School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

Complete ESSER School Funding Plan

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2021-2022

  • Deer Park Elementary School

  • Region 5

  • Bob D'Amato, Principal

 

Background: The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) is a federal grant which requires that spending be used in specific areas.  Part of the Fairfax County Public Schools spending plan identifies funding to be used for Unfinished Learning and Student Academic and Social, Emotional, Mental Health (Wellness) Needs.  Schools have been given funding allocations to support the academic and wellness needs of students.  Schools are required to create plans in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Wellness highlighting the strategies they will use to support these areas using their ESSER III funding.  These strategies are shown below.

 

 

ESSER III English Language Arts Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.

  • Strategy 1 School intervention program

  • Strategy 2 Lexia student licenses

  • Strategy 3 Strengthen tier 1 strategies and best practices

 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics.

  • Strategy 1 Strengthen tier 1 strategies and best practices

  • Strategy 2 School intervention program

  • Strategy 3 Add+VantageMR (AVMR)

 

 

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment.

  • Strategy 1 Strengthen school-wide MTSS and PBIS strategies

  • Strategy 2 Intervention and support focused on social emotional learning (SEL)

  • Strategy 3 Develop physical spaces indoors and outdoors that are conducive to supporting students’ health, safety, and wellness

 

Access & Opportunity End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By June 2022, we will increase the percentage of students receiving Local Level IV services in grades 3 - 6 from 29% (88 students) to 32% (95 students).

By June 2022, we will increase the percentage of Black and Hispanic students receiving Local Level IV AAP services from 23% (20 students) to 27% (22 students).

By June 2022, we will achieve a 50% retention of center eligible students.

  • Strategy 1 Increase access and opportunity for students to receive enrichment, increased rigor and differentiated instruction

  • Strategy 2 Utilize more flexible groupings to include pull-out groups with AART and advanced math

  • Strategy 3 Refine and restructure the process for identifying students eligible for AAP services