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CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016
Transforming Initiative 1: Create a student growth and 21st Century literacy
centered accountability system that prepares all students to be career and college
ready.
Our students must be prepared to find success in career and college. CCHS staff will develop a
system to measure student growth and foster instructional accountability through literacy centered
strategies and lessons.
Key Staff Members Responsible:

State Board of Education Goals:


Globally Competitive Students
21st Century Professionals
Leadership and Innovation
Governed & Supported by 21st Century systems
TOOLS:

EVAAS
PowerSchool/Home Base
RtI Problem Solving Data Tracking
Literacy Center/ Peer Writing Tutors
Community Partnerships
ACT Data

Diane Newbern, Principal


Assistant Principals
Teachers
Support Staff

PHASE I (YEAR 1)
In Year 1 (2013-2014), we will be successful if we accomplish:
Demonstrate an increase in the number of students who will meet or exceed expected growth on the on
all final exams and EOC by 5%.IA
Demonstrate an increase of 5% in the number of students who achieve proficiency on the CTE post
assessment.
Acknowledge, promote and guarantee fidelity that reading and writing is being taught in all classrooms
and shared with our colleagues across the disciplines through participation through the schools one
read program.
Increase ACT scores
Show growth based on time-lapsed data via portfolio submission in the area of related arts.
STRATEGIES:
Collect EVAAS data on each student to determine past performance and predicted scores.
Attend professional development that instructs teachers on how to systematically collect, disseminate,
disaggregate and analyze data.
Offer SAT/ACT prep to improve student performance on college entrance exams
Develop pre-assessments to determine current functioning levels for each common core objective.
Analyze the predicted score to see what that measure looks like in the classroom.
Differentiate through scaffolding and the use of increasingly more challenging text that a student can
engage independently in order for him/her to succeed to the next level.
Develop both formative and summative assessments throughout courses to measure growth on standards
as well as content.

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


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2013-2016

Read and deconstruct primary source documents, current events, editorials, informational text, technical
manuals and related materials
Use writing-to-learn and learning-to-write lessons throughout our curriculum
Implement ACT whole school initiative such as an ACT Question of the Day in order to promote
awareness of the various components of the test and have specialized tutoring sessions for students to
take advantage of in each of the content areas of Writing, Reading, Math, and Science.
Utilize 1:1 in lesson designs
Use technology when appropriate and as a means to increase student engagement and literacy gains
KEY ACTIVITY
Schedule times for PLCs to meet
and analyze data and planning
Schedule Professional
development on Analyzing data in
EVAAS
Utilize data in 1:1 lesson designs
Implement ACT whole school
Initiative

PERSON(S)
RESPONSIBLE
Principal
Asst. Principal
EVAAS Presenter
Principal
Teachers
Administrative
Team
Teachers
Support Staff

TARGET DATE

ARTIFACTS

August 2013December 2013


August 2013-June
2014

Schedule of
Meetings
Presentations Sign
In/Evaluations

August 2013- June


2014
August 2013- June
2014

Lesson Plans
ACT score results

Transforming Initiative 2: Establish procedures for setting expectations to improve


student accountability and problem solving for increased student achievement.

Student achievement cannot be measured with just one type of assessment, and as we strive to
prepare all students to be college or career ready we must use a variety of methods to assess students.
Using data from these assessments CCHS staff can make well informed decisions to validate student
growth and achievement.
Key Staff Members Responsible:
Administration
Teachers
Guidance
State Board of Education Goals:
Globally Competitive Students
21st Century Professionals
Leadership and Innovation
Governed & Supported by 21st Century systems
TOOLS:
Home Base
Common Core Standards
EVAAS
PBIS/RtI Assessment
Curriculum Guides
NC Essential Standards
Teacher and department websites
Communication tools

