|District Strategic Priorities/Goals
|How will you measure growth?
Growth Factors (Baseline & Targets)
|Empathy 1.B - Staff and Student Well Being
Brookwood High School is committed to creating and sustaining an environment that prioritizes the well-being of students and staff through self-care, physical and mental health, and social-emotional learning.
Students will have daily contact with an advisor including weekly lessons to include SEL, school connection opportunities, guest speakers, and other lessons to support behavior and belonging.
Students are given input into to plan for advisement and take leadership roles for 9th-grade students through the MERGE program.
Support for student academics and social well-being during guided study support opportunities.
Continued implementation of PBIS/Upstander Program
We will develop and maintain a teacher recognition structure.
We will offer teacher leadership development opportunities.
We will increase by 5% (from 82% to 87%) the number of students responding positively to the following EES Student Survey item:
There’s at least one adult who knows and cares about me.
We will increase by 3 percent (from 92% to 95%) the number of teachers who respond positively to the following EES Teacher Survey item:
Support from my principal/supervisor leads to progress on instructional improvement.
|Equity 2.A - Multi-tiered System of Supports
Brookwood High School will develop and improve our Multi-tiered system of support. We aim to implement a comprehensive framework to fully support each student by addressing academic and non-academic student needs and removing barriers to this success.
Strengthen guided study intervention to include Algebra I, Algebra II, Pre-calculus, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
We will increase by 3% the number of students scoring Proficient/Distinguished on all Milestones.
|Equity 2.B - Opportunity and Access
Brookwood High School believes that all students should be afforded the opportunity and access to high-quality, rigorous, and culturally relevant curriculum, advanced coursework (e.g. Advanced Placement and dual enrollment), and enrichment activities. We believe that students who are highly engaged and challenged will have greater levels of success academically and behaviorally.
We will increase specificity and improve communication around access to honors and AP course opportunities.
We will maintain the Opt-in/Waiver process to ensure all students have access to honors and AP coursework.
We will continue BELT team planning to identify and address needs pertaining to access issues.
We will continue and grow Junior BELT to include student voices in access issues/opportunities.
We will strengthen and improve PBIS delivery and implementation.
We will continue to provide access to more than 90 clubs/activities plus full varsity and sub-varsity athletic programs.
We will increase by 5% (from 65% to 70%) the percentage of seniors who complete an AP or Dual Enrollment course during their high school career.
|Effectiveness 3.A - Results-Based Evaluation System
We believe that continual improvement and growth are a cornerstone of an effective school. Our teachers should use data to inform and measure student outcomes to improve and tailor instruction.
We will add SEL information (i.e., EES results) to data dives to support student achievement and support through advisement/guided study.
We will ensure that teachers' professional learning goals align with improved student achievement.
We will continue to develop our Targeted Intervention Program.
In order to positively affect our graduation rate and to pursue instructional excellence, Brookwood High School will increase the percentage of students passing core classes (Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Foreign Language) by 3%.
Baseline Data: For the 2022-2023 school year, the pass rates of core classes at Brookwood High School for each semester are listed below.
|Excellence 4.A - Preferred Education Destination
Brookwood High School will be the preferred education destination in the state of Georgia and Gwinnett County.
Our cluster will be the first choice of students and families for excellent schools and the employer of choice for educators and staff to fulfill their careers.
We will utilize Cohort