School Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2020-2021

  • Stone Middle School

  • Region 5

  • Meredith Norris, Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome (Access & Opportunity)

We will increase the percentage of eligible Black, ELL,  Hispanic, and Students with Disabilities who participate in Algebra I from 65% to 100%.  All students enrolled will demonstrate proficiency by passing the course.

Strategy 1

Provide high quality Tier 1 Instruction to all students and support through intentional scheduling and allocation of resources through maximization of the PLC model.

Strategy 2

Implementation of PLC cycle to monitor students by name and need.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome (Portrait of a Graduate)

By the end of the 2020-21 school year, all student Portrait of a Graduate skills will increase due to student engagement through opportunities for student voice and choice, authentic learning experiences, and the development of higher order thinking.

Strategy 1

Teachers and CLTs will develop a common understanding of the Portrait of a Graduate (POG) attributes as these skills apply to all disciplines.

Strategy 2

Explicitly teach POG attributes through meaningful learning experiences and  student engagement opportunities.

Strategy 3

Students will demonstrate knowledge of Portrait of a Graduate skills to support problem-solving, learning and student engagement.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome (Caring Culture)

By the end of the 2020-21 school year, every student will be able to identify at least one caring adult who can offer social/emotional and academic support.

Strategy 1

Student Services will work to assign mentors to students who aren’t able to identify a caring adult.

Strategy 2

Students will utilize their Panther Block and intervention time to build authentic and meaningful relationships with teachers, school counselors and staff.

Strategy 3

Identified students will participate in targeted counseling groups focusing on areas of need that will support relationship-building.