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016

Schoolnet
PHASE I (YEAR 1)
In Year 1 (2013-2014), we will be successful if we accomplish:
Create lessons that are geared towards effective core instruction utilizing 1:1 initiative
Update web pages and other communication tools for students/parents (including Parent portal, student
portal, Remind 101, Edmodo, etc.)
School Data Teams create a system and process for tracking data at established intervals
Demonstrate understanding of teacher, student, guidance, and administrative role in implementing RtI
Emphasize mandatory completion of summer assignments by all students enrolled in all honors & AP
courses in which they are assigned.
Develop 4 year plans for students that outline course sequence options in an effort to ensure college and
career pathway completion and meeting high school graduation requirements
STRATEGIES:
Continue, revise and refine departmental policies and expectations as posted on the department website
Revise Late work and plagiarism policies
Complete Honors Implementation
Continue Honor Code and Honor Court
Improve communication with parent whenever the student appears to be at risk
Mandatory required tutoring and zap when student falls below 77%
Continued collaboration between PLC members that teach the same subjects on curriculum, policies,
expectations, and assignment
Offer incentives to students to improve academic performance
Develop a consistency of academic and behavioral expectation and the consequences when expectations
are not met
Begin a Tier I intervention on the student and meet or communicate with guidance, other teachers,
appropriate Assistant Principal, and other members of CCHS to work on a problem solving model and
goal setting statement
Early identification of students to determine proper placement in classes that will enable them to be
successful through a review of cumulative folders, EVAAS data and other teacher recommendation or
auditions.
Parent meeting to acknowledge the rigor of Honors Implementation Goals of the school in Honors and
AP courses.
Work with middle school and high school counselors to create/revise/maintain 4 year plans for students
that properly sequence courses towards the completion of a pathway on the way to high school
graduation
KEY ACTIVITY
Revise/Redefine Department and
Teacher Website
Begin a Tier I intervention for
students goal setting statements
Proper Placement of students
according to EVAAS

PERSON(S)
RESPONSIBLE
Teachers
Administrative
Staff
All Staff
RTI
Guidance
Administration

TARGET DATE

ARTIFACTS

August 2013-June
2014

Website

August 2013-June
2014
August 2013-June
2014

Documentation of
goals
Cumulative
Folders, Success

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016
Develop 4 year plans for success for
students

Teachers
Guidance
Teachers

August 2013-June
2014

in class
Graduation Rate,
college
acceptance rate

Transforming Initiative 3: Allocate resources to goals and needs based on data.


Schools generally use large amounts of data; this varies from student academic, behavior, and
attendance data to school climate and perception through surveys and focus groups. The needs of
CCHS will be driven by using data in making key decisions about the allocation of resources.
Key Staff Members Responsible:

State Board of Education Goals:


Globally Competitive Students
21st Century Professionals
Leadership and Innovation
Governed & Supported by 21st Century systems

TOOLS:
Cumulative folders and EVAAS data
Social and Academic History
504 and RtI process and procedure
Schoolnet
EVAAS data tools training
weekly PLC meetings

Administrative Team
Teachers
Staff

PHASE I (YEAR 1)
In Year 1 (2013-2014), we will be successful if we accomplish:
Develop a platform for analyzing data in order to insure in the proper placement of students who are
performing at or below grade level with intentional remediation to help students gain the necessary
skills to be on grade level.
Actively participate in aligning the curriculum for college and career readiness
Have open communication between home and school as well as within the school
Create an upgrade/replacement budget cycle for CTE programs
STRATEGIES:
Analyze EVAAS data for incoming freshman and if needed reorganize staff to offer better solutions for
the below grade level students
Analyze EVAAS data before the semester begins to identify, target and assist the students that
consistently are performing below grade level.
Restructure freshman classes, with possible year- long OPPORTUNITIES TO remedy deficiencies.
Use Power Teacher notes to keep informed.
Locate & collect additional resources for Freshman level classes to have a better implementation of
Honors and Academic Curriculums, Pacing Guides, Lesson Plans and Assessments.
Develop and implement benchmark assessments for all subjects for interim data.
Create additional reading remediation opportunities

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


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& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016

