• SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

    STANLEY SWITLIK SCHOOL

    2008-09

    FINAL STATUS REPORT

    Principal Barbara Wright

    Goal: READING

    Objective:

    FCAT SSS Reading Test. Stanley Switlik School will achieve an A school rating and achieve Annual

    Yearly Progress.

    2009Sixtyfive percent (65%) of students in all subgroups will score three (3) or higher on

    Summary:

    Test. This was an increase of 3% from the 07

    of SWD met this criteria for Annual Yearly Progress. Stanley Switlik School received an A school

    rating.

    Eightythree percent (83%) of students scored a 3 or higher on FCAT SSS Reading08 school year. All subgroups with the exception

    Progress: Partially Achieved

    Goal : MATHEMATICS

    Objective:

    on the FCAT SSS Mathematics Test. Eighty percent (80%) of students will make learning gains

    as measured on the FCAT SSS. Switlik students will make AYP in all subgroups as measured on

    the FCAT SSS Mathematics as we continue to close the achievement gap for all students.

    Sixtyeight percent (68%) of students in all subgroups will score a three(3) or higher

    Summary:

    FCAT SSS Mathematics test. Sixty (60%) percent of students made a year’s worth of progress in

    math. Sixty (60%) percent of the lowest 25% of students made a year’s worth of progress in

    math. All subgroups with the exception of SWD met proficiency goals for Annual Yearly

    Progress.

    Overall, eightythree percent (83%) of Switlik students scored a 3 or higher on the

    Progress: Partially Achieved

    Goal: WRITING

    Objective:

    proficient in writing by meeting the high standards on the FCAT Writing Plus (3.0).

    At least ninety percent (90%) of all fourth grade students will continue to be

    Summary

    The school met the proficiency goal in writing for Annual Yearly Progress.

    : Ninetythree percent (93%) of students met the state standards in writing (3.5).

    Progress: Fully Achieved

    Goal: SCIENCE

    Objective:

    meet or exceed the state average and increase the science score from the prior year.

    Students in grade five will score a level 3 or higher on the FCAT Science test and will

    Summary:

    grade five scored a level 3 or higher on the FCAT Science test. This is an increase over the

    previous year’s scores of 49%.

    According to State School Grading guidelines fiftythree percent (53%) of students in

    Progress: Fully Achieved

    Goal: PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT

    Objective:

    training activities, attending school functions, and awareness of school events along with

    increased awareness and bilingual communication for school events.

    Increase the Spanish speaking, ESE, and Title I parents frequency in participating in

    Summary:

    were in both English and Spanish. With the addition of transportation and meals, there was an

    increase in the number of parents from low income, ESE and Spanish speaking homes attending

    monthly Parent Involvement

    Information to parents went home in English and Spanish. Connect Ed phone calls‐‐Parent to Kid nights.

    Progress: Fully Achieved

    Goal: HEALTH AND FITNESS

    Objective:

    Fitnessgram fitness program that provides information critical to make healthy life choices

    including water safety.

    One hundred percent (100%) of all students in grades 36 will participate in the

    Summary:

    Fitnessgram fitness program. Water safety was also addressed through school visits by

    community members.

    Through our physical education program all students were able to participate in the

    Progress: Fully Achieved

    Goal: AIR QUALITY

    Objective:

    be reported and followed up upon using District Policy. The maintenance Dept. will screen the

    HVAC systems for proper operation and adequate ventilation during monthly preventative

    maintenance visits.

    Health concerns as reported on the indoor environmental quality response form will

    Summary:

    monitors the status of filter changes and temperature settings.

    The Maintenance Department keeps records of HVAC preventive maintenance and

    Progress: Fully Achieved

    Goal: CHARACTER EDUCATION

    Objective:

    State Mandate requires that all schools offer a character education program

    Summary:

    education. Keys Character program promotes “Do the right thing” in the classroom, on campus

    and in the community. Students were recognized on a monthly basis for demonstrating the

    character trait of the month and pictures were displayed throughout the school recognizing

    these students. Other recognition such as Dolphin Pride awards are also in place.

    All teachers provided character education based on monthly traits of character

    Progress: Fully Achieved

    Goal: SCHOOL SAFETY AND DISCIPLINE STRATEGIES

    Objective:

    Disciplinary incidents reported in TERMS school wide will decrease by 15%.

    Summary:

    in incidents. This is partially accounted for by school population change of approximately 611

    students in 07

    identified in the high frequency group received group counseling services from the lifeskills

    counselor, teachers developed common behavior management strategies, and intermediate

    students received training on “Seven Habits of Highly Effective Students” from the guidance

    counselor. Positive Behavior System was initiated for full implementation during the 09

    school year.

    Disciplinary incidents decreased from 312 incidents to 125. This is a 40% decrease08 to 507 students in 0809, however, the improvement is notable. The students10

    Progress: Fully Achieved

    Goal: INCREASED STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

    Objective:

    services by referring those students to the Student Services Team (SST) for appropriate action.

    Success will be measured based on improvement in the overall attendance rate from the

    previous school year. There will be a decrease in the number of students with 6 or more

    absences in the 08

    To identify all students at Stanley Switlik who require the assistance of support09 school year.

    Summary:

    SST process or have completed the SST process. Students absent 6 or more days decreased

    from 41% to 35%, an improvement of 6%.

    All students identified and referred to the SST process are either currently in the

    Progress: Fully Achieved

    Goal: TECHNOLOGY

    Objective:

    content skills in all subject areas and support personal productivity and decision

    Faculty and staff will implement technology daily to support program management and

    instruction.

    Students will utilize appropriate technologies in order to demonstrate mastery ofmaking.

    Summary:

    center. Students utilize technology for accessing online learning sites and research. Students

    also utilize technology for word processing, publishing and presentations. Faculty and staff

    have access to a full range of digital presentation technology as well as online teaching/learning

    sites to enhance instruction. Teachers also have the ability to use technology for planning and

    daily management with their tablets. All rooms will be fully equipped for digital presentation at

    the beginning of the 09

    Students have access to appropriate technologies in the classroom, labs and media10 school year.

    Progress: Fully Achieved

    Goal: TRANSITION OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN TO ELEMENTARY PROGRAMS

    Objective: Increase parent and community preschool participation in transitional activities

    designed to communicate important information and better prepare students for success in

    kindergarten.

    Summary

    kindergarten teachers worked together to plan for student needs. Community preschools and

    parents participated in Roundup activities as well as monthly Parent To Kid nights. SUMS

    strategies were included in the PreK math and science curriculum. PreK teachers were part of

    the vertical team meetings for curriculum.

    : There was an increase in the attendance in Kindergarten Roundup. PreK and

    Progress:

    improved transition program. Opportunities included increased information provided in

    Spanish as well as English to better meet the needs of our students and families.

    Increased opportunities between teachers, parents, and students provided an