School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic year.

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

Cherry Run Elementary
Region 4
Mark Bibbee, Principal

English/Language Arts 

Outcome: By Spring 2024, the percent of Special Education students meeting grade level benchmark on the IReady will increase 7 percentage points from 57% to 64%.

  • Strategy 1: Increase use of data (e.g.; IReady, CORE, PASS, PRF, WIDA) to plan instruction and monitor progress for students demonstrating risk. (HLP 2-5)
  • Strategy 2: Increase intentional use of scaffolds, supports and extensions in whole group settings (word recognition, language comprehension and writing). 
  • Strategy 3: Expand use of independent practice with a variety of texts (e.g.; decodable, nonfiction, fiction) and meaningful tasks (e.g.; Lexia, writing about reading). (HLP 2-4)


Outcome: By the end of SY 23-24 - 65% of special education students will score pass/pass proficient on the math SOL. 70% of English Learners will score/pass proficient on the math SOL. 

  • Strategy 1: Use conversation structures to increase academic talk between students. 
  • Strategy 2: Increase teachers implementation strategies related to Shift 8: from looking for correct answers towards revealing student thinking. 
  • Strategy 3: Improve teachers' implementation of Framework for Engaging & Student-Centered Mathematics Instruction. 

School Selected - Wellness

Outcome: By the end of SY 23-24 the number of disciplinary referrals will reduce to no more than 40 referrals. 

  • Strategy 1: Strengthen adults' knowledge regarding the connection between Tier 1 wellness practices, mental health, behavior, substance abuse, and trauma, and related instructional practices and referral processes appropriate to their role (Professional Development). 
  • Strategy 2: Improve implementation fidelity of Tier 1 explicit skills instruction and application opportunities related to SEL and mental health protective factors.