2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic year.

Complete ESSER School Funding Plans

2021-2022 ESSER III/SIIP At-a-Glance Plan At A Glance

  • 2021 - 2022

  • West Springfield High School

  • Region 4

  • Michael Mukai, 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.

ESSER III English Language Arts Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.

Strategy 1:  Teaching essential standards through scaffolding, differentiation, and small group instruction.

Strategy 2: Identify students with gaps in mastery and use evidence-based literacy resources to provide literacy skill-building cross-curricular through centrally-approved resources

Strategy 3: CTs will create targeted remediation for standardized tests, including SOL writing, SOL reading, WorkKeys reading, and writing, as well as AP Lit/Lang.

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics

Strategy 1: Teaching essential standards through scaffolding, differentiation, and small group instruction

Strategy 2: Utilize evidence-based online and printed materials for supporting gaps in learning by CT created assessments

Strategy 3: CTs will create targeted remediation for standardized tests, including SOL Algebra 1, SOL Geometry, SOL Algebra 2

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment.

Strategy 1: Provide targeted student support

Strategy 2: Strengthen Tier 1 Evidence-Based Strategies

Strategy 3: CTs will create targeted remediation for standardized tests, including SOL Algebra 1, SOL Geometry, SOL Algebra 2

Strategy 4: Provide structured wellness activities after school for students

Access & Opportunity End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Background: All Fairfax County schools are also required to complete an access and opportunity goal as part of their School Innovation and Improvement Plan (SIIP) and can also capture additional goals.  These are shown below.

Goal: To increase engagement in meaningful and rigorous learning experiences West Springfield High School will use targeted strategies to reduce the percentage gap in absenteeism for Hispanic / Latinx students from 8.8% to 7.8% by June 2022.

Strategy 1: Connecting to Home

Strategy 2: Connecting to Students

OTHER End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Goal: By June 2022, all teachers/CTs, for all courses, will create and implement a process to measure the level of mastery by objective for all students. The end-of-year data 2022 data will be our baseline for the 2022-2023 school year.

Strategy 1:  Visible Learning Strategies

For additional information regarding this School Improvement Plan, please contact the school principal.