2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic year.

Complete ESSER school funding plan

2021-2022 ESSER III/SIIP At-a-Glance

  • Bailey's Upper Elementary School

  • Region 2

  • Marie Lemmon, Principal

ESSER III English Language Arts Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.

Strategy 1: Address and explicitly teach phonological and phonemic awareness through small group afterschool interventions, using the Literacy Footprints program, Orton-Gillingham approach, and resources for decoding and spelling.

Strategy 2: Host monthly ‘Partners in Literacy’ parent evenings, to strengthen the home-school relationship and help families support literacy at home. 

Strategy 3: Provide professional development opportunities for teachers with word study instruction, and train all third grade teachers in Orton-Gillingham approach in order to support multiple students throughout the school day. 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics.

Strategy 1: Address and teach foundational math skills in addition and subtraction for third grade, and multiplication and division for fourth and fifth grade through afterschool small group intervention. 

Strategy 2: Host monthly ‘Partners in Math’ parent evenings to strengthen the home-school relationship and support families with math at home. 

Strategy 3: Expand M3 program afterschool to include Young Scholars

Background: All Fairfax County schools are also required to complete an access and opportunity goal as part of their School Innovation and Improvement Plan (SIIP) and can also capture additional goals.  These are shown below.

Access & Opportunity End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Goal: By June 2023 the number of students participating in advanced math will increase by 75% at 5th grade.

Strategy 1: Staff will continue to practice and embed a school wide and grade-level thinking routine in lessons throughout the year. 

Strategy 2: Teachers will implement a variety of CETA strategies based on current knowledge. 

Strategy 3: Teachers will engage in professional development to provide more  opportunities for students to engage in advanced learning.

Strategy 4: All students will have access to enhanced mathematical standards to provide more opportunities to engage in advanced learning.

OTHER End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Goal: By June 2022, the number of approved disciplinary office referrals for Impacting Academic Progress (Category A), Interfering with School Operations (Category B), Relationship Behaviors (Category C), and Behaviors of Safety Concerns (Category D) will decrease by 10%.

Strategy 1: Teachers will learn and implement strategies to support students who have experienced trauma on social emotional coping skills.

Strategy 2: Specialists will adopt classroom management routines and expectations as aligned with the school-wide commitment to Responsive Classroom

THER End of Year SMARTR Outcome

By June 2022, the percent of students passing the 2021-2022 SOL will meet or exceed an unadjusted rate of 40% .

Strategy 1: Implementation of strategies during LA workshop that support student independence in effective communication skills including reading, writing, and oracy. 

Strategy 2: General Education and Special education teachers will use and monitor effectiveness of research-based multi-tiered strategies aligned with students’ needs to build momentum and increase persistence to overcome academic and personal barriers to meet goals.