School Improvement Plan Update

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School Improvement Plan

Each quarter Francis Howell Middle School reviews our School Improvement Plan (SIP). The staff analyzes data, reviews the four key SIP Goals, provides a summary, and makes adjustments to the goals, strategies, and action steps. Here is this quarter's SIP analysis and update.

Achievement Goal

Achievement Goal

1 YEAR GOAL: By the end of the 2018-2019 school year, Francis Howell Middle School will increase MPI in Mathematics by 1% (to 396.22) and increase ELA by 1% (to 407.13) as measured by the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP).

MPI: MAP Performance Index. This is the score that we earn based on how student's perform on the MAP.


SMART STRATEGY #1 AND MEASUREMENT: Priority Standards

By the end of the 2018-2019 school year, 75% of the students will demonstrate proficiency on the identified priority standards in each content area as measured by common formative assessments.

Progress Metric: Priority Standards Assessments and SMART Goal Data Analysis Reflection/Post Data Cycle Reflection (ELA/SS)

Q1. Baseline data collected. Making progress towards this goal.

Q2. Math and ELA are making positive progress towards this goal.

Q3. Math and ELA are making positive progress towards this goal.

Q4. Math and ELA are making positive progress towards this goal.


SMART STRATEGY #2 AND MEASUREMENT: Intervention

By the end of the 2017-2018 school year, 75% of students in Success courses will demonstrate growth toward proficiency of identified priority standards as measured by common formative assessments.

Person Responsible for Reporting Progress: Administrators, Department Chairs

Q1. Baseline data collected. Success classes are making progress towards this goal.

Q2. Students are making positive progress towards this goal.

Q3. Students are making positive progress towards this goal.

Q4. Students are making positive progress towards this goal.



SMART STRATEGY #3 AND MEASUREMENT: Reading at Grade Level

By the end of 2018-2019 school year, FHMS will decrease the number of students reading below grade level (as measured by GATES reading assessment) to:

6th grade: 20%

7th grade: 20%

8th grade: 16%

Qtr. 1: District Assessment administered during 2nd quarter.

Qtr. 2: 6th Grade 74.8% (25.2%), 7th Grade 79.7% (20.3%), 8th Grade 83.07% (16.93%).

Qtr. 3: District Assessment administered during 2nd quarter.

Qtr. 4: District Assessment administered during 2nd quarter. 7th and 8th grade met their goal.



SMART STRATEGY #4 AND MEASUREMENT: Intervention cohorts

By the end of the 2018-2019 school year, students in Intervention courses (Read 180, System 44, Leveled Literacy Intervention, and Math 180) will demonstrate an average growth of: Read 180 (120 on the RI), System 44 (180 on RI), and Math 180 (130 on MI).

Progress Metric: GATES, SRI Growth Data

Q1: These cohorts are making progress towards this goal.

Q2. Read 180 (+39.4), System 44 (+51.0)

Qtr. 3: Data collected 2nd Quarter.

Qtr. 4: Data collected 2nd Quarter.


SMART STRATEGY #5 AND MEASUREMENT: Student Goal Setting

By the end of the 2018-2019 school year, 100% of students will set SMART quarterly academic SMART goals and 80% of the students will meet their goals each quarter.

Progress Metric: Priority Standards Assessment Data

Qtr. 1: 86.3% (MET)

Qtr. 2: 84.33% (MET)

Qtr 3. 84.56% (MET)

Qtr. 4. N/A


SMART STRATEGY #6 AND MEASUREMENT: CITW

By the end of the 2018-2019 school year, 75% of lessons will demonstrate QFIC Objectives + 1 as measured by CITW walkthroughs.

CITW: Classroom Instruction that Works. It includes nine research-based best practice strategies that teachers implement in the classroom.

QFIC: Quality, Fidelity, Intensity, and Consistency. We strive to implement the CITW strategies with QFIC.

Progress Metric: RI Data, MI Data, AimsWeb Data, and Growth Goals Reports

Q1. QFIC Objective: 84.6% / QFIC 1: 84.6%

Q2. QFIC Objective: 89.5% / QFIC +1: 86.8%

Qtr. 3: QFIC Objective: 87.8% / QFIC +1: 90.5%

Qtr. 4: QFIC Objective: 88.2% / QFIC +1: 90.8%

Attendance Goal

Year 1: the end of the 2018-2019 school year Francis Howell Middle School will have 90/90 attendance rate of 94.1%.

Note: The 90/90 attendance rate measures the percentage of students attending school at 90% or higher. The expectation from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is that 90% of the students will attend school 90% of the time.


90/90 is the DESE initiative that calculates how many students attend school. Goal, 90% of the students should attend school 90% of the time.

The ADA is our traditional Average Daily Attendance. It measures hourly attendance.


SMART STRATEGY #1: 90/90 attendance

Decrease the percentage of students missing 10 days from 20.6% to 18% by the end of the 2018-2019 school year

Person Responsible for Reporting Progress: Attendance Secretary

Progress Metric: 90/90 formula.

Q1: 90/90 attendance: 95.5% (New formula 96.8%) ADA: 97.11%

Q2: 90/90 attendance: 94.8% (New formula 96.3%) ADA: 96.03%

1st Semester ADA: 96.57%

Q3: 90/90 attendance 94.0% (New formula 96.5%) ADA 94.93%

Q4: 90/90 attendance 95.1% (New formula 96.6%) ADA 95.41%

2nd Semester ADA: 95.43%


Qtr. 1: 6th Grade: 0.7% (2 students) / 7th Grade: 0.35% (1) / 8th Grade: 0.77% (2) Overall: 0.60% (5).

