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1 Page 1 of 17 Accountability, Research, and Assessment School Improvement Plan School Improvement Plan LAKE SILVER ELEMENTARY Approved by: Principal: 9/27/2010 Area Superintendent: 10/19/2010 School Board: 10/26/2010 District Vision To be the top producer of successful students in the nation District Mission To lead our students to success with the support and involvement of families and the community School Profile: District Goals tense Focus on Student Achievement High-Performing and Dedicated Team Safe Learning and Working Environment Efficient Operations Sustained Community Engagement Lake Silver Elementary School was opened in 1954 to serve the College Park and surrounding communities. We strive to keep many of the traditions established during the school's beginning while providing current innovative research based instructional practices. Our faculty and staff are highly qualified and belong to a Professional Learning Community where we are committed to working collaboratively in ongoing processes of collective inquiry and action research in order to achieve better results for the students we serve. Lake Silver is also an exceptional education physically impaired center school with classes that serve students in grades PreK-5. The exceptional education classes consist of students with varying exceptionalities such as: physical and mental impairments. Eligible students are also provided physical, occupational and speech therapy. Lake Silver Elementary also provides services for students who have other unique needs. Students who qualify can participate in the Gifted program, which serves only zoned Lake Silver students, in grades 1-5. This program is a one-day a week resource program. Students with Limited English Proficiency are provided with learning strategies that include best practices for language development. Our enrollment in September 2010 was 609 students. At Lake Silver Elementary School we have a diverse population mirroring the changes and growth within Orange County. Lake Silver Elementary offers a variety of opportunities for students to grow emotionally, socially and academically. One example is the comprehensive guidance program. It is designed so that all students achieve academic, personal and social success. The program includes individual and group counseling services, peer mediation, anti-bullying program and drug awareness education for our students. It also

2 Page 2 of 17 includes parent education opportunities. Other examples of our special programs include a 28 station Computer Lab, Science and Math lab, Physical Education, Music, Drama, and Clubs. Lake Silver Elementary is an Orange County Magnet School that focuses on mathematics. Each grade level has a Math Magnet theme that corresponds to their Sunshine State Standards. These experiences are an enhancement to the core math curriculum. Utilizing guest speakers and field trips our Math Magnet grade level themes come alive and provide our students wonderful opportunities to apply math in real world situations. Lake Silver actively seeks interaction and involvement with its parents, community, the university system, businesses and the school district's leaders. Together with our PTA and community support, Lake Silver provides several family/educational events during the year. We also have more than 20 business partners through the Partners in Education program. Our students have benefited educationally and emotionally from the continued support from our mentors and ADDition volunteers. Lake Silver received the Golden School Award for high volunteer participation and the Five Star School Award that reflects our school's commitment to planning, training, implementing and recognition of community involvement. These awards are reflective of the wonderful support that we have received from our parents and Partners in Education. With this unified support Lake Silver Elementary has received its fourth "A" in a row for student achievement. School Vision: Lake Silver Elementary School is a learning community for the success of all learners. Identify the school based RtI leadership team: Principal, Staffing Coordinator, CRT, School Psychologist, Reading Coach, ESE Teachers Describe how the school-based RtI Leadership Team functions (e.g. meeting processes and roles/functions). Bi-monthly meetings where teacher brings student concerns. Brainstorm teaching/learning strategies; identify best strategy, teacher utilizes data sheets to monitor strategy effectiveness. Strategy is implemented and data collected for 3-6 weeks. Describe the role of the school-based RtI Leadership Team in the development and implementation of the school improvement plan. The RtI Leadership Team will be responsible for recommending, implementing and tracking interventions and activities to facilitate high achievement. Describe the data management system used to summarize tiered data. RtI Resource Team Member will keep data notebook to track student progress in the RtI process. Teachers will be responsible for data collection and progress monitoring. Describe the plan to train staff on RtI. RtI team will be trained by District personnel. RtI team will meet monthly with District personnel as a follow up to bi-monthly grade level RtI meetings. Reading Objective Narrative:

