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The Mission Statement for Hall-Woodward Elementary:
We believe that by providing a safe and secure environment, recognizing and respecting individual differences, and utilizing different ways of teaching, all children will learn through the combined efforts of home, school, and community and will be prepared for success in the 21st century. PLEDGE: Positive people are who we want to be Respect, compassion and responsibility Improving ourselves and trying our best Doer of kindness and all the rest Everybody’s safe each and every day Jet Pride is the only way. We are RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE AND READY!!
Hall-Woodward Elementary established the following goals in alignment with the school's mission statement.
- Goal 1 (Gap Goal) To close the achievement gap between the District White and African American students in Reading proficiency grade students as measured by EOG’s. To achieve this goal, we would increase our African American Students’ Reading proficiency by 10 percentage points from 36.1% to 46.1% by the end of the 2017-2018 school year.
- Goal 2 (Discipline Goal) To decrease discipline classroom disruption occurrences by 4.4 percentage points. The goal for Hall-Woodward Elementary School is to decrease disruptive behavior office referrals by 4.4 percentage points from 14.4% in 2015-2016 school year to 10.0% by the end of the 2017-2018 school year.
- Goal 3 To increase the reading proficiency of African-American Males across all grades by 10 percentage points. The goal for Hall-Woodward Elementary School is to increase the reading proficiency of African-American Males students from 24.4% proficient (in 2016-2017) to 34.4% proficient by the end of the 2017-2018 school year as measured by EOG’s.
- Goal 4 To increase the math proficiency for Hispanic males across all grades by 10 percentage points. The goal for Hall-Woodward Elementary is to increase the Hispanic males math proficiency from 50.4% proficient in 2016-2017 school year to 60.4% proficient by the end of the 2017-2018 school year as measured by EOG’s.
- Goal 5 To decrease the teacher turnover rate by 5 percentage points from 12.0% to 7.0%.
To achieve these goals, Hall-Woodward Elementary has chosen to focus on implementing these Selected Indicators:
Student Success Indicators
ALL teachers employ effective classroom management and reinforce classroom rules and procedures by positively teaching them. (5088)
Instructional Teams develop standards-aligned units of instruction for each subject and grade level. (5094)
The school implements a tiered instructional system that allows teachers to deliver evidence-based instruction aligned with the individual needs of students across all tiers. (5117)
ALL teachers are attentive to students' emotional states, guide students in managing their emotions, and arrange for supports and interventions when necessary. (5124)
The school develops and implements consistent, intentional, and on-going plans to support student transitions for grade-to-grade and level-to-level. (5134)
The LEA has an LEA Support & Improvement Team. (5135)
A Leadership Team consisting of the principal, teachers who lead the Instructional Teams, and other professional staff meets regularly (at least twice a month) to review implementation of effective practices. (5137)
The school has established a team structure among teachers with specific duties and time for instructional planning. (5143)
The principal monitors curriculum and classroom instruction regularly and provides timely, clear, constructive feedback to teachers. (5149)
The LEA/School regularly looks at school performance data and aggregated classroom observation data and uses that data to make decisions about school improvement and professional development needs. (5159)
The LEA/School has established a system of procedures and protocols for recruiting, evaluating, rewarding, and replacing staff. (5168)
The school regularly communicates with parents/guardians about its expectations of them and the importance of the curriculum of the home (what parents can do at home to support their children's learning). (5182)