School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

SMARTR goals for this academic school year

2020-2021

Holmes Middle School, Region 2

Margaret Barnes, Principal

 

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Students will demonstrate growth in thinking skills as measured by IB assessments and student portfolios of learning. (Will determine percentages after collecting baseline data.)

Strategy 1

Professional Development around Creating Cultures of Thinking & Power of Making Thinking VIsible 

Strategy 2

Identify thinking skill goals for each department with ongoing reflection. 

Strategy 3

Portfolio of Learning for all students through SOAR.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By June 2021,  the racial disparities in enrollment in Advanced and Honors Courses at Holmes Middle School, will decrease by at least 10%.

Strategy 1

What are the scheduling procedures/practices we need to have in place?

Strategy 2

What exactly does it mean to be in “Honors”?

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By June 2021, 10% or less (98 or fewer) of Holmes MS student population will receive an in-house discipline referral, and the number of Black and Hispanic students who receive a discipline referral will decrease by 10% respectively.  

Strategy 1

Examining discipline practices and beliefs as a whole school.

Strategy 2

Building on SOAR Advisory & SEL Period already in place

Strategy 3

Tier 2: Restorative and Proactive Practices with all stakeholders

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Students who missed 10% or more of classes during distance learning Spring 2020 will consistently attend classes throughout the 2020-21 school year, with fewer than 10% of days absent. 

Strategy 1

Building on SOAR Advisory & SEL Period already in place

Strategy 2

Tier 2: Restorative and Proactive Practices with all stakeholders

For‌ ‌additional‌ ‌information‌ ‌regarding‌ ‌this‌ ‌School‌ ‌Improvement‌ ‌Plan,‌ ‌please‌ ‌contact‌ ‌the‌ ‌school‌ ‌principal.‌