2021-2022 ESSER III/School Innovation and Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic year.

School Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2021-2022

  • Franklin Middle School

  • Region 5

  • Dustin Wright, 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 and Mathematics Strategies

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

Strategy 1: Teach essential standards through scaffolding, differentiation, and small group instruction.

Strategy 2: Deliver Tier 2 targeted interventions and enrichment activities during and/or after the school day

Strategy 3: Expand the MTSS model and provide targeted support to all students in need and provide intensive tier 3 supports including FCPS Math Intervention Courses and tutoring

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

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

Strategy 1: Strengthen Tier 1 evidence-based strategies

Strategy 2: Provide targeted student support for students identified through the MTSS process

Strategy 3: Engage with families and cooperate with feeder schools

Access and Opportunity SMARTR Goal  

Outcome: By the end of the 2020-2021 school year, 100% of students will demonstrate proficiency in the PoG attribute of " Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual" as measured by an End of Year Reflection.

Strategy 1: Provide rich instructional opportunities that allow students to demonstrate PoG attributes

Strategy 2: Provide opportunities for students to reflect on their demonstration and growth in PoG attributes.

Strategy 3: Use goal-setting to encourage students to build on their Portrait of a Graduate successes