Fund and provide professional development opportunities


Propose and facilitate professional develop opportunities for literacy technology , and content to
improve teaching and/or behavior management in the classroom
Create self-interest or group interest PLC where like -minded professionals can meet and create based
on common interest/goals/creativity/motivation/innovativeness/leadership etc.
Utilize Advisory Committees to foster discussions about current programming as well as to strategize
methods for improvement in current programs
Make ourselves available as a resource for our colleagues, especially the new ones
Use and analysis of formative assessments in all classes to target areas of the curriculum needing
remediation
Add advisory component to student registration process.
KEY ACTIVITY
PERSON(S)
TARGET DATE ARTIFACTS
RESPONSIBLE
Analyze EVAAS Data
Principal
August 2013Sign In/Evaluations
Teachers
December
2013
Analysis of formative assessments Classroom Teachers
August 2013EOC and NCFinal
June 2014
Results
Professional Development for
Administration
August 2013Sign In/Evaluations
Literacy Technology
June 2014

WAIVERS
In accordance with a school improvement plan accepted under G.S. 115C-105.27, State funds
allocated for teacher assistants may be transferred for Classroom Teachers in Kindergarten
through third grade OR personnel to serve the whole school.
In accordance with a school improvement plan accepted under G.S. 115C-105.27, State funds
allocated for classroom materials/instructional supplies/equipment may be transferred only for
the purchase of textbooks; or State funds allocated for textbooks may be transferred only for the
purchase of instructional supplies, instructional equipment, or other classroom materials.

Other Plans Referenced or Included


Safe Schools Plan In accordance with G.S. 115C-105.47 our school has developed a safe school plan,
which promotes a climate of respect and appropriate personal conduct for students and school personnel,
and provides for safety, security, and order. This file is on file in the principals office.
Planning Time and Duty Free Lunch In accordance with G.S. 115C-105.27(b)(6) there is a plan in
place to assure planning time during the regular student contact hours and duty free lunch to the extent
resources are available. The current planning and duty free lunch schedules have been approved
according to the School Improvement Plan approval process.

COMMITMENT TO THE WORK


This document reflects the work of Currituck County High Schools School Improvement Team,
Principal, Assistant Principal(s) and staff subcommittees and teams. The plan will serve as a guide as

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016
the school works toward increasing academic achievement for ALL students. It will be continually
monitored, evaluated and updated.
SIGNED BY:
_DIANE NEWBERN_____________
PRINCIPAL

_3/5/14___________
DATE

_____________________________
CHAIRMAN, SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT TEAM

____________
DATE

THIS PLAN WAS PRESENTED TO THE STAFF FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL ON MARCH 5, 2014.
THE RESULTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
___52____ APPROVE

___07_____ NOT APPROVED

Results from Year I


Transforming Initiative I
PHASE I (YEAR 1)
In Year 1 (2013-2014), we will be successful if we accomplish:

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016

Demonstrate an increase in the number of students who will meet or exceed expected growth on the on
all final exams and EOC by 5%.
Math I

MET

Biology

NOT MET

English II

NOT MET

Chemistry

NOT MET

Civics

NOT MET

Earth Science

MET

English I

MET

English IV

EXCEEDS

Physical Science

MEETS

Physics

MEETS

US History

EXCEEDS

World History

NOT MET

Demonstrate an increase of 5% in proficiency on the CTE post assessment.


Agriculture

NOT MET

Health Science

MET

Marketing

NOT MET

Business/Finance

FIELD TESTED

Digital Media

NOT MET

Carpentry

NOT MET

Automotive

MET

Family & Consumer Science

MET

Drafting

MET

Acknowledge, promote and guarantee fidelity that reading and writing is being taught in all classrooms
and shared with our colleagues across the disciplines through participation through the schools one
read program. NOT MET
Increase ACT scores MET

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016

Show growth based on time-lapsed data via portfolio submission in the area of related arts. Not
Measurable due to the state delaying the implementation of the portfolio process for related arts
courses.
Transforming Initiative II

In Year 1 (2013-2014), we will be successful if we accomplish:


