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					                                                          MS Action Plan Goal:
                                                       High Academic Achievement

Outcome: Increase the #/% of students who score at or above proficiency (Level III or IV) in reading, math, science, and writing as measured by
the NC EOG tests.

Supportive
Data                   2005 – 06           2006 – 07           2007 – 08         2008 – 09           2009 – 10
(If Applicable)         6/7/8               6/7/8               (Target)          (Target)       (Strategic Plan)
    District (%)   R: 78.3/83.7/84.8   R: 79.5/82.7/86.5   R: 85 / 87 / 90    R: 90 / 91 / 93    R: 95
                   M: 61.9/58.9/62.2   M: 62.3/60.2/64.0   M: 71 / 69 / 72    M: 80 / 78 / 80    M: 88
                   W: 46.4 Sc:         W: 53.0 Sc:         W: 66 Sc:          W: 73 Sc:          W: 80 Sc: 80
        School     R: 80.5/91.2/91.0   R: 85.1/84.4/93.4   R: 90/87/93        R: 93/90/95        R: 95
                   M: 65.1/67.7/74.1   M: 62.6/67.3/66.0   M: 71/69/72        M: 80/78/80        M: 85
                   W: 40.7 Sc:         W: 54.9 Sc:         W: 60 Sc: 80       W: 65 Sc: 80       W: 70 Sc: 80

                       Strategies/Tasks                               Point Person               Deliverables/Assessments               Timeline

Identify and monitor targeted subgroups and low achieving
students and implement strategies to address those areas.            1. Guidance
    1. Generate lists of targeted students. (SWD, LEP, F/R              Counselors              1. Lists of targeted students.         Aug. 2007-
         Lunch, African Americans)                                   2. Classroom               2. PEP and LEP folders.                May 2008
    2. Develop, maintain, and monitor PEP and LEP folders               teachers                3. Academy of Reading and Math
         for low performing students.                                3. Trained                    data.
    3. Implement Rewards, Corrective Reading, and                       Reading and             4. Reading assessment data.
         REACH or Academy of Reading and Academy of                     Math teachers
         Math to Level 1 and 2 students.                             4. Classroom
    4. Administer a series of reading assessments                       teachers
         throughout the year and use the data to drive
         instruction.

Increase the book level scores of students in the AR program.
    1. Increase class time spent on AR program.                      1. Media                   1. Student data on AR tests.           Aug. 2007-
    2. Implement online AR program school-wide.                         Specialist              2. Increase the number of AR           May 2008
    3. Provide ongoing staff development to analyze school           2. Language Arts              qualified books.
        data to improve instruction.                                    teachers                3. Staff development
    4. Measure growth using Star Reading.                            3. Academic                   opportunities.
                                                                        Facilitator             4. Star Reading data.
                                                                     4. Language Arts
                                                                        Teachers




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                                                          MS Action Plan Goal:
                                                       High Academic Achievement

                      Strategies/Tasks                            Point Person       Deliverables/Assessments               Timeline

Implement a school-wide writing plan that will allow 6th and
7th grade teachers to incorporate writing in all classrooms.     1. Lead Language   1. Copy of Writing Plan.                Aug. 2007-
    1. Develop a plan for 6th & 7th grade Language Arts             Arts teacher    2. Updated Writing Plan.                May 2008
        teachers to teach writing techniques.                    2. Language Arts   3. Copy of techniques/ lesson
    2. Evaluate writing plan at the semester and make               Department         plans.
        changes to meet student needs.                              chair           4. Student writing samples from
    3. Incorporate Melba Johnson techniques into daily           3. Academic           DEAR time.
        writing.                                                    Facilitator
    4. Provide regular opportunities for students to write       4. Classroom
        using critical thinking skills in response to their         teachers
        reading during DEAR time.
Increase the percent of students remaining in the AVID
program from year to year                                        1. AVID            1. Copy of AVID criteria/               Aug. 2007-
    1. Establish school-wide program criteria for enrollment.       coordinator        enrollment application.              May 2008
    2. Conduct student interviews for entrance into              2. AVID trained    2. Copy of interviews.
        program.                                                    teachers        3. AVID information packets.
    3. Provide teachers with AVID information and training       3. AVID trained    4. Copy of master schedule.
        opportunities.                                              teachers        5. AVID participation data.
    4. Offer AVID Program as an Academic Enrichment              4. Guidance
        option.                                                     Counselors
                                                th
    5. Track student participation starting in 6 grade.          5. AVID
                                                                    coordinator
Increase the number of students attending before or after
school tutoring by 25%.                                         1. Teachers         1.   Tutoring schedule.
    1. Set up school wide plan for individual teacher/          2. Academic         2.   “Eagle Academy” rosters.           Aug. 2007-
        subject tutoring.                                          Facilitator      3.   Copy of invitations.               May 2008
    2. Continue “Eagle Academy” Program for students            3. Guidance         4.   Copy of letter, newsletter, etc.
        scoring 1s and 2s on EOGs.                                 Counselors       5.   Parent Academy schedule.
    3. Mail home invitations to students scoring below grade    4. Principal
        level on EOG tests for Eagle Academy. (Include          5. Administrators
        students in our target subgroups- SWD, LEP, F/R
        Lunch African American.)
    4. Advertise tutoring opportunities in school newsletter,
        school website and by sending Connect Ed
        messages.
    5. Implement Parent Academy to provide additional time
        for students to stay after school.



