the 23-24 school year will decrease to less than 10%.
Strategy 1: Create a school culture of engagement & belonging for students and families. Every staff, student, and family will feel safe and connected to the school community.
Strategy 2: Strengthen school team practices to monitor attendance data and determine need for intervention and additional support.
School Selected Strategies
Measurable Outcome: By June 2026, in an effort to increase student access to instruction, behavior referrals will reduce by 50% as measured by the referral database.
Strategy 1: Teachers will consistently implement Responsive Classroom structures to positively impact student social and emotional learning.
Strategy 2: Install schoolwide systems to ensure a student learning environment within which children feel a sense of belonging, significance, and fun.