Create lessons that are geared towards effective core instruction utilizing 1:1 initiative PARTIALLY
MET
Update web pages and other communication tools for students/parents (including Parent portal, student
portal, Remind 101, Edmodo, etc.) PARTIALLY MET
School Data Teams create a system and process for tracking data at established intervals PARTIALLY
MET
Demonstrate understanding of teacher, student, guidance, and administrative role in implementing RtI
PARTIALLY MET
Emphasize mandatory completion of summer assignments by all students enrolled in all honors & AP
courses in which they are assigned. MET
Develop 4 year plans for students that outline course sequence options in an effort to ensure college and
career pathway completion and meeting high school graduation requirements PARTIALLY MET
Transforming Initiative III

In Year 1 (2013-2014), we will be successful if we accomplish:


Develop a platform for analyzing data in order to insure in the proper placement of students who are
performing at or below grade level with intentional remediation to help students gain the necessary
skills to be on grade level. PARTIALLY MET
actively participate in aligning the curriculum for college and career readiness PARTIALLY MET
have open communication between home and school as well as within the school PARTIALLY MET
create an upgrade/replacement budget cycle for CTE programs PARTIALLY MET

Year 2 Plan
Transforming Initiative 1: Create a student growth and 21st Century literacy
centered accountability system that prepares all students to be career and college
ready.

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016
Our students must be prepared to find success in career and college. CCHS staff will develop a
system to measure student growth and foster instructional accountability through literacy centered
strategies and lessons.
Key Staff Members Responsible:

Renee Dowdy, Principal


Assistant Principals
Teachers
Support Staff

State Board of Education Goals:


Globally Competitive Students
21st Century Professionals
Leadership and Innovation
Governed & Supported by 21st Century systems
TOOLS:

EVAAS
PowerSchool/Home Base
RtI Problem Solving Data Tracking
Literacy Center/ Peer Writing Tutors
Community Partnerships
ACT Data

PHASE II (YEAR 2)
In Year 2 (2014-2015), we will be successful if we accomplish:
Demonstrate an increase in the number of students who score proficient on all final exams and EOC by
10%. NOT MET
Demonstrate an increase of 5% in the number of students who score proficient on the CTE post
assessment. MET
Investigate literacy training for secondary content area staff to promote a better understanding of how to
teach literacy skills across all subjects and courses. PARTIALLY MET
Increase ACT scores to be above the state average. NOT MET
Show growth based on time-lapsed data via portfolio submission in the area of related arts.N/A
STRATEGIES:
Utilize EVAAS reports on each student and teacher to determine past performance, predicted scores, and
growth status.
Provide professional development that instructs teachers on how to systematically collect, disseminate,
disaggregate and analyze data.
Differentiate instruction through scaffolding and the use of formative assessments to ensure that
curriculum is accessible to all students.
Develop both formative and summative assessments throughout courses to measure growth on standards
as well as content.
Develop common benchmark tests in each course.
Read, Write, and Think in every class every day: to include:Reading and deconstructing primary source
documents, current events, editorials, informational text, technical manuals and related materials.
Use writing-to-learn and learning-to-write lessons throughout our curriculum.
Use technology when appropriate and as a means to increase student engagement and literacy gains.
KEY ACTIVITY

PERSON(S)
RESPONSIBLE

TARGET DATE

ARTIFACTS

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016
Schedule times for PLCs to meet
and analyze data and planning

Principal

Weekly PLC
Meetings
September 2014May 2015
October 2014-May
2015

Schedule of Meetings

Schedule professional development


on analyzing data in EVAAS

Principal
Asst. Principals

Disaggregate discipline,
attendance, academic, and Power
Hour data

Principal
Asst. Principals
Teachers

October 2014January 2015 &


February 2015May 2015

Principal
Lead Teachers

January 2015- May


2015

Educators Handbook
Data
PowerSchool records
Leadership Team
Meeting minutes
Sign-In Sheets

Provide professional development


on formative assessment

Presentations Sign
In/Evaluations

Transforming Initiative 2: Establish procedures for setting expectations to improve


student accountability and problem solving for increased student achievement.
Student achievement cannot be measured with just one type of assessment, and as we strive to
prepare all students to be college or career ready we must use a variety of methods to assess students.
Using data from these assessments CCHS staff can make well informed decisions to validate student
growth and achievement.
Key Staff Members Responsible:

Renee Dowdy, Principal


Assistant Principals
Teachers
Ann Rodgers, RtI Coordinator
Support Staff

State Board of Education Goals:


Globally Competitive Students
21st Century Professionals
Leadership and Innovation
Governed & Supported by 21st Century systems
TOOLS:
Home Base
Common Core Standards
EVAAS
PBIS/RtI Assessment/SchoolNet
PHASE II (YEAR 2)
In Year 2 (2014-2015), we will be successful if we accomplish:
School Leadership Team creates a system and process for tracking data at established intervals. MET
Demonstrate understanding of teacher, student, guidance, and administrative role in implementing RtI.
PARTIALLY MET
Develop 4 year plans for students that outline course sequence options in an effort to ensure college and
career pathway completion and meeting high school graduation requirements. PARTIALLY MET
Decrease the number of dropouts from previous year.
Increase enrollment in dual enrollment courses at College of the Albemarle. MET

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016

Increase school-wide growth as measured by EVAAS. NOT MET


STRATEGIES:
Mandatory required tutoring when student falls below 77%.
Continued collaboration between PLC members that teach the same subjects on curriculum, policies,
expectations, and assignments.
Offer incentives to students to improve academic performance.
Support the implementation of common instructional practices within classrooms in an effort to
strengthen core instruction.
Utilize data to drive the development of the master schedule (year-long and semester long courses).
Develop a Tier I and Tier II intervention on the student and meet or communicate with guidance, other
teachers, appropriate Assistant Principal, and other members of CCHS to work on a problem solving
model and goal setting statement.
Early identification of students to determine proper placement in classes that will enable them to be
successful through a review of cumulative folders, EVAAS data and other teacher recommendation or
auditions.
Work with middle school and high school counselors to create/revise/maintain 4 year plans for students
that properly sequence courses towards the completion of a pathway on the way to high school
graduation.
KEY ACTIVITY
Continue building Tier I and Tier II
interventions for students goal
setting statements
Proper Placement of students
according to EVAAS,Teacher
Recommendation, and Student
Grades
Develop 4 year plans for success for
students
Use student achievement data to
help design the master schedule;
investigate a hybrid schedule (yr
long & semester long course
options)

PERSON(S)
RESPONSIBLE
All Staff
RTI

TARGET DATE ARTIFACTS


August 2014June 2015

Documentation of
goals

Guidance
Administration
Teachers

January 2015
& June 2015

Guidance
Teachers

August 2014June 2015

Administration
Guidance
Leadership Team

February
2015-July
2015

EVAAS reports
Teacher
Recommendations
Final Grade Reports
Graduation Rate,
college acceptance
rate
Master Schedule

Transforming Initiative 3: Allocate resources to goals and needs based on data.


Schools generally use large amounts of data; this varies from student academic, behavior, and
attendance data to school climate and perception through surveys and focus groups. The needs of
CCHS will be driven by using data in making key decisions about the allocation of resources.
Key Staff Members Responsible:
State Board of Education Goals:

Administrative Team
Teachers
Staff

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016

Globally Competitive Students


21st Century Professionals
Leadership and Innovation
Governed & Supported by 21st Century systems

TOOLS:
Cumulative folders and EVAAS data
Social and Academic History
504 and RtI process and procedure
Schoolnet
EVAAS data tools training
Weekly PLC meetings

