School Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

2017-18 Liberty Middle School | Region IV | Catherine M. Cipperly, Ed.D., Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Math: Grade 7 & 8: Based on the 2018 Math 7 SOL, the gap between the highest performing subgroup and  he lowest performing subgroup will be no greater than 30%. On the 2018 Mathematics 8 computer-adaptive SOL, the percentage of students scoring pass advanced will be at least 25%. 

Strategy 1

Teachers will add rigor to instruction and assessments that reflect critical thinking and technology enhanced questions.

Strategy 2

Teachers will encourage students to participate in math extension programs.

Strategy 3

Teachers will utilize Power Math curriculum strategies and Lion Time support to support under-performing sub-groups.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

English: Grade 7 & 8 Based on the 2018 Grade 8 Reading SOL, the gap between the highest performing subgroup and the lowest performing subgroup will not exceed 34%. Based on the 2018 Reading 7 SOL, the difference between the current highest performing subgroup and students with disabilities will not exceed 43%.

Strategy 1

Provide individualized academic support with roots, prefixes & suffixes to increase word recognition and comprehension for intervention students.

Strategy 2

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

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Executive Functioning (EF) Skills: Based on the teacher created EF survey, 72.5% of students will rate themselves a 3 or higher. This will demonstrate that the awareness of EF skills by students at Liberty MS increased by 20%.

Strategy 1

Form an Executive Function Committee of faculty members that represent a variety of subjects and grade levels.

Strategy 2

Provide opportunities for all students to be exposed to EF skills.