2019-2020 Focus for Increasing Student Achievement

2019-2020 Focus Areas on increasing student achievement:

Our focus areas are listed below.

Stanwood High School's focus areas are:

1. School improvement planning for proficiency on state tests, graduation, attendance, 9th grade on track for graduation, dual credit enrollment, English language proficiency, and median school student growth.

2. Instructional strategies - our district has adopted the 5 Dimension of Teaching and Learning as an instructional framework. Staff will be continue training on these 5 "Ds" throughout the school year. The 5 Dimensions include purpose, curriculum and pedagogy, assessment, student engagement, and classroom environment and culture.

3. Revise graduation requirements to meet new state graduation requirements.

4. Collaborate on planning for a new high school, which should be completed in the fall of 2020.