2022-23 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan
Outcome goals for this academic school year.
Complete ESSR School Funding Plans
2022-23 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance
Stone Middle School
Sonya Williams, Principal
Background: The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) is a federal grant which requires that spending be used in specific areas. Part of the Fairfax County Public Schools spending plan identifies funding to be used for Unfinished Learning and Student Academic and Social, Emotional, Mental Health (Wellness) Needs. Schools have been given funding allocations to support the academic and wellness needs of students. Schools are required to create plans in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Wellness highlighting the strategies they will use to support these areas using their ESSER III funding. These strategies are shown below.
ESSER III English Language Arts Strategies
By the end of the 2022-23 school year, 100% of students will increase their Reading Inventory score by at least 10 points.
Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.
We will implement the engagement model.
Students will read daily as part of the lesson plan.
Students will complete formative and summative assessments to demonstrate progress.
ESSER III Mathematics Strategies
By the end of the 2022-23 school year, 100% of students will either pass or show growth by 20 points on the Math SOL from the previous year.
Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics.
The Math Department will collaborate to ensure Math Resource teachers are supporting the specific needs of identified students.
The Math Department will analyze common test data and plan an appropriate response.
The Math Department will use collaboration to support student understanding.
ESSER III Wellness Strategies
By the end of the 2022-2023 school year, the percentage of all Stone MS students (670) who can identify an adult who they can connect with at school will increase by 20% on the spring SEL screener.
Outcome: Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment.
Tier 1 social-emotional instruction through Panther Block course and wellness strategies implemented school-wide.
Tier 2 & 3 Wellness for Targeted Intervention
Teacher & Student Relationship Building Opportunities
Portrait of a Graduate Strategies
100% of students will demonstrate increased understanding of POG as reported on a student survey given through Advisory at the beginning and end of the year.
Outcome: All students will complete a POG Presentation of Learning (POL) by 2025-26.
Teachers/CTs will develop a common understanding of POG attributes as these skills are applied to all disciplines.
Explicitly teach POG attributes through meaningful learning experiences and student engagement opportunities.
Teachers will regularly provide students opportunities to demonstrate understanding of POG attributes.