Sequoyah Elementary Chippewa Valley Schools Home of the Thunderbirds

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Sequoyah ElementaryChippewa Valley Schools

Home of the ThunderbirdsPreparing students today for the challenges of tomorrow.Our Vision Our Mission The Sequoyah family will provide a supportive environment that promotes active participation , communication, and sets high expectations in order to facilitate a positive, accepting learning environment that creates life-long learners. We Believe All students are lifelong learners.

Students learn best in a risk-free, safe, nurturing environment.

A supportive environment promotes creativity, growth and individuality.

Active participation, communication and high expectations amongst staff are essential components of a positive learning environment.

Challenge is vital to achieving students personal best.

Valuing, understanding and accepting diversity is essential for success in a global community.

A cooperative partnership between family, school and community fosters success in each individual student.

Collaboration between family, staff and community promotes individual achievement and growth. Sequoyah ~ A Closer LookSequoyah Overview and Demographics

Soaring to Great Heights

Our School Improvement ProcessDemographic Student DataStudent Population

Demographic Student DataStudent Population EthnicityEthnic GroupsBoysGirlsTotalPercentageAmerican Indian101 0.001%Asian131124 3%African American8816 2%Hispanic426 1%Caucasian391372763 93%Multi-racial8311 1%TOTAL425396821Demographic Student DataStudent Population Special Education ServicesService ProvidedNumber of Students Receiving ServicesResource Room15 studentsSpeech45 studentsTeacher Consultant10 studentsSocial Work44 studentsBilingual Support24 studentsFree/Reduced Lunch7% of student populationSequoyahElementarysSchool ImprovementProcess

Points of PrideGoal: ReadingAll students will improve their ability to read and comprehend text across the curriculum.Goal: WritingAll students will improve their writing skills across the curriculum.Goal: MathAll students will improve their math skills across the curriculumGoal Section Description of goal and supporting research-based strategies and activities that are utilized school-wide

Samples of school-wide assessments and instructional guidelinesSources of DataELA Reading MEAP District-wide DRA K-23-Minute Reading Assessment

ELA Writing MEAPDistrict Writing Assessment K-2Sequoyah Writing Assessment

Math MEAP AssessmentDistrict-wide Math Assessment K-2Sequoyah Math Assessment

READING: Research-based Instructional Strategies, Activities, Interventions 7 Comprehension Strategies * Story Braidy * Thinking Maps * Guided Reading Literature Circles Making Words/Word Study Lexia/Read Naturally/BLAST *

Writing: Research-based Instructional Strategies, Activities, Interventions Being a Writer * School-wide Writing Binders Thinking Maps * Quick-writes

Math: Research-based Instructional Strategies, Activities, Interventions Polyas Four Step Problem Solving Process* Thinking Maps * Utilizing Technology* (ex: Kidspiration, GraphClub, math websites) Annual Family Math Night Hands-on, brain-based activities * Developing Common Language

Data and Decision MakingAssessment and survey data used to formulate goals, guide instruction and determine professional development needs . SARStandard Assessment ReportSupporting ArtifactsEvidence Crates: Organized by standards Collected by staff and parent representatives

Classroom Visits: Many of the strategies are visually represented throughout the building and within classrooms

Supporting ArtifactsSequoyah NCA Binder: Goal and Objectives Supporting Research on Instructional Strategies Professional Development activities

School Improvement Leadership Team: If there is anything else you need, just ask For access to the website and collaborative wiki

Enjoy Your Visit Welcome to Sequoyah Elementary