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                                                                                                                      2011-2012 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN
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                           reading            language arts                math




                                                                                                                              Action Plan for Reading
                                                                                               Annual, Measurable Objective(s):
                                                                                               Students will maintain/raise their level of achievement in reading in grade 1 as measured by the CRCT
                                                                                               Benchmark Test in the spring, with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.

                                                                                               Students will maintain/raise achievement in reading in grade 2 as measured by the CRCT Benchmark
                                                                                               Test in the spring, with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.

                                                                                               Students will maintain/raise achievement in reading in grade 3 from 97% meeting or exceeding
                                                                                               standards at the end of SY 2011, to 98% meeting or exceeding standards at SY 2012, as measured by
                                                                                               the CRCT, with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.

                                                                                               Students will raise achievement in reading in grade 4 from 95% meeting or exceeding standards at the
                                                                                               end of SY2011, to 96% meeting or exceeding standards at SY 2012, as measured by the CRCT, with a
                                                                                               minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.


                                                                                               Students will raise achievement in reading in grade 5 from 97% meeting or exceeding standards at the
                                                                                               end of SY2011, to 98% meeting or exceeding standards at SY2012, as measured by the CRCT with a
                                                                                               minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.




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Actions/Strategies/Interventions             Timeline         Professional            Person(s)        Means of
                                                             Development             Responsible       Evaluation
                                                             Resources/Est.
                                                                 Costs
Increase expectations for student mastery    2010-2012 on-   In house staff         School LSS         Testing completed
of reading decoding and comprehension        going           development and        Teachers           by LSS to monitor
skills.                                                      outside workshops                         student mastery
                                                                                                       levels and teacher
                                                                                                       expectations

Expand upon the use of novel studies         2010-2012 on-   County level           School LSS         Written plans, per
within the Direct Instruction program.       going           cooperation to         Teachers           grade level, of when
                                                             provide novel titles                      and how novel
                                                             and materials                             studies are to be
                                                                                                       infused into the
                                                                                                       reading program.

Continue implementation of vocabulary        2010-2012 on-   School funds to        School LSS         Teacher evaluation
building program using Wordly Wise in        going           purchase books         Teachers           of program, Teacher
5th and the spelling program in K - 4.                                                                 Lesson plans
                                                                                                       CRCT scores

Consistent use of Bloom’s Taxonomy to
increase the level of questioning for        2010-2012 on-   Bloom’s Taxonomy       School LSS         Teacher lesson
teachers in the classroom and the level of   going           flip charts, teacher   Teachers                   plans,
reading comprehension for students.                          inservice                                 Observation notes,
                                                                                                       CRCT scores
Provide level K-2 books for use with         2010-2012 on-   Instructional funds    Media Specialist   Scores on AR
Accelerated Reader Program                   going           Media funds                               CRCT scores

Use technology in the classrooms to          2010-2012 on-   Instructional funds    School LSS         Lesson plans
enhance reading program                      going                                  Computer Lab       CRCT scores

Provide programs for use with RTI            2010-2012 on-   Title I funds          Administration     RTI documentation
interventions                                going           Instructional funds    School LSS         CRCT scores




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                    Action Plan for English/ Language Arts

Annual, Measurable Objective(s):

Students will maintain/raise achievement in English/language arts in grade 1 as measured by the CRCT
Benchmark Test in the spring, with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.


Students will raise achievement in English/language arts in grade 2 as measured by the CRCT
Benchmark Test in the spring, with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.


Students will raise achievement in English/language arts in grade 3 from 97% meeting or exceeding
standards at the end of SY2011, to 98% meeting or exceeding standards at SY2012, as measured by the
CRCT with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.

Students will raise achievement in English/language arts in grade 4 from 94% meeting or exceeding
standards at the end of SY2011, to 95% meeting or exceeding standards at SY2012, as measured by the
CRCT with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.

Students will maintain achievement in English/language arts in grade 5 at 100% meeting or exceeding
standards at the end of SY2011, through the SY2012, as measured by the CRCT with a minimum of 99%
participation for all subgroups.




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                                Action Plan for Writing/Language Arts
Annual, Measurable Objective(s):
Students will raise achievement in writing in grade 5 as follows:

                                  Writing Levels         10-11    11-12
                                  Does Not Meet           12%       9%
                                      Meets               82%      86%
                                    Exceeds                7%      15%

as measured by the Georgia Writing Assessment with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.




