Hardinsburg Elementary School--Comprehensive Improvement Plan 2018-2019

1: Proficiency Goal

Goal 1 (State your proficiency goal):By 2021,Hardinsburg Elementary School will increase student achievement as measured by percentage proficient/distinguished in the areas of

reading from 73% to 75%, math from 68% to 71%.  

Which Strategy will the district use to address this goal? (The Strategy can be based upon the six Key Core Work Processes listed below or another research-based approach. Provide justification and/or attach evidence for why the strategy was chosen.)

Which Activities will the district deploy based on the strategy or strategies chosen? (The links to the Key Core Work Processes activity bank below may be a helpful resource. Provide a brief explanation or justification for the activity. 

In the following chart, identify the timeline for the activity or activities, the person(s) responsible for ensuring the fidelity of the activity or activities, and necessary funding to execute the activity or activities.

        Objective        

Strategy

Activities to Deploy Strategy

Measure of Success

Progress Monitoring Date & Notes

Funding

By June 2019, Hardinsburg Elementary School will increase student achievement as measured by percentage proficient/distinguished in the areas of

reading from 73% to 74% and math from 68% to 69%.

English Language Arts Flashbacks-  

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4

Students in all grades will do daily or weekly flashbacks in reading/language arts.  Flashbacks will include a passage with daily questions aligned to (KAS) Kentucky Academic Standards.  Flashback material will be informed by common unit assessments. ELA common unit assessments will be given quarterly in lower primary and monthly/bi-monthly in grades 2-5.  Analysis of assessments (flashbacks and common unit assessments) will take place in weekly PLC team meetings to guide instruction.

State accountability:  K-PREP, Common Unit Assessments, Learning Checks, MAP Results

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

Title I

Math Flashbacks- 

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4

Students in all grades will do daily or weekly flashbacks in math.  Flashbacks will include daily questions aligned to (KAS) Kentucky Academic Standards.  Flashback material will be informed by common unit assessments. Math common unit assessments will be given quarterly in lower primary and monthly/bi-monthly in grades 2-5.  Analysis of assessments (flashbacks and common unit assessments) will take place in weekly Professional Learning Community-PLC-team meetings to guide instruction.

Common Unit Assessment data, MAP results, State accountability:  K-PREP

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

Title I


2: Separate Academic Indicator Goal

Goal 2 (State your separate academic indicator goal):By 2021,Hardinsburg Elementary School will increase student achievement as measured by percentage proficient/distinguished in the areas of writing from 62% to 65%, Science from 51% to 55% and Social Studies from 75% to 78%.

Which Strategy will the district use to address this goal? (The Strategy can be based upon the six Key Core Work Processes listed below or another research-based approach. Provide justification and/or attach evidence for why the strategy was chosen.)

Which Activities will the district deploy based on the strategy or strategies chosen? (The links to the Key Core Work Processes activity bank below may be a helpful resource. Provide a brief explanation or justification for the activity. 

In the following chart, identify the timeline for the activity or activities, the person(s) responsible for ensuring the fidelity of the activity or activities, and necessary funding to execute the activity or activities.

        Objective        

Strategy

Activities to Deploy Strategy

Measure of Success

Progress Monitoring Date & Notes

Funding

By June 2019, Hardinsburg Elementary School will increase student achievement as measured by percentage proficient/distinguished in the areas of writing from 62% to 63%, Science from 51% to 53% and Social Studies from 75% to 76%.

School-wide On-Demand 

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4

Each month, teams will administer an on-demand prompt with students.  The focus will at first be on modeling a proficient response, teaching a grade appropriate expectation, focusing on the parts of a response, and then analyzing independent student work in PLCs using the On-Demand scoring guide.

Common Unit Assessment data, benchmarking data, State accountability:  K-PREP

August 10, 2018- on-going throughout the year.

Title I

School-Wide Writing Plans and Strategies-  

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6

 

 

Primary and intermediate teachers will continue to attend writing PD’s and collaborate horizontally and vertically to help inform and implement school-wide writing strategies/plans, which will be incorporated into PLC’s, DW days, and summer PD.  Classrooms will continue to administer writing benchmarks three times per year (Fall, Winter, Spring)

State accountability: K-PREP, writing benchmark data

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

General Funds/PD

NGSS- Science Strategies

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4

TCT’s are administered at a minimum of twice per year. Mystery Science is used school-wide to advance the NGSS curriculum. Teachers also incorporate science flashbacks to reinforce previous science learning. Monthly Science unit assessments, along with learning checks are used to gauge science mastery.

Learning checks, TCT’s, common unit assessments, flashbacks, K-PREP

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

General Funds/PD

Social Studies Strategies

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6

Teachers use a variety of resources and materials, such as Simple Solutions social studies curriculum, History Alive, Kentucky Social Studies  Weekly, flashbacks, unit assessments, learning checks, guest speakers, and field trips to present students with a rich, relevant social studies experience.

