2023-2024 School Improvement & Innovation Plan at a Glance

2023-2024 School Improvement & Innovation Plan

  • Forestville Elementary School
  • Region 1
  • Tony Washington, Principal

English Language Arts

Outcome: By Spring 2024, the percentage of students in grades 1-3, demonstrating on-grade level reading ability, as measured by the iReady assessment, will increase by five percentage points from 68% to 72%

Strategy 1: Improve daily, systematic, explicit instruction in phonological awareness, phonics, and morphology in the core language arts block. (HLP 2)

Strategy 2:  Expand the use of skills-based grouping to ensure students demonstrate mastery of foundational skills. (HLP 2, 5)

Strategy 3: Expand the use of conversation structures to increase academic talk and build relationships among students. (HLP 1, 3)


Outcome: By June of 2024, the percentage of students in 1st through 6th grade, demonstrating expected screener within-year growth in math, will increase from 67% to 77% (10 percentage points). 

Strategy 1: Increase teacher implementation strategies related to instructional shift 8: from looking for correct answers towards revealing student thinking.

Strategy 2: Increase teacher implementation of explicit instruction and other components of effective mathematics intervention.

Strategy 3: Increase students' self-efficacy around the ability to be successful in mathematics.

School Selected Outcome: Portrait of a Graduate

Outcome: By the end of the SY 2023- 2024, 100% of students in PreK-6th will “get started” by scoring at least proficient on criterion 3 of the POG POL rubric during an end-of-year presentation of learning. 

Strategy 1: Expand opportunities for students to regularly learn about, apply, and reflect on POG skills aligned with course content. 

Strategy 2  Increase the use of inquiry-based learning experiences that elevate student voice and produce evidence of learning.

Strategy 3  Expand opportunities for students to discuss evidence of the growth of POG attributes.