School Innovation and Improvement Plan
Outcome goals for this academic school year
Strategic Plan 2023-2030
School Innovation & Improvement Plan At-a-Glance
Pine Spring Elementary
Nicole Yacubovich, Principal
Background: The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) is a federal grant which requires that spending be used in specific areas. Part of the Fairfax County Public Schools spending plan identifies funding to be used for Unfinished Learning and Student Academic and Social, Emotional, Mental Health (Wellness) Needs. Schools have been given funding allocations to support the academic and wellness needs of students. Schools are required to create plans in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Wellness highlighting the strategies they will use to support these areas using their ESSER III funding. These strategies are shown below.
Language Arts Strategies
Outcome: By the end of the 23-24 school year, the amount of Pine Spring students who fall under English Language Learner who will meet grade level expectations on the iReady with increase by 5% from 35% to 40%.
- Strengthen systematic and explicit writing instruction and provide opportunities to write throughout the day.
- Expand use of converstation structures to increase academic talk and build relationships amongstudents.
Outcome: By the end of the 23-24 school year, the amount of Pine Spring students who fall under English Language Learner will meet grade level expectations on the iReady with increase by 5% from 62% to 67%.
- Increase systems of support during the school day, after school and summer to help students achieve success in mathematics.
- Improve systems for communicatings with families about math course pathways through 12th grade.
Outcome: By the end of the 23-24 school year, the chronic absenteeism rate at Pine Spring will decrease by 5% from 19.1% to 14.1%
- Increase opportunities for personalized early attendance outreach.
- Create a school culture of engagement and belonging for students and families. Every staff, student, and family will feel safe and connected to the school community.