Learning checks,  common unit assessments, flashbacks, K-PREP

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

General Funds/PD


3: Gap Goal

Goal 3 (State your Gap goal):By 2021, Hardinsburg Elementary School will increase student achievement as measured by percentage proficient/distinguished for all student groups in the areas of

reading from 67% to 70%, math from 57% to 60%, and writing from 60% to 65%.

Which Strategy will the district use to address this goal? (The Strategy can be based upon the six Key Core Work Processes listed below or another research-based approach. Provide justification and/or attach evidence for why the strategy was chosen.)

Which Activities will the district deploy based on the strategy or strategies chosen? (The links to the Key Core Work Processes activity bank below may be a helpful resource. Provide a brief explanation or justification for the activity. 

In the following chart, identify the timeline for the activity or activities, the person(s) responsible for ensuring the fidelity of the activity or activities, and necessary funding to execute the activity or activities.

        Objective        

Strategy

Activities to Deploy Strategy

Measure of Success

Progress Monitoring Date & Notes

Funding

By June 2019, Hardinsburg Elementary School will increase student achievement as measured by percentage proficient/distinguished for all student groups in the areas of

reading from 67% to 68%,

math from 57% to 58%, and writing from 60% to 62%.

TIRTI Interventions- Title I RTI and ‘GAP to grade level’ support services in the areas of reading, math, and writing.

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6

This activity consists of a master schedule that allows each grade 40 minutes per day for students not in need of interventions to participate in researched based reading and math RTI and GAP group programs, and a Title I teacher or ESS daytime waiver interventionist to work with RTI students (those below 20%ile on MAP).  Classroom teachers monitor the GAP group and on-grade level students while Title I and ESS daytime waiver interventionists provide RTI interventions and Easy CBM progress monitoring.  Every six weeks PLC teams will  analyze progress monitoring (EasyCBM) data to inform intervention decisions. Classroom teachers will also monitor the fluency progress of every student.

Easy CBM progress monitoring, fluency progress monitoring, Common Unit Assessments, MAP, K-PREP

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

Title I

ESS

Co-Teaching Model-

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6

To maximize time spent on grade level content, special education teachers have a more flexible schedule to allow for more time spent in content area classrooms in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades.  Special educators work with special ed. students across grades to minimize scheduling conflicts.

State accountability:  K-PREP, Common Unit Assessments, Learning Checks, Progress Monitoring of IEP goals, MAP results

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

General Fund

School-Wide Writing Plans and Strategies-  

KCWP 3, 4, 5 & 6

 

 

Primary and intermediate teachers will continue to attend writing PD’s and collaborate horizontally and vertically to help inform and implement school-wide writing strategies/plans, which will be incorporated into PLC’s, DW days, and summer PD.  Classrooms will continue to administer writing benchmarks three times per year (Fall, Winter, Spring)

State accountability: K-PREP, writing benchmark data

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

General Funds/PD

Novice Reduction Groups- 

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 By using K-PREP scores and MAP data, at risk students in grades 3-5 will be identified and assigned to novice reduction groups, where assessment writing strategies are practiced and gaps in skills are reinforced.  Spring MAP data, along with end of year learning checks will demonstrate these students have gained the skills necessary in order to move out of the novice category.

State accountability: K-PREP, MAP results, unit assessments

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

General Funds


4: Growth Goal

Goal 4 (State your Growth goal):By 2021, Hardinsburg Elementary School will increase student growth in reading and math from 67% to 71%.

Which Strategy will the district use to address this goal? (The Strategy can be based upon the six Key Core Work Processes listed below or another research-based approach. Provide justification and/or attach evidence for why the strategy was chosen.)

Which Activities will the district deploy based on the strategy or strategies chosen? (The links to the Key Core Work Processes activity bank below may be a helpful resource. Provide a brief explanation or justification for the activity. 

In the following chart, identify the timeline for the activity or activities, the person(s) responsible for ensuring the fidelity of the activity or activities, and necessary funding to execute the activity or activities.

        Objective        

Strategy

Activities to Deploy Strategy

Measure of Success

Progress Monitoring Date & Notes

Funding

By June 2019, Hardinsburg Elementary School will increase student growth in reading and math from 67% to 68%.

English Language Arts Flashbacks-  

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4

Students in all grades will do daily or weekly flashbacks in reading/language arts.  Flashbacks will include a passage with daily questions aligned to (KAS) Kentucky Academic Standards.  Flashback material will be informed by common unit assessments. ELA common unit assessments will be given quarterly in lower primary and monthly/bi-monthly in grades 2-5.  Analysis of assessments (flashbacks and common unit assessments) will take place in weekly PLC team meetings to guide instruction.

State accountability:  K-PREP, Common Unit Assessments, Learning Checks, MAP Results

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

Title I

Math Flashbacks- 

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4

Students in all grades will do daily or weekly flashbacks in math.  Flashbacks will include daily questions aligned to (KAS) Kentucky Academic Standards.   Flashback material will be informed by common unit assessments. Math common unit assessments will be given quarterly in lower primary and monthly/bi-monthly in grades 2-5.  Analysis of assessments (flashbacks and common unit assessments) will take place in weekly Professional Learning Community-PLC-team meetings to guide instruction.

