School Improvement Plan (SIP)

W.T. Woodson High School
Region 5
Dr. Carlyn Floyd, Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #1

By June 2019, 100% of our classes will participate in one Project Based Learning opportunity aligned explicitly with Portrait of a Graduate skills for students. Teachers will identify/align POG skills to the PBL that meet the needs of their classroom and measure student skills.

Strategy 1 - Collaborative Learning Teams will incorporate Deeper Learning exercises/activities in their lessons and assessments by using Project Based Learning. CT teams will align a POG attribute/skill to one PBL unit.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #2

By June 2019, at least 95 percent of students identified as English Learners, Students with Disabilities, Black and Hispanic reporting groups will show growth in the targeted areas of attendance and performance on state assessments.

Attendance: At least 95% of students identified for attendance intervention will reduce their full-day absences by 2 or more days compared to the prior year; and for the school as a whole, fewer student in each of these reporting groups will be identified as chronically absent, with the group's chronic absenteeism rate improving by at least 3 percentage points.

State Assessments: At least 95% of the students identified for state assessment intervention will pass their assigned SOL reading and math tests this year or will pass an approved substitute test (e.g. reading WorkKeys); and for the school as a whole assessment performance for each of these reporting groups will improve by a least 4 percentage points in math and by at least 3 percentage points in reading compared to 2017-18. (Yellow: English Learners in English (from 73 to 75); Black in Math (from 66 to 70); Red: Students with Disabilities in Math (from 63 to 70).

Strategy 1 -  The intervention teams (Attendance, Intervention, CT Teams and Student Services) will consistently use the Student Support Plan process to guide dialogue and document efforts to engage, build relationships and provie intervention with students showing risk for absenteeism, and academics.