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                                                          MS Action Plan Goal:
                                                          Effective Educators

Outcome: Increase the #/% of students in the lowest performing subgroup attaining a positive change in achievement level (e.g., Level I to
Level II, Level III to Level IV) in reading, math, and writing, as measured by the NC EOG tests.
For District data, go to: http://www.cms.k12.nc.us/departments/instrAccountability/EOG06-07/2007EOGDistrict.pdf
Supportive Data
(If Applicable)                         2005 – 06            2006 - 07          2007 – 08         2008 – 09       2009 – 10
                                         6/7/8                                   (Target)          (Target)    (Strategic Plan)
                        District R: 40.0/48.1/49.0 R: 43.3/50.8/55.2 R: 46/53/59              R: 50/58/63     R: 60/65/70
                                    M: 23.5/20.3/49.0 M: 27.9/22.8/25.1 M: 31/25/30           M: 35/30/35     M: 40/40/45
                                    W: 9.6              W: 14.8             W: 20             W: 25           W: 30
                         School R: 63.6/62.5/56.5 R: 51.6/51.7/76.2 R: 55/55/80               R: 60/60/85     R: 80/80/80
Subgroups: Special                  M: 14.8/28.0/8.0    M: 14.7/16.7/4.8    M: 20/20/15       M: 25/25/25     M: 80/80/80
Needs         (EC)                  W: 14.3             W: 8.8              W: 15             W: 20           W: 25
                         School R: 54.5/76/73.9         R: 70.4/80/68.4     R: 75/77/85       R:              R:
                                    M: 32/50/73.9       M: 44.4/57/42       M: 55/50/63       M:     N/A      M:     N/A
Subgroups: Limited                  W: 14.3             W: 28.9             W: 35             W:              W:
English Proficiency (LEP)

                     Strategies/Tasks                             Point Person                Deliverables/Assessments                 Timeline

Implement strategies to promote growth for individual EC and
LEP students.                                                     1. EC and LEP           1. Staff development plan.                  Aug. 2007-
    1. Provide ongoing staff development on effective                Coordinators         2. Inclusion lessons/ observation           May 2008
        teaching strategies for EC and LEP students.              2. Classroom               notes.
    2. Implement differentiation strategies in content area          teachers             3. Study Skills work folders.
        classrooms to help students succeed.                      3. Guidance             4. Inclusion schedule.
    3. Enroll EC students in study skills classes to receive         counselors
        additional assistance in coursework.                      4. Counselors
    4. Enroll eligible students in an ESL Academic                5. Classroom
        Enrichment class.                                            teachers
    5. Implement inclusion plan to serve EC students in the       6. LEP
        least restrictive environment. (Per IEP.)                    Committee
    6. Create and maintain LEP folders.
Implement strategies to promote growth for Free/Reduced
Lunch and African American students.                              1. Academic             1. Staff development plan.                Aug. 2007-
   1. Provide ongoing staff development on effective                 Facilitator          2. Lessons/ strategies for closing the    May 2008
       teaching strategies to bridge the achievement gap.         2. Classroom               achievement gap.
    2. Implement differentiation strategies in content area          Teachers             3. Academy of Math and Reading
        classrooms to help students succeed.                      3. Guidance                rosters.
    3. Identify and enroll F/R Lunch and African American
        students in Academy of Math and Reading classes to
        increase proficiency.

