School Improvement Plan

North Whiteville Academy

School Improvement Plan

2015-2018

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part 1: General Information

A. Overview

Part 2: School Improvement Plan Template

Section 1: School Improvement Team Information

Section 2: Vision, Mission, and Values

Section 3: Data Profile

Section 4: Strengths and Needs Analysis

Section 5: School Priority Areas and Goals

Section 6: School Improvement Strategies and Implementation Timeline

Overview

General Information

North Whiteville Academy is an alternative school for grades 6-12. The program is designed to serve students whose needs cannot be met in the regular school environment. Placement and duration at the alternative school is determined by a committee consisting of the superintendent, home school administrator and the alternative school administrator. The objective is to return the students to the regular school setting as soon as their behavior or credits allow them to function successfully.

3 Types of Referrals: Chronic Discipline Issues, Pending Charges, Credit Recovery.

Section 1: School Improvement Team Information

Section 2: Vision, Mission, and Values

What is the school’s Vision?

To create a safe, orderly, and nurturing culture of learning in which improved student performance is expected and supported by all personnel and other responsible parties, demonstrated by all student, and celebrated by all stakeholders.

What is the school’s Mission statement?

Everyone committed to the success of all students

What are the schools’ Core Beliefs and Values?

All students can learn and become lifelong learners.

All students are entitled to a safe and caring environment in which learning is encouraged and expected.

All stakeholders must be committed to developing and upholding high expectations.

The success of each student depends on the support of parents, caregivers, and members of our community.

All curricular areas are equal and treated with dignity, respect, and importance.

Section 3: Data Profile Strength and Needs Assessment

Section 4: Strength(s) and Needs Assessment

Section 5: School Priority Areas and Goals

Step 1: Priority Areas

1. Strengthen instructional programs to ensure rigor, alignment with home school, research-based instruction, and contain state academic content standards.

2. Establish a social environment that improves school safety and discipline and addresses other non-academic factors that impact student achievement, such as students’ social, emotional and health needs.

3. Prior to 2013, parental and community involvement rates were less than 5%. NWA will provide ongoing opportunities for student, family and community engagement.

4. Based on data analysis, all subgroups have not obtained College and Career ready proficiencies on EOC/EOG courses. Therefore, NWA will increase the number of students obtaining proficiency rates in EOC/EOG courses and/or academic growth based on EVAAS data.

Goal #1: Insert goal below

NWA will increase the number of students obtaining proficiency rates in EOG/EOG courses and/or academic growth based on EVAAS data.

Identify district strategic alignment below:

WCS 1.4.1 WCS 1.4.2 WCS 1.4.3 WCS 1.4.4 WCS 1.4.5 WCS 1.4.7

Goal #2: Insert goal below

Strengthen instructional programs to ensure rigor, proper pacing, research-based instruction, alignment with state academic standards

Identify district strategic alignment below:

WCS 5.1.1 WCS 5.1.2 WCS 5.1.5 WCS 5.1.6

Goal #3: Insert goal below

Establish a social environment that improves school safety and discipline and addresses other non-academic factors that impact student achievement, such as students' social, emotional and health needs.

Identify district strategic alignment below:

WCS 4.2.1 WCS 4.2.2 WCS 4.2.3 WCS 4.2.4

Goal #4: Insert goal below

NWA will provide ongoing opportunities for student, family and community engagement.

Identify district strategic alignment below:

WCS 1.1.2 WCS 1.1.3 WCS 1.1.4 WCS 1.1.5 WCS 1.1.6