SIP Quarterly Review - Nellie Stone Johnson Community School

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SIP Quarterly Review: Number 1
Nellie Stone Johnson Community School
Big Picture
October 31, 2013
Nellie Stone Johnson SIP QR#1 Agenda
Topic
Estimated Slides
Estimated time
Mission Vision
1
Goal
1
Purpose
1
Overview of Instructional
Leadership Team
1
5 min.
Description of School
priorities (include data)
1-2
15 min.
Description of School
Improvement strategies
2-3
5 min.
Next Steps
1-2
10 min.
Q & A/discussion
0
30 min
1) Suggestions
Take notes
15 min.
2) Next Steps
Take notes
15 min.
Nellie Stone Johnson Community
School Mission
Mission
The mission of Nellie Stone Johnson Community School is to
ensure a safe inclusive learning community where all children
successfully master academic and social skills preparing them to
be creative and critical thinkers.
SIP Quarterly Review Goal
The goal of the SIP Quarterly Review
process is to increase academic
outcomes for ALL students with
particular attention to closing the
achievement gap.
Purpose of SIP QR #1
The goal of the SIP Quarterly Review process is to increase academic
outcomes for ALL students with particular attention to closing the
achievement gap.
SIP QR #1 will provide a discussion framework for answering
the following questions:
• Where are we now?
• Where are we going?
• How will we get there?
• How will we monitor progress?
Specifically during this discussion we will:
• Share our plan for the year (SIP)
• Identify challenges and opportunities for additional support
• Ask and answer questions regarding SIP
Instructional
Leadership Team
ILT Purpose:
School leaders collaborate to improve student
learning with a focus on results.
Principal: Leadriane Roby
Asst. Principal: Yusuf Abdullah
Asst. Principal: Amy Luehmann
Language Arts Teacher: Pia Payne-Shannon
1st grade Teacher: Steve Drone
Testing Coordinator: Martha Shanesy
Reading Teacher: Sarah Crawford
Instructional Specialist: Libby White
SIS: Kelly Woods
ILT roles and responsibilities to support SIP
implementation:
❖ Monitor and support PLC’s
❖ Analyze and discuss trends student
achievement data
❖ Make data based decisions
2013-14 ILT Areas for Growth:
❖ After analyzing the data, coming up with next
steps for implementation in the classrooms.
❖ Staying focused on our goal during meetings.
State Data Summary and School
Designation
• School Designation: Priority
• Data Summary, MDE-Defined: {MMR: 17.76%,
FR: 18.00%}
MCA Proficiency Data
MCA 2012-2013
Percentage of Students Meets or
Exceeds
Grade
Reading
Mathematics
Science
3rd
18%
4th
9%
5th
23%
36%
19%
6th
15%
10%
NA
7th
10%
9%
NA
8th
10%
14%
0%
40%
36%
NA
NA
Student Achievement
Math:
The trend data shows that math proficiency at Nellie
Stone Johnson has increased from 20.9% to 24.6%.
Priority needs/focus:
● Grades where the percent of students meeting or exceeding the standard in
2013 was below the state and district averages are 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th.
● The largest gap between the school and the state in percent of students meeting
or exceeding the standards is in grade 7th.
● 6th Grade continues to be an area of focus at 10% proficient in 2013.
Student Achievement
Student Achievement
Student Achievement
Math Goal: Increase math proficiency from 24% to 31% on the MCAIII.
Strategies
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Focused Instruction to align what we teach with how we teach and what we assess.
Co-teaching with Math Specialists for grades 2-6
Math Specialist and Content teachers will meet in teams and review student data
related to math concepts and discuss student work, assessments, and strategies for
differentiation.
Teachers will create and share (w/students and parents) individual student learning
goals (based on assessments) and review progress towards goals.
Coaching will be provided by the Instructional Specialist and administration with an
emphasis on SOEI 3Bi: Using instructional strategies to engage students in learning.