3 Page 3 of 17 Lake Silver Elementary will maintain a rigorous curriculum that is guaranteed and viable by providing explicit, systematic instruction utilizing a research-based reading curriculum. formal and formal assessments and on-going progress monitoring will guide instruction based on analysis of data collection. Through our Professional Learning Community Teams, that will include lesson study, we will be providing appropriate reading interventions and best reading practices. Five-Year By June 2011, 85 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above. By June 2011, 70 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains. By June 2011, 70 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains with the lowest 25% of students. June 2009, 82 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School scored at Level 3 or above on FCAT reading Needs June 2009, 75 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School made learning gains in reading. June 2009, 71 percent of the lowest 25 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School made learning gains in reading. By June 2010, 85 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above Annual Mid-Year : Results: By June 2010, 78 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains. By June 2010, 74 percent of the lowest 25 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains. June 2010, 76 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above. June 2010, 61 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains. June 2010, 60 percent of the lowest 25 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains Needs June 2010, 76 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School scored at Level 3 or above on FCAT reading. June 2010, 61 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School made learning gains in reading.

4 Page 4 of 17 June 2010, 60 percent of the lowest 25 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School made learning gains in reading. By June 2011, 85 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above Annual By June 2011, 70 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains. By June 2011, 70 percent of the lowest 25 percent of all students taking the FCAT Reading test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains Mid-Year : Results: Do rules, regulations, policies, or laws at the state or district level prevent the school from accomplishing this plan? No If so, is a request waiver needed? No

5 Page 5 of 17 Activities Secure funding to purchase reading materials. Identify students and subgroups who did not meet AYP criteria. Analyze FCAT and AYP data to determine any deficient areas of apparent gaps in instruction. Ensure all K-5 teachers receive initial FAIR training. Implement 1 reading family curriculum night. Designate lesson study team to learn about lesson study and begin implementation. Implement school-wide intervention block for all students. Implement Professional Learning Community to provide monthly Staff Development for faculty. Provide additional teaching, interventions, tutoring and monitoring for the AYP subgroups. Implement Florida Continous Improvement Model for all students. Prescribe common assessments in reading for all students. Monitor Curriculum struction Alignment and implementation of reading programs. Monitor student progress in reading using data from FCAT, FAIR, DRA 2, STAR, SuccessMaker and OCPS Benchmark tests. End Date Fund Sources School Principal Position of Responsibility Principal, Status School Reading Leadership Team Principal, Principal, District Resource Teacher Planned Planned

6 Math Objective Page 6 of 17 Narrative: Lake Silver will maintain a research-based, comprehensive math curriculum that provides students with meaningful skills and strategies necessary to achieve success in a technically advancing world. Through our Professional Learning Community, a new Math and Science Lab and our Math Magnet Program we will provide students with active participation in real world knowledge and application. formal and formal assessments and on-going progress monitoring will guide instruction based on analysis of data collection. Five-Year By June 2011, 80 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above. By June 2011, 72 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains. By June 2011, 70 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains with the lowest 25% of students. June 2009, 71 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School scored at Level 3 or above on FCAT Math Needs June 2009, 72 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School made learning gains in FCAT Math. June 2009, 87 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School made learning gains in FCAT Math with the lowest 25% of students. By June 2010, 76 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above Annual By June 2010, 75 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains. By June 2010, 90 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains with the lowest 25% of students Mid-Year : June 2010, 75 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above Results: June 2010, 69 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains. June 2010, 67 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains with the lowest 25% of students. June 2010, 75 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School scored at Level 3 or above on FCAT Math.

7 Page 7 of Needs June 2010, 69 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School made learning gains in FCAT Math. June 2010, 67 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School made learning gains in FCAT Math with the lowest 25% of students. By June 2011, 80 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above Annual By June 2011, 72 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains. By June 2011, 70 percent of all students taking the FCAT Math test at Lake Silver Elementary School will make learning gains with the lowest 25% of students Mid-Year : Results: Do rules, regulations, policies, or laws at the state or district level prevent the school from accomplishing this plan? No If so, is a request waiver needed? No

8 Page 8 of 17 Activities Secure funding to purchase new instructional position and implement Math/Science Lab for K-5 students to attend for additional math enrichment. Submit order to District to purchase envisionmath program. Ensure all K-5 teachers receive training for envisionmath. Analyze FCAT and AYP data to determine any deficient areas of apparent gaps in instruction. Identify students and subgroups who did not meet AYP criteria. End Date Fund Sources School District Position of Responsibility Principal, Principal, Status Implement 1 math family night Enhance Math Magnet program activities through the support of Palmer's Garden and Goods, Partners Education, community and PTA. Implement school-wide intervention block for all students. Implement Professional Learning Community to provide monthly Staff Development for math. Provide additional teaching, interventions, tutoring, and monitoring for the AYP subgroups. Implement Florida Continous Improvement Model for all students. Prescribe common assessments in math for all students. Monitor Curriculum struction Alignment and implementation of math programs. Monitor student progress in math using data from FCAT, OCPS Benchmark tests, SuccessMaker. School, PTA, PIE School Principal, Principal, Principal, Principal Planned

