School Improvement & Innovation Plan
Outcome goals for this academic school year
Cooper Middle School | Fairfax County Public Schools | Region 1
End of Year SMARTR Outcome #1
By the end of the 2019- 2020 school year, students will demonstrate critical and creative thinking skills through the completion of authentic, performance based-assessments in their classes by improving at least one score point on the Critical and Creative Thinking rubric as reported through Science 7. (Emerging -1, Developing – 2, Proficient – 3, Exemplary – 4)
Teachers self-assess, select, and reflect on a specific area of growth in critical thinking through the use of a Blended Learning approach.
Provide professional development opportunities designed to foster growth in critical thinking through Blended Learning.
End of Year SMARTR Outcome #2
By the end of the 2019-2020 school year, at least 85% of students with disabilities (SWD) will improve by at least one performance level and/or pass the Standards of Learning Assessment for mathematics.
The Cooper Math department will be trained to implements the Math Workshop Model
Data collection and analysis three times per year for all Pre-Algebra students
End of Year SMARTR Outcome #3
By the end of the 2019-2020 school year, students will have at least one adult at Cooper Middle School whom they feel connected to.
Provide strategies and opportunities to develop effective student-teacher relationships and a positive classroom culture.
Implement a Check & Connect strategy for teachers to have non-academic conversations with 2-3 students per week to build relationships