School Improvement and Innovation Plan (SIIP)

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

The pass rate for economically disadvantaged students as compared to students in the white subgroup will increase from 69% to 75% percent as measured by the 2020 Reading SOL. Reading increase from 70% to 80% for students in Black subgroup.

Strategy 1:  Relationships: Ensure all students experience a supportive classroom culture and positive relationships with caring adults within the school community.

Actions:

  1. Mentoring programs in collaboration with FCPS Mentor Works Program.
  2. Building positive classroom community through Responsive Classroom Approach.
  3. Cardinal Conversation, a one-minute meeting for every student 4 times per year with debrief each quarter.

Strategy 2: Access to Rigor: Ensure all students have access to rigorous academic experiences and the support they need to be successful.

Actions:

  1. All students will have access to high quality core language arts instruction.  Core instruction includes differentiation, scaffolding, and re-teaching on an ongoing basis.
  2. Teacher training on critical thinking to include programs and curriculum of FCPS Young Scholars and Advanced Academics.
  3. Data collection to document and plan for access to rigor. 
  4. MTSS process for students working below grade level in reading and those needing differentiated advanced academic programs.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Cherry Run Elementary will increase parent perception as indicated on the Family Engagement Survey from 30% in communication to 70% (2021).  Cherry Run Elementary will increase parent perception 30 percentage points over baseline survey (2020).

Strategy 1: Build shared responsibility between school and families to engage in meaningful ways to support students’ learning and development.

Actions:

  1. Survey families to understand communication.
  2. Teachers communicate with all families within the first 2 weeks of schools.
  3. School wide assignment for families 
  4. Develop a school wide core academic notice for families.
  5. All parents are invited to conference with teachers by end of November.
  6. Development of video clips to address the needs derived from the parent surveys, FCPS 2019 Family Engagement Survey results and student data and/or school needs.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Cherry Run Elementary will increase students with disabilities pass rate in math from 83% to 85% and from reading 77% to 80%.

Strategy 1: Ensure that students have access to rigorous academic content and the support they need to be successful.

Actions:

  1. Inclusion for Standards of Learning Assessment content.
  2. Additional staff assigned to support math instruction in grades 3-5.
  3. Continue utilizing Number Talks.
  4. Working Memory Activities added to TIER 2.
  5. MTSS utilized and IEP team where appropriate.