School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

Fairfax County Public Schools

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance


Hollin Meadows Elementary School

Region 3

Jon Gates, Principal


End of Year SMARTR Outcome: Math

Math Goal:  Increase the pass rate for grade 3-6 students from 78% to 81% on 2018-2019 SOL Math test.

Strategy 1:  Provide on-going professional development in support of implementation of new mathematics standards.

Strategy 2:  Hold twice yearly grade level Data Dialogues to review common assessments such as the Problem Solving Assessment, Horizon assessments, and end of unit assessments to make instructional plans.

Strategy 3:  Each team will meet weekly to learn, plan best math instructional practices (as defined in the Hollin Meadows non-negotiables for optimum student learning for Math), and analyze assessments with the purpose of ensuring that all students are making at least a year's worth of growth, regardless of their teacher assignment.


End of Year SMARTR Outcome:  Reading

Reading Goal:  Increase the pass rate for grade 3-6 students from 83% to 85% on the 2018-2019 SOL Reading test.

Strategy 1:  By September 2018, 19 teachers will have attended a one-week Teacher College Reading Institute.

Strategy 2:  Teams will analyze common assessments and develop plans to provide targeted interventions for students not making expected progress.


End of Year SMARTR Outcome:  Project Based Learning

Project Based Learning Goal:  During the 2018-2019 school year, all students will participate in a minimum of two Project Based Learning experiences.

Strategy 1:  Provide Project Based Learning Academy Course training for all staff members during September - October 2018.