PHASE II (YEAR 2)
In Year 2 (2014-2015), we will be successful if we accomplish:
Develop a platform for analyzing data in order to insure in the proper placement of students who are
performing above, at, or below grade level with intentional remediation to help students gain the
necessary skills to be on grade level. PARTIALLY MET
Actively participate in aligning the curriculum for college and career readiness. PARTIALLY MET
Create an upgrade/replacement budget cycle for CTE programs. PARTIALLY MET
Retain 90% of staff as measured by turnover reports. NOT MET
STRATEGIES:
Analyze EVAAS data for incoming freshman and if needed reorganize staff to offer better solutions for
the below grade level students.
Analyze EVAAS data before the semester begins to identify, target and assist the students that
consistently are performing below grade level.
Restructure master schedule, with possible year- long offerings and semester long offerings.
Locate & collect additional resources for Freshman level classes to have a better implementation of
Honors and Academic Curriculum, Pacing Guides, Lesson Plans and Assessments .
Develop and implement benchmark assessments for all subjects for interim data.
Create additional reading remediation opportunities.
Fund and provide professional development opportunities that align with academic goals.
Propose and facilitate professional develop opportunities for literacy technology , and content to
improve teaching and/or behavior management in the classroom.
Utilize Advisory Committees to foster discussions about current programming as well as to strategize
methods for improvement in current programs.
Make ourselves available as a resource for our colleagues, especially the new ones.
Add advisory component to student registration process.
Use surveys and focus group discussions to support teacher growth needs and activities.
KEY ACTIVITY
Analyze EVAAS Data

Analysis of formative and

PERSON(S)
RESPONSIBLE
Principal
Teachers

TARGET DATE

ARTIFACTS

October 2014May 2015

Administrators

January 2015

EVAAS predicted score


reports
EVAAS teacher growth
reports
EOC and NC Final Exam

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STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016
summative assessment data
Professional Development
for Literacy Technology

Classroom Teachers
Administration
Media Specialist
Instructional
Technologist
Classroom Teachers

and June 2015


August 2014June 2015

Results
Sign In/Evaluations

Other Plans Referenced or Included


Safe Schools Plan In accordance with G.S. 115C-105.47 our school has developed a safe school plan,
which promotes a climate of respect and appropriate personal conduct for students and school personnel,
and provides for safety, security, and order. This file is on file in the principals office.
Planning Time and Duty Free Lunch In accordance with G.S. 115C-105.27(b)(6) there is a plan in
place to assure planning time during the regular student contact hours and duty free lunch to the extent
resources are available. The current planning and duty free lunch schedules have been approved
according to the School Improvement Plan approval process.

COMMITMENT TO THE WORK


This document reflects the work of Currituck County High Schools School Improvement Team,
Principal, Assistant Principal(s) and staff subcommittees and teams. The plan will serve as a guide as
the school works toward increasing academic achievement for ALL students. It will be continually
monitored, evaluated and updated.
SIGNED BY:
_RENEE DOWDY_____________
PRINCIPAL
____________________________
CHAIRMAN, SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT TEAM

____________
DATE
____________
DATE

THIS PLAN UPDATE WAS PRESENTED TO THE STAFF FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL ON ------------.
THE RESULTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
_______ APPROVE
________ NOT APPROVED

Year 3 Plan
Transforming Initiative 1: Create a student growth and 21st Century literacy
centered accountability system that prepares all students to be career and college
ready.
Our students must be prepared to find success in career and college. CCHS staff will develop a
system to measure student growth and foster instructional accountability through literacy centered
strategies and lessons.
Key Staff Members Responsible:

Renee Dowdy, Principal


Assistant Principals
Teachers

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016
Support Staff

State Board of Education Goals:


Globally Competitive Students
21st Century Professionals
Leadership and Innovation
Governed & Supported by 21st Century systems
TOOLS:

EVAAS
PowerSchool/Home Base
RtI Problem Solving Data Tracking
Literacy Center/ Peer Writing Tutors
Community Partnerships
ACT Data

