School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance


Graham Road Elementary School

Region 2

Lauren Badini, Principal  

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: Reading

By Spring of 2020, we will reduce the rate of students reading below grade level by 10% in grades K-2 as measured by the Developmental Reading Assessment.

By Spring of 2020, we will reduce the unadjusted rate of students failing the reading SOL by 10% in grades 3-6.


Strategy 1

  • We will refine and strengthen reading workshop.

Strategy 2

  • Workshop components and concepts will be scaffolded and differentiated to meet the needs of students.

Strategy 3

  • Specialists for grades K-6 will plan for and teach vocabulary within their content areas.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome: Math 

In Spring 2020, 80% of students in K-2 will make at least one year’s growth as measured by the Add-Vantage Math Recovery Structuring Numbers rubric.

In Spring 2020, 75% of students will pass the Math SOL in grades 3-6 (unadjusted).

Strategy 1

  • K - 2 teachers and specialists will implement instruction to move students along the AVMR Structuring Continuum. 

Strategy 2

  •  Teachers will continue to refine the math workshop and sense-making routines.


End of Year SMARTR Outcome: English Learners

By Spring 2020, 70% of English Learners will grow by one level as measured by WIDA writing rubrics.

Strategy 1

  • We will build our capacity of providing scaffolds and supports for English Learners in core instruction.

Strategy 2

  • We will use the Funds of Knowledge to build asset-based thinking around students with English as a Second Language.

Strategy 3

  •  We will use the WIDA performance definitions to plan and monitor instruction for English Learners.

Strategy 4

  • We will design opportunities for students to build their communication skills daily based on Portrait of a Graduate.