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                                                           MS Action Plan Goal:
                                                           Effective Educators

 Outcome: Increase the number of opportunities and time for teachers to plan as a team, share best practices, and collaborate on projects relative
 to student achievement.
Supportive Data
(If Applicable)           2005 – 06     2006 - 07         2007 – 08       2008 – 09       2009 – 10
                                                           (Target)        (Target)       (Strategic
                                                                                            Plan)
                School
# minutes per week       100 minutes   150 minutes      150 minutes      150 minutes     150 minutes
scheduled for
team/content planning

                        Strategies/Tasks                               Point Person             Deliverables/Assessments                 Timeline


Implement Professional Development workshops to increase                1.Academic            1. Study group outline/attendance
teacher knowledge on current strategies and information.                Facilitator              logs.                               Aug. 2007-
    1. School-wide study group program focusing on various              2. Academic           2. Agenda from meetings,               May 2008
        educational topics.                                             Facilitator              Quarterly Mentor Verification
    2. Conduct Monthly Mentor/Mentee Meetings                           3. Principal             Forms, and Mentor Logs.
    3. Conduct training, monitoring, and implementation through         4. Lead               3. Observations and
        reflections and lesson plans.                                   Teachers                 implementation of strategies in
    4. Each grade level department in Language Arts and Math            5. Academic              classroom lesson delivery.
        will participate in a half day planning session during the      Facilitator           4. Meeting minutes.
        school year in order to plan for the EOGs.                      6. Lead               5. Reflections by teachers who
    5. New teachers will observe experienced teachers                   teachers                 implemented various strategies.
        throughout the year and meet to discuss observations.           7.                    6. Lesson plans developed during
    6. Lead teachers will attend meetings and return to instruct        Administrators           the sessions.
        their departments.                                              8. Staff              7. Use of data in team planning.
    7. School-wide training on SPARTA and EVAAS to identify                                   8. Minutes from various meetings.
        our targeted subgroups- SWD, LEP, Free/Reduced
        Lunch and African Americans.
    8. Staff Weekly Plan Meeting:
             a. Mondays – Grade Level Dept. Planning
             b. Tuesdays – Team Conf. w/ Comm.
             c. Wednesdays – Individual Planning
             d. Thursdays – In-service Workshops
             e. Fridays – Team Planning




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                                                           MS Action Plan Goal:
                                                           Effective Educators

                        Strategies/Tasks                              Point Person    Deliverables/Assessments                Timeline


Encourage staff to incorporate inclusion, diversity, and            1. Academic      1. Teacher survey data.              Aug. 2007-
differentiation in their daily plans.                               Facilitator      2. Teacher survey of ESL             May 2008
     1. Participate in diversity workshops.                         2. ESL              students in regular education
     2. Conduct Training in the new ESL/LEP program on                Teachers          classes.
         cultural backgrounds of students, strategies, for use in   3. Academic      3. “Content Literacy” lesson plans
         the regular classroom, and language instruction for        Facilitator         and supplementary data.
         communication.                                             4. Teachers      4. Copy of observation notes.
     3. Conduct training on differentiation through “Content        5. Teachers      5. Study group outline/attendance
         Literacy”.                                                 6. Staff            log.
     4. Peer Sharing – Teachers observing one another.                               6. Eagle Cup plan.
     5. Study Groups – allowing full length discussions on
         professional enhancements. (Topics include: Closing the
         Achievement Gap, ie: LEP, SWD, Free/Reduced Lunch
         and African American students.)
     6. Implement Eagle Cup program to promote staff
         collaboration and incorporation.




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                                                            MS Action Plan Goal:
                                                          Safe and Orderly Schools


Outcome:          Achieve 100% on school safety audit.


Supportive
Data                 2005 - 06       2006 - 07      2007 – 08          2008 – 09      2009 – 10
(If Applicable)                                      (Target)           (Target)      (Strategic
                                                                                        Plan)
        School                                           100              100             90



                  Strategies/Tasks                        Point Person                   Deliverables/Assessments                   Timeline


