School Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Improvement & Innovation Plan At A Glance

Key Middle Scool | Fairfax County Public Schools | Region 3

End of Year SMARTR Outcome (Raise the Bar)

Key Middle School will increase the overall pass rate on the 2017-2018 SOLs by decreasing the failure rate by 10% in the following subjects:

  • Reading 7: From 80.72% to 82.65%
  • Reading 8: From 73.14% to 75.83%
  • Writing: From 68.30% to 71.47%
  • Algebra: From 100% to 100%
  • Math 7: From 55.13% to 59.62%
  • Math 8: From 70.0% to 73.0%
  • Civics 8: From 88.55% to 89.65%
  • Science: From 63.95% to 67.56%

Strategy & Actions

Students will receive high quality, Tier 1 instruction in all content areas to prepare them to be 21st-century communicators. Action(s)

  1. All teachers will focus on ensuring high quality, tier one instruction that incorporates:
    • Literacy
    • IBMYP
    • Blended Learning
    • Behavior support
  2. Professional development will be provided to all staff on these topics throughout the year during school planning days, after-school full staff meetings, and through CT meetings during designated times according to the professional development calendar.

    End of Year SMARTR Outcome (Close the Gap)

    Key Middle School will increase the overall pass rate in these subgroups on the 2017-2018 SOLs by decreasing the failure rate by 10% in the following subjects:

    Reading 7

    • SWD: From 45.45% to 50.91%
    • ESOL: From 51.89% to 56.70%

    Reading 8

    • SWD: From 41.54% to 47.39%
    • ESOL: From 40.86% to 46.77%

    Writing 8

    • SWD: From 38.46% to 44.61%
    • ESOL: From 27.96% to 35.16%

    Algebra

    • SWD: From 100% to 100%
    • ESOL: From 100% to 100%

    Math 7

    • SWD: From 33.93% to 40.54%
    • ESOL: From 35.64% to 42.08%

    Math 8

    • SWD: From 32.20% to 38.98%
    • ESOL: From 48.86% to 53.97%

    Civics

    • SWD: From 69.23% to 72.31%
    • ESOL: From 71.29% to 74.16%

    Science

    • SWD: From 37.88% to 44.09%
    • ESOL: From 25% to 32.50%

    Strategy & Actions

    Students will receive high quality, Tier 1 instruction in all content areas to prepare them to be 21st-century communicators.

    Action(s)

    1. All teachers will focus on ensuring high quality, tier one instruction that incorporates:
      • Literacy
      • IBMYP
      • Blended Learning
      • Behavior support
    2. Professional development will be provided to all staff on these topics throughout the year during school planning days, after-school full staff meetings, and through CT meetings during designated times according to the professional development calendar.

    Strategy & Actions

    Students will be provided with instructional supports in order to achieve academic excellence (CAGAcademic Support).

    Action(s)

    1. The RI Core and RI Behavior teams will continue to meet monthly to develop as a team in educating staff, monitoring students, and strengthening intervention options for all students.
    2. The RI Core team will focus on strengthening tier one instruction, encouraging the belief that all students can learn, enhancing the spirit of collective responsibility, improving advisory intervention and strengthening the connection between tier two courses and tier one instruction.
    3. The RI Behavior team will review behavior data on a monthly basis and identify students for Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions and monitor progress in those interventions.
    4. Key MS will continue to develop the RI data tool/database to enhance progress monitoring of students across both academic and behavior areas.