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                                                                     Professional
Actions/Strategies/Interventions              Timeline              Development             Person(s)        Means of
                                                                    Resources/Est.         Responsible      Evaluation
                                                                        Costs
                                                                                                          Staff development
                                                                                                          evaluations,
                                                                                                          teacher lesson
                                                                                                          plans,
                                                                                                          student work
                                                                                                          samples.


                                                                Web site resources,
Develop and implement school wide           On Going from       Writer Workshop              Assistant
writing program to include:                 2010-2012           consultants, vertical        Principal,   Articulation dates
prompt writing                                                  and horizontal staff         Teachers     and evaluations,
journaling                                                      articulation, school                      writing samples
student portfolios                                              based funds                               displayed in
Student Treasure published book                                                                           classrooms and
different writing genres                                                                                  hallways, journals,
                                                                                                          writing
                                                                                                          assessments
                                                                RESA, Learning
Develop and implement the use of writing    07-08               Focused Writing              Assistant
rubrics for all grade levels.               Development         Rubrics, Writing             Principal,   An easy to use
                                            07-12               Workshop                     Teachers     grade level rubric
                                            Implementation      consultants, Web site                     which mirrors the
                                            11-12               resources, school                         state expectations,
                                            Evaluation and      based funds                               student writing
                                            Revision                                                      samples


Continued use and training of the
Harcourt Language Series                    On going            none                        School LSS
                                                                                             Assistant    Documentation of
                                                                                             Principal,   alignment through
                                                                                             Teachers     lesson plans,
                                                                                                          CRCT scores


                                                                    School instructional
Improve and increase the teaching of                                 funds for required     School LSS
research process skills.                    10-12 identify
                                            skills tested and       teacher or students     Grade level   CRCT score
                                            taught,                      resources            teachers    improvement
                                            provide                                            Media      Lesson plans
                                            strategies                                       Specialist
                                                                    School instructional
Implement handwriting at all grade levels   On going                       funds            Grade level
                                                                                             teachers     Handwriting
                                                                                                          improvement on
                                                                                                          student papers




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                                Action Plan for Math

Annual, Measurable Objective(s):

Students will maintain/raise achievement in Math in grade 1 as measured by the CRCT Benchmark
Test in the spring, with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.

Students will maintain/raise achievement in Math in grade 1 as measured by the CRCT Benchmark
Test in the spring, with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.
.

Students will raise achievement in math in grade 3 from 87% meeting or exceeding standards at the
end of SY2011, to 90% meeting or exceeding standards at the end of SY 2012, as measured by the
CRCT with a minimum of 99% participation for all subgroups.

Students will raise achievement in math in grade 4 from 91% meeting or exceeding standards at the
end of SY2011, to 93% meeting or exceeding standards at the end of SY 2012, as measured by the
CRCT with a minimum of 94% participation for all subgroups.

Students will raise achievement in math in grade 5 from 90% meeting or exceeding standards at the
end of SY2010, to 92% meeting or exceeding standards at the end of SY 2012, as measured by the
CRCT with a minimum of 91% participation for all subgroups.




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                                                            Professional
Actions/Strategies/                       Timeline          Development           Person(s)            Means of
Interventions                                                Resources           Responsible          Evaluation
                                                             Est. Costs
 Provide supplemental resources for       On going          Web sources, staff    School LSS       Improved unit test
adopted math programs to include                              articulation                         scores and CRCT
strategies for teaching problem                              School funds                          scores
solving, improving computational and
number/numeration skills


Offer After School tutoring in math       10-11
beginning with the first progress                           State funds to pay   School tutoring   Participation rate
                                          11-12               for staff tutors     coordinator     and CRCT scores
report.

Implement curriculum based math           10-11
periodic assessment tests in              11-12
conjunction with publisher cumulative                       School funds for      School LSS       Documents used
                                          Long term         photocopying or                        consistently to
tests, pre and post tests and math fact   plan
tests for all grade levels.                                   purchase of                          determine
                                          developed, test      resources                           differentiated
                                          selection,                                               instruction, lesson
                                          evaluation &                                             plans and CRCT
                                          realignment                                              scores
                                          on going


Use technology to supplement adopted      On going                 n/a           Teachers, LSS,    Improved scores on
math programs to teach problem                                                   Computer Lab      Success Maker,
solving and improve computational                                                   teacher        Study Island
and number/numeration skills