9 Writing Objective Page 9 of 17 Narrative: Lake Silver will provide a comprehensive writing program that will include the five critical elements: spelling, text construction, vocabulary, fluency and assessment. Through our Professional Learning Community Teams and monthly writing prompts and assessments, student writing samples will be monitored and daily explicit instruction will be provided by using a guided or interactive writing delivery model. Five-Year By June 2011, 85 percent of all students taking the FCAT Writing test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 4.0 or above Needs Annual Mid-Year : Results: June 2009, 81 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School scored at Level 3.5 or above on FCAT Writing. By June 2010, 84 percent of all students taking the FCAT Writing test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3.5 or above. June 2010, 76 percent of all students taking the FCAT Writing test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3.5 or above Needs Annual Mid-Year : Results: June 2010, 76 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School scored at Level 3.5 or above on FCAT Writing. By June 2011, 85 percent of all students taking the FCAT Writing test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 4.0 or above. Do rules, regulations, policies, or laws at the state or district level prevent the school from accomplishing this plan? No If so, is a request waiver needed? No

10 Page 10 of 17 Activities End Date Fund Sources Position of Responsibility Status Secure funding to purchase Being A Writer for grades K School Principal, Secure funding to purchase Write Score for grades 3 & School Principal, Analyze FCAT and AYP subgroups Writing scores Provide Professsional Development in a Professional Learning Community for 4th grade teachers to plan writing curriculum Title II Planned Monitor student progress using common assessments and Being A Writer assessments through Professional Learning Community once/month. Provide Staff Development for teachers to implement Being A Writer. Monitor fidelity of Being A Writer curriculum through Professional Learning Community grade level meetings. Principal, Implement Write Score prompts for 3rd and 4th grades 4 times/year. Planned Implement school wide prompts 3 times/year. Planned

11 Science Objective Page 11 of 17 Narrative: Lake Silver will provide a comprehensive science program utilizing the Sunshine State Standards that provides instruction to help students understand and apply the critical skills/processes of science. Through our Professional Learning Communities and new Math and Science Lab the students will frequently solve open-ended problems or questions through lab experiments that will include data collecting and analysis to support written or oral claims. Five-Year By June 2011, 70 percent of all students taking the FCAT Science test at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above Needs Annual Mid-Year : Results: June 2009, 40 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School scored at Level 3 or above on FCAT Science. By June 2010, 43 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above on FCAT Science. June 2010, 67 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above on FCAT Science Needs Annual Mid-Year : Results: June 2010, 67 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School scored at Level 3 or above on FCAT Science. By June 2011, 70 percent of students at Lake Silver Elementary School will score at Level 3 or above on FCAT Science. Do rules, regulations, policies, or laws at the state or district level prevent the school from accomplishing this plan? No If so, is a request waiver needed? No

12 Page 12 of 17 Activities End Date Fund Sources Position of Responsibility Status Secure funding to purchase new instructional position and implement Math/Science Lab for K-5 students to attend for additional science enrichment and hands on lab learning School Principal Secure funding to purchase Write Score Science, science equipment and materials School Principal Establish a math and science lab for students to attend once per week for hands on instruction where students will solve open-ended problems or questions through laboratory or other investigations that include data collection and analysis to support written or oral claims. School, PTA Principal, Monitor student progress in science through Professional Learning Communities using classroom assessments, Write Score Science and Curriculum struction Alignment. Principal, Teachers, Provide hands on learning and teacher and student support with Palmer's Garden and Goods, Gaylord Palms, Orlando Science Center and other community partners. Community Partners Principal, Teachers,

