AGENDA • Welcome & Registration • Secondary Choir –Ms Anita Caswell • Recognition: Board of Education Members • Recorder Choir- Mr. David McWilliams • Recognition of Vendors: Mrs. Martha Hasselbusch • Secondary Choir • Recognition of Superintendent: SabraBaker • Alma Mater Secondary Choir
Richmond Heights Local School District State of the Schools Address
Mission Possible! Where We Are and Where We Are GOING!
Areas of Concern • Customer Service Initiative • Parental Engagement/Support • Academic Initiative
Information • Ohio Department of Education State Report Card Results • Elementary & Secondary Schools • Customer Service Initiative • Academic Initiatives • Strategies we will employ • Together WE CAN!!
State Report Card Matrix • Schools in Ohio are rated by: • Achievement • Performance Index • Gap Closing • AMO ( Annual Measurable Objectives) • Reading, Math, Graduation Rate • Progress ( Value Added grades 3-8) • Overall, Gifted, Lowest 20% in Achievement, Students with Disabilities • Graduation Rate • Prepared for Success • K-3 Literacy (N/A for High school)
Ohio Department of Education Results: Elementary School • Ohio Academic Assessment 3rd Grade • Mathematics: 70% • Reading: 78.3% • Proficient 75%
Ohio Department of EducationResults: Elementary School • Ohio Academic Assessment Results Elementary School 4th Grade • Mathematics 69.8% • Reading 96.2% • Proficient 75%
Ohio Department of EducationResults: Elementary School • Ohio Academic Assessment Results Elementary School 5th Grade • Mathematics 34.0% • Reading 59.6% • Science 37.7% • Proficient 75%
Ohio Department of EducationResults: Secondary School • Ohio Academic Assessment Results Elementary School 6th Grade • Mathematics 43.1% • Reading 63.8% • Proficient 75%
Ohio Department of EducationResults: Secondary School • Ohio Academic Assessment Results Secondary School 7th Grade • Mathematics 36.0% • Reading 60.0% • Proficient 75%
Ohio Department of EducationResults: Secondary School • Ohio Academic Assessment Results Elementary School 8th Grade • Mathematics 33.3% • Reading 73.2% • Science 33.3% • Proficient 75%
Ohio Department of EducationResults: Secondary School • Ohio Academic Assessment Results Secondary School 10th Grade • Mathematics 80.8% • Reading 84.6% • Science 54.9% • Proficient 75.%
Ohio Department of EducationResults: Secondary School • Ohio Academic Assessment Results Secondary School 11th Grade • Mathematics 84.2% • Reading 93.0% • Writing 91.2% • Social Studies 84.2% • Science 75.4% • Proficient 85..0%
Where We Are Achievement • Performance Index = 63.3% (D) • Indicators Met = 29.4% (F) 5 of 17 • Gap Closing • AMO= 23.3% (F) (Annual Measurable Objectives) • Progress • Overall = (F) • Gifted = NR • Lowest 2o% in Achievement = (C) • Students With Disabilities = (C) • Graduation Rate • Four Year = 84.6% (C) • Five Year = 83.5% (D) • Prepared for Success • Not Rated
Where We Are Currently • Lowest 20% in Achievement (C) • Student With Disabilities (C) • Graduation Rate • Four Year 84.6% (C) • Five Year 83.5% (D)
Where We Are Currently Enrollment, Withdrawals, Percentage and Community School Students • Secondary School: 421 • Elementary School:466 • New Enrollment: 189 Total • Secondary School: 78 • Elementary School: 111 • Withdrawals: 95 Total • Secondary School: 43 • Elementary School: 52 • Attendance: Secondary : 95%, Elementary: 99% • Community School: 131 Total
Culture For Learning • Rigor- Pushing student to think critically/analytically • Relevance- Show how what they learn is important to their lives • Relationships- “Reaching is Teaching” Before students can get to a place where they are ready to receive instruction, there must be a relationship established.
1Richmond • One Voice! • One Vision! • One Victory! • Promoting Our School District • Igniting our Community • 1Richmond.Com
Customer Service Initiative All visitors to our school will be greeted promptly and in friendly manner. You are welcome to visit our school at any time!
Customer Service Core Values • We will conduct ourselves with honestly, integrity and fairness with our students, parents, employees, and stakeholders. • We will deliver a quality, rigorous and competitive education • Our customers are our students, parents, and community stakeholders • Our employees are our partners • We will be motivated and passionately dedicated to the success of our students
Customer Service Initiative • All Telephone Calls will be returned within 24 hours! • All written correspondence will be responded to within 48 hours!
Parental Engagement/Support • Parent engagement in schools is defined as parents and school staff working together to support and improve the learning, development, and health of children and adolescents.1
Why is it important for parents to be Engaged? • Parent engagement in schools contributes to students’ health and learning. Studies have shown that students who have parents engaged in their school lives are more likely to have • Higher grades and test scores. • Better student behavior. • Enhanced social skills.
Students Effort • “We can want it for them, but without them it is impossible” • Our students must be active participants in their education. • Active participation includes • Completing all assignments • Remaining aware of resources and support • Being proactive and not re-active
Where We’re Going The Academic Goal of the Richmond Heights Local School District is to receive no less than an “A” on the 2013-2014 school year. Three Components that make our Goal Possible: Create a Culture of Learning Parental Engagement/Support; Active PTO both buildings Student Effort
Strategies for Improvement • Strategy 1: • Monitor Student Attendance: Students cannot master new material if they are not present at school and prepared to learn • We will contact parents regarding: absenteeism, and tardiness • Note from parents regarding absence/tardy
Strategies for Improvement • Strategy 2: • Implement P.B.I.S. (Positive Behavioral Intervention & Support) consistently to provide for effective classroom management to support the teaching and learning process.
Strategies for Improvement • Strategy 3 • Articulate high academic expectations for all students • Failure is not an Option!
Strategies for Improvement • Strategy 4: • Utilize Technology, Data Director and Renaissance Learning to create common formative assessments to assess student academic performance, and to guide instructional planning and delivery.
Strategies for Improvement • Strategy 5: • Continue to build capacity of our District Leadership Team (DLT), Building Leadership Team (BLT), and Teachers Building Team (TBT) to develop, administer and analyze results from common formative assessments; and adjust instruction to meet the learning needs of all students.
Strategies for Improvement • Strategy 6: • Prepare our grades 3-6 students to be successful on the Spring, 2014 administration of the OAA • Utilize high frequency vocabulary words in daily lessons, homework, assessments and word walls. • Utilize released test questions in daily lessons, homework and assessments • reading and math packets during winter and spring break to enhance skills
Strategies for Improvement • Strategy 7: • Provide an after school tutoring program for students in grades 3-8 who require remediation in reading, math and/or science. • Additional tutoring for grades 9-12 in reading, math, social studies and science
Strategies for Improvement • Strategy 8: • Reading across grade levels • Hands on math & science • Writing Prompts • Individual Student Conferences • Parent/teacher Conferences
Our Goals • Improve the Customer Service Initiative • Close the Achievement Gap • Improve Value Added on the ODE Report Card • Improve Rating on the ODE Report Card to an “A”