In the Mt. Adams School District, each school and the district have improvement plans. Each plan is required to be data driven, promote a positive impact on student learning, and include a continuous improvement process that shall mean the ongoing process used by a school to monitor, adjust, and update its school improvement plan.
Harrah Elementary School, Mt. Adams Middle School and White Swan High School plans all align to the 7 Turnaround Principles required of schools in the school improvement process and have been submitted electronically using Indistar, a web-based system implemented by OSPI for use with district and/or school improvement teams to inform, coach, sustain, track, and report improvement activities. Deadlines met included October 28, February 28 and May 30.
Mt. Adams School District has also developed a district plan that aligns to the 7 Turnaround Principles and has met all required deadlines.
Principle 1: Strong leadership
Principle 2: Staff evaluation and professional development - Professional development
Principle 3: Expanded time for student learning and teacher collaboration - Expanded time for student learning and teacher collaboration
Principle 4: Rigorous, aligned instruction - Expecting and monitoring sound instruction in a variety of modes
Principle 5: Use of data for school improvement and instruction - Assessing student learning frequently with standards-based assessments
Principle 6: Safety, discipline, and social, emotional, and physical health - School and classroom culturePrinciple 7: Family and community engagement - Defining the purpose, policies, and practices of a school community
Being a Schoolwide Title 1, Part A district, all school’s plans must contain the ten Title 1 component requirements and evidence that the plans have been implemented. All three schools submitted this evidence by the February 28 deadline through our Indistar plans.
For a copy
of district and/or school building School Improvement Plans, contact Dana Jarnecke, Director of Teaching & Learning at firstname.lastname@example.org or (509) 874-8652.