Extend learning opportunities through ALC in subject of mathematics.
NSJ will host family fun and learning nights with students and parents to allow
children to interact with math activities and games to strengthen students
understanding.
Student Achievement
Reading:
15.4% of the students meet or exceed the
standards in Reading. 27% of the students K-8 are in the yellow.
42% of the yellow group are high yellow.
Priority needs/focus
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Grades where the percent of students meeting or exceeding the standard in
2013 was below the state and district averages are 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th.
The largest gap between the school and the state in percent of students meeting
or exceeding the standards is in 4th grade.
Literacy is a focus for all grades.
Student Achievement
Reading Growth by Grade
Student Achievement
Goal : Increase reading proficiency from 15% to 22%
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Strategies
Focused Instruction to align what we teach with how we teach and what
we assess.
Professional Learning Communities that focus on literacy.
Use of Readers/Writers workshop Model for literacy.
Vocabulary is explicitly taught. Students use specific-content vocabulary
during class conversations and/or are encouraged to use content
vocabulary by the teacher.
Power Words-using 6 simple steps for reading, defining and
understanding 12 words that are commonly used on standardized tests.
Extend learning opportunities through ALC in subject of reading.
School Climate
Goal Areas: Increase attendance from 94.14 to 95%
Priority needs/focus:
• Increase attendance in the following categories: Black, Special Education,
and Homeless/Highly Mobile
Strategies
• Attendance team meet weekly to identify the frequently absent, send
out letters, connect with teachers and make parent & student contact.
• Daily parent contact for absent students
• Continue monthly and quarterly recognition for perfect attendance
• Connect each HHM student with a staff mentor
Student Engagement
Goal Areas: Decrease the number of removals/suspensions by 15%.
Strategies
• To have all of NSJ teachers and staff trained in Responsive
Classroom/Developmental Design by 2015.
• PD with staff in support of student engagement strategies including
school wide morning meetings to set positive tone of classroom and
school community.
• Introduce structured play during recess for Grades K-5.
• Development of focused single-gender advisories to build students
social, emotional problem-solving skills.
• Implement a student Ambassador Program to create opportunities for
student leadership and student empowerment.
Professional Practices
• Informal learning walks related to Responsive Classroom/
Developmental Design Admin, SIS & IL)
• Established co-teaching model in ELL and SpEd across all
grade levels and a math specialist at grades 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
• SOEI Observations
• Focused Instruction Cohorts
• Professional development on ST Math in grades 3, 4, 5
• PLC’s that will focus on Literacy
Summary Statement(s)
Our goal is to continue increasing math proficiency for all students by:
• Maintaining the success of the math support in grades 2,3,4, and 5 while
increasing math support in grades 6, 7, 8.
Our goal is to show growth in our reading proficiency by:
• Dedicating our PLC’s to literacy and using data to inform instruction.
Our goal is to improve student’s attendance AND decrease the number of
removals/ suspensions by:
• Continuing to focus on the students with a high number of absences,
referrals, and suspensions through building relationships and
community.
PLCs
Strengths
• Common goals and focus (more authentic)
• Becoming more data driven
• Based on student work and analysis
Challenges
• Consistency
• Each action cycle is done with fidelity
• After analyzing the data, getting stuck with “What’s next”
• Getting all PLCs to function at the same level
• What to do with all students (High, medium, low)
• Celebration of Success
PLCs
Key Actions
• PLCs are a priority. Create high functioning PLCs at NSJ.
