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Sandalwood Msa Data

  1. 1. Moving MSA Scores at Sandalwood Presented By: Tiffany N. Harris AD 682.61 April 2, 2009
  2. 2. Sandalwood Elementary School <ul><li>Student Population - 462 </li></ul>79% 10% 10% 1%
  3. 3. Special Programs 13% 76% 8% 3%
  4. 4. Personal Interest <ul><li>As IEP at Sandalwood, I took a </li></ul><ul><li>personal interest in the math </li></ul><ul><li>and reading scores for our special </li></ul><ul><li>education students. </li></ul>
  5. 5. School Improvement Plan <ul><li>AYP Mathematics Target: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By June 2009, the number of 3 rd , 4 th , and 5 th grade special education students at or above the proficient level on the math MSA will …………………… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>increase from 65.6 to 75 percent. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Special Education MSA Math Scores for 2007-2008 School Year 52.9% 41.2% 5.9%
  7. 7. Increasing Math MSA Scores <ul><li>At Sandalwood Elementary School in Baltimore County, MSA math scores for special education students have been slowly increasing over the past three years. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Data- Special Education Math Scores
  9. 9. MSA 2008-2009!! <ul><li>Math scores will need to improve………………….. </li></ul><ul><li>27.9% </li></ul>
  10. 10. Possible Contributing Factors for Rising MSA Scores <ul><li>Increase in the number of Special Education Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Professional Development for Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>After School Math Tutoring for Students </li></ul><ul><li>Double Math Classes for grades 3, 4, and 5 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Providing Resources for Teachers, Parents and Students <ul><li>Sandalwood provides several math resources for teachers, parents, and students. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can use resources at </li></ul><ul><li>https:// </li></ul><ul><li>Parents can use resources at </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Students can use resources at </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul>
  12. 12. School Improvement Plan (Rdg.) <ul><li>AYP Reading Target: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By June 2009, the number of 3 rd , 4 th , and 5 th grade special education students at or above the proficient level on the reading MSA will …………………… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>increase from 37.5 to 77 percent. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Special Education MSA Reading Scores for 2007-2008 School Year 29.4% 64.7% 5.9%
  14. 14. Data- Special Education Reading Scores
  15. 15. MSA 2008-2009!!! <ul><li>Reading scores will need to improve…………………………… </li></ul><ul><li>6.4% </li></ul>
  16. 16. Reading Resources <ul><li>Support staff- Reading Coach and Instructional Coach (Title 1) </li></ul><ul><li>Small group reading instruction </li></ul><ul><li>IA support in reading classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation of the Read Well (primary ) and Language! (intermediate) programs </li></ul>
  17. 17. We could also try……….. <ul><li>Raising Reading Scores </li></ul>
  18. 18. What the future holds for our special education students <ul><li>Additional programs that will support classroom learning. </li></ul><ul><li>A variety of ways to implement reading and math to reach all learning styles. </li></ul><ul><li>More rigorous instruction in reading and especially in math. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Questions and/or Comments? <ul><li>Thank you for taking the time to view my presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Please feel free to leave a comment or ask a question about anything that was presented! </li></ul>
  20. 20. Resources <ul><li>Byers, Philip H. (2008). School Improvement Plan: Schoolwide Title I Schools for Sandalwood Elementary School. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>https:// </li></ul><ul><li>https:// </li></ul>