School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2019-20

  • Mount Vernon High School (MVHS)

  • Region 3

  • Dr. Anthony Terrell, Principal

Review the Full MVHS 2019-20 School Improvement & Innovation Plan

End of Year SMARTR Outcome 1

Strategy 1

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

Strategy 2

  • Teachers 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.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome 2

Strategy 1

  • Teach and reinforce behavior expectations based on Major PRIDE (Preparation, Respect, Integrity, Dedication, Excellence).

Strategy 2

  • Identify select students for Mentorship Program.

Strategy 3 

  • Leverage MTSS protocols to increase teacher capacity to avoid and de-escalate contentious interactions with students.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome 3

Strategy 1

  • Partner with the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) to provide information to new families about opportunities to connect within school community.

Strategy 2

  • Provide a variety of opportunities and formats for families to respond to the Family Engagement Survey.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome 4

Strategy 1

  • Increase the collective efficacy of the Attendance Committee.

Strategy 2

  • Partner with the PTSA to institute a rewards/incentive program to promote good student attendance.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome 5

Strategy 1

  • Mount Vernon High School (MVHS) will ensure the knowledge and skills necessary for the college and/or career success by reconnecting dropout students and parents to in-school supports through transition plans from Return to Learn meetings.

Strategy 2

  • MVHS will ensure the knowledge and skills necessary for collect and/or career success by reconnecting dropout students with an appropriate education program and options that will lead to on-time graduation.

FCPS Strategic Plan