Common Unit Assessment data, MAP results, State accountability:  K-PREP

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

Title I

School-wide On-Demand 

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4

– Each month, teams will administer an on-demand prompt with students.  The focus will at first be on modeling a proficient response, teaching a grade appropriate expectation, focusing on the parts of a response, and then analyzing independent student work in PLCs using the On-Demand scoring guide.

Common Unit Assessment data, benchmarking data, State accountability:  K-PREP

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

Title I

Program Review

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6

-All students will benefit by receiving direct instruction in the areas of health, careers/career readiness, drama, STEAM classes.  Special Area teachers will plan activities/lessons to address grade level appropriate standards and expectations for students in grades K-5.  

Classroom formative/summative assessments

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

General Fund


5: Transition Readiness Goal

Goal 5 (State your Transition Readiness goal): By 2021, Hardinsburg Elementary School, will increase student transition readiness to 75%.

Which Strategy will the district use to address this goal? (The Strategy can be based upon the six Key Core Work Processes listed below or another research-based approach. Provide justification and/or attach evidence for why the strategy was chosen.)

Which Activities will the district deploy based on the strategy or strategies chosen? (The links to the Key Core Work Processes activity bank below may be a helpful resource. Provide a brief explanation or justification for the activity. 

In the following chart, identify the timeline for the activity or activities, the person(s) responsible for ensuring the fidelity of the activity or activities, and necessary funding to execute the activity or activities.

        Objective        

Strategy

Activities to Deploy Strategy

Measure of Success

Progress Monitoring Date & Notes

Funding

By June 2019, 70% of students will be transition ready.

K Readiness Box Set/Readiness Resources-

KCWP 5 & 6

Upon Kindergarten registration in the Spring of 2019, families will be given a Kindergarten Early Learning Flashcard box set or other Kindergarten readiness materials.  These will contain reading, math, shape, and color flashcards for students to practice before entering school in August.

Receipt upon enrolling.

April, 2019

FRC/General Fund

K Home Visits-

KCWP 5 & 6

During late July, K teachers, admin, counselor, FRC coordinator, and curriculum specialist will make home visits to all incoming K students.  Students and families will be welcomed to HES, reminded of Kindercamp, and provided with information about HES and entering school.

Visits to kindergartners and their parents/caregivers.

July, 2019

Breck Co. BOE

Kindercamp-

KWCP 3, 4, 5, & 6

Incoming K students will be invited to attend Kindercamp, three half days where K students are introduced to their teachers, HES, school routines, etc.  Brigance screeners are given to all incoming K students.

Number /percentage of  students attending

August 1 and 2, 2019

Breck Co. BOE/FRC & Food Service

TIRTI Interventions- monitoring (EasyCBM) data to inform intervention decisions.

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6

This activity consists of a master schedule that allows each grade 40 minutes per day for students not in need of interventions to participate in researched based reading and math RTI and GAP group programs, and a Title I teacher or ESS daytime waiver interventionist to work with RTI students (those below 20%ile on MAP).  Classroom teachers monitor the GAP group and on-grade level students while Title I and ESS daytime waiver interventionists provide RTI interventions and Easy CBM progress monitoring.  Every six weeks PLC teams will  analyze progress monitoring (EasyCBM) data to inform intervention decisions. Classroom teachers will also monitor the fluency progress of every student.

Easy CBM progress monitoring, Common Unit Assessments, K-PREP

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

Title I

Differentiated L. Arts & Math Instruction-

KCWP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6

L. Arts and Math centers/instruction differentiated according to student needs, based on classroom performance, quarterly assessments, and direct measures (checklists).  This will include daily flashbacks in math and reading based on student progress data. Literacy instruction includes the 5 components of reading.

Common Unit Assessments, K-PREP

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

General Fund

Quarterly Assessments-  

 KCWP 2, 3, 4, & 5

 

Kindergarten students will take a formal classroom assessment once each quarter to provide data on mastery of (KAS) Kentucky Academic Standards.    Results will be used to advise intervention groups and daily flashbacks.

Common Unit Assessments,  Easy CBM progress monitoring

August 10, 2018 - Quarterly throughout year

College/Career Readiness-

KCWP 6

Students in grades 3-5 will have the opportunity to visit a variety of secondary and postsecondary schools.  Grade 3 will visit the BCATC. Grade 4 will visit ECTC. Grade 5 will visit KY Wesleyan College.

Number of students participating in opportunity

Spring, 2019

General Fund

College/Career Readiness Curriculum/Instruction-

KCWP 5 & 6

Students in grades K-5 will receive instruction in essential/soft skills, along with learning about a variety of career options available to them through career day and classroom guidance.

Number of students participating in opportunity

August 10, 2018 -on-going throughout the year.

General Fund