+ State-of-the School Address September 15, 2015 Stone-Robinson Elementary

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State-of-the School Address

State-of-the School AddressSeptember 15, 2015SREStone-Robinson Elementary

+16:00-6:45 Introduction of Staff & State-of-the School7:00-7:30 First Session - Classroom Visits 7:30-8:00 Second Session - Classroom Visits* Parents, if you havent already done so, please stop by the main office prior to the end of this evening to pick up your parent portal number and/or register to be a volunteer.Tonights Schedule

+2 INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF2 Pre-School Special Ed

1 Bright Stars Preschool

18 (K-5) Classroom Teachers

2 VAAP Classroom Teachers

1 Special Education Teacher

1 Art Teacher 1 Music Teacher

2 Physical Ed. Teachers

1 Media Specialist

1 Speech Teacher (part time)

1 ESOL Teacher (part time)

1 Gifted Specialist

2 Interventionists (part time)

+3 SUPPORT SERVICES 1-Guidance Counselor

2-School Psychologists

2-Family Support Specialists

1-Educational Support Specialist Region 10

3 Instructional Coaches



1 Bright Stars (Full-Time)

3 Kindergarten (Part Time)

3 First Grade (Part Time)

9 Special Education (Full Time)

2 Special Education (Part Time)

+5SUPPORT STAFF2 Office Associates

1 School Nurse

4 Custodial Staff Members

4 Cafeteria Staff Members

12 Bus/Van Drivers

4 EDEP After School Staff Members

+6TOTAL ENROLLMENTWe are a diverse group of learners moving towards excellence....

Pre-K-5 Enrollment-378Under projected enrollment by 33

White- 74%Black- 10%Hispanic/Latino- 7%Multi-Race- 5%Asian 3%

+7Kindergarten-Five8% Gifted9% Special Education4% Limited English Proficient31% Economically Disadvantaged

+8AVERAGE CLASS SIZEGRADE LEVELAVERAGE # of STUDENTSBright Stars18Kindergarten20First23Second19Third23Fourth19Fifth22+9SOL Pass RatesMath & ReadingMathReading

SREACPSSREACPSGrade 370715873Grade 480826377Grade 565757577Overall72786680Annual Measurable Objectives:Math = 68%Reading = 72%+10SOL Pass RatesHistory & ScienceHistoryScienceSREACPSSREACPSGrade 578817274+11Accreditation StatusAccredited with Warning in Reading, 2015-2016

ScoreBenchmarkMet Benchmark? English/Reading69%75%NoMath75%70%YesHistory77%70%YesScience72%70%YesScore+12So what does this all mean?Simply put...

We have work to do!

+13One Student-Centered GoalAll Albemarle County Public Schools students will graduate having actively mastered the lifelong-learning skills they need to succeed as 21st century learners, workers, and citizens.

+ 14Our Approach to ExcellenceEngage Every StudentImplement Balanced AssessmentsImprove Opportunity & AchievementCreate and Expand PartnersOptimize ResourcesCreate collaborative teams committed to continuous learning through the plan-do-study-act model Provide time throughout the year for embedded professional developmentCreate processes that ensure students receive timely, targeted, systematic intervention/enrichment when data reflects the needACPS ObjectivesSRE Objectives+15School Climate Survey: How do you feel about school?My schoolwork makes me more curious about learning...+16Its amazing that curiosity survives formal education

~Albert Einstein

+17School Climate Survey: How do you feel about school?I like school...+18RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM7-Guiding PrinciplesThe social curriculum is as important as the academic curriculumHow children learn is as important as what they learn The greatest cognitive growth occurs through social interactionKnowing the children we teach-individually, culturally, and developmentally is as important as knowing the content we teach.SCHOOL CLIMATE

+19RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM7-Guiding PrinciplesKnowing the families of the children we teach is as important as knowing the children we teachTo be successful academically and socially, children need to learn and practice specific social skills. Five very important skills are: Cooperation, Assertion, Respect, Responsibility, Empathy, and Self-controlHow we, the adults at school work together is as important as our individual competence: Lasting change begins with the adult community. SCHOOL CLIMATE

+20How can YOU best support this work?Become an ACTIVE member of our PTO

Attend our school-related events & functions

Volunteer in your childs classroom

Serve on one of the various Parent Advisory Boards (Special Ed, Gifted etc.)


If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in." --Rachel Carlson

+22Grade Level LocationsKindergarten Individual classroomsGrade 1 Individual classroomsGrade 2 Ms. Sextons RoomGrade 3 Ms. Martins RoomGrade 4 Individual classroomsGrade 5 Ms. Huffmans Room+