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Forestbrook Middle School

SCHOOL RENEWAL PLAN


2017-21

APRIL 2017
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O UR V ISION :
Forestbrook Middle School, as part of Horry County Schools, shares
the vision is to be a premier, world-class school in which every
student acquires an excellent education. Our school will be welcoming
center organized around high-quality teaching and learning.

O UR B ELIEFS :
Our vision is guided by a set of Beliefs that serve as the foundation for all our efforts. Foremost, we believe that
Our purpose is to develop the potential of each student and ensure that all graduates become productive members
of their community, able to adapt to a diverse, ever-changing world.
We also believe that
We have the obligation to challenge every student to meet higher academic standards than his/her current level.
In order to accomplish this, we believe that
Our students deserve exceptional and passionate staff who share our CORE VALUES. Our core values are stated as
expectations for staff members:
We put service to students above all else.
We take responsibility for the success of all students.
We care passionately about our work with students.
We build strong positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and community.
We model and promote civility and integrity.

We must also provide support for continuous improvement for students and staff.
We believe
Our students learning opportunities are enhanced when multiple approaches for learning are provided and
positive relationships are formed.
And
All who share our schools deserve a safe, respectful and nurturing environment.
Finally, acknowledging that we all have a role in reaching our vision, we believe that
Partnerships among family, community and school are imperative to students social and academic success.

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PERFORMANCE GOALS
STRATEGIES/ACTION PLANS

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STRATEGY 1:
P URPOSE AND D IRECTION
We will maintain and communicate at all levels a purpose and direction for continuous improvement that
commits to high expectations for learning as well as shared values and beliefs about teaching and
learning.

Action Steps Timelin Responsible Estimate Funding Indicators of


e d Cost Source Implementation
1.1:
Describe the steps for how the school reviews,
revises, and communicates the schools annual plan
for student success. Include: Involvement of
stakeholders in this Renewal Plan process, the
annual Performance Goals, and the Plan, Do, Study,
Act (PDSA) plans.

Create a culture of focus using the PDSA yearly,


based on data, trends and needs of our school.
2016-2017 Goals
1. 90% of all students in grades 6-8 at Forestbrook
Middle School will achieve a score of Met or
Exemplary (60%) in Science and Social Studies on
the Spring PASS test in 2017.
2. 75% of all students will meet their Fall 2016 to
Spring 2017 Target Growth Goal as measured by the
Spring 2017 MAP Reading and Math tests.
3. Students in grades 6-8 at Forestbrook Middle School
will increase their overall ready score on SC Ready
by two percentage points by the end of the 2016-
2017 school year in ELA and Math.

Department heads led reflective conversations at


the end of the school year to identify successes,
areas for improvement, and goals for the coming
school year.
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Leadership Team met prior to the beginning of the
school year to discuss our school-wide focus and
needs.
Have a strategic plan for these goals and have
provided each department opportunities for
feedback.
Discuss these goals during weekly subject-specific
collaboration meetings.
School goals, strategic plan, and PDSA plan will be
shared with teachers in the professional
development meetings at the beginning of the
school year, and a complete copy of the PDSA is
uploaded to the FMS Teachers Google Classroom to
provide access by all teachers.
Communicate school-wide goals, strategic plan, and
PDSA in subject-specific collaboration meetings,
Advisory Board meetings, School Improvement
Council meetings, and PTO meetings.

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ONLY.
1.2:
Describe the steps for how the school will work to
create a culture around the shared values and
beliefs for student achievement.

Monitoring Program Effectiveness


Progress monitor current programs and school
initiatives to determine effectiveness on student
achievement
Schedule observations by program specialists to
ensure proper implementation

Data Teams/Collaboration Groups


Schedule meetings with Data teams and
collaboration groups weekly
Schedule individual teacher conferences with
administrative team to discuss their data three times
a year
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Ensure self reflection by analyzing classroom data
using reflection sheets. List strategies that they
used in previous years that contributed to SC Ready
scores, SC Pass scores, and current MAP and
Benchmark scores
Identify strategies for implementation for
improvement on areas identified based on data
Plan & create semester calendar to ensure pacing

Classroom Instruction Criteria


Implement Professional
development regarding classroom look fors
and HCS instructional model
Identify research based
instructional strategies used in highly
successful classrooms
Utilize data to determine level of
classroom engagement
Ensure focus on Classroom
Environment
Ensure differentiation of
Instruction
Ensure implementation of
Blended Learning
Review data related to Classroom
Walk Throughs and look for trends and patterns
to share with faculty

Professional Development
Develop school level professional development
focusing on:
Utilizing strategic teaching using data
and increasing student test scores
Ensuring teacher collaboration and
progress monitoring
Implementation of common
assessments for all academic subject areas
Utilizing student feedback strategically
Implementation of South Carolina
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College and Career Ready standards
Ensure alignment to district staff
development
Provide opportunities for National and
State conferences for staff to study best
teaching practices and instructional strategies

* NOT NEEDED FOR SDE TEMPLATE. LOCAL PLAN


ONLY.
1.3:
Describe the steps for how the school will enhance
communication with internal and external
stakeholders to improve understanding of the
schools purpose, direction, and performance.
Stakeholder Perceptions
Utilize Student, Teacher and Parent Report Card
Survey Data
Utilize Social Media
Plan quarterly Grade Level Assemblies
Ensure Extracurricular Events for students
Utilize ETV and Inside Horry County Schools
Hold monthly PTO/SIC meetings
Provide Opportunities for Stakeholders to Understand
School Vision through updates and messages

Communication with Stakeholders


Provide Teacher/Student/ Parent Survey
Monitor Stakeholder satisfaction

FMS Social Media


Expand the school systems presence,
identity, initiatives, and accomplishments
throughout the community through a variety
of media, including increased use of social
media
Utilize electronic communications in
distributing the FMS vision
Ensure distribution of print and electronic
communications
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Business Partners
Maintain and update Partners in Education
Wall quarterly to recognize their support of
FMS
Ensure PIE names are published in newsletters
Ensure PIE are invited to Career Day,
Veterans Day, and school-wide assemblies
Develop plan for incentive sponsorship for
students with our PIE contacts

PowerSchool Parent Portal


Provide table at registration and open house
for parents to pick up their PowerSchool
access code
Ensure Powerschool reminder is placed on the
website, newsletter and daily emails
Ensure office staff is trained to check IDs and
help parents with access
Ensure students given passwords to access
their grades
Provide teachers with professional
development

Parent/Family Involvement
Meet monthly with School Improvement
Council
Maintain and expand our current Parent
Teacher Organization
Schedule IGP meetings for all 8th grade
students and parents
Schedule and plan Parent Teacher conference
nights for each semester
Ensure Transition planning with feeder
Elementary Schools and High Schools
Expand our Partners in Education contacts
Develop incentive programs for student
achievement
Utilize fall and spring Scholastic Book Fair as
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an opportunity to host Muffins for Moms and
Doughnuts for Dads
Develop a schedule for Watch D.O.G Dads
program
Plan & develop In school and out of school
social events
* NOT NEEDED FOR SDE TEMPLATE. LOCAL PLAN
ONLY.

STRATEGY 2:
G OVERNANCE AND L EADERSHIP
We will operate under governance and leadership that promote and support student performance and
school/system effectiveness.

Action Steps Timelin Responsible Estimate Funding Indicators of


e d Cost Source Implementation
2.1:
Describe the steps for how the schools leadership
will promote and support improved professional
practice and improved students success at the local
level.
Promoting Improved Professional Practice and
Student Success
Develop PDSA plans yearly
Utilize results from surveys
Utilize test data
Utilize Strategic Plan monitoring
Ensure SIC meetings monthly
Ensure Principals Cabinet meetings monthly
Follow district, state, and federal regulations and
procedures
Encourage participation in leadership programs and
professional development opportunities
Develop school leadership team
Plan monthly meetings with department heads
Monthly faculty meetings
Develop plans for school clubs and organizations
Complete ADEPT evaluations

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Complete Support Staff Evaluations
Plan and support collaboration meetings
Monitor student achievement through benchmarks and
school report card

* NOT NEEDED FOR SDE TEMPLATE. LOCAL PLAN


ONLY.

STRATEGY 3:
T EACHING AND L EARNING
We will have curriculum, instructional design, and assessment practices that guide and ensure teacher
effectiveness and students learning across all grades and courses.

Performance Goal Area: Student Achievement

Performance Goal: SC READY ELA


At least 90% of students in grades 6-8 will score Approaching or above in ELA by 2021.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentages will be met.

Data Source: SC READY ELA (Percentage of students scoring Approaching, Meets, or Exceeds)

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOOL 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Baseline
Grade 6 GOAL: 88.64 88.98 89.32 89.66 90.0

ACTUA 88.3
L:
Grade 7 GOAL: 89.28 89.46 89.64 89.82 90.0
ACTUA
L: 89.1
Grade 8 GOAL: 87.68 88.26 88.84 89.42 90.0
ACTUA
L: 87.1

Performance Goal Area: Student Achievement


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Performance Goal: SC READY ELA


At least 65% of students in grades 6-8 will score Meets or above in ELA by 2021.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentages will be met.

Data Source: SC READY ELA (Percentage of students scoring Meets or Exceeds)

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOOL 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Baseline
Grade 6 GOAL: 53.48 56.36 59.24 62.12 65.0

ACTUA 50.6
L:
Grade 7 GOAL: 62.84 63.38 63.92 64.46 65.0

ACTUA 62.3
L:
Grade 8 GOAL: 61.32 62.24 63.16 64.08 65.0

ACTUA 60.4
L:

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Action Steps Timelin Responsible Estimate Funding Indicators of
e d Cost Source Implementation
3.1.a
Describe the steps for how the school will
work to improve student achievement in order
to meet annual performance goals in English
language arts.

Provide staff development on South Carolina College


and Career Ready standards
Access and training utilizing the South Carolina
College and Career Ready website
Conduct information sessions for stakeholders
Strategically approve state, local, and national
conferences for teachers
Utilize the pacing guides and consensus maps
established by HCS for English Language Arts
classes
Utilize support from district learning specialist for
professional development

3.1.b
Describe the steps for how the school will provide
interventions to meet the unique learning needs of
students
Implement tiered level intervention
system for ELA
Provide opportunities for collaboration
and professional development on RTI
programs, for Special Education and Core
Academic Teachers
Provide professional development on
FMS placement process of at-risk students
Support Special Education collaboration with regular
education teachers
Special education teachers and intervention
teachers will provide quarterly reports to the
administration team regarding student progress
using the progress monitoring tools provided by their
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programs (Language!, Read 180, Transmath).
Progress monitor intervention programs
Develop plan to achieve goals in school level PDSA
Progress monitoring school subgroup data (ESOL,
Limited English Proficient, African American, Free
and Reduced Lunch student achievement)

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3.1.c
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
effective teaching strategies are utilized in
classrooms serving ESOL students.
Provide essential core academic words to ESOL
teacher for explicit vocabulary instruction
Develop plan for remediation in ESOL instructional
time
Develop ILP (Individual Learning Plan ) meetings to
discuss student needs
Develop ESOL handbook for teachers to give
teachers up to date resources and student plans to
support the ESOL students
Utilize electronic resources provided to the teachers
Modify, update and share ILP plans on a regular
basis
Support ESOL collaboration with regular education
teachers
Organize a Co-Teaching model for ESOL and English
Language Arts teachers
Progress monitoring school subgroup data (ESOL,
Limited English Proficient, African American, Free
and Reduced Lunch student achievement)
3.1.d
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
effective use of technology in teaching and learning.

Implement personalized earning and


the use of technology for Instruction on a daily
basis
Ensure Access Google Classroom
Ensure technology integration in lesson
planning to influence achievement
Progress monitoring students via
technology
Utilize and progress monitor the use of
USA Test Prep to enhance instruction on grade
level ELA standards
Utilize and progress monitor the use of
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Achieve 3000 to personalize instruction for
each student in ELA
Utilize and progress monitor the use of NoRedInk to
personalize instruction for each student in ELA
Utilize online course options for
students
Utilized assistive technology for student
needs

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3.1.e
Describe the schools areas of emphasis for
professional development for the upcoming school
year.

Offer opportunities for all FMS teachers to attend


Kagan Cooperative Learning Training
Continue to support the PDL initiative by providing
professional development on effective use of digital
content, small group rotations,
collaboration/creation, and utilizing data to inform
instruction.
3.1.f
Describe the steps for how the school will engage
families in meaningful ways to improve student
performance.
Provide information regarding the SCCCR standards
being taught in each course through the class
syllabus as well as during Open House presentations
Conduct parent-teacher conferences each semester
Contact parents when a student receives a grade of
D or lower
Utilize our electronic communication systems to
provide updates to parents regarding student
performance, opportunities for conferences and
partnerships with the school
Ensure PowerSchool access for students and parents
Plan and host academic nights to engage families in
ways they can partner with our school to improve
student performance

3.1.g
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
that SC College and Career-Ready Standards for core
content areas will be implemented. Include
professional development and monitoring.

Administration, instructional coaches, and teachers


attend weekly ELA collaboration meetings and
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monthly department meetings in all three grade
levels.
Utilize the district curriculum maps and consensus
documents to ensure all classroom instruction and
activities are standards based.
Use MAP to progress monitor overall grade level
strand strengths and weaknesses
Collect evidence of lesson plans built around SC
College and Career-Ready Standards.
Provide information to teachers regarding
professional development being offered by the
district and state on SC College and Career-Ready
Standards for ELA.
Use a Google Form to collect information on the
professional development sessions teachers attend
at the beginning of the year and on our professional
development day in February.
Progress monitor longitudinal data from SC Ready
testing
Reflect on SLO data and conference with
administration with document of progress monitoring
on individual student data tied to standards.

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3.1.h
Describe the steps for how the school will raise
classroom expectations with an emphasis on
increased student engagement

Provide professional development opportunities in


the use of Kagan engagement structures
Model the use of Kagan engagement structures
during faculty, department, and collaboration
meetings
Monitor the implementation of Kagan engagement
structures during classroom walkthroughs and formal
observations
Coach and support teachers in the implementation
of Kagan engagement structures
3.1.i
Describe the steps for how the school will address
any persistent low performance by subgroups.

Support Special Education


collaboration with regular education teachers
Support ESOL collaboration with regular
education teachers
Progress monitor intervention programs
Progress monitoring school subgroup
data (ESOL, Limited English Proficient, African
American, Free and Reduced Lunch student
achievement)
Develop plan to achieve goals in school
level PDSA

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Performance Goal Area: Student Achievement

Performance Goal: SC READY Math


At least 90% of students in grades 6-8 will score Approaching or above in Math by 2021.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentages will be met.

Data Source: SC READY Math (Percentage of students scoring Approaching, Meets, or Exceeds)

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOOL 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Baseline
Grade 6 GOAL: 88.88 89.16 89.44 89.72 90.0
ACTUA 88.6
L:
Grade 7 GOAL: 86.8 87.6 88.4 89.2 90.0
ACTUA 86.0
L:
Grade 8 GOAL: 96.32 87.24 88.16 89.08 90.0
ACTUA 85.4
L:

Performance Goal Area: Student Achievement

Performance Goal: SC READY Math


At least 65% of students in grades 6-8 will score Meets or above in Math by 2021.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentages will be met.

Data Source: SC READY Math (Percentage of students scoring Meets or Exceeds)

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOOL 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Baseline

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Grade 6 GOAL: 62.84 63.38 63.92 64.46 65.0
ACTUAL: 62.3
Grade 7 GOAL: 56.84 58.88 60.92 62.96 65.0
ACTUAL: 54.8
Grade 8 GOAL: 52.04 55.28 58.52 61.76 65.0
ACTUAL: 48.8

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Action Steps Timelin Responsible Estimate Funding Indicators of
e d Cost Source Implementation
3.2.a
Describe the steps for how the school will
work to improve student achievement in order
to meet annual performance goals in
mathematics.
Provide staff development on South Carolina College
and Career Ready standards
Access and training utilizing the South Carolina
College and Career Ready website
Conduct information sessions for stakeholders
Strategically approve state, local, and national
conferences for teachers
Utilize the pacing guides and consensus maps
established by HCS for mathematics classes
Utilize support from district learning specialist for
professional development

3.2.b
Describe the steps for how the school will provide
interventions to meet the unique learning needs of
students

Implement tiered level intervention


system for Math
Provide opportunities for collaboration
and professional development on RTI
programs, for Special Education and Core
Academic Teachers
Provide professional development on
FMS placement process of at-risk students
Support Special Education collaboration with regular
education teachers
Special education teachers and intervention
teachers will provide quarterly reports to the
administration team regarding student progress
using the progress monitoring tools provided by their
programs (Language!, Read 180, Transmath).
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Progress monitor intervention programs
Develop plan to achieve goals in school level PDSA
Progress monitoring school subgroup data (ESOL,
Limited English Proficient, African American, Free
and Reduced Lunch student achievement)

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3.2.c
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
effective teaching strategies are utilized in
classrooms serving ESOL students.

Provide essential core academic words to ESOL


teacher for explicit vocabulary instruction
Develop plan for remediation in ESOL instructional
time
Develop ILP (Individual Learning Plan ) meetings to
discuss student needs
Develop ESOL handbook for teachers to give
teachers up to date resources and student plans to
support the ESOL students
Utilize electronic resources provided to the teachers
Modify, update and share ILP plans on a regular
basis
Support ESOL collaboration with regular education
teachers
Organize a Co-Teaching model for ESOL and English
Language Arts teachers
Progress monitoring school subgroup data (ESOL,
Limited English Proficient, African American, Free
and Reduced Lunch student achievement)
3.2.d
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
effective use of technology in teaching and learning.

Implement personalized learning and


the use of technology for Instruction on a daily
basis
Ensure Access Google Classroom
Ensure technology integration in lesson
planning to influence achievement
Progress monitoring students via
technology
Utilize and progress monitor the use of
USA Test Prep to enhance instruction on grade
level Math standards
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Utilize and progress monitor the use of
ALEKS to personalize instruction for each
student in Math
Utilize online course options for
students
Utilized assistive technology for student
needs

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3.2.e
Describe the schools areas of emphasis for
professional development for the upcoming school
year.

Offer opportunities for all FMS teachers to attend


Kagan Cooperative Learning Training
Continue to support the PDL initiative by providing
professional development on effective use of digital
content, small group rotations,
collaboration/creation, and utilizing data to inform
instruction.
3.2.f
Describe the steps for how the school will engage
families in meaningful ways to improve student
performance.
Provide information regarding the SCCCR standards
being taught in each course through the class
syllabus as well as during Open House presentations
Conduct parent-teacher conferences each semester
Contact parents when a student receives a grade of
D or lower
Utilize our electronic communication systems to
provide updates to parents regarding student
performance, opportunities for conferences and
partnerships with the school
Ensure PowerSchool access for students and parents
Plan and host academic nights to engage families in
ways they can partner with our school to improve
student performance

3.2.g
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
that SC College and Career-Ready Standards for core
content areas will be implemented. Include
professional development and monitoring.

Administration, instructional coaches, and teachers


attend weekly Math collaboration meetings and
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monthly department meetings in all three grade
levels.
Utilize the district curriculum maps and consensus
documents to ensure all classroom instruction and
activities are standards based.
Use MAP to progress monitor overall grade level
strand strengths and weaknesses
Collect evidence of lesson plans built around SC
College and Career-Ready Standards.
Provide information to teachers regarding
professional development being offered by the
district and state on SC College and Career-Ready
Standards for Math.
Use a Google Form to collect information on the
professional development sessions teachers attend
at the beginning of the year and on our professional
development day in February.
Progress monitor longitudinal data from SC Ready
testing.
Reflect on SLO data and conference with
administration with document of progress monitoring
on individual student data tied to standards.

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3.2.h
Describe the steps for how the school will raise
classroom expectations with an emphasis on
increased student engagement

Provide professional development opportunities in


the use of Kagan engagement structures
Model the use of Kagan engagement structures
during faculty, department, and collaboration
meetings
Monitor the implementation of Kagan engagement
structures during classroom walkthroughs and formal
observations
Coach and support teachers in the implementation
of Kagan engagement structures
3.2.i
Describe the steps for how the school will address
any persistent low performance by subgroups.

Support Special Education


collaboration with regular education teachers
Support ESOL collaboration with regular
education teachers
Progress monitor intervention programs
Progress monitoring school subgroup
data (ESOL, Limited English Proficient, African
American, Free and Reduced Lunch student
achievement)
Develop plan to achieve goals in school
level PDSA

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Performance Goal Area: Student Achievement

Performance Goal: SC PASS Science


At least 90% of students in grades 6-8 will score Met or above in Science by 2021.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentages will be met.

Data Source: SC PASS Science (Percentage of students scoring Met and Exemplary)

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOO 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
L Baseline
Grade GOAL: 82.32 84.24 86.16 88.08 90.0
6 ACTUAL 80.4
:
Grade GOAL: 86.8 87.6 88.4 89.2 90.0
7 ACTUAL 86.0
:
Grade GOAL: 84.96 86.22 87.48 88.74 90.0
8 ACTUAL 83.7
:

Performance Goal Area: Student Achievement

Performance Goal: SC PASS Science


At least 50% of students in grades 6-8 will score Exemplary in Science by 2021.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentages will be met.

Data Source: SC PASS Science (Percentage of students scoring Exemplary)

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOO 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
L Baseline

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Grade GOAL: 38.08 41.06 44.04 47.02 50.0
6 ACTUAL 35.1
:
Grade GOAL: 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0
7 ACTUAL 53.0
:
Grade GOAL: 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0
8 ACTUAL 60.4
:

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Action Steps Timelin Responsible Estimate Funding Indicators of
e d Cost Source Implementation
3.3.a
Describe the steps for how the school will
work to improve student achievement in order
to meet annual performance goals in science.
Provide staff development on the South Carolina
Academic Standards and Performance Indicators for
Science.
Access training utilizing the South Carolina Academic
Standards and Performance Indicators for Science
and state support documents.
Conduct information sessions for stakeholders
Strategically approve state, local, and national
conferences for teachers
Utilize the pacing guides and consensus maps
established by HCS for science classes
Utilize support from district learning specialist for
professional development
Integrate the science engineering practices in each
unit throughout the school year
3.3.b
Describe the steps for how the school will provide
interventions to meet the unique learning needs of
students

Implement Life Skills Science


intervention classes and Learning Strategies
for students performing below grade level
Provide opportunities for collaboration
and professional development on RTI
programs, for Special Education and Core
Academic Teachers
Provide professional development on
FMS placement process of at-risk students
Support Special Education collaboration with regular
education teachers
Special education teachers and intervention
teachers will provide quarterly reports to the
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administration team regarding student progress
using the progress monitoring tools provided by their
programs (Language!, Read 180, Transmath).
Progress monitor intervention programs
Develop plan to achieve goals in school level PDSA
Progress monitoring school subgroup data (ESOL,
Limited English Proficient, African American, Free
and Reduced Lunch student achievement)

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3.3.c
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
effective teaching strategies are utilized in
classrooms serving ESOL students.

Provide essential core academic words to ESOL


teacher for explicit vocabulary instruction
Develop plan for remediation in ESOL instructional
time
Develop ILP (Individual Learning Plan ) meetings to
discuss student needs
Develop ESOL handbook for teachers to give
teachers up to date resources and student plans to
support the ESOL students
Utilize electronic resources provided to the teachers
Modify, update and share ILP plans on a regular
basis
Support ESOL collaboration with regular education
teachers
Progress monitoring school subgroup data (ESOL,
Limited English Proficient, African American, Free
and Reduced Lunch student achievement)
3.3.d
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
effective use of technology in teaching and learning.

Implement blended Learning and the


use of technology for Instruction on a daily
basis
Ensure Access Google Classroom
Ensure technology integration in lesson
planning to influence achievement
Progress monitoring students via
technology
Utilize and progress monitor the use of
Discovery Ed Techbook for grade level
standards
Utilize online course options for
students
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Utilized assistive technology for student
needs

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3.3.e
Describe the schools areas of emphasis for
professional development for the upcoming school
year.

Offer opportunities for all FMS teachers to attend


Kagan Cooperative Learning Training
Continue to support the PDL initiative by providing
professional development on effective use of digital
content, small group rotations,
collaboration/creation, and utilizing data to inform
instruction.

3.3.f
Describe the steps for how the school will engage
families in meaningful ways to improve student
performance.
Provide information regarding the South Carolina
Science standards being taught in each course
through the class syllabus as well as during Open
House presentations
Conduct parent-teacher conferences each semester
Contact parents when a student receives a grade of
D or lower
Utilize our electronic communication systems to
provide updates to parents regarding student
performance, opportunities for conferences and
partnerships with the school
Ensure PowerSchool access for students and parents
Plan and host academic nights to engage families in
ways they can partner with our school to improve
student performance

3.3.g
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
that SC College and Career-Ready Standards for core
content areas will be implemented. Include
professional development and monitoring.
Administration, instructional coaches, and teachers
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attend weekly Science collaboration meetings and
monthly department meetings in all three grade
levels.
Utilize the district curriculum maps and consensus
documents to ensure all classroom instruction and
activities are standards based.
Use benchmark data to progress monitor overall
grade level standard strengths and weaknesses
Collect evidence of lesson plans built around SC
Science Standards and Performance Indicators.
Provide information to teachers regarding
professional development being offered by the
district and state on SC Science Standards and
Performance Indicators.
Use a Google Form to collect information on the
professional development sessions teachers attend
at the beginning of the year and on our professional
development day in February.
Progress monitor longitudinal data from SC PASS
testing.
Reflect on SLO data and conference with
administration with document of progress monitoring
on individual student data tied to standards.

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3.3.h
Describe the steps for how the school will raise
classroom expectations with an emphasis on
increased student engagement

Provide professional development opportunities in


the use of Kagan engagement structures
Model the use of Kagan engagement structures
during faculty, department, and collaboration
meetings
Monitor the implementation of Kagan engagement
structures during classroom walkthroughs and formal
observations
Coach and support teachers in the implementation
of Kagan engagement structures

3.3.i
Describe the steps for how the school will address
any persistent low performance by subgroups.

Support Special Education


collaboration with regular education teachers
Support ESOL collaboration with regular
education teachers
Progress monitor intervention programs
Progress monitoring school subgroup
data (ESOL, Limited English Proficient, African
American, Free and Reduced Lunch student
achievement)
Develop plan to achieve goals in school
level PDSA

Performance Goal Area: Student Achievement


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Performance Goal: SC PASS Social Studies


At least 90% of students in grades 6-8 will score Met or above in Social Studies by 2021.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentages will be met.

Data Source: SC PASS Social Studies (Percentage of students scoring Met and Exemplary)

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOO 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
L Baseline
Grade GOAL: 90.0 90.0 90.0 90.0 90.0
6 ACTUAL: 92.1
Grade GOAL: 85.92 86.94 87.96 88.98 90.0
7 ACTUAL: 84.9
Grade GOAL: 84.32 85.74 87.16 88.58 90.0
8 ACTUAL: 82.9

Performance Goal Area: Student Achievement

Performance Goal: SC PASS Social Studies


At least 50% of students in grades 6-8 will score Exemplary in Social Studies by 2021.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentages will be met.

Data Source: SC PASS Social Studies (Percentage of students scoring Exemplary)

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOO 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
L Baseline
Grade GOAL: 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0
6 ACTUAL: 50.0
Grade GOAL: 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0
7 ACTUAL: 65.8
Grade GOAL: 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0
8 ACTUAL: 62.0

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e d Cost Source Implementation
3.4.a
Describe the steps for how the school will
work to improve student achievement in order
to meet annual performance goals in social
studies.
Provide staff development on South Carolina Social
Studies Academic Standards
Access training utilizing the South Carolina Social
Studies Academic Standards website
Conduct information sessions for stakeholders
Strategically approve state, local, and national
conferences for teachers
Utilize the pacing guides and consensus maps
established by HCS for social studies classes
Utilize support from district learning specialist for
professional development
3.4.a
Describe the steps for how the school will provide
interventions to meet the unique learning needs of
students

Implement Life Skills Science


intervention classes and Learning Strategies
for students performing below grade level
Provide opportunities for collaboration
and professional development on RTI
programs, for Special Education and Core
Academic Teachers
Provide professional development on
FMS placement process of at-risk students
Support Special Education collaboration with regular
education teachers
Special education teachers and intervention
teachers will provide quarterly reports to the
administration team regarding student progress
using the progress monitoring tools provided by their
programs (Language!, Read 180, Transmath).
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Progress monitor intervention programs
Develop plan to achieve goals in school level PDSA
Progress monitoring school subgroup data (ESOL,
Limited English Proficient, African American, Free
and Reduced Lunch student achievement)

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3.4.c
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
effective teaching strategies are utilized in
classrooms serving ESOL students.

Provide essential core academic words to ESOL


teacher for explicit vocabulary instruction
Develop plan for remediation in ESOL instructional
time
Develop ILP (Individual Learning Plan ) meetings to
discuss student needs
Develop ESOL handbook for teachers to give
teachers up to date resources and student plans to
support the ESOL students
Utilize electronic resources provided to the teachers
Modify, update and share ILP plans on a regular
basis
Support ESOL collaboration with regular education
teachers
Progress monitoring school subgroup data (ESOL,
Limited English Proficient, African American, Free
and Reduced Lunch student achievement)

3.4.d
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
effective use of technology in teaching and learning.

Implement blended Learning and the


use of technology for Instruction on a daily
basis
Ensure Access Google Classroom
Ensure technology integration in lesson
planning to influence achievement
Progress monitoring students via
technology
Utilize and progress monitor the use of
Discovery Ed Techbook for grade level
standards
Utilize online course options for
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students
Utilized assistive technology for student
needs

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3.4.e
Describe the schools areas of emphasis for
professional development for the upcoming school
year.

Offer opportunities for all FMS teachers to attend


Kagan Cooperative Learning Training
Continue to support the PDL initiative by providing
professional development on effective use of digital
content, small group rotations,
collaboration/creation, and utilizing data to inform
instruction.

3.4.f
Describe the steps for how the school will engage
families in meaningful ways to improve student
performance.
Provide information regarding the SCCCR standards
being taught in each course through the class
syllabus as well as during Open House presentations
Conduct parent-teacher conferences each semester
Contact parents when a student receives a grade of
D or lower
Utilize our electronic communication systems to
provide updates to parents regarding student
performance, opportunities for conferences and
partnerships with the school
Ensure PowerSchool access for students and parents
Plan and host academic nights to engage families in
ways they can partner with our school to improve
student performance

3.4.g
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure
that SC College and Career-Ready Standards for core
content areas will be implemented. Include
professional development and monitoring.

Administration, instructional coaches, and teachers


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attend weekly Social Studies collaboration meetings
and monthly department meetings in all three grade
levels.
Utilize the district curriculum maps and consensus
documents to ensure all classroom instruction and
activities are standards based.
Use benchmark data to progress monitor overall
grade level standard strengths and weaknesses
Collect evidence of lesson plans built around SC
Social Studies Academic Standards.
Provide information to teachers regarding
professional development being offered by the
district and state on SC Social Studies Academic
Standards.
Use a Google Form to collect information on the
professional development sessions teachers attend
at the beginning of the year and on our professional
development day in February.
Progress monitor longitudinal data from SC PASS
testing.
Reflect on SLO data and conference with
administration with document of progress monitoring
on individual student data tied to standards.

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3.4.h
Describe the steps for how the school will raise
classroom expectations with an emphasis on
increased student engagement

Provide professional development opportunities in


the use of Kagan engagement structures
Model the use of Kagan engagement structures
during faculty, department, and collaboration
meetings
Monitor the implementation of Kagan engagement
structures during classroom walkthroughs and formal
observations
Coach and support teachers in the implementation
of Kagan engagement structures

3.4.i
Describe the steps for how the school will address
any persistent low performance by subgroups.

Support Special Education


collaboration with regular education teachers
Support ESOL collaboration with regular
education teachers
Progress monitor intervention programs
Progress monitoring school subgroup
data (ESOL, Limited English Proficient, African
American, Free and Reduced Lunch student
achievement)
Develop plan to achieve goals in school
level PDSA

Performance Goal Area: Student Achievement


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Performance Goal: MAP Growth Goals


At least 75% of students in grades 6-8 will meet fall-to-spring growth goals on MAP Reading, Language and Math
by 2021.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentage will be met.

Data Source: NWEA MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) Fall-to-Spring Growth Goals report

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOOL 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Baseline
GOAL: 60% 64% 68% 72% 75%
ACTUAL Gr. 6 55.0 59.0 63.0 67.0 71.0 75.0
Reading 60.0 63.0 66.0 69.0 72.0 75.0
ACTUAL Gr. 6 65.0 67.0 69.0 71.0 73.0 75.0
Language
ACTUAL Gr. 6 Math
ACTUAL Gr. 7 62.0 64.6 67.2 69.8 72.4 75.0
Reading 65.0 67.0 69.0 71.0 73.0 75.0
ACTUAL Gr. 7 53.0 57.4 61.8 66.2 70.6 75.0
Language
ACTUAL Gr. 7 Math
ACTUAL Gr. 8 68.0 69.4 70.8 72.2 73.6 75.0
Reading 69.0 70.2 71.4 72.6 73.8 75.0
ACTUAL Gr. 8 61.0 63.8 66.6 69.4 72.2 75.0
Language
ACTUAL Gr. 8 Math

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3.5:
Describe the steps for how the school will work to
ensure that more students meet their annual MAP
growth goals.

Schedule meetings with collaboration


groups weekly
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Schedule teacher conferences with
administrative team to discuss their data three
times a year
Ensure self-reflection by analyzing
classroom data using reflection sheets.
Teachers will list strategies that they used that
contributed current MAP and Benchmark scores
Identify strategies for implementation
for improvement on areas identified based on
data
Plan & create semester calendar to
ensure pacing
Ensure that teachers hold goal-setting
conferences with students prior to each MAP
administration

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e d Cost Source Implementation
3.6:
Describe the steps for how the school will Implement
comprehensive character development initiatives
Communicate the vision of Excellence,
Every Day, Everywhere so that all students
understand what this means regarding
behavior and character
Utilize Student Council as a means of
leadership development and communication
Plan quarterly grade-level meetings
Monitor students discipline data and
provide character education opportunities
based on school needs
Utilize In School Suspension character
education program through the support of our
Guidance department

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Utilize group and individual guidance
support on making positive choices
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ONLY.
3.7:
Describe the steps for how the school will Improve
the effectiveness of guidance counseling and
advocacy programs to meet the physical, social and
emotional needs of all students.
Plan weekly Guidance department
meetings
Attend professional development
sessions to ensure effective advisement and
guidance of students and parents in the
selection of appropriate coursework for the
preparation of students toward college and
work readiness
Lead professional development in
district and state level
Lead professional development for
Teachers
Participation within specialty, regional,
and state sponsored counselor meetings.
Update and maintain guidance website
for FMS families to provide usable resources for
working with students
Plan & implement transition meetings
for rising 6th graders as well as 8th graders
transitioning to the high school
Scheduling Students
Updating and Maintain Student Records
Implement Homeless Student Support
Support IEP meetings
Coordinate Duke Tip/ SC Jr. Scholars
Plan & Implement Student of the Week
Program
Assist with homebound
Support the implementation of 504
plans
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Coordinate with administrative team
Develop and plan for career
assessment/portfolios
Plan and Develop IGP meetings with
parents
Implement one-on-one as well as group
counseling sessions
Provide Job Shadowing opportunities
Coordinate the Teal Mentors program
Coordinate testing programs (SC PASS,
SC Ready, CoGAT, PSAT, EOC)
Arrange test prep opportunities
Develop master schedule
Utilize social media for student
announcements related to guidance
Support after school tutorial program
Develop and implement district
guidance accountability plan
Follow the state EEDA accountability
plan
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ONLY.
3.8:
Describe the steps for how the school will
collaborate with other school levels to ensure a
seamless transition for students readiness for the
next level.
Provide school visits to the high school
and for rising 5th graders from our feeder
elementary schools of FES and SES
Follow HCS Placement Rubrics for
correct student placement
Plan & organize transition IEP meetings
Plan & organize Open House/ Parent
Nights
Provide teacher meet and greet
opportunities
Plan & organize transition plan
Provide opportunities to visit feeder
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elementary schools and high school
Advertise high school options meeting

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ONLY.
3.9:
Develop, implement, and update annually
a comprehensive research-based reading plan that
includes tiered interventions provided to students
and identifies resources to ensure sustainability
(Section 59-155-110, South Carolina Read to
Succeed Act)

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STRATEGY 4:
R ESOURCES AND S UPPORT S YSTEMS
We will provide the resources and services that support our vision, purpose, and direction to ensure
success for all students.

Performance Goal Area: Teacher/Administrator Quality

Performance Goal: Advanced Degrees


The percentage of teachers with an advanced degree will increase to 70% by 2021 .

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentage will be met.

Data Source: Percentage of teachers with advanced degrees, as reported on annual State Report Card

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOOL 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
GOAL: 55.12 58.84 62.56 66.28 70.0
ACTUAL: 51.4

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e le d Cost Source Implementatio
n
4.1:
Describe the steps for how the school will promote
advanced degrees and professional training opportunities
for teachers.

Share information regarding continued education


opportunities to all teachers
Encourage leadership opportunities within the school for
teacher leaders
Provide professional development to all teachers at FMS
through faculty and department meetings
Support attendance at state and national conferences
through PDSA funds
Ensure that faculty attend HCS-sponsored professional
development
Share information regarding the addition of endorsements
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credits to teaching certificates
Update staff on recertification requirements for the 5- year
renewal cycle
Encourage teachers to participate in Read to Succeed and
Gifted and Talented endorsement courses through the HCS
partnership with eLearningSC and Coastal Carolina University

Performance Goal Area: Teacher/Administrator Quality

Performance Goal: Attendance


The attendance rate for teachers will be at least 96% each year.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentage will be met.

Data Source: Annual attendance rate for teachers on the State Report Card

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOOL 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Baseline
GOAL: 95.2 95.4 95.6 95.8 96.0
ACTUAL: 95.0

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e le d Cost Source Implementatio
n
4.2:
Describe the steps for how the school will improve staff
attendance.

Monitor staff attendance on a daily basis to


identify trends and patterns
Complete ADEPT evaluations
Complete support staff evaluations
Plan and support weekly collaboration

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meetings
Conduct individual teacher conferences in
conjunction with the SLO timeline(3 times yearly)
Monitor student achievement through
benchmarks and school report card

Performance Goal Area: School Climate

Performance Goal: Conferences


100% of parents/guardians will participate in a conference about their childs academic performance every year.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentage will be met.

Data Source: State Report Card Parents attending conferences percentage

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOOL 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Baseline
GOAL: 99.76 99.82 99.88 99.94 100.0
ACTUAL: 99.7

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n
4.3:
Describe the steps for how the school will improve
parent/guardian conference participation rate.

Ensure prompt response to email and phone calls


Update school webpage regularly
Plan parent conferences once a semester
Utilize Parent Link phone message system to
communicate dates and times of Parent Teacher
Conference Nights
Utilize FMS social media to communicate dates and
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times of Parent Teacher Conference Nights
Utilize FMS marquees to communicate dates and times
of Parent Teacher Conference Nights
Utilize newsletters to communicate dates and times of
Parent Teacher Conference Nights
Reflect on parent survey results in order to improve
communications about parent/guardian conferences.
Ensure parent conferences for students with a 70 or
lower quarterly average
Ensure potential retainee conferences are held in the
2nd semester if a student is in danger of failing for the
year

Performance Goal Area: School Climate

Performance Goal: Attendance


The attendance rate for students will be at least 96% each year.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentage will be met.

Data Source: Annual attendance rate for students on the State Report Card

Interim Goals and Actual:


SCHOOL 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Baseline
GOAL: 95.52 95.64 95.76 95.88 96.0
ACTUAL: 95.4

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e le d Cost Source Implementatio
n
4.4:
Describe the steps for how the school will improve student
attendance.
Communicate with students and parents regarding the importance
of daily school attendance
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Utilize the Data Quality Clerk to monitor student attendance
Develop Attendance Intervention Plans and document in
PowerSchool for students with attendance issues
Follow-up with parents/guardians via phone call or email when
students are absent for three consecutive days
Recognize and celebrate students with perfect attendance at
quarterly awards assemblies
Provide incentives to encourage student attendance for
standardized testing

Performance Goal Area: School Climate

Performance Goal: Perceptual Survey


The satisfaction level among parents, students, and teachers about the Learning Environment, Social and
Physical Environment, and Home-School Relations will increase each year.

Interim Performance Goal: The annual benchmark percentage will be met.

Data Sources: Spring State Survey of Parents, Teachers and Students; percentage who express agree or strongly agree
satisfaction with the statements related to the three broad survey areas.

