Austin Road Middle School
Continuous School Improvement Plan (One Page Version)
Beliefs and Mission
Each scholar of ARMS will become a contributing citizen of our community and global environment.
Austin Road Middle School strives to develop a nurturing school community that encourages academic success for each scholar through a rigorous curriculum and extracurricular opportunities supported by dedicated teachers and staff.
Austin Road Middle School will cultivate an environment for creativity, innovation and leadership where we exceed expectations every day.
Overarching Need #1 - Austin Road Middle School currently has 123 scholars that read below grade level (20% of school population). ARMS is in need of intensive reading instruction/remediation.
Goal #1 - Over the next three years (from SY18 - SY20) ARMS will reduce the number of scholars not reading on grade level by at least 10%.
Overarching Need #2 - ARMS has an evident need to provide immediate and intensive support in math to address Georgia Milestones Assessments performance declines in all subgroups and in the overall percentage of developing to distinguished learners.
Goal #2 - From SY18-20, ARMS will increase the overall number of developing, proficient and distinguished learners, as well as increase all subgroups' performance by 3% each year in math.
Overarching Need #3 - Preparing for 1:1 technology initiative while ensuring heightened levels of Depth of Knowledge (DOK) rigor through implemented blended learning instruction in a more personalized learning environment.
Goal #3 - Instructional staff at ARMS will employ one DOK Level III blended learning task (terms 1 and 3) and one Depth of Knowledge Level IV blended learning task (terms 2 and 4).