Objective 1

I. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: Student performance will be met on the DESE Annual Performance Report in all areas.

How the Objective will be Measured: Annual Performance Report will be reviewed on an annual basis.

STRATEGY I – 1. The MAP Index at each grade level for Communication Arts and Math will increase by 2 points each year over the next five years, or the “High” status on the state’s Performance Scoring Guide will be maintained.

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

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Source

Timeframe

6.3.4

A. Crystal Reports will be reviewed by disaggregated data (i.e., gender, ethnicity, free/reduced).

Counselors,

Teachers,

Administrators

2002

District

Annually

6.2.5

B. Data from local assessments and state assessments will be used in instructional planning.

Teachers,

Principals

2002

District,

State

Annually

6.2.5

C. Local assessments will be revised to assure assessment of Grade Level Expectations.

Curriculum Committees

2006

District,

State

Annually

6.2.5

D. Curriculum guides will be reviewed and revised to assure that there is clear alignment between skills taught and skills tested at each grade level.

Curriculum Committees,

Principals

2002

District,

State

Ongoing

6.2.5

E. An inclusive model of math instruction will be developed to include three tiers of developmental instruction (similar to a Read First Model).

Teachers,

Administrators

2006

District

Title I

2007

6.2.5

F. Conference curriculum meetings will be held throughout the school year to collaborate regarding curriculum content.

Curriculum Committees,

Principals

2003

District

Ongoing

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding

Source

Timeframe

6.2.2

G. Parents and community will be informed of the importance of state assessments.

Teachers,

Administrators

2004

District

Ongoing

6.2.1

H. Students will be given instruction and guided practice on test-taking skills.

Teachers

2003

District

Ongoing

6.2.2

I. Students will be provided with incentives and recognized for improved performance on the MAP tests.

Teachers,

Administrators

2006

District

Ongoing

7.5.3

8.7.1

J. A parent/patron advisory committee will be implemented to develop ideas for student achievement.

Teachers,

Administrators

2006

District

Ongoing

I. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: Student performance will be met on the DESE Annual Performance Report in all areas.

How the Objective will be Measured: Annual Performance Report will be reviewed on an annual basis.

STRATEGY I – 2. The percent of students scoring at the satisfactory level or above on the MAP in Reading will increase annually by 2 percentage points over the next five years.

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding

Source

Timeframe

6.2.3

A. The Board of Education will review reading performance disaggregated by gender, race, and special needs.

Administrators,

Board of Education

2004

District

Annually

6.2.5

B. Effective instructional strategies will be researched and evaluated.

Teachers,

Principals

2004

District,

State

Ongoing

6.2.5

6.8

C. Reading and library curriculum will be revised to support instructional techniques for teaching reading.

Curriculum Committees,

Principals

2005

District,

State

Ongoing

6.2.5

D. Reading First strategies will continue to be implemented and funded.

Teachers,

Administrators,

Board of Education

2006

District,

State,

Title I

Ongoing

6.2.5

E. The Reading First concept will be expanded into the middle school.

Teachers,

Administrators,

Board of Education

2007

District,

State

Ongoing

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

Start Date

Funding

Source

Timeframe

6.3.2

6.7.1

F. Reading staff will collaborate to assure consistency of reading strategies at all levels.

Teachers,

Principals

2005

District,

State

Ongoing

6.3.5

G. The District will provide extended learning opportunities for students not scoring at the satisfactory level in reading.

Teachers,

Counselors

2006

District,

State

Ongoing

I. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: Student performance will be met on the DESE Annual Performance Report in all areas.

How the Objective will be Measured: Annual Performance Report will be reviewed on an annual basis.

STRATEGY I – 3. Thirty-one percent of the district’s graduates will score at or above the national average on the ACT by 2010.

MSIP

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Indicator

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6.9.3

A. There will be an increase of students participating in the ACT test.

Counselors

2006

District

Annually

6.3.5

B. The number of students in college-bound classes will increase.

Counselors,

Principals

2007

District

Ongoing

6.9.3

C. The district will continue to administer the PLAN to sophomores.

Counselors

2002

District

Ongoing

6.2.1

D. The district will provide practice opportunities of the ACT to its students.

Counselors

2005

District

Ongoing

6.9.1

E. Existing procedures in place for improvement of ACT scores will be evaluated on an annual basis.

Counselors,

Administrators,

Board of Education

2006

District,

State

Ongoing

I. MEASURABLE OBJECTIVE: Student performance will be met on the DESE Annual Performance Report in all areas.

How the Objective will be Measured: Annual Performance Report will be reviewed on an annual basis.

STRATEGY I – 4. The district’s annual dropout rate will not exceed 3%.

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

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Source

Timeframe

6.3.6

A. At-risk students will be identified early in the educational process.

Teachers, Parents,

Counselors

2004

District,

State

Ongoing

6.6.1

B. Focus will be given to increasing awareness and reducing the amount of underage drinking, tobacco use, alcohol related driving incidents, and number of referrals made monthly to CASSP partners.

Counselors,

Safe/Drug Free Coordinator,

Principals

2006

District, State,

Title IV.A

Ongoing

6.6.1

C. Training will be provided to all faculty and staff in recognizing the signs and symptoms of substance abuse and in implementing intervention strategies.

Counselors,

Nurses,

Safe/Drug Free Coordinator, Principals

2006

District,

State

Ongoing

6.6.4

D. The Character Education program will be continued at the elementary level and expanded into middle school/high school.

Elementary Asst. Principal,

Administrators

2007

District,

State,

Title IV.A

Ongoing

MSIP

Standard/

Indicator

Action Steps

Person

Responsible

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6.5.3

E. A full-time At-Risk program will be made available to students K-12.

Administrators,

At-Risk Teachers, Board of Education

2008

District,

State

Ongoing

7.3.1

7.3.4

F. Career awareness activities will be provided to students K-12.

Teachers,

Counselors

2004

District

Ongoing

6.9.1

G. The Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Program will be utilized to address students’ individual needs.

Counselors,

Principals

2003

District

Ongoing

7.3.1

7.3.4

H. Counselors will meet with students 7-12 once per month to provide information regarding post secondary/career requirements and opportunities.

Counselors

2006

District

Ongoing

6.3.5

I. Extended learning opportunities (i.e., summer school; after-school tutoring) will be made available to students K-12.

Teachers,

Administrators,

Board of Education

2006

District,

State

Ongoing

7.5.3

J. Parents will be encouraged to become more actively involved in the education of their children.

Teachers,

Counselors, Administrators,

Board of Education

2006

District

Ongoing

6.5.3

K. The district will provide an alternative school setting to at-risk students identified as potential dropouts.

Administrators,

Board of Education

2010

District

Ongoing

7.3.4

L. The district will keep current with vocational educational offerings to all students.

Administrators,

Board of Education

2002

District,

State

Ongoing