AE(EXHIBIT) - EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY

Student Outcome Goal 1

The percentage of students in kindergarten–grade 2 who are reading on or above grade level on multiple measures will increase from 50 percent to 75 percent by the end of school year 2020.

Annual Targets

Goal Progress Measures

  1. The percentage of students in kindergarten–grade 2 who are reading on or above grade level on iStation/iEspañol will increase from 57 percent to 85 percent by the end of school year 2020 (December 2016 baseline of 57 percent).

Annual Targets

  1. The percentage of students in kindergarten–grade 2 who are reading on or above grade level on Fountas & Pinnell (F&P) will increase from 68 percent to 85 percent by the end of school year 2020 (December 2016 baseline of 68 percent).

Annual Targets

  1. The percentage of prekindergarten students producing 40 letter sounds on a District checkpoint will increase from 72 percent to 78 percent by the end of school year 2020 (May 2017 baseline of 72 percent).

Annual Targets

Student Outcome Goal 2

The percentage of students in grades 3–8 who meet passing standards ("approaches," "meets," or "masters" grade level) on both reading and math STAAR will increase from 52 percent to 75 percent by the end of school year 2020 (2015–16 Math and Reading STAAR baseline of 52 percent).

Annual Targets

Goal Progress Measures

  1. The percentage of students in grades 3–8 on track to meet passing standards ("approaches," "meets," or "masters" grade level) on both reading and math District checkpoints (using iStation and Imagine Math) will increase from 52 percent to 75 percent by the end of school year 2020. (Goal Progress Measure Annual Targets set using 2015–16 STAAR Reading and Math data, 52 percent meeting the standards on both.)

Annual Targets

  1. The percentage of economically disadvantaged students in grades 3–8 on track to meet passing standards ("approaches," "meets," or "masters" grade level) on both reading and math District checkpoints (using iStation and Imagine Math) will increase from 39 percent to 70 percent by the end of school year 2020. (Goal Progress Measure Annual Targets set using 2015–16 STAAR Reading and Math data, 39 percent meeting the standards on both.)

Annual Targets

  1. The percentage of students in grades 3–8 on track to meet the highest passing standard ("masters" grade level) on both math and reading District checkpoints (using iStation and Imagine Math) will increase from six percent to 15 percent by school year 2020 (2015–16 Math and Reading STAAR baseline of six percent meeting "masters" on both).

Annual Targets

Student Outcome Goal 3

The four-year graduation rate will increase from 85 percent for the graduating class of 2015 (reported in November 2016) to 95 percent for the graduating class of 2020 (reported in November 2021).

Annual Targets

Goal Progress Measures

  1. The percentage of first-year freshmen leaving grade 9 with Algebra I credit will increase from 79 percent to 91 percent by the end of school year 2020. (Baseline data based on May 2016.)

Annual Targets

  1. The percentage of first-year grade 9 students earning 6 or more credits will increase from 79 percent to 88 percent by the end of school year 2020 (excluding Early College High School in 2018–19 and beyond). (Baseline data based on May 2016.)

Annual Targets

Superintendent Constraint 1

The Superintendent will not allow any campuses to not fully implement and maintain Professional Learning Communities (PLC).

Constraint Progress Measure

On the PLC Implementation Rubric, 100 percent of campus teams will achieve or maintain "refinement" or "internalized" or show at least one level of growth on other elements (those that are not already at 3 or 4) by the end of school year 2020.

Annual Targets

Superintendent Constraint 2

The Superintendent will not allow adult convenience or preference to take priority over the academic progress of students.

Constraint Progress Measures

  1. The percentage of students at "improvement required" campuses will decrease from 21 percent to zero percent by the end of school year 2020. (October 2016 snapshot is baseline for a number of students.)

Annual Targets

  1. The number of elementary assistant principals gaining in-role experience at complex campuses will increase from 17 to 23 by the end of school year 2020 (October 2016 baseline of 17).

Annual Targets

Superintendent Constraint 3

The Superintendent will not allow an "improvement required" campus to have a principal with fewer than two years in-role experience.

Constraint Progress Measure

The number of "improvement required" campuses or formerly "improvement required" campuses to have a principal having fewer than two years' in-role experience will decrease from two to zero by the beginning of school year 2020 (October 2016 snapshot baseline of 2).

Annual Targets

Draft Monitoring Calendar 2018–19

Midland ISD

AE(EXHIBIT)-X

LDU 2019.01

DATE ISSUED: 7/3/2019