OLYMPIA COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 16
2007-08 School Improvement Plan
Goal Setting Action Plan
SCHOOL NAME: TEAM MEMBERS: Leadership Teams
OLYMPIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS K-5
ILLINOIS STATE LEARNING STANDARDS
STATE GOAL 1: Reading
STATE GOAL 3: Writing
1.C.2a Use information to form and refine questions and 3.B.2a Generate and organize ideas using a variety of planning strategies (e.g., mapping,
predictions. outlining, drafting).
1.C.2b Make and support inferences and form interpretations about
3.B.2b Establish central idea, organization, elaboration and unity in relation to purpose
main themes and topics.
1.C.2c Compare and contrast the content and organization of
selections. 3.B.2c Expand ideas by using modifiers, subordination and standard paragraph
1.C.2d Summarize and make generalizations from content and
relate to purpose of material. 3.B.2d Edit documents for clarity, subjectivity, pronoun-antecedent agreement, adverb
and adjective agreement and verb tense; proofread for spelling, capitalization and
1.C.2e Explain how authors and illustrators use text and art to punctuation; and ensure that documents are formatted in final form for submission and/or
express their ideas (e.g., points of view, design hues, metaphor). publication.
1.C.2f Connect information presented in tables, maps and charts to 3.C.2a Write for a variety of purposes and for specified audiences in a variety of forms
printed or electronic text. including narrative (e.g., fiction, autobiography), expository (e.g., reports, essays) and
persuasive writings (e.g., editorials, advertisements).
Goal One (2007-08): To increase academic performance in the area of reading comprehension
Goal Two (2007-08): To increase student performance in the area of writing and extended response
SCHOOL GOAL: Students will comprehend a broad range of reading materials.
Students will improve their writing skills in the area of extended response.
In the subcategory of reading comprehension on the reading ISAT, 80% of students in grades 3-5 will score 75% or higher.
In the area of extended response on the reading ISAT, 35% of students in grades 3-5 will score a 3 or 4.
DIBELS Benchmarking Results
Reading Maze Benchmarking Results
WHAT? WHO? TIMEFRAME? RESOURCES? RESULTS?
What actions need to be taken to complete the Who needs to When will each What tools/strategies need What data or documents will
task? be involved action be to be collected, developed indicate closure or success
with each conducted? or organized to complete for each action?
action? the task?
Provide training for teachers grades K-5 on Brad August 2007 New series alignment with Training is completed
the new reading series. Hutchison Fall Academy the language arts Teachers are using various
Elementary Teacher Institute curriculum aspects of the new language
Building arts series
Compile a list of “Target” students for grades Elementary Prior to the start All Assessment Results “Target” List is completed
K – 5 using results from the spring ISAT and Building of school (ISAT)
fall/winter DIBELS Principal and Following fall
Teachers DIBELS and
Add Response to Interventions aide at each Brad To be determined Funds to employ the aides Aides are employed
elementary building to assist with students Hutchison at each building
who are struggling in reading Elementary by the building
Monitor the use of Accelerated Reader by Teachers Ongoing Accelerated Reader Student Accelerated Reader
students as one measure of reading reports
Seek input from ROE on various professional Elementary September- Meeting needs to be Suggestions for professional
development opportunities that should be Principals October 2007 scheduled development provided to
provided for the area of reading Diane Options for trainings and Brad Hutchison
comprehension Stempinski workshops need to be
Assess all K-5 students with DIBELS Building September 2007 DIBELS Testing Assessments are completed
Principals January 2008 Materials and Reading
Teachers Improvement Aide Time
District training on writing offered Brad November 2007 Consultant time and Training is on-going
throughout the year for various levels Hutchison And TBD appropriate training
ISAT Writing Workshops sponsored by ROE Elementary October 2007 Funds for training and Training is completed
and other organizations Building And TBA substitute teachers
Review the rubric with teachers for scoring Elementary November 2007- Released test items and Training is completed
the extended response answers Building March 2008 student responses (2007)
Principals from Illinois Interactive
Review the release student writing samples Elementary November 2007- Released test items, Training is completed
for extended response answers and the Building March 2008 student responses, and
suggested strategies for teaching Principals suggested teacher
assessments (2007) from
Illinois Interactive Report
Look into guided reading and the needs for Ginger Payne 2007-2008 school Collect data regarding A plan for implementation
implementing guiding reading district wide. and Brad year needs or a reason for not
Hutchison Determine if this is implementing
appropriate for Olympia
If so, create a plan for