School Improvement Plan

Goal #1

Goal

Fund a Para Professional for our ESL/ ELL courses. This course will be offered throughout the 2019-20 school year

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Fine Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Health
  • Foreign Language

Measurements

We will compare last years testing scores and ACT scores to the 2018-19 school year scores for the ESL/ ELL population at HHS

Action Plan Steps

We will fund an ESL/ ELL para-professional for 2.5 hours a week.

Expenditures

Category

Description

Estimated Cost

 

Total:

$3,025

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

We will fund an ESL/ ELL para- professional for 2.5 hours a week. This will cost approximately 2450

$3,025

Goal #2

Goal

Fund a Credit Recovery Program to assist HHS students to help meet graduation requirements

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Fine Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Health
  • Foreign Language

Measurements

We will be able to specifically track the number of credits recovered by HHS students.  We will also track how many students graduate due to the credit recovery program. We will also use surveys prior to registration and end of class surveys to measure student growth in overall health and wellness.  We will also measure this goal by student growth performances from USOE as well as performance on the ACT and other end of level tests as well as GPA

Action Plan Steps

Fund and hire two part time Para Professionals to teach and instruct in our online Credit Recovery Lab.  We will also fund three after school sessions of School of Life Leadership program to assist in the development of student leadership skills and overall student academic performance

Expenditures

Category

Description

Estimated Cost

 

Total:

$33,080

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

hire a para professional credit recovery lab specialist

$26,080

Professional and Technical Services (300)

Fund three after school sessions of School of Life Leadership program to assist in the development of student leadership skills and overall student academic performance

$7,000

Goal #3

Goal

Provide funding for a theater and debate assistant that will improve the instruction in our theater and debate programs

Academic Areas

  • Fine Arts

Measurements

Academic outcomes will be measured by GPA, successful learning targets passed and clear GVC that stakeholders can attest to through input surveys

Action Plan Steps

Allow our drama and debate coach to select 2 assistants that will improve instruction and oversight in these programs

Expenditures

Category

Description

Estimated Cost

 

Total:

$2,700

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

Fund two stipends at $1350 each to pay assistants

$2,700

Goal #4

Goal

Establish ACT test prep courses to help HHS students prepare for the ACT test

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Science

Measurements

Compare ACT results from the 2018-2019 school year to the 2019-20 school year

Action Plan Steps

Fund a teacher to teach ACT Prep

Expenditures

Category

Description

Estimated Cost

 

Total:

$2,345

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

We will use STL funds to pay a teacher to teach ACT prep courses at HHS

$2,345

Goal #5

Goal

Provide funds for teachers that would like to take advantage of professional development opportunities by funding teacher attendance at conferences or bringing Professional development opportunities into the school

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Fine Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Health
  • Foreign Language

Measurements

We will measure the effectiveness of the professional development by evaluating student growth scores from the USOE as well as other forms of testing results.

Action Plan Steps

We will use STL funds to improve teaching and instruction.  We plan on either bringing in outside resources or pay for subs, registration fees and travel/ lodging if necessary to attend conferences

Expenditures

Category

Description

Estimated Cost

 

Total:

$10,500

Salaries and Employee Benefits (100 and 200)

STL funds will be used to pay for substitute teachers to allow attendance for conferences

$3,000

Transportation/Admission/Per Diem/Site Licenses (510, 530 and 580)

STL funds will help cover the costs of lodging, travel, and registration for PD opportunities

$7,500

Goal #6

Goal

Fund educational field trips

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Measurements

There will be pre and post tests/ surveys to measure results of effectiveness of field trips on student learning

Action Plan Steps

Provide funds that will allow teachers to provide out of the classroom learning experiences

Expenditures

Category

Description

Estimated Cost

 

Total:

$5,600

Transportation/Admission/Per Diem/Site Licenses (510, 530 and 580)

STL funds will be used to help teachers take students on educational field trips

$5,000

General Supplies (610)

Field trip supplies (paper/ pencils)

$600

Goal #7

Goal

Increase technology and equipment in the classrooms (updated projectors, chrome books).

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Fine Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Health
  • Foreign Language

Measurements

Compare SAGE scores and ACT scores from last years to this year

Action Plan Steps

Purchase:

-Updated classroom projectors

-Updated Chrome Books

– HDMI powercords

Expenditures

Category

Description

Estimated Cost

 

Total:

$11,568

Technology Related Hardware/Software (< $5,000 per item) (650)

Use STL money to purchase updated Projectors, chrome books

$11,568

Goal #8

Goal

Fund a certified teaching position, reducing class size and improving instruction for needed students.

Academic Areas

  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Social Studies
  • Health

Measurements

We will show an increase in graduation rates, ASPIRE test scores and ACT scores based on and comparing to last years results.

Action Plan Steps

We will use STL funds to fund a full time teacher to teach additional sections of Physical Education, Social Studies, Science

Expenditures

Category

Description

Estimated Cost

 

Total:

$54,836

 

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