Sandy River Middle School. Data Presentation February 29, 2012. Sandy River Middle School. Mission Statement: To Facilitate Student Success in the 21 st Century. Core Beliefs : Students need guidance, support, self-discipline, respect and encouragement in order to be successful learners.
February 29, 2012
Core Beliefs :
Students need guidance, support, self-discipline, respect and encouragement in order to be successful learners.
A safe and caring environment, which is adaptable to the diverse needs of the individual, is essential for the learning and well being of all students.
Responsibility and respect of self and others are essential to personal development.
Learning takes place when the teacher and student are both motivated at a higher level.
Through a combined effort of students, parents, teachers, administrators, and support personnel, our students will develop skills necessary to compete in the 21st Century.
Figure 2: Continuous improvement in students Proficient, 3 year trend
Figure 1: Ranking of 156 Middle Schools-Proficient students
Sandy River Middle School students have shown significant improvement
In achievement over the past three years as evidenced by school rankings.
Figure 3: Ranking sorted by Low SES subgroup
Figure 4: Ranking Above Mastery & Distinguished of the 156 Middle Schools in WV
We believe that our improved student achievement is due to our students’ increasing their higher order thinking skills within the standards and objectives .
Our Culture Survey, completed Fall 2011. It indicated a culture of high expectations and strong internal support.
Collaborative groups working together toward student learning.
2. Low areas of school culture:
Survey is rated on a scale of 1-5, one is the lowest and five is the highest.
Goal: Collegial Awareness
Action Step: Collaborative teams will plan critical peer review
We believe that we are a school of continuous improvement, therefore, we continue to make goals to improve critical factors.
Attendance incentives given in form of special activities, or
The most important thing is getting students engaged in learning,
so they want to attend…..
Our usage of WV Writes has been good. This year our goal has been to improve writing performance levels to 50% mastery and above, rubric scores above 4. Last year we performed at about 40% at 4 or above.
Sandy River Middle
Benchmark 1 Math
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Benchmark 2 Math
7th Grade Math
8th Grade Math and RLA reflect 1st Acuity Benchmark Results
Data Tracking Template by CSO- Item Analysis
Teacher Led Instructional Practices Inventory- completed 3-4 times/year
Teacher Led faculty discussion and goal setting after each IPI
IPI Faculty Discussion about Student Engagement
Sandy River Middle School
Questions, Data, Comments
Was this a typical day?
What can we celebrate?
5’s and 6’s increased
Our collaborative conversations are interactive
Teacher ideas; suggestions
What do we value?
The breaking down of the coding
How our work has been worth it
Sharing teaching ideas
Students are at the center of their own learning
The awareness the IPI creates
Teacher led talk can be turned to student engagement
What do we need to improve
Our 1’s stayed the same
Students need to work in pairs or groups to capture the social learning
student based questions
Content specific work for the subs
Tests need higher order questions