PHASE II (YEAR 2)
In Year 2 (2014-2015), we will be successful if we accomplish:
Demonstrate an increase in the number of students who score proficient on all final exams and EOC by
10%.
Demonstrate an increase of 5% in the number of students who score proficient on the CTE post
assessment.
Investigate literacy training for secondary content area staff to promote a better understanding of how to
teach literacy skills across all subjects and courses.
Increase ACT scores to be above the state average.
STRATEGIES:
Utilize EVAAS reports on each student and teacher to determine past performance, predicted scores, and
growth status.
Provide professional development that instructs teachers on how to systematically collect, disseminate,
disaggregate and analyze data.
Differentiate instruction through scaffolding and the use of formative assessments to ensure that
curriculum is accessible to all students.
Develop both formative and summative assessments throughout courses to measure growth on standards
as well as content.
Develop common benchmark tests in each EOC course to begin and then expand to all courses.
Read, Write, and Think in every class every day: to include:Reading and deconstructing primary source
documents, current events, editorials, informational text, technical manuals and related materials.
Use technology when appropriate and as a means to increase student engagement and literacy gains.
KEY ACTIVITY
PERSON(S)
TARGET DATE
ARTIFACTS
RESPONSIBLE
Schedule times for PLCs to
Principal
Weekly PLC
Schedule of Meetings
meet and analyze data and
Meetings September
planning
2015-May 2016
Schedule professional
Principal
November 2015Presentations Sign
development on analyzing data Asst. Principals
May 2016
In/Evaluations
in EVAAS
Disaggregate discipline,
Principal
October 2015Educators Handbook
attendance, academic, and
Asst. Principals
January 2016 &
Data
Power Hour data
Teachers
February 2016-May PowerSchool records

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& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016
2016
Provide professional
development on formative
assessment to include
questioning

Principal
Lead Teachers

October 2015

Leadership Team
Meeting minutes
Sign-In Sheets

Transforming Initiative 2: Establish procedures for setting expectations to improve


student accountability and problem solving for increased student achievement.
Student achievement cannot be measured with just one type of assessment, and as we strive to
prepare all students to be college or career ready we must use a variety of methods to assess students.
Using data from these assessments CCHS staff can make well informed decisions to validate student
growth and achievement.
Key Staff Members Responsible:

Renee Dowdy, Principal


Assistant Principals
Teachers
Ann Rodgers, RtI Coordinator
Support Staff

State Board of Education Goals:


Globally Competitive Students
21st Century Professionals
Leadership and Innovation
Governed & Supported by 21st Century systems
TOOLS:
Home Base
Common Core Standards
EVAAS
PBIS/RtI Assessment/SchoolNet
PHASE II (YEAR 2)
In Year 2 (2014-2015), we will be successful if we accomplish:
School Leadership Team creates a system and process for tracking data at established intervals.
Demonstrate understanding of teacher, student, guidance, and administrative role in implementing RtI.
Complete the development of 4 year plans for students that outline course sequence options in an effort
to ensure college and career pathway completion and meeting high school graduation requirements.
Decrease the number of dropouts from previous year.
Increase enrollment in dual enrollment courses at College of the Albemarle.
Increase school-wide growth as measured by EVAAS.

STRATEGIES:
Mandatory required tutoring when student falls below 70%.
Continued collaboration between PLC members that teach the same subjects on curriculum, policies,
expectations, and assignments.
Offer incentives to students to improve academic performance.
Support the implementation of common instructional practices within classrooms in an effort to
strengthen core instruction.

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016
Utilize data to drive the development of the master schedule (year-long and semester long courses).
Develop a Tier I and Tier II intervention on the student and meet or communicate with guidance, other
teachers, appropriate Assistant Principal, and other members of CCHS to work on a problem solving
model and goal setting statement.
Early identification of students to determine proper placement in classes that will enable them to be
successful through a review of cumulative folders, EVAAS data and other teacher recommendation or
auditions.
Work with middle school and high school counselors to create/revise/maintain 4 year plans for students
that properly sequence courses towards the completion of a pathway on the way to high school
graduation.

KEY ACTIVITY
Continue building Tier I and Tier II
interventions for students goal
setting statements
Proper Placement of students
according to EVAAS,Teacher
Recommendation, and Student
Grades
Develop and update 4 year plans for
success for students
Use student achievement data to help
design the master schedule;
investigate a hybrid schedule (yr
long & semester long course options)

PERSON(S)
RESPONSIBLE
All Staff
RTI

TARGET DATE

ARTIFACTS

August 2015June 2016

Documentation of goals

Guidance
Administration
Teachers

January 2016 &


June 2017

Guidance
Teachers

August 2015June 2016

EVAAS reports
Teacher
Recommendations
Final Grade Reports
Graduation Rate, college
acceptance rate

Administration
Guidance
Leadership
Team

December 2015July 2016

Master Schedule

Transforming Initiative 3: Allocate resources to goals and needs based on data.


