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School Plan 2015-2016

Farr West Elementary 2015-2016 School LAND Trust Plan

  

School Plan 2015-2016

1. Briefly describe the School LAND Trust Plan by explaining each goal the council has identified.Plans should be research based. If your school has more than five goals, you will need to describe additional goals within the fifth goal. For this template, if you have more than one goal, please copy/paste the entire Goal Section for each goal and renumber them.  A complete goal section is found between **** and **** below.

 


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GOAL #1

a. State the specific goal in a sentence or two including when the school will reach the goal.

At the end of the 2015-2016 school year
-We will increase Student Growth Percentages (SGP) in language arts for students in grades fourth through sixth by 2%.

Using the State of Utah Reading Goal Trajectory of 90% of students at Benchmark by year 2020 using the DIBELS assessment, our growth for the 2014-2015 year will be as follows:

Kindergarten-at or above 74% of student at benchmark according the DIBELS end of year reporting

1st grade-at or above 86% of student at benchmark according the DIBELS end of year reporting

2nd grade- at or above 86% of student at benchmark according the DIBELS end of year reporting

3rd grade- at or above 78% of student at benchmark according the DIBELS end of year reporting

b. Highlight the academic area for this goal from the list. You may select more than one area for this goal.

Reading

c. Identify the specific measurement(s) you will use to determine if you are making progress towards the goal. Include the baseline and completed measurement. A table or graph in a PDF may be attached at the end of the School Plan entry.

-DIBELS assessment will be conducted three times per year for students in Grades K-3.

-UCAS data through the COGNOS system will be analyzed to determine Student Growth Percentages (SGP) in grades fourth through sixth

-The Gates-MacGinitie test will be administered in grades 4-6

d. List the specific steps of the ACTION PLAN to reach this goal. Be sure to include a description of how each expenditure is part of the action plan.

At least three reading aides will continue to be employed to provide small-group reading interventions to at-risk readers in grades K-2 using a push in model.

DIBELS assessment will be conducted at regular intervals for grades1-3 students.

A reading aide will be employed provide reading interventions to at-risk readers in grade 3-6.

In addition to classroom Tier II instruction, all students who are identified as “intensive” by the DIBELS tests will receive additional reading interventions from the Reading Intervention Team.  

Teachers will participate monthly in grade level professional development by the reading specialist.

The reading specialist will provide side by side coaching to teachers.

Teachers will have the opportunity to observe other teachers demonstrating best practices in language arts.

Teachers will receive continued training focusing on learning, building a collaborative culture, and improving results through data analysis

e. Does this goal include a behavioral/character education/leadership component?

YES     NO

f. Planned expenditures (for all expenditures that are not included in part e)

You may select more than one category for each goal.

For this template, highlight a category (or categories) from the list below.  Then type the amount you plan to spend in that category with a ‘short explanation’’ describing the expenditure and how it is part of the ACTION PLAN.

AN EXAMPLE of a ‘short explanation’ in Salaries and Employee Benefits: One aide assisting with math instruction.

Expenditure Categories:

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200) Aides to assist with reading interventions $37,000

Substitutes to help with teacher collaboration time $4,000

Professional and Technical Services (300)

Repairs and Maintenance (400)

Other Purchased Services (Admission and Printing) (500)

Travel (580)

General Supplies (610)

Library Books (644)

Periodicals, AV Materials (650-660)

Software (670)

Equipment (Computer Hardware, Instruments, Furniture) (730)

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GOAL #2

a. State the specific goal in a sentence or two including when the school will reach the goal.

All students will receive a minimum of .5 hours per week of instruction in technology through a hired aide. Teachers in the classroom will utilize technology to increase student engagement, learning and assessment practice through use of a purchased portable lab.  This goal will be reach at the end of the 2015-2016 school year.

b. Highlight the academic area for this goal from the list. You may select more than one area for this goal.

Technology

Mathematics

Reading

c. Identify the specific measurement(s) you will use to determine if you are making progress towards the goal. Include the baseline and completed measurement. A table or graph in a PDF may be attached at the end of the School Plan entry.

Students in grades 1-6 with have grade appropriate typing instruction and learn keyboarding skills

Students in grades 3-6 will have computer time to take teacher designed SAGE assessments during the year

In grades 4-6 our Student Growth Percentage (SGP) from SAGE testing will increase by 2%.

Teacher technology in-services demonstrating how to integrate technology into classroom instruction will occur throughout the year

d. List the specific steps of the ACTION PLAN to reach this goal. Be sure to include a description of how each expenditure is part of the action plan.