13 Disaggregated SubGroups Objective Page 13 of 17 Narrative: All staff at Lake Silver will work together to make improvement in reading a priority. Research-based programs will be used, results monitored, interventions taught. Weekly Professional Learning Community meetings will take place to discuss student data. Five-Year By June 2011, 67% of Lake Silver's economically disadvantaged students will score at level 3 or above on FCAT reading Needs Annual Mid-Year : Results: Needs Annual Mid-Year : Results: June 2010, 57% of Lake Silver's economically disadvantaged students scored below grade level in FCAT reading. By June 2011, 67% of Lake Silver's economically disadvantaged students will score at level 3 or above in FCAT reading. Do rules, regulations, policies, or laws at the state or district level prevent the school from accomplishing this plan? No If so, is a request waiver needed? No Activities End Date Fund Sources Position of Responsibility Status Analyze FCAT data to identify students and subgroups not making AYP Schedule weekly Professional Learning Community meetings to discuss student achievement. Provide additional teaching, interventions, and monitoring of subgroups. Monitor OCPS Benchmark results, FAIR results and mini-assessment results. Schedule RtI team to meet with grade level teams to track interventions.

14 Read dependently by Age 9 Page 14 of Needs Annual Mid-Year : Results: June 2010, 77 percent of Lake Silver's third graders scored at level 3 or above on FCAT Reading. By June 2011, 80 percent of Lake Silver's third graders will score at level 3 or above on FCAT Reading. Do rules, regulations, policies or laws at the state or district level prevent the school from accomplishing this plan? No If so, is a request for waiver needed? No End Activities Date Identify 3rd grade students that are not able to read independently by age nine. Provide target group with interventions, small group instruction, tutoring and SuccessMaker. Monitor results from mini-assessments, OCPS Benchmark tests, fluency practice and FAIR. Implement Florida Continous Improvement Model for targeted students. Schedule Professional Learning Community monthly meetings to discuss data, interventions and strategies. Fund Sources Position of Responsibility Status

15 Students taking the Florida Alternate Assessment Page 15 of Needs Annual Mid- Year : Results: June 2010, 21 students participated in the Florida Alternate Assessment. The complexity level of the majority of students participating was in the Emergent Level in Math with the average score of 39 points. By June 2011, the target group of ESE students will increase their Performance Level by 3 points in Math on the Florida Alternate Assessment. Do rules, regulations, policies or laws at the state or district level prevent the school from accomplishing this plan? No If so, is a request for waiver needed? No Activities Analyze Florida Alternate Assessment data from the school year. Review curriculum to determine manipulatives needed to assist with instruction. Implement and monitor student progress with the appropriate data sheets and modify programming based on data results. Coordinate IEP goals with the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards Access Points to insure appropriateness of goals and intense focus on student achievement. End Date Fund Sources School School School School Position of Responsibility Teachers Teachers Teachers Status

16 Math Fluency Grade 5 Fractions and Decimals Page 16 of Needs Annual Mid-Year : Results: June 2010, 58 percent of Lake Silver's fourth graders scored at level 3 or above on FCAT Math. June 2010, 55 percent of Lake Silver's fifth graders scored at level 3 or above on FCAT Math. By June 2011, 80 percent of Lake Siver's fourth graders will score at level 3 or above on FCAT Math. By June 2011, 70 percent of Lake Silver's fifth graders will score at level 3 or above on FCAT Math. Do rules, regulations, policies or laws at the state or district level prevent the school from accomplishing this plan? No If so, is a request for waiver needed? No Activities Administer OCPS Benchmark Math test and analyze results. Provide additional teaching, interventions, tutoring and monitoring targeted group. Administer mini-assessments and analyze results. End Date Fund Sources Position of Responsibility Status

17 Page 17 of 17 CheckList: Task Description Develop a collective vision. Conduct a needs assessment. Check here that last year's school improvement plan was monitored by the SAC. Address the State Goals and Priorities in the development of the plan. Use the needs assessment results to address budget, training, instructional materials, technology, staffing, student support services, specific school safety, discipline strategies, student health and fitness, including physical fitness, parental information on student health/fitness, and indoor environmental air quality. Use the SAC's assistance to prepare next year's budget so that it effectively supports the school improvement plan. Use the needs assessment results to select five-year objectives including required objectives. Develop annual objectives for each five-year objective. Develop action plans that include activities, applicable funding sources, and responsible persons. Address staff development activities in the action plans. Make plan available for community review. SAC has approved school improvement plan. Profile has been entered. Vision has been entered. Standard objectives exist. Each objective has three five-year objectives. Each objective has activities. Each activity has Position(s) of Responsibility selected. Narrative exists for all district objectives. Needs statement exists for all objectives. RTI Plan has been entered Principal Approved Area Superintendent Approved Home Have SIP questions? Contact the School Improvement Office. Have technical problems? Contact the Help Desk.

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