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

Fairfax High School

Region 5

Maureen Keck, Acting 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

Reteach Essential Standards through targeted small group instruction during intervention or flexible instructional time.

Strategy 2

Teach essential standards through scaffolding, differentiation, and small group instruction.

Strategy 3

Use evidence-based literacy resources to support skill-building.

Strategy 4

Utilize High-Support Courses (ex: English 11/12 Double Block, English 12 - SOL Focus, Literacy Essentials, Lit Lab, Academic Literacy, ELD Dev English, Teamed ESOL English sections) to provide intensive support during the school day.

 

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

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

Strategy 1

Reteach Essential Standards through targeted small group instruction during intervention or flexible instructional time.

Strategy 2

Teach essential standards through scaffolding, differentiation, and small group instruction.

Strategy 3

Use evidence-based resources to support skill-building. 

Strategy 4

Utilize High-Support Courses (ex: Algebra Part 1, Pre Algebra for ELs, Algebra 1 ESOL)  to provide intensive support during the school day.

 

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

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

Strategy 1

Improve tier 1 initiatives to bolster student engagement/attendance

Strategy 2

Improve tier 2 strategies for students experiencing inconsistent attendance and low school engagement

Strategy 3

Improve community engagement to help bolster student engagement/attendance

 

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.

 

Access & Opportunity End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Goal: By June 2022, the number of students registered in at least one honors, AP, or dual enrollment class for the 2022-2023 school year will be 80% school wide, and for any subgroup below 80%, enrollment will increase by at least 6%.

Strategy 1

SEL Implementation

Strategy 2

District and School Equity Audits

Strategy 3

Developing community relationships