Implement our school discipline plan to ensure a          1.   Administrators       1. Emergency crisis plan.                 Aug. 2007-May 2008
safe and orderly environment for all students and         2.   Principal            2. Duty rosters/ supervision schedules.
staff.                                                    3.   Teachers             3. Copy of Rights and Responsibilities
     1. Develop and implement an Emergency                4.   Staff                    signed student contracts.
         Management Plan (including Crisis Plan)          5.   Counselors           4. Rules and Expectations posted in
     2. Develop duty rosters and supervision              6.   PBIS Team                every classroom and hallways.
         schedules.                                       7.   Counselors           5. Character Education plan.
     3. Distribute and teach the Rights and               8.   Administrators       6. PBIS plan.
         Responsibilities and Code of Conduct             9.   Staff                7. Peer mediation minutes.
         handbooks to all students.                      10.   Administrators       8. Survey and audit data.
     4. Post and teach Northeast Expectations                                       9. Practice drill schedule.
         of Behavior and Rules.                                                    10. Meeting notes.
     5. Develop and teach Character Education.
     6. Implement school wide PBIS program.
     7. Implement Peer Mediation.
     8. Perform in-house safety surveys and
         audits.
     9. Conduct practice drills throughout the
         school year.
     10. Conduct weekly administrative meetings
         with all shareholders.




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                                                          MS Action Plan Goal:
                                                        Safe and Orderly Schools



Outcome: Decrease the percentage of students who receive out-of-school suspensions. (Do not count a student more than once.)


Supportive Data
(If Applicable)                             2005 - 06      2006 - 07     2007 – 08     2008 – 09     2009 – 10
                                                                          (Target)      (Target)     (Strategic
                                                                                                       Plan)
                                 School        N/A           25.52          22            20             18
(# diff. students receiving OSS) x 100
divided by (total # of students)



                Strategies/Tasks                        Point Person             Deliverables/Assessments                      Timeline

Provide and/or increase the number of
behavioral, management and modification                 1. Principal        1. Eagle Eight application throughout      Aug. 2007-May 2008
opportunities for students                              2. Team                school.
    1. Incorporate the “Eagle Eight” into the              Leaders          2. Honor card program/ incentives.
        daily school routine.                           3. Counselors       3. Peer mediation data.
    2. Implement an incentive-based school-             4. Counselors       4. Academic       Enrichment    program
        wide plan for students who exhibit              5. PBIS team           implementing character development.
        positive role-model qualities. (Honor           6. ISS teacher      5. PBIS meeting minutes/ plans.
        Cards.)                                         7. PBIS team        6. Alternative program data.
    3. Provide peer mediation training for                                  7. SWIS data.
        students and teachers.
    4. Academic Enrichment with Character
        Education on Wednesdays.
    5. Utilize PBIS strategies for interventions
        and preventions.
    6. Increase the number of students who
        participate in alternative programs as an
        option to an out-of-school suspension.
    7. Analyze Suspension data quarterly to
        assess and address areas in need of
        improvement.




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                                                              MS Action Plan Goal:
                                                              World-Class Service

Outcome:          Increase the percentage of parents believing the school keeps them informed of a child’s progress.

Supportive
Data                 2005 - 06       2006 - 07       2007 – 08        2008 – 09      2009 – 10
(If Applicable)                                       (Target)         (Target)      (Strategic
                                                                                       Plan)
   District (%)         88               83              85              87              75
   School (%)           88              88.6             90              92              95


                  Strategies/Tasks                     Point Person                      Deliverables/Assessments           Timeline


    1. Teachers will maintain communication          1. Teachers              1.   Communication logs.                 Aug. 2007-May 2008
       with parents throughout the year and          2. Principal             2.   Newsletters.
       keep a Parent Contact Log.                    3. Psychologist          3.   Communication logs.
    2. Send home bi-weekly newsletters.              4. Webmaster             4.   School website.
    3. Communicate with parents who have             5. Teachers              5.   Communication logs.
       special needs (disabled, LEP) and when        6. Principal             6.   Connect Ed messages.
       possible, provide services.                   7. Administrators        7.   Parent Academy agendas.
       (transportation, translators) to enable
       them to be active participant in school
       meetings and/or special events.
    4. Update School Website weekly.
    5. Use planners and emails for regular
       school-home communication.
    6. Use Connect Ed to deliver community
       outreach messages.
    7. Implement Parent Academy program
       with monthly informational topics.




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                                                           MS Action Plan Goal:
                                                           World-Class Service




Outcome: Maintain a majority percentage of parents and community agreeing that CMS is responsive to requests and keeps them informed.

