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Goal 2: Whole Child, Thriving, Confident, Responsible Individuals

Focus Area: No Exclusionary Discipline

Spring 2022: 94% of Decatur scholars have received no exclusionary discipline

Goal for the 2022-23 School Year: All groups are above 96% 

Focus Area: Regular Attendance

Spring 2022: 37% of Decatur scholars attended school regularly.

Goal for the 2022-23 School Year: All groups are above 90% in regular attendance. 

Signature Strategies:

  • Ensure systems for social-emotional support (Culturally Responsive PBIS, Second Step, SEL integrated throughout, Character Strong, Zones of Regulation, Kelso Choices) are implemented school-wide.

  • Ensure instructional staff receive ongoing, job-embedded professional development for Universal Design for Learning and MTSS that capitalizes and builds upon the learning needs of student-scholars, including academic background, life experiences, culture, and language.

Goal 4: Content-Area Competence, Mastery of All Subjects

Focus Area: ELA SBA

Spring 2022: 41% 

Goal for the 2022-23 School Year: 67%

Focus Area: Math SBA

Spring 2022: 14% 

Goal for the 2022-23 School Year: 49%

Signature Strategies:  

  • Design a sustainable, job-embedded, professional learning plan that supports teachers in analyzing student data, developing pedagogical content knowledge, and implementing those instructional practices within the proficient and distinguished range of the 5D CEL framework to support all learners in mastering core subjects.

  • Engage Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) in a cycle of inquiry using multiple measures to inform and adjust instruction while disaggregating data through an equity lens (interim common assessments-district and building level).