Qtr. 2: 6th Grade: 2.1% (6 students) / 7th Grade: 2.78% (8) / 8th Grade: 0.77% (8) Overall: 3.07% (22).

Qtr. 3: 6th grade: 8.0% (22 students) /7th grade:10.48% (30)/ 8th grade: 11.96% (31) Overall: 9.85% (81).

Qtr. 4: 6th grade: 16.0% (44 students) /7th grade:18% (51) 8th grade: 21% (53) Overall: 18% (148).

Behavior Goal

1 YEAR GOAL: By the end of 2018-2019 school year, Francis Howell Middle will decrease the number of incidents of OSS from 11 in 2017- 2018 to 10 or fewer in 2018-2019.

By the end of 2018-2019 school year, Francis Howell Middle will decrease the number of incidents of ISS from 66 in 2017 - 2018 to 56 in 2018-2019.


SMART STRATEGY #1 AND MEASUREMENT: ISS and OSS

Decrease the number of OSS to 10 and ISS incidents to 56 By the end of the 2018-2019

Person Responsible for Reporting Progress: Principals

Progress Metric: Quarterly Discipline Data

Progress Metric: Student Behavior plan, CCC Teacher

Det= Detention / ISS = In School Suspension / OSS = Out of School Suspension

Q1.OSS: 6 incidents / ISS: 16 incidents

Q2: OSS I incident / ISS: 12 incidents Total to date: OSS: 7 / ISS: 28

Qtr. 3: OSS: 4 /ISS: 23 incidents Total to date: OSS 11 incidents/ ISS 51 Incidents

Qtr. 4: OSS: 5/ ISS: 25 incidents Total to date: OSS 16 incidents/ ISS 76 Incidents


SMART STRATEGY #2 AND MEASUREMENT: Discipline Referrals

Decrease the number of students with 3+ referrals from 26 to 20

Person Responsible for Reporting Progress: Teachers, Counselors and Principals

Progress Metric: Quarterly Discipline Data

Q1. 5 students with 3+ referrals.

Q2. 13 students with 3+ referrals.

Qtr. 3: 24 students with 3+ referrals.

Qtr. 4: 37 students with 3+ referrals.

Climate Goal

1 YEAR GOAL: By the end of 2018-2019 school year, staff climate survey results for all six questions will be at 80% or higher as measured by staff surveys twice annually. Also, 80% of the staff will complete each staff climate survey.


By the end of 2018-2019 school year, parent survey participation will be at 30% or higher as measured by annual surveys. Parent responses will be at 85% or higher on the annual surveys.

By the end of the 2018-2019 school year, 85% of the students will Agree/Strongly agree with the student survey questions.


SMART STRATEGY #1 AND MEASUREMENT:

By the end of the 2018-2019 school year, 80% of the staff will Agree/Strongly Agree that Francis Howell Middle School has

open channels of communication, shared decision-making, and clear direction on student learning.

Person Responsible for Reporting Progress: Principals

Progress Metric: District Climate survey data

Q1. All Six Climate Survey Questions are above 80%.

Q2. All Six questions were above 80%.

Qtr. 3: All Six questions were above 80%. Lowest percentage :93.75% (Q#4).

Qtr. 4: All Six questions were above 80%. Lowest percentage: 90.38% (Q#4).


SMART STRATEGY #2 AND MEASUREMENT:

SMART STRATEGY #2: By the end of the 2018-2019 school year students will rate FHMS at 85% or higher on questions 1-5 and 7) on the student survey. By the end of the year bullying reports will decrease by 5%.

Person Responsible for Reporting Progress:

Progress Metric: Student Survey

Bullying- 16-17: 27.13% 17-18: 18.97%

Q1. Students will take the survey 3rd Quarter

Q2. Bullying 16.08% (decrease of 2.89%)

Qtr. 3: Students completed survey.

Qtr. 4: Two Questions were below 85% (Q3 and Q4. Note that both question improved over 17-18 (Q# : 3.35% and Q#4: 1.65%) and students feeling bullied was reduced by 2.89%.


SMART STRATEGY #3 AND MEASUREMENT:

By the end of the 2018-2019 school year, 85% of the Francis Howell Middle School parents who take the survey will Agree/Strongly Agree on the five District Parent Survey Questions.

Person Responsible for Reporting Progress: Principals

Progress Metric: Surveys

Q1. All five questions are above 85%. Over 30% parents completed survey.

Q2. Parent Climate Survey was completed 1st Quarter.

Qtr. 3: Survey completed 1st Quarter.

Qtr. 4: Survey completed 1st Quarter.

Summary

Achievement

As a building we are focusing our work on improving student achievement by implementing the McREL Instructional Strategies.


Attendance:

Francis Howell Middle School will continue to focus on supporting our students and their work. Building positive relationships will help students have a greater sense of belonging.


Behavior:

As a Character Education initiative school, Francis Howell Middle continues to work to develop and foster positive relationships. Our discipline incidents continue to decrease.


Climate

Maintaining a positive climate with staff, students, parents, and our greater community is paramount. We look forward to working alongside you during the 2018-2019 school year.