• Continue to analyze student work
• PLCs document and monitor their progress
• Consistent focus
Monitoring
• Weekly check-ins by ILT
• Sharing smart goals and reporting to ILT
• Carrying out implementation through the SOEI observations
Needs for Support
• Professional Development throughout the cycles
• Research-based strategies
Focused Instruction
Strengths
• Following the scope and sequence
• Instructional pacing with curriculum guides
Challenges
• Differentiation: Most classroom differentiate based on interest, depth
and complexity
• Scaffolding of learning targets
• Co-planning with ELL and SpEd
Focused Instruction
Key Actions
• Attend Focus Instruction Cohorts
• Share information during PLCs
Monitoring
• SOEI observations and learning walks
• Math and science benchmark assessments
Needs for Support
• Understanding the MN Common Core Standards and where they are at
in Focus Instruction
• Assisting teachers with implementing the common core through a
cultural lense.
• Implementing strong effective strategies to meet our students needs.
Family Engagement
Goal Areas:
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Increase parent participation during conferences and evening
events.
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Increase the number of returned weekly progress reports.
Strategies
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Communicate to families in multiple ways: website, ROBO CALLS,
personal phone call by teacher, and letter etc.
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Students write a letter to their parents inviting them to events.
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Find a hook; be purposeful
Moving Forward
We will strengthen our stakeholder input for school improvement
by/through…
• …Annual staff surveys
• …10 Minute conversations
• …Team Meetings
• ...PTA/PTO/Site Council meetings
We will strengthen our communication of school improvement progress
by/through…
• …Team meetings
• …Send letters home to families
• …State of the school address
• ...NSJ’s Website
Data Appendix
Black Students Math MCA
Trend Data
Black Students
Reading MCA Trend
Data
2011
2012
2013
2011
2012
2013
Statewide
28.5%
32.6%
32.6%
Statewide
52.1%
52.7%
32.9%
MPS
18.9%
20.1%
23.2%
MPS
41.0%
41.6%
23.1%
NSJ
13.0%
15.9%
17.9%
NSJ
34.3%
30.0%
12.8%
Asian Students Reading MCA
Trend Data
Asian Students Math MCA
Trend Data
2011
2012
2013
Statewid
e
53.4%
58.9%
58.8%
MPS
40.5%
42.4%
44.9%
NSJ
44.0%
40.0%
40.0%
2011
2012
2013
Statewide
64.7%
65.8%
48.8%
MPS
53.7%
52.6%
39.1%
NSJ
54.2%
56.0%
35.0%
Special Ed Students Reading MCA
Trend Data
Special Ed Students MCA Math
Trend Data
2011
2012
2013
2011
2012
2013
Statewide
43.5%
46.1%
33.0%
Statewide
29.3%
33.9%
31.9%
MPS
30.0%
30.7%
23.6%
MPS
20.6
20.4%
21.5%
Nellie
Stone
15.2%
16.4%
8.5%
Nellie
Stone
4.8%
8.0%
9.8%
EL Students Math MCA
Trend Data
EL Students Reading MCA
Trend Data
2011
2012
2013
Statewid
e
37.6%
37.7%
17.2%
20.9%
MPS
30.4%
28.4%
13.6%
31.9%
NSJ
37.8%
27.6%
14.9%
2011
2012
2013
Statewid
e
25.8%
37.7%
17.2%
MPS
18.3%
19.1%
NSJ
19.8%
22.4%
FRP Students Math MCA
Trend Data
FRP Students Reading MCA
Trend Data
2011
2012
2013
Statewid
e
37.7%
43.5%
41.5%
MPS
21.7%
22.9%
25.2%
NSJ
18.9%
20.6%
25.2%
2011
2012
2013
Statewid
e
58.2%
59.4%
38.3%
MPS
40.7%
41.0%
23.3%
NSJ
41.6%
36.3%
15.2%
Hispanic Students Math
MCA Trend Data
Hispanic Students Reading
MCA Trend Data
2011
2012
2013
Statewid
e
32.0%
38.2%
36.5%
MPS
24.4%
27.0%
29.0%
NSJ
26.3%
26.9%
36.9%
2011
2012
2013
Statewide
52.9%
53.8%
34.6%
MPS
41.6%
40.4%
23.7%
NSJ
53.6%
45.8%
17.4%

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