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Community School Progress Summary 2020-2021

Principal - Bryan Thanner



 

BCPS Vision: Baltimore County Public Schools will be among the highest performing school systems in the nation as a result of creating, sustaining, and investing in excellence for every student, every school, and every community.

School Mission: To maximize the academic potential of every child in a safe and personalized environment. SRMS will prepare and promote students who are high school, college and career ready and prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century’s global society.

LITERACY

Goal: All students will achieve literacy proficiency as indicated by the MCAP assessment.

ACTION STEP(S):

1.      Teachers will identify and implement appropriate scaffolds for instruction to promote student independence and to ensure that all students, including students receiving special education services, can access grade level content.

2.      Instruction will include authentic application and relevant contexts for learning.



CULTURE:

Ensure that lessons meet the rigor of grade level standards and examine whether the scaffolds are in place to give every student access to the rigor and standard.

Provide PD and support around creating authentic application and relevant context.

 


 

MATH

Goal:  All students will achieve mathematics proficiency as indicated by the MCAP assessment

ACTION STEPS:

1.     Teachers will identify and implement appropriate scaffolds for instruction to promote student independence and to ensure that all students, including students receiving special education services, can access grade level content.

       2. Instruction will include authentic application and relevant contexts for learning


CULTURE: 

Ensure that lessons meet the rigor of grade level standards and examine whether the scaffolds are in place to give every student access to the rigor and standard.

Provide PD and support around creating authentic application and relevant context

Department chairs will be active participants in the planning process to engage teachers in coaching discussions that support these action steps

Promote and support International Baccalaureate (IB) unit planning as way to ensure that authentic application and relevant context are built into the foundation of every unit. 

 


 

SAFE AND SECURE ENVIRONMENT

ACTION STEPS: 

Utilize restorative practice and mentoring to give value to student voice and work proactively to reduce conflict and improve problem solving among our students.

Utilize the attendance works three tier process to continue to improve attendance.  Tier I – Improve school climate, Tier II  - Personalized approach, Tier III Coordinating interagency response. 

CULTURE:

 Leadership will encourage educators to examine and interrogate their personal biases to become aware of the ways in which their own cultural experiences influence the conditions and learning opportunities that they create for students

Fostering an environment where student voice is valued through restorative practice and mentoring students.  Utilize International Baccalaureate (IB) principles for character development, including school wide infusion and promotion of the IB Learner Profile, the IB community project, restorative practices and community circles.

Overseeing proactive steps to improve attendance with the attendance works three tier approach.  Tier I – Improve school climate (Items listed in the previous bullet), Tier II – Personalized approach, family meetings, attendance mentoring, attendance homeroom targeting specific students, Tier III – coordinating interagency responses - Required Parent Conferences, PPW intervention, School Support Team meetings, and/or Project Attend.