2018-19 Performance Report

School Information

Grades served in 2018-19

K-6

Facility

Opened in 1954. Current facility opened September 2007. 
 

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Highlights & Plans

Highlights for 2018-19

  • Implemented intervention systems for reading at every grade level to increase student reading achievement
  • Improved teacher clarity through the use of clear learning targets and measures of success for every lesson
  • Developed standards-based writing rubrics so students could better monitor their growth and progress
  • Significantly improved the number of students at grade level in both reading and math as measured by new i-Ready student growth tool
  • Started weekly heritage language clubs for Spanish and Somali to support literacy in their first language
  • Implemented consistent math routines at every grade level to increase student math fluency and reasoning
  • Worked with Sound Discipline to implement trauma-informed practices including daily class meetings and calm down strategies
  • Implemented tiered system for students needing behavior support
  • Began Somali Youth and Family after school support program
  • Continued after school tutoring program for students needing support in reading and math
  • Continued with after school programming including Techbridge, Soccer for Success and Girls on the Run
  • Began parent-teacher teams in kindergarten and third grade where families looked at their student progress data, learned a strategy to try at home, and set goals for their child

Plans for 2019-20

  • Implementing new San Francisco Unified School District Math Curriculum
  • Ensuring that learning tasks and assessments are at a high level and aligned to standards
  • Supporting discourse and vocabulary strategies through shared reading
  • Using standards-based writing rubrics with students so they can better monitor their growth and progress
  • Applying English language learning strategies to support student writing growth
  • Continuing to utilize the iReady assessment tool to promote and increase student growth in reading and math
  • Continuing to work with Sound Discipline to implement trauma-informed practices across the school including daily class meetings and calm down strategies
  • Continuing to strengthen tiered systems for students needing behavior support
  • Continuing academic after school tutoring
  • Continuing successful after school programming including Techbridge, Soccer for Success, Girls on the Run, and Spanish and Somali Heritage Language Clubs
  • Continuing to develop family voice in the school with Coffee with the Principal and Bow Lake PTO
  • Working with Academic Parent-Teacher Team specialists to continue parent-teacher teams in kindergarten, first, third and fourth grades

Invitation to Participate

At Highline Public Schools, one of our four pillars in the district's strategic plan is parent and family engagement. In order to reach our strategic plan goals we will form partnerships with parents and families. Families and community members are encouraged to participate in school activities and in educating students in school, at home and in the community.

District Funds

HOW HIGHLINE DISTRICT DOLLARS ARE INVESTED (%)

Area

Percentage

Teaching & 
Learning

73.6%

Support
Services

14.1%

Central Admin

6.4%

Principal’s 
Office

5.9%

Source: Actual 2018-19 expenditures as of August 2019.