Goals

Reading

  

Goal

Increase the number of Ballou students who reach “proficient” on the STAR reading assessment.

 

Baseline Data

  

46.7% of sixth grade Ballou students scored at or above proficient on the Fall STAR reading assessment.

 

46.0% of seventh grade Ballou students scored at or above proficient on the Fall STAR reading assessment.

 

40.0% of eighth grade Ballou students scored at or above proficient on the Fall STAR reading assessment. 

 

Growth Target

Our students will show an improvement in their score by Spring, 2017.

  

 

Math

 

Goal

Increase the number of Ballou students who reach “proficient” on the STAR math assessment.

 

Baseline Data

 

58.2% of sixth grade Ballou students scored at or above proficient on the Fall STAR math assessment.

 

63.6% of seventh grade Ballou students scored at or above proficient on the Fall STAR math assessment. 

 

56.9% of eighth grade Ballou students scored at or above proficient on the Fall STAR math assessment. 

 

Growth Target

Our students will show an improvement in their score by Spring, 2017.

 

  

Achievement Gap

 

Targeted Sub Group

Ballou's minority students

 

Baseline Data

 

34.9% of sixth grade Ballou students scored at or above proficient on the Fall STAR reading assessment

 

37.6% of seventh grade Ballou students scored at or above proficient on the Fall STAR reading assessment. 

 

31.6% of eighth grade Ballou students scored at or above proficient on the Fall STAR reading assessment. 

 

Growth Target

Our students will show an improvement in their score by Spring, 2017

 

  

Safety

 

We will conduct monthly drills and work with Emergency Responders to update emergency plans.

 

 

Communication

 

Work to increase communication with families through Edline, Facebook, Twitter, Instragram, Blackboard Connect and Texting

  

 

Technology

 

Promote technology as a learning tool that when used effectively will support teaching and learning with seamless integration throughout the curriculum.