School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

  • 2019-2020
  • McNair Elementary School
  • Region 5
  • Melissa M. Goddin, Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By June of 2020, 80% of students with disabilities in grades 3-6 will pass the English SOL and 90% will pass the Math SOL.

Additionally, 100% of students will make at least one year’s growth in both reading and math, as measured by an appropriate assessment tool that best captures their progress in both subject areas.

Strategy 1

  • As a school community, we will continue to implement best practices to strengthen math and literacy instruction for students with disabilities.

Strategy 2

  • As a school community, all McNair instructional staff will engage in a school-wide intervention block, Mustang Learning.

Strategy 3

  • Build the capacity of our special education teachers by providing professional development and opportunities to enhance their pedagogy of instruction for children with special needs.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By the end of June 2020, all students will participate in a performance task and one grade level PBL with a focus on creativity. Student progress will be measured using either Portrait of a Graduate or PBL creativity rubric.

Students will complete a self-assessment on how they perceive themselves as creative learners.

Strategy 1

  • Provide professional development to McNair instructional staff to assist them in understanding, creating, and assessing performance tasks and/or PBLs.

Strategy 2

  • Engage all students and staff in the implementation and reflection of creativity through performance tasks and PBLs

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By the end of the 2019-2020 school year, we will decrease the number of students who have one or more referrals by 50%.

By the end of the 2019-2020 school year, 100% of students in grades 3-6 will report feeling respected and included at school.

Strategy 1

  • Provide professional development to McNair instructional staff regarding behavior and wellness in order to increase positive student to student relationships

Strategy 2

  • Provide students with Tier 1 and Tier 2 instruction in order to promote positive behavior and wellness in all students

Strategy 3

  • Connect with the community by providing positive feedback regarding student behavior