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                                      CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Actions/Strategies/              Timeline   Professional           Person(s)       Means of Evaluation
Interventions                               Development        Responsible
                                             Resources
                                             Est. Costs
Reading                                                        K–5                 Reading and Language Arts
Language Arts                                                  teachers/Planning   benchmark pre and post tests for each
                                                               and Collaboration   of the four grading periods to match
Develop a workable,              ongoing                       Sessions            the curriculum map. Pre-tests will
accessible, expandable list of                                                     allow teachers to differentiate
text, supplemental and                                         Media Specialist    instruction while post-tests will assess
support materials                                                                  student mastery of the standards that
                                                               Instructional       have been introduced.
Develop a list of available                                    Technology
outside resources including                                    Specialist          Performance on Standardized Testing
web sites, field trips, and
community programs                                             Staff Development
                                                               as needed

                                                               Special Area
                                                               Teachers




Math                                                           K–5                 Math benchmark pre and post tests for
                                 ongoing                       teachers/Planning   each of the four grading periods to
Develop a workable,                                            and Collaboration   match the curriculum map. Pre-tests
accessible, expandable list of                                 Sessions            will allow teachers to differentiate
text, supplemental and                                                             instruction while post-tests will assess
support materials                                                                  student mastery of the standards that
Develop a list of available                                    Staff Development   have been introduced.
outside resources including                                    as needed
web sites, field trips, and                                                        Performance on Standardized Testing
community programs

Order Manipulative materials
implement lessons in the
curriculum map

Science                                                        K–5                 Science benchmark pre and post tests
                                 ongoing                       teachers/Planning   for each of the four grading periods to
Develop a workable,                                            and Collaboration   match the curriculum map. Pre-tests
accessible, expandable list of                                 Sessions            will allow teachers to differentiate
text, supplemental and                                         Staff Development   instruction while post-tests will assess
support materials                                              as needed           student mastery of the standards that
                                                                                   have been introduced.
Develop a list of available                                    Special Area
outside resources including                                    Teachers            Performance on Standardized Testing
web sites, field trips, and
community programs

Order Science supplies to
implement lessons in the
curriculum map
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Social Studies
                                 ongoing       K–5                 Social Studies benchmark pre and
Develop a workable,                            teachers/Planning   post tests for each of the four grading
accessible, expandable list of                 and Collaboration   periods to match the curriculum map.
text, supplemental and                         Sessions            Pre-tests will allow teachers to
support materials                                                  differentiate instruction while post-
                                               Staff Development   tests will assess student mastery of the
Develop a list of available                    as needed           standards that have been introduced.
outside resources including
web sites, field trips, and                    Special Area        Performance on Standardized Testing
community programs                             Teachers

Order Social Studies
materials to implement
lessons in the curriculum map
All                                            K–5                 Benchmark pre and post tests for each
                                 ongoing       teachers/Planning   of the four grading periods in all
                                               and Collaboration   subject areas to match the curriculum
All supplemental and support                   Sessions            map
material available
All outside resources                          Special Area        Performance on Standardized Testing
identified                                     Teachers
Necessary curriculum
materials in place




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                                                           TITLE I

Goal: Assist preschool children in the transition from early childhood programs to the elementary school.
Objective: 80% of incoming kindergarten students will be registered prior to the first day of the 2012-
2013 school year.

Actions/Strategies/Interventions              Timeline         Professional          Person(s)         Means of
                                                              Development           Responsible        Evaluation
                                                              Resources/Est.
                                                                  Costs
Provide orientation day for students to       May, 2012       Local               Administration       Completed
visit elementary school campus.                                                   Data Clerk           registration forms


Provide on site registration for              May, 2012       Local               Administration       Completed
kindergarten at Head Start.                                                       Data Clerk           registration forms
                                                                                  LSS

Provide additional kindergarten               April/May,      Local               Administration       Completed
registration days which include hearing,      2012                                Teachers, LSS,       registration forms
dental, and vision screenings.                                                    Office Staff

Educate parents on expectations and           Curriculum      n/a                 Kindergarten         Number of parents
curriculum for Kindergarten                   Nights                              teachers during      attending
                                              ongoing                             Curriculum Night     curriculum night




Goal: Provide instruction by highly qualified teachers.
Objective: For the 2010-2012 school years, 100% of elementary teachers will be highly qualified according to the guidelines
as defined by No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

