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Storm Lake CSIP
(Comprehensive School Improvement Plan)
2018-19 (Public)

 

Purpose
The purpose of the Comprehensive School Improvement Plan is to chart the course for improved student learning. Through CSIP development, districts and schools will work collaboratively to review data, set goals, determine strategies or actions to accomplish goals, and evaluate the results. This process of continuous improvement focuses efforts on instructional improvement linked to student learning. RequirementsSchool districts will develop, implement, and file with the department a  comprehensive school improvement plan that includes, but is not limited to, demonstrated school, parental, and community involvement in assessing educational needs, establishing local education standards and student achievement levels. Iowa Code 256.7(21)(a)Assistance

 
Data 1)
The district involved the following groups in assessing student educational needs. Iowa Code 256.7(21)(a)
  • School Improvement Advisory Committee
  • District Leadership Team (including teachers)
Data 2)
The school shared the following with the above named groups to determine educational need. Iowa Code 256.7(21)(c), 280.28(7), 279.68(4)(a)
  • Results of Iowa Assessments
  • Graduation rate
  • Data disaggregated by subgroups
  • Attendance rate
 
Goal 1)
A review of progress on previous long-range goals, progress on previous annual improvement reading goals and current reading data, the district has identified the following measurable long range goal in PK-6 reading (literacy). Iowa Code 256.7(21)(a) Please note that this can be the same long range goal set by the district in a prior year.
  1. By the year 2020 80% of students in grades PK through 6 will be at or above benchmark on the Fast Assessments assessment.
Goal 2)
The district elementary annual reading goal to align with the long-range goal and based on current reading (literacy) data. Iowa Code 256.7(21)(a), 256.7(21)(b)(4)
  1. In the spring of 2018, 39% of students in grades PK through 6 were at or above benchmark on the Fast Assessments assessment. By the spring of 19, we will ncrease that percentage to 45%.
 
Actions 1)
What teacher professional development is needed and planned within the next few years to increase the likelihood of the district attaining literacy  goal(s)? IAC 281-12.7(2)(a), 281-12.7(1)(a)
  • The district will develop and implement a professional development plan to study and implement best practices in responding to PreK-6 literacy progress monitoring data with a focus on intensifying interventions when data suggest a need.
  • The district will develop and implement a professional development plan to study, implement, and evaluate the features of explicit instruction in PreK-6 Literacy.
Actions 2)
What research-based actions does the district have in place to address the improvement of curricular and instructional practices for obtainment of annual and long-range goals in elementary reading? IAC 281.12.8(1)(d)
  • Staff are/have worked through the Assessment Facilitation Guide to increase assessment, progress monitoring, and databased decision-making practices for literacy instruction.
  • Staff are/have worked through the Universal Instruction Facilitation Guide, specific to Class Wide Intervention and Instructional Time, to improve literacy Universal Tier practices (identify problems of practice, identify and prioritize barriers, remove barriers).
  • Staff are/have followed the Universal Instruction protocol at leadership team meetings and collaboratively with teachers to identify actions related to Consensus, Class Wide Intervention, Instructional Time and 1-2 additional building blocks for the purpose of action planning to improve literacy instruction.
  • Staff are/have worked to increase parent engagement through community partners, e.g. teaching parents literacy strategies to use at home.
Actions 3)
What research-based actions does the district have in place to address the needs of students at-risk of not progressing in literacy? Iowa Code 256D.1(1)(b)(2), 279.68
  • Small group instruction
  • More frequent progress monitoring
  • Collaborating with community partners
 
Evaluation 1)
How will the improvement of instructional practices be evaluated? Iowa Code 284.6(1)(d)
Administrative walk through to observe instructional practices in classroom
Evaluation 2)
How will student achievement gains be monitored? Iowa Code 284.6(1)(d)
  • A review of universal screening data after each screening window (3x year)
  • Review of progress monitoring indicator weekly
  • Review of student intervention and progress monitoring every 4-6 data points
1) Does your district offer any online courses? Iowa Code 256.42(4) - No
Online 1) Online courses are offered for the following purposes: n/a
Online 2) Choose the online provider(s) utilized by the district: n/a
 
Section 284.5(2) requires that districts include its plan for beginning teachers in the school district’s comprehensive school improvement plan submitted pursuant to section 256.7, subsection 21, or as part of the districts Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) plan. Questions about this plan should be directed to Marietta Rives at (515) 281-6038.
M&I 2) Induction Plan for Beginning School Teachers. (Choose one)
TLC - The district will submit its mentoring and induction plan for beginning school teachers as part of the district’s Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) plan.
M&I 2-a) The plan was created and/or revised on (Enter date)
M&I 2-b) Upload the plan (Template required)
 
Program plans shall be part of the school improvement plan submitted pursuant to section 256.7, subsection 21, paragraph “a.” The district has created and implemented a plan for talented and gifted students. Questions about this plan should be directed to Rosanne Malek at (515) 281-3199.
T&G 1) The plan was created and/or revised on (Enter date) 08/21/2017
T&G 2) Upload the required cover sheet (Template required) File was uploaded
T&G 3) Upload the plan (Plan requirements) File was uploaded
 
Does your district serve 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade students? Yes
Career 1)
The district utilized a Career Information System (CIS) that meets state standards pursuant to section 279.61(4). (Choose one)
Career 2)
The district's internal team regularly consults with representatives of the following groups to develop and improve the district's plan. Iowa Code 279.61(3), 281-46.10. (Check all that apply)
  • Higher Education (two or four year) Institutions
  • Employers
Career 3)
Use the table below to enter the number of students in grades 8 through 12 who completed the following Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) requirements.