An aide will be hired to provide computer time to all students in grades K-6

In-service opportunities for teachers will be provided to develop skills with classroom technology (i.e. SMART boards, Senteos, etc.)

Necessary replacement items (i.e. bulbs, projector replacements, voice enhancement repairs/replacements) will support of existing technology plan.

Teachers in grades 3-6 will have access to a portable lab to increase student engagement, learning, and assessment practice.

e. Does this goal include a behavioral/character education/leadership component?

YES     NO

f. Planned expenditures (for all expenditures that are not included in part e)

You may select more than one category for each goal.

For this template, highlight a category (or categories) from the list below.  Then type the amount you plan to spend in that category with a ‘short explanation’’ describing the expenditure and how it is part of the ACTION PLAN.

AN EXAMPLE of a ‘short explanation’ in Salaries and Employee Benefits: One aide assisting with math instruction.

Expenditure Categories:

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200) Computer lab aide $7200

Professional and Technical Services (300)

Repairs and Maintenance (400)

Other Purchased Services (Admission and Printing) (500)

Travel (580)

General Supplies (610)

Library Books (644)

Periodicals, AV Materials (650-660)

Software (670)

Equipment (Computer Hardware, Instruments, Furniture) (730) Google Chrome lab(35 computers) $12,408

 

 

 

 

 

2. Financial Proposal This chart is automatically calculated in the online version from entries made in each goal. You will not have to enter this data online.

If you wish to enter the data in this template, enter the ESTIMATED Carry-Over from 2014-2015 (found in the 2014-2015 Progress Report) and the Estimated Funding for 2015-2016 found on the website under SCHOOLS/Program Funding.  Add them to get the Total Estimated Available Funds for 2015-2016.   Then copy the numbers for each category in each goal and enter them to calculate the total expenditure and carry-over.

Estimated Carry-Over from 2014-2015 $ 5,000
Estimated Distribution in 2015-2016 $
Total ESTIMATED Available Funds for 2015-2016 $
  Goal 1 Goal 2 Goal 3 Goal 4 Goal 5
Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200) 41000 7200      
Professional and Technical Services (300)          
Repairs and Maintenance (400)          
Other Purchased Services (Admission and Printing) (500)          
Travel (580)          
General Supplies (610)          
Textbooks (641)          
Library Books (644)          
Periodicals, AV Materials (650-660)          
Software (670)          
Equipment (Computer Hardware, Instruments, Furniture) (730)   12408      
   GOAL TOTALS 41000 19608      
   TOTAL PLANNED EXPENDITURE  $  
   Carry-over to 2016-2017                   $  

3. Please explain the reason for the ESTIMATED carry-over to 2016 – 2017. Funds identified to be carried-over should be identified for a specific future need and should not be used as a savings account.

4. Plans for expenditures of an increased distribution:
Some years the distribution is larger than the estimate.  Please explain how the school will incorporate additional funds into the plan described here.  Please provide a clear and adequate explanation so that it will not be necessary to edit the plan if additional money is received.

1-Additional professional development opportunities will be provided in the form of resources, training, and collaboration.

Additional aide time to support reading intervention in grades 3-6 will be provided.

2-Purchase of software (apps, Website subscription) to enrich math fluency and instruction

3-Purchase of additional technology to increase student engagement

5. This year, the School LAND Trust Program will begin collecting additional data on how you used your funds.  Please indicate whether you plan to spend funds in any of the following areas and prepare to report back the information requested below in the Final Report: (highlight all that apply)

  • Technology (hardware)—35 Google Chrome lap tops
  • Technology (software)—Number and type of licenses purchased
  • Paraprofessionals—4 paraprofessionals hired for reading
  • Professional Development—38
  • Books/Reading Materials—Number of books or other reading material purchased

6. How will the plan and results be publicized to your community?(highlight all that apply.)
If you would like free stickers and/or a stamp to identify School LAND Trust purchases such as books or computers,
you may send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to request them.

Letters to policy makers and/or administrators of trust lands and trust funds

Sticker and stamps that identify purchases made with School LAND Trust funds

School assembly

School newsletter

School website

School marquee

Other: Please explain

7. The vote of the council/committee to approve the 2015 - 2016 School LAND Trust Plan was recorded in the minutes and took place on:

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Date: 3/18/15
The vote was unanimous
Number who approved:
  7

Number who did not approved:  0

Number who where absent: 1