Actions/Strategies/Interventions              Timeline         Professional          Person(s)         Means of
                                                              Development           Responsible        Evaluation
                                                              Resources/Est.
                                                                  Costs
Advertise faculty vacancies with
requirements on the TeachGeorgia              June 30, 2012   Local               Personnel Director   TeachGeorgia
website                                                                                                website

Provide Professional Learning                 On going        Professional        Administration       Number of teachers
opportunities for teachers to recertify and                   Learning budget                          involved in PL
expand their learning for classroom                                                                    opportunities

Plan and implement team-building                                                                       Number of teachers
activities within grade levels as well as     On going        Professional        Administration       involved in activity
school wide.                                                  Learning budget                          and evaluation after
                                                              School monies                            activities


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                                Parent and Community Involvement
Goal: Increase parent involvement
Objective: Provide various opportunities for parents to be involved in their child’s education.

Actions/Strategies/Interventions Time Frame:                     Professional         Person(s)      Means of
                                                                 Development         Responsible     Evaluation
                                                                 Resources/Est.
                                                                 Costs
Parental Involvement                       On Going 2010-        County parent-     PTO              Participation in
10 question survey to be handed out        2012                  community          Administration   PTO meetings
family night                                                     involvement        Teachers         and curriculum
Ad in newspaper                                                  specialist for     Family           night
Notices to be sent home                                          incentives and     Involvement
Info on sign out front                                           advertisements     Coordinator      Parents will be
Posters around building                                                             SAC members      able to view
Announcement on bulletin board in front                          PTO                                 grades online
hall                                                                                                 through the use of
Participation incentive                                          Title I                             PowerSchool
Children involved in music program, art,
and singing to be highlighted on these                                                               Afternoon and
nights.                                                                                              early evening
Parent resource center at the welcome                                                                parent
table so it is easily accessible.                                                                    conferencing
Parent nights for training in how to use                                                             times will be
On Line CRCT, Success Maker, Study                                                                   advertised two
Island                                                                                               times during the
Develop opportunities for parents to be                                                              school year.
meaningfully involved and have in-put
in decision-making.                                                                                  Teachers will
                                                                                                     update web page
                                                                                                     bimonthly


Community Involvement                      On going 2010-        Title I            Administration   Volunteer hours
To keep better records of all community    2012                  BOE grant monies   Teachers         accumulated
based activities is essential for our                                               Counselor
school.                                                                             Office Staff     Achieving the
A notebook will be located at the                                                   SAC members      Banner Award
welcome table to help facilitate this
process.
Develop opportunities for                                                                            Contact list is
business/community members to be                                                                     developed for
meaningfully involved and have in-put                                                                possible
in decision-making.                                                                                  volunteers
Address banks and other business about
volunteer readers each month.
Approach organizations who might
provide an after school class, (ex: 4-H
members who need leadership
experience).




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Communication with stakeholders             On going 2010-        Instructional        Counselor         Number of
Classroom newsletters                       2012                  monies for           ELL teacher       faculty members
Monthly newsletters                                               paper/newletters     Teachers          enrolled in on site
Use of front sign                                                                      Administration    Spanish Class
Web page managed by Tech Department
Articles and photos in Pickens Progress
More teachers/staff proficient in Spanish
Take advantage of opportunities ETC
offers to be on the community news

Welcoming Environment                       On going 2010-        BOE grant monies     Administration    Number of
Welcome area in front of the office         2012                                       Maintenance       faculty members
Muffins for Mom, etc. which will be                                                    Dept.             enrolled in on site
given out randomly to parents bringing                                                                   Spanish Class
their children to school with a small
thank you note.
More teachers/staff proficient in Spanish
Improve foyer area to be more attractive
Easier direction to the office area
Classroom greeters
4th and 5th grade helpers at Welcome
Desk in the a.m.
Newsletters and curriculum brochures to
hand out


Goal: Coordinate and integrate federal, state, and local resources.
Objective: Develop a structured budget in conjunction with the LBOE finance office that will distribute
funds to the school in targeted areas of need.

Actions/Strategies/Interventions            Timeline          Professional             Person(s)        Means of
                                                             Development              Responsible       Evaluation
                                                             Resources/Est.
                                                                 Costs
Meet with the CFO to plan budget            Sept-Nov                                 Principal          budget




Review of School Improvement Plan,          Sept-Nov                                 Principal          budget
SAC, and Growth Analysis




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