|Independent Elementary School|
Strategic Plan 2018-2019
Our Plan for Everyone to SOAR
|WHO WE ARE||END GOALS||PLANNING||RESULTS|
|Mission/Vision||School Essence||Core Values||Critical Success Factors||How we plan to get there||Key Metrics of Success|
Independent Elementary School fosters the development of all students, encouraging them to grow into their unique and inspirational selves. Students transition to middle schools as emotionally literate, intellectually curious, academically capable, and socially conscious problem-solvers who have an appreciation and curiosity for difference and the skills necessary to achieve their goals.
We create an environment that is physically and psychologically safe for all in order to support healthy and wise decisions
|The following are "I" Statements: I...|
Care about relationships with others
Build relationships with people different than me
Create an environment that welcomes all people
Know who I am, where I'm from, and where I go to school
Understand how actions affect others
Take initiative to problem-solve
Self-reflect and take action to constantly grow
Approach life with wonder and appreciation
Ask questions before giving answers
Seek multiple perspectives
See challenge as an opportunity to learn
Prioritize and manage time and energy well
Respond mindfully in a variety of situations
Focus on assets rather than deficits
Participate actively in school and community
Am aware of my unique gifts and apply them to a purpose
Use creativity to find solutions
Explore many areas of interest
Initiate new ideas
Collaborate with others
Appreciate the gifts and abilities of others
Give generously of time and knowledge
Give joyfully without expectation of reward
Share the responsibility for collective work
|100% of students master essential standards|
100% of students are reading at grade level
ELA and Math performance is at the Blue (highest) level of performance for all student demographics according to the CA School Dashboard
Suspension rate is <0.5% of the student population
|Leadership support teachers in implementing key characteristics of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL)|
Implement universal screener/progress monitor as part of RTI to support data informed goal-setting and action planning
Leadership supports teachers in providing an average of 1.25 hours a week of NGSS aligned instruction for all students
Full grade level teacher collaboration of at least an average 1 hour per week.
Implement grade level specific student executive functioning strategies
|95% of UDL Walkthrough Observations provide evidence of focus principles|
75% of students meet or exceed standards on CAASPP Science (CAST).
80% of students meet or exceed standards on CAASPP ELA (SBAC).
83% of students meet or exceed standards on CAASPP Math (SBAC).
95% of students receive a Satisfactory or higher in Work/Study Skill grades on report cards
We systemize, coordinate, and communicate to ensure collaboration and efficiency.
|Implement Mike Mattos model of Response to Intervention (RTI) in reading|
Provide after school interventions for reading and math for students in grades 1-5
Monitor and address patterns in school activities for equity of historically marginalized populations
Monitor and address patterns in absenteeism
Ensure Best Practice intervention monitoring and goal-setting
Sufficient professional learning and instructional coaching to improve teaching and learning is provided
|100% of students meet or exceed essential standards in reading.|
CAASPP data demonstrates a .2 difference or less in student subgroups
Attendance remains at 98% or better
100% of criteria are meet or exceeded in the COST rubric.
In partnership with the community, Independent Elementary School educates students in a safe, supportive, positive, and welcoming learning environment where they are immersed in a well-rounded and rigorous curriculum with an emphasis on the whole child and their social/emotional learning.
We reach for the stars, plan for success, and execute with confidence, thereby generating high levels of achievement.
|Strengthen Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) tier I supports with key restorative justice aspects and supplemental schoolwide supports |
Expand Tier II and Tier III PBIS supports
Provide data and resources that promote consistency in the implementation of PBIS
Leadership supports teachers in providing a minimum of 1 hour a week of social/emotional instruction (Second Step and supplemental resources) for all students
Maintain and enhance a positive and welcoming community environment
Set the school community PBIS Yearly theme as "Restorative Problem-Solving"
Promote parent and community engagement through volunteer and support activities
Ensure all students have at least one solid adult relationship and feel empowered within the school community.
|Our Tiered Fidelity Inventory score is 1.75 or greater on all tiers|
90% of students answer agree or strongly agree to 90% of questions on the School Climate Survey.
90% of parents answer agree or strongly agree to 90% of questions on the School Climate Survey related to school culture.
Behavior infractions remain an average of 4 or less per day (SWIS data: ODR/School day count).
We appreciate and endeavor to understand each other, seeking out differing perspectives and creating an inclusive environment.
|Ensure regular systems review and data cycles.|
Ensure clean and organized campus and facilities
Provide transparent and up-to-date budget information provided
Enhance and maintain clear and up-to-date community communication
Maintain and enhance a safe and secure campus
Ensure efficiency through office and online managerial organization
Leadership encourages open communication and support all educators and families to contribute to core school decisions
The ILT implements and sustains system transformation that continuously improves teaching and learning
|90% of parents answer agree or strongly agree to 90% of questions on the School Climate Survey related to communication and facilities.|
100% of duties on the monthly grounds assessment meet or exceed standards
100% of student and staff records are accurate and up-to-date
90% of criteria on the SWIFT-FIA score a 2 or 3
100% of non-roll over funds are spent purposefully
|CVUSD is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination, intimidation, harassment and bullying based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics|