School Improvement Plan

River Woods 2014-2015

Indicator CL7: The environment of the school (physical, social, emotional, and behavioral) is safe, welcoming, and conducive to learning.

Tasks:
• Develop a punchlist of items across the school for custodians to address, prioritize at weekly meetings.
• Investigate replacing classroom door locks with locks that are lockable from inside the classroom.
• Refurbish Rocky as the school mascot greeter.
• Post signage in multiple languages across the school.
• Increase and better utilize storage to decrease clutter.
• Display student work throughout the school to show areas of study and achievement
• Improve entryway security.
• Survey staff and students on climate.
• Acknowledge positive actions of students, staff, and community members publicly.
• Revisit school wide expectations.
• Create activities to promote positive staff-staff, staff-student, and student-student relationships


Indicator IID08:  Instructional Teams review student learning data (academic, physical, social, emotional, behavioral) to assess and make decisions about curriculum and instructional strategies.

Tasks:
• Survey students and staff on climate.
• Create a schedule of meetings by team.
• Create a Team Meeting Agenda to be followed at all grade level meetings.
• Create a note taking device for data review meetings.
• Develop a system to document behavior incidents.
• Investigate social/emotional programs or supports.


Indicator IIIA07: All teachers differentiate assignments (individualize instruction) in response to individual student performance on pre-tests and other methods of assessment.

Tasks:
• Provide professional development opportunities.
• Create opportunities or programs to address differentiation for struggling or high achieving. students outside the school day.
• Analyzing disaggregated data.
• Investigate instructional activities for math differentiation and across other content areas.
• Investigate a measurement of progress toward differentiation goal.
• Provide professional learning in the area of culturally responsive practices.

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