NJDOE REVIEW CHECKLIST Formatted: Top: 0.94", Bottom: 0.81"
FOR SCHOOL SAFETY PLAN (SSP)
UNSAFE SCHOOL CHOICE OPTION POLICY PROVISION I
Review Category Yes No Comments
Header Information – Is all of the header information
complete and accurate?
Performance Indicator(s) (Column One) – Do the
indicators address the student behaviors of concern in
Category A and/or B from page two of USCO Policy
Provision I: Persistently Dangerous Schools that that
led to the school safety identification by the New
Jersey Department of Education?
(Note: Schools may select priority problems rather
than address all problems that led to the school safety
Measurable Target(s) (Column Two) –
1. Is there a realistic target measure for reducing the
incidence of each performance indicator/priority
problem identified in column one?
2. Is each target measure listed as either a percentage
reduction or numerical reduction for each associated
performance target in column one?
Activities to Achieve Measurable Target(s) (Column
1. Is there, at a minimum, one activity listed for each
performance indicator (column one) and its associated
measurable target (column two)?
2. Is each activity appropriate to address the
associated performance indicator (column one) and
achieve the associated measurable target (column
3. Do the activities take into consideration strategies
for both: a) promoting positive student development,
health and mental health, and establishing and
maintaining a school climate and culture of civility;
and b) protecting the school population, both
consistent with the findings from the district’s
comprehensive analysis of results of EVVRS and
other relevant data (e.g., needs assessments conducted
under the NCLB Consolidated Formula Subgrant
Application, student conduct data and practices,
student and staff attendance, Uniform Crime Reports,
data from county agencies) that determined the
specific characteristics of the student behaviors of
concern and related problems.
4. If appropriate, is each activity coordinated with the
district’s plans for the use of funds under Title IV-A
and other titles in the district’s No Child Left Behind
Consolidated Formula Subgrant Application, as well
as with other funding sources, plans and strategies?
5. Is each activity based on research-based practices
for addressing each performance indicator, as
Note: While research-based practices are required for
the use of funds under NCLB and are preferred,
research may not exist for some common sense
practices (e.g., scheduling, hallway traffic, security
6. Is there a plan for assessing progress toward
achieving each measurable target?
Person(s) Responsible (Column Four) –
1. For each activity, is the staff member(s) identified
who will be responsible for coordinating or
monitoring the activity?
2. For each activity, is the staff member(s) identified
who will be responsible for implementing the
Timelines for Completing Activities (Column Five) –
1. Is a date provided by which each activity will be
2. Is the completion date for each activity realistic and
Signature of Reviewer Date
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