Schools generally use large amounts of data; this varies from student academic, behavior, and
attendance data to school climate and perception through surveys and focus groups. The needs of
CCHS will be driven by using data in making key decisions about the allocation of resources.
Key Staff Members Responsible:

State Board of Education Goals:


Globally Competitive Students
21st Century Professionals
Leadership and Innovation
Governed & Supported by 21st Century systems
TOOLS:
Cumulative folders and EVAAS data
Social and Academic History
504 and RtI process and procedure

Administrative Team
Teachers
Staff

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016

Schoolnet
EVAAS data tools training
Weekly PLC meetings
PHASE II (YEAR 2)
In Year 2 (2014-2015), we will be successful if we accomplish:
Develop a platform for analyzing data in order to insure in the proper placement of students who are
performing above, at, or below grade level with intentional remediation to help students gain the
necessary skills to be on grade level.
Actively participate in aligning the curriculum for college and career readiness.
Create an upgrade/replacement budget cycle for CTE programs.
Retain 90% of staff as measured by turnover reports.
STRATEGIES:
Analyze EVAAS data for incoming freshman and if needed reorganize staff to offer better solutions for
the below grade level students.
Analyze EVAAS data before the semester begins to identify, target and assist the students that
consistently are performing below grade level.
Restructure master schedule, with possible year- long offerings and semester long offerings.
Develop and implement benchmark assessments for all subjects for interim data.
Create additional reading & math remediation opportunities.
Fund and provide professional development opportunities that align with academic goals.
Propose and facilitate professional develop opportunities for literacy technology , and content to
improve teaching and/or behavior management in the classroom.
Utilize Advisory Committees to foster discussions about current programming as well as to strategize
methods for improvement in current programs.
Make ourselves available as a resource for our colleagues, especially the new ones.
Add advisory component to student registration process.
Use surveys and focus group discussions to support teacher growth needs and activities.
KEY ACTIVITY
Analyze EVAAS Data

Analysis of formative and


summative assessment data
Professional Development
for Literacy Technology

PERSON(S)
RESPONSIBLE
Principal
Teachers

TARGET DATE

ARTIFACTS

November
2015- May
2016

Administrators
Classroom Teachers
Administration
Media Specialist
Instructional
Technologist
Classroom Teachers

October 2015
and June 2016
August 2015June 2016

EVAAS predicted
score reports
EVAAS teacher
growth reports
EOC and NC Final
Exam Results
Sign In/Evaluations

Other Plans Referenced or Included

CURRITUCK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


STRATEGIC PLAN
& IMPLEMENTATION MAP
2013-2016
Safe Schools Plan In accordance with G.S. 115C-105.47 our school has developed a safe school plan,
which promotes a climate of respect and appropriate personal conduct for students and school personnel,
and provides for safety, security, and order. This file is on file in the principals office.
Planning Time and Duty Free Lunch In accordance with G.S. 115C-105.27(b)(6) there is a plan in
place to assure planning time during the regular student contact hours and duty free lunch to the extent
resources are available. The current planning and duty free lunch schedules have been approved
according to the School Improvement Plan approval process.

COMMITMENT TO THE WORK


This document reflects the work of Currituck County High Schools School Improvement Team,
Principal, Assistant Principal(s) and staff subcommittees and teams. The plan will serve as a guide as
the school works toward increasing academic achievement for ALL students. It will be continually
monitored, evaluated and updated.
SIGNED BY:
_RENEE DOWDY_____________
PRINCIPAL

____________
DATE

_____________________________
CHAIRMAN, SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT TEAM

____________
DATE

THIS PLAN UPDATE WAS PRESENTED TO THE STAFF FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL ON ------------.
THE RESULTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
_______ APPROVE

________ NOT APPROVED