School Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2018-2019

  • Liberty Middle School

  • Region 4

  • Adam Erbrecht, Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Math: Grade 7 & 8: Based on the 2019 Math 7 SOL and the Pre-Algebra SOL,  the gap between the highest performing subgroup and the lowest performing subgroup will be no greater than 30%. 

Strategy 1

  • Teachers will utilize Power Math, ARI, FAST Math, effective curriculum strategies and Lion Time support to support under-performing sub-groups.

Strategy 2

  • Teachers will meet frequently to analyze assessment data and implement intervention plans. 

Strategy 3

  • Teachers will use after-school intervention sessions and Friday after-school Math Madness SOL review sessions (3 hours each) in fourth quarter to provide academic support according to student need.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

English: Grade 7 & 8: Based on the 2019 Reading SOL unadjusted pass rates, our goal is to reduce the gap between the highest performing subgroup (white) and the lowest performing subgroup (SWD) to be no more than 42%.

Strategy 1

  • School-based initiatives and support.

Strategy 2

  • Provide academic support to reading comprehension for students. 

Strategy 3

  • Create common pacing and frequent common interim assessments to ensure mastery of all standards.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Improve the effectiveness of our silent sustained reading (SSR) program in a way that will impact student literacy as shown by at least 20 LT’s will have completed 80% of our Literacy Board goals. 80% of Reading Lab students will have improved by a minimum of 15% or higher on reading assessment. 

Strategy 1

  • The SSR initiative will offer academic support for students to acquire knowledge and broaden perspectives in reading, employ active listening, express ideas in purposeful discussions, and demonstrate effective writing skills to convey understanding while building positive relationships between teachers and students.

Strategy 2

  • The Reading Lab initiative will offer a small group of students the opportunity to receive academic support aligned to address their specific reading skill deficits as identified by a pre-assessment. acquire knowledge and broaden perspectives in reading, employ active listening, express ideas in purposeful discussions, and demonstrate effective writing skills to convey understanding while building positive relationships between teachers and students.