Supportive
Data               2005 - 06      2006 - 07       2007 – 08      2008 – 09        2009 – 10
(If Applicable)                                    (Target)       (Target)        (Strategic
                                                                                    Plan)
   District (%)      81.6            81.6             85            88                90
   School (%)         68              74              82            85                90

                      Strategies/Tasks                              Point Person                    Deliverables Assessments               Timeline
Support the CMS vision of responsiveness to parents and the
community.                                                       1. Office                     1.   CMS Survey data.                    Aug. 2007-
   1. Answer incoming phone calls within the third ring.         Administration                2.   CMS Survey data.                    May 2008
   2. Staff email response time within twenty-four business      2. Staff                      3.   CMS Survey data.
       hours.                                                    3. Staff                      4.   CMS Survey data.
   3. Reduce the number of miscommunication between              4. Staff
       community and school.
   4. Ongoing review and staff development with survey data.


Outcome: Seek input from a variety of publics on a regular basis and actively engage parents and community members in school decision making
processes and initiatives.

                        Strategies/Tasks                            Point Person                    Deliverables Assessments               Timeline
Implement parental involvement to involve the community in the
success of our students.                                             1. Principal              1. Orientation Agenda.                   Aug. 2007-
    1. Organize and conduct Parent/Student Orientations.             2. PTSA                   2. Number of parents attending open      May 2008
    2. Conduct PTSA Open Houses and Meetings.                           President                 houses.
    3. Communicate daily using the student agenda.                   3. Teachers               3. Copies of student agendas.
    4. Email newsletters and meetings to parents.                    4. Webmaster              4. Copies of newsletters.
    5. Invite parents to join committees, PTSA and School            5. Principal              5. Parental involvement on committees,
       Leadership Team.                                              6. Principal                 PTSA and School Leadership Team.
    6. Hold Quarterly “Coffees with the Principal”.                  7. Administrat            6. Attendance data.
    7. Implement Parent Academy program with monthly                    ors                    7. Parent Academy agenda.
       informational topics.




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                                                       MS Action Plan Goal:
                                             Strong Parent and Community Connections

Outcome: Increase the number of parents on an annual survey who feel free to express concerns and make suggestions to staff. (Goal- 95%)

Supportive
Data               2005 - 06       2006 - 07        2007 – 08       2008 – 09       2009 – 10
                                                     (Target)        (Target)       (Strategic
                                                                                      Plan)
   School (%)        66.8             75.6             80              85               90


                Strategies/Tasks                     Point Person                        Deliverables/Assessments                      Timeline

Provide opportunities for parents to get involved
in the school.                                      1. Staff                1.   List of opportunities/Volunteer log.            Aug. 2007-May 2008
     1. Increase the number of opportunities for    2. Staff                2.   Volunteer log.
         parent involvement (within school).        3. Principal            3.   Flexible meeting opportunities.
     2. Increase the number of hours parents        4. Staff                4.   Attendance data.
         volunteer at school via Parent Academy,    5. Academic             5.   Copy of parent materials.
         Saturday Clean-Up program, etc.            Facilitator
     3. Offer a flexible number of meetings for
         parents.
     4. Increase the number of parents who
         attend school-sponsored activities.
     5. Develop a plan to provide materials and
         training to enable parents to work with
         their children to improve the student’s
         achievement and to understand the
         academic content standards.




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                                                            MS Action Plan Goal:
                                                             Staff Development
Outcome: Increase the knowledge base of teachers and administrators in regard to curriculum, best practices and leadership.

                  Strategies/Tasks                        Point Person             Deliverables/Assessments                     Timeline

Develop sustained, ongoing, high-quality professional
development that will focus on understanding             1. Staff             1. Academic Enrichment/ Club rosters.       Aug. 2007-May 2008
assessment requirements, assessment analysis, and        2. Grade Level       2. Team Planning minutes.
utilization of assessment data to refine instruction.    Department           3. Faculty meeting agenda/Grade level
      1. Increase the number of teachers                 Chairs                  agenda.
          leading/sponsoring at least one academic       3. Staff             4. Observation notes, BTSP folders.
          extracurricular activity.                      4. Academic          5. Professional Development plans and
      2. Increase the number of teachers who             Facilitator             supplementary data.
          participate in team planning at least once a   5. Academic          6. Observation notes.
          week.                                          Facilitator          7. Planning notes.
      3. Increase the number of teachers sharing an      6. Administrators
          effective teaching strategy at a staff or      7.Administrators
          planning meeting.
      4. Increase the number of opportunities new
          teachers have to observe effective veteran
          teachers within the same school or another
          school.
      5. Increase and provide evidence of high-
          quality, on-going professional development
          activities.
      6. Administrators will share information and
          strategies observed during teacher
          observations.
      7. Administrators will conduct grade level
          planning sessions for interdisciplinary
          collaboration.




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