ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan
Outcome Goals for the 2022-23 School Year
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ESSER III School Innovation and Improvement Plan At A Glance
- Lake Braddock Secondary School
- Region 4
- Lindsey Kearns, Acting Principal
The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) is a federal grant, which requires that spending be used in specific areas. Part of the Fairfax County Public Schools spending plan identifies funding to be used for Unfinished Learning and Student Academic and Social, Emotional, Mental Health (Wellness) Needs.
Complete ESSER School Funding Plans
English Language Arts
Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.
Based on the Fall Reading Inventory data for Grades 7-12, all students performing below proficiency will show growth of at least one level on the Spring Reading Inventory.
All English teachers will use a variety of diverse text sources in their curriculum to support the concept-based curriculum.
Students that performed below proficiency on the RI will receive targeted intervention throughout the school year.
Teachers will integrate content area reading to support reading comprehension and fluency skills across all content areas.
Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics.
Based on the Fall Math Inventory data for students enrolled in Algebra 1 classes, all students performing below proficiency will show growth of at least one level on the Spring Math Inventory.
The Math department will integrate best practices for instructional strategies in their professional learning on assessment.
Students that performed below proficiency on the MI will receive targeted intervention throughout the school year.
Teachers will integrate mathematical strategies into content areas by modeling and facilitating opportunities for mathematical talk and develop mathematical ideas in authentic scenarios in content areas.
Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment.
All students will demonstrate increased understanding and growth in the "My Community" and "My School" aspects of our school-wide behavior expectations. This growth will be measured through the scores in the Supports & Environment Domain (based on SEL Screener data) and feeling safe at school (based on School Climate Survey data).
Our school will have clear, tier 1 Behavior Expectations for all students in order to create and sustain a safe and welcoming school culture.
Implement Responsive Advisory Meetings (RAM) in all Advisory classes with fidelity.
Create and connect more opportunities for students to engage in our school community outside of academic courses.
Portrait of a Graduate (POG)
All students will complete a POG Presentation of Learning (POL) by 2025-26.
By June 2023, three of our six grade levels will engage in a Presentation of Learning where they will reflect on their growth around the skills of a chosen POG attribute.
All 7th grade students will participate in activities that support their executive functioning skills as goal directed and resilient individuals. They'll share their growth and advice to rising 7th graders in an EOY POG POL.
All 8th grade students will participate in a Bruins in Action cross-curricular, year long project around service learning and philanthropy.
Senior Students will have the opportunity to engage in an immersive, career-centered learning experience where they'll intern at a job of their choosing. They will present their reflections during this experience as well as their growth in POG skills and attributes in a culminating POG PoL