• Achievement column graphic Pillar #1 - STUDENT ACHEIVEMENT

    GOAL: Create and provide learning opportunities for all students to achieve individual success.


    Objective A: Engage all students by increasing flexible learning options and providing a caring learning environment

    Measures
    •Increase high school graduation rate by 1% annually
    •Increase students scoring 3 or above on Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) English/ Language Arts (ELA) by 1% annually
    •Increase students scoring 3 or above on Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) Math by 1% annually
    •Reduce students falling into the substantial reading deficiency category by 1% annually
    •Reduce minority achievement gaps by 1/3 by 2020

    Activities
    •Provide professional development on understanding and implementing effective Professional Learning Communities (PLC) for administrators and teachers
    •Develop an action plan and processes for implementing effective Professional Learning Communities
    •Provide on-going professional development in Universal Design Learning, technology, and differentiated instruction
    •Ensure common planning time is scheduled
    •Incorporate differentiated instruction to meet learning needs for all students
    •Utilize technology effectively as a learning tool
    •Incorporate Personalized Learning/Universal Design Learning into lesson plans
    •Develop and implement school mentoring programs
    •Implement character education programs
    •Provide on-going professional development to administrators and teachers on creating positive learning environments and building relationships
    •Continue to expand the Parent Academy and trainings offered to families to support the learning needs of their child/children

    Objective B: Improve learning outcomes for all students in literacy

    Measures
    •Increase high school graduation by 1% annually
    •Increase students scoring 3 or above on Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) English/ Language Arts (ELA) by 1% annually
    •Increase students making learning gains as measured by Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) English/Language Arts (ELA) by 1% annually
    •Reduce students falling into the substantial reading deficiency category by 1% annually
    •Reduce minority achievement gaps by 1/3 by 2020

    Activities
    •Provide continuous professional development for all administrators in order to increase their knowledge of instructional expectations during literacy instruction with support on how to provide teacher feedback using the Danielson Framework
    •Provide administrative continuous professional development training on the Danielson Framework
    •Provide professional development to all English/Language Arts teachers on delivery of instruction in reading/writing
    •Provide time for teachers to develop and incorporate best practices into the lesson plan development from the Model Classroom Best Practice Wheel
    •Provide teachers time for facilitative lesson planning and time to examine and analyze student work
    •Conduct three diagnostic assessments/nine week assessments each school year to monitor student progress and use data to make instructional decisions
    •Embed critical thinking and problem solving in the learning opportunities for all students
    •Build a solid foundation for learning by focusing on the early learning needs of all students
    •Develop a system and process for Multi-Tier Student Support (MTSS) in order to provide targeted intervention to students
    •Conduct administrator walkthroughs to ensure that the standard alignment and depth of the standard is being taught
    •Schedule data chats to be held at the classroom, school and district level
    •Conduct on-going walkthroughs in order to collect trend data and provide targeted professional development
    •Offer credit recovery through Edgenuity to secondary students
    •Offer Khan Academy opportunities for intensive reading for high school students

    Objective C: Improve learning outcomes for all students in mathematics

    Measures
    •Increase high school graduation rate by 1% annually
    •Increase students scoring 3 or above on Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) Math by 1% annually
    •Increase students making learning gains as measured by Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) Math by 1% annually
    •Reduce minority achievement gaps by 1/3 by 2020
    •Increase Algebra I End-of-Course exam pass rates by 1% annually

    Activities
    •Provide continuous professional development for all administrators in order to increase their knowledge of instructional expectations during literacy instruction with support on how to provide teacher feedback using the Danielson Framework
    •Provide time for teachers to develop and incorporate best practices into the lesson plan development from the Model Classroom Best Practice Wheel
    •Provide teachers time for facilitative lesson planning and time to examine and analyze student work
    •Conduct three diagnostic assessments/nine week assessments each school year to monitor student progress and use data to make instructional decisions
    •Embed critical thinking and problem solving in the learning opportunities for all students
    •Build a solid foundation for learning by focusing on the early learning needs of all students
    •Develop a system and process for Multi-Tier Student Support (MTSS) in order to provide targeted intervention to students
    •Conduct administrator walkthroughs to ensure that the standard alignment and depth of the standard is being taught
    •Schedule data chats to be held at the classroom, school and district level
    •Conduct on-going walkthroughs in order to collect trend data and provide targeted professional development
    •Offer credit recovery through Edgenuity to secondary students
    •Increase Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement opportunities for upperclassmen at the high school level
    •Increase enrollment in grades 6 and 7 advanced math to better prepare students for Algebra I
    •Increase the number of students taking Algebra I courses at the middle school level
    •Increase acceleration in grades K-5 to prepare students for higher level math at the secondary level
    •Increase the number of students enrolled in 6th grade advanced math at the elementary level

    Objective D: Improve learning outcomes for all students in Science

    Measures
    •Increase high school graduation rate by 1% annually
    •Increase grade 5 students scoring 3 or above in Science on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) by 1% annually
    •Increase grade 8 students scoring 3 or above in Science on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) by 1% annually
    •Increase students scoring 3 or above on Biology End-of-Course exam by 1% annually
    •Reduce minority achievement gaps by 1/3 by 2020

    Activities
    •Incorporate Science content in the English/Language Arts and reading courses
    •Incorporate reading and writing strategies in the content areas
    •Incorporate best practices into the lesson plan development from the Model Classroom Best Practice wheel
    •Provide teachers with time for facilitative lesson planning and time to examine and analyze student work
    •Conduct three diagnostic assessments/nine week assessments each school year to monitor student progress and use data to make instructional decisions
    •Embed critical thinking and problem solving in the learning opportunities for all students

    Objective E: Improve learning outcomes for all students in Social Sciences

    Measures
    •Increase high school graduation rate by 1% annually
    •Increase middle school students scoring 3 or above on Civics End-ofCourse exam by 1% annually
    •Increase high school students scoring 3 or above on US History End of Course exam by 1% annually
    •Reduce minority achievement gaps by 1/3 by 2020

    Activities
    •Incorporate Social Sciences content in the English/Language Arts and reading courses
    •Incorporate reading and writing strategies in the content areas
    •Incorporate best practices into the lesson plan development from the Model Classroom Best Practice wheel
    •Provide teachers with time for facilitative lesson planning and time to examine and analyze student work
    •Conduct three diagnostic assessments/nine week assessments each school year to monitor student progress and use data to make instructional decisions
    •Embed critical thinking and problem solving in the learning opportunities for all students

    Objective F: Create additional & Career Technical Education (CTE) courses/opportunities for grades K-12 and incorporate and strengthen college pathways for all students

    Measures
    •Increase high school graduation rate by 1% annually
    •Increase students meeting college and career acceleration defined by the state accountability model by 2% annually
    •Increase Industry Certifications in CTE by 2% annually

    Activities
    •Expand Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (1B), and Cambridge Advanced International Certification of Education (AICE) courses
    •Administer Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) during the school day
    •Collect data from My Career Shines to help better place students in courses of interest and plan for postsecondary education starting in middle school
    •Increase Dual Enrollment (DE) participation for career & technical courses
    •Implement a course progression plan that will enable students to earn industry certification at the secondary level
    •Expand Career and Professional Education Act (CAPE) offerings for students in grades K-8
    •Offer Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) and American College Test (ACT) preparation in high schools
    •Conduct Career/Tech Fairs and college information nights for families
    •Explore daytime Career/Tech Fairs for grades K-12