2023-2024 School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic year.

2023-2024 SIIP At-a-Glance

  • Belvedere Elementary School

  • Region 2

  • Cecilia Vanderhye, Principal

English Language Arts

Outcome: By June 2024, the percentage of students in grades 1-3 demonstrating expected screener within-year growth in Reading as measured by iReady will increase by at least 5 percentage points to 67% or more. 

Strategic Plan Goal 3F: Students reading on grade level by the end of 3rd Grade

Strategy 1: Expand use of skills-based grouping to ensure students demonstrate mastery of foundational skills. 

Strategy 2: Expand access to evidence-based tier 1 instruction as well as intervention for students demonstrating risk in a multi-tiered system of supports.


Outcome: By June 2024, the percentage of students demonstrating expected screener within-year growth in Mathematics as measured by iReady will increase by at least 5 percentage points to 66%.

Strategic Plan Goal 3B: Growth and performance on state/national/international assessments in math.

Strategy 1: Increase teachers implementation strategies related to Shift 8: from looking for correct answers towards revealing student thinking.

Strategy 2: Increase content knowledge for all teachers (advanced, general, special education)

Student Attendance and Absenteeism Rates

Outcome: By the end of the 2023-2024 school year, we will reduce our school's absenteeism rate to below 15% as evidenced by our school's chronic absenteeism

Strategic Plan Goal 2D: Student attendance and absenteeism rates 

Strategy 1: Strengthen school team practices to monitor attendance data and determine need for intervention and additional support.

Strategy 2: Strengthening messaging to staff, students and families around attendance to school. Each stakeholder should be able to understand how daily
attendance matters, not only for academic success, but because school offers an opportunity to develop social and emotional skills such as listening,
paying attention, problem-solving and self-regulation, all which are needed to grow and learn. 

Strategy 3: Create a school culture of engagement & belonging for students and families. Every staff, student, and family will feel safe and connected to the school community.

Portrait of a Graduate (POG)

Outcome: By June 2024, students will identify an approaches to learning skill (ATL) and grow at least one level in the area of claim of growth as measured by the POG POL student rubric.

Strategic Plan Goal 2B: Positive school climate (safety, inclusion, and sense of belonging; academic support; inclusive, academically focused culture; and teacher-student trust)

Strategy 1: Each grade level (K-5) will give students' a choice of three ATL skills as a focus.

Strategy 2: At the end of grade level units of inquiry, students will reflect on claim of growth, share the evidence, and reflect.


For additional information regarding this School Improvement plan, please contact our school principal.