School Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2017-2018

  • Thomas Edison High School

  • Region 3

  • Pamela Brumfield, Principal 

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

The achievement gap for students with disabilities as compared to general education students on the End of Year Standards of Learning (SOL) exams will be reduced by 5%.

Strategy 1

  • Students with a demonstrated need--by standard--as determined by performance on standards-based cumulative assessments (unit tests and quarterly cumulative assessments) will be given individual assistance to remediate gaps in learning to attain mastery learning.

Strategy 2

  • The team will modify curriculum materials and instructional strategies in an effort to address processing issues, deficits in reading and writing, and general attention disorders that tend to be most common amongst the special education student population.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

The number of Students with Disabilities failing to graduate in 4 years will be reduced by 10% or more.

Strategy 1

  • All 11th and 12th-grade students with disabilities will have an understanding of their graduation options to include the advanced, standard and standard diploma with accommodations.

Strategy 1

  • Underclassmen will continue to make progress in their courses required for graduation and will avail themselves of remediation and retake opportunities.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome – Raise the Bar (Inquiry, Critical Thinking, Project-based learning)

Of the students who have selected a Personal Project topic, 90% will complete all aspects of the Personal Project according to the requirements by the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP).

Strategy 1

  • Students will use resources available to them through a personal project Google Classroom, assigned supervisor, librarians, and IBMYP Coordinator.

Strategy 2

  • Students will set their own goal, define the criteria used to assess the completion of their product or outcome, and determine the most effective way to track their process.