School Improvement & Innovation Plan

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2018-2019

  • Luther Jackson Middle School

  • Region 2

  • Rohini Tohan, Interim Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

The combined school pass rate for all students on the English SOLs will increase by 3 % points to at least 90% in the Spring of 2019 using the Revised SOA pass rate.

Strategy 1

  • Strengthen Tier 1 Instruction by ensuring high-quality tasks and high leverage strategies aligned to quality daily learning targets.

Strategy 2

  • Maintain a sharp focus to support Students With Disabilities through the intentional process of collecting and analyzing both student and instructional data to inform professional development and instructional practice.

Strategy 3

  • Support and strengthen collaborative teams across the school to ensure implementation of the instructional cycle and commitment to the four critical questions of the PLC cycle.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

In Spring 2019, the percentage of students who pass the Virginia Mathematics 7 SOL assessment will increase from an unadjusted pass rate of 67% to 70%.

Strategy 1

  • Strengthen Tier 1 Instruction by ensuring high-quality tasks and high leverage strategies aligned to quality daily learning targets.

Strategy 2

  • Maintain a sharp focus to support Students With Disabilities through the intentional process of collecting and analyzing both student and instructional data to inform professional development and instructional practice.

Strategy 3

  • Support and strengthen collaborative teams across the school to ensure implementation of the instructional cycle and commitment to the four critical questions of the PLC cycle.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

During the 2018-2019 school year, each CT will further their implementation of Project Based Learning by refining a previous unit through a collaborative reflective process during the first semester and/or planning a new unit to take place during the year.

Strategy 1

  • Provide additional professional development to support the planning of Project Based Learning units through CTs.

Strategy 2

  • The administrative team will utilize the Other People Matter mantra from the Positivity Project to recognize staff members and students who are exhibiting one of the 24 character strengths.