School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2018-2019

  • Mount Vernon High School

  • Region 3

  • Dr. Anthony Terrell, Principal


End of Year SMARTR Outcome

School-Wide Goal

Mount Vernon High School students’ completion of advanced academic courses: Honors (HN), Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or Dual Enrollment (DE) will increase to 65% of the total student membership.

Strategy 1

  • Increase collaborative efforts amongst MVHS school community to include teachers, professional staff, leadership and parents that will encourage students to access advanced academic course.

Strategy 2

  • Increase support strategies to retain student enrollment in advanced academic courses and increase passing rate.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome

The overall pass rate for the EOC Language Arts and Math SOL exams will increase by 10%.

SY 2017-18 Adjusted Pass Rates:

  Reading Writing Math Science Social Studies
Overall SOL % 87% 80% 70% 73% 76%
Students With Disabilities 55% 42% 46% 34% 39%

Strategy 1

  • Teachers will build a culture of literacy by engaging in professional learning on content area reading, writing, critical thinking, academic conversations, and digital literacy. 

Strategy 2

  • Teaches will develop a shared understanding of IB philosophy and practices. 

Strategy 3 

  • Teachers will apply diverse instructional practices to promote student engagement and active learning.