2017-18 Goals

 I want to share with you our academic focus areas for this school year.  Each school in West Virginia is required to submit a Strategic Plan to the Department of Education.  The purpose of the plan is guide each school in it's efforts towards academic and school-wide growth and progress.   Our focus areas for this school year are as follows:
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School-wide math goals:

By May 2018, students in K-5th grade will with 80% proficiency demonstrate grade level fact fluency and computation as assessed through grade level common formative assessments given in September 2017 and May 2018.  By May 2018, Kindergarten students will fluently add and subtract within 5; First grade students will add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10; Second grade students will fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations and /or the relationship between addition and subtraction; Third grade students will learn multiplication tables (facts) with speed and memory in order to fluently multiply and divide within 100; Fourth grade students will use the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) with whole numbers to solve problems; Fifth grade students will apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.

School-wide ELA goals:

By May 2018, students in Kindergarten will with 80% proficiency read common high frequency words by sight as assessed through grade level common formative assessments given in September 2017 and May 2018.  By May 2018, students in first grades 1-3 will with 80% proficiency recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words as assessed through grade level common formative assessments given in September 2017 and May 2018.  By May 2018, students in grades 4-5 will with 80% proficiency read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context as assessed through grade level common formative assessments given in September 2017 and May 2018.

School-wide Student Leadership goal:

Students in Grades K-5 will monitor and track their individual progress as it relates to the grade level specific English Language Arts and Math goals prescribed on the School Strategic Plan for the 2017-2018 school year. 
~ Mrs. Isaacs