Interim Goals and Actual


2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT Baselin
e
Parents GOAL : 90 91 92 93 94
Parents ACTUAL: 89.6
Students GOAL: 85 86 87 88 89
Students ACTUAL: 84.3
Teachers GOAL: 98.8 99.0 99.2 99.4 99.6
Teachers ACTUAL: 98.6
SOCIAL/PHYSICAL
ENVIRONMENT
Parents GOAL : 89 90 91 92 93
Parents ACTUAL: 88.8
Students GOAL: 84 85 86 87 88
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Students ACTUAL: 83.2
Teachers GOAL: 98.6 98.7 98.8 98.9 99.0
Teachers ACTUAL: 98.5
HOME-SCHOOL
RELATIONS
Parents GOAL : 76 77 78 79 80
Parents ACTUAL: 75.6
Students GOAL: 86 87 88 89 90
Students ACTUAL: 85.5
Teachers GOAL: 95.6 96 97 98 99
Teachers ACTUAL: 95.6

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n
4.5:
Describe the steps for how the school will increase the
percentage of respondents who have a favorable opinion of
the school on the annual survey of teachers, students and
parents.
Analyze perceptual survey data annually to determine areas
of focus for the coming year
Utilize a variety of media to ensure that stakeholders are
informed of school goals and events
Host parent-teacher conferences each semester
Require teachers to communicate with parents when a
students grade is a D or lower
Ensure that school-wide discipline is fair, firm, and
consistent
Maintain a clean, safe, and inviting school environment
Ensure that emails and phone calls are returned within 24
business hours
Continue to plan for and support daily collaboration sessions
among teachers

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4.6:
Describe the steps for how the school will recruit and retain
high quality teachers and support staff.
Participate in the annual HCS Recruitment Fair to identify
high quality applicants
Utilize the Applitrack system for screening and hiring new
staff members
Adhere to the HCS hiring policy and ensure equal
opportunity for diverse applicants
Conduct new teacher academy prior to the start of the
school year for all new hires
Assign effective and dedicated mentors and buddy
teachers to all new teachers
Schedule, design, and implement quarterly new teacher
support sessions
Provide professional development opportunities specifically
designed for new teachers
Provide opportunities for new teachers to observe master
teachers and to debrief with instructional coaches and
administrators regarding strategies they could implement in
their classrooms

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4.7:
Describe how the school will provide the necessary support
systems to meet the social and emotional needs of
students.
Plan weekly Guidance department meetings
Collaborate with grade-level administrators regarding students
with social/emotional and/or behavioral concerns
Implement one-on-one as well as group counseling sessions
through the guidance department
Conduct classroom guidance sessions during Gator time
Update and maintain guidance website for FMS families to provide
usable resources for working with students
Implement homeless student support
Continue partnership with Backpack Buddies to provide
resources for students in need

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4.8:
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure the
effectiveness of the services to support counseling, referral,
educational and career planning for students.
Plan weekly Guidance meetings
Attend professional development sessions to
ensure effective advisement and guidance of students and
parents in the selection of appropriate coursework for the
preparation of students toward college and work readiness
Lead professional development in district and state
level
Lead professional development for teachers
Participation within specialty, regional, and state-
sponsored counselor meetings.
Update and maintain guidance website for FMS
families to provide usable resources for working with students
Plan & implement transition meetings
Update and maintain student records
Implement homeless student support
Support IEP meetings
Coordinate Duke Tip/ SC Jr. Scholars
Assist with homebound
Support 504 plans implementation
Develop and plan for career assessment/portfolios
Plan and develop IGP meetings with parents
Conduct interim and report card conferences with
all students who have failing averages
Provide Job Shadowing opportunities
Coordinate the Teal Mentors program
Coordinate Testing Programs (SC PASS, SC Ready,
CoGAT, PSAT, EOC)
Arrange test prep opportunities
Develop Master Schedule
Utilize social media for student announcements
related to guidance
Develop and implement district guidance
accountability plan
Follow the state EEDA accountability plan

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4.9:
Describe the schools areas of emphasis for support staff
training for the upcoming year.
Provide professional development for support staff that includes
customer service and technology
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4.10:
Describe the steps for how the school will ensure student
safety and security on campus.
Utilize and annually update the schools Crisis
Management Plan
Schedule drills to ensure processes and procedures
are in place as needed for crisis events.
Ensure checks of IDs for every visitor and give
name badges
Use environmentally safe products
Continual use of cameras in all hallways and
outdoors
Daily use of metal detectors and bag checks for all
students entering the school
Utilize HCS Tip Line
Reporting of incident information posted in
hallways, in the guidance office and in the front office
Utilize anonymous tip box outside of guidance
Adhere to policies and procedures published in
student handbooks (accessible online and by hardcopy)

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STRATEGY 5:
U SING R ESULTS FOR C ONTINUOUS I MPROVEMENT
We will provide a comprehensive assessment system that generates a range of data about student
learning and system effectiveness, and we will use results to guide continuous improvement.

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5.1:
Describe the steps for how the school will continuously
collect, analyze and apply learning from a range of data
sources to improve teaching and learning.
Establish, update, and maintain a data wall/room that shows
school, grade level, student, and teacher data
Design, analyze, and collect teacher data reflection sheets (3
times a year)
Develop, implement, and periodically revise a school-level PDSA
plan
Identify trends and patterns utilizing classroom observation data
and develop professional development based on results
Progress monitor student achievement through Benchmark and
MAP testing and adjust lesson planning based on student needs
Progress monitor Read 180, Lang!, and Transmath students
through V-Port and SAM programs
Analyze digital content data to reflect on personalization of
learning

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5.2:
Describe the steps for how the school will provide training
to staff on analyzing and utilizing student performance
data.
Provide staff development on the utilization Enrich
Conduct data reflection meetings at least three times a year with
each collaboration team with a focus on analyzing student
performance data and sharing instructional strategies to improve
performance
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5.3:
Describe the steps for how the school will communicate
information about school performance and school
improvement to stakeholders.
Conduct monthly PTO and SIC meetings to share school
performance with parent and community stakeholders
Utilize our school website, school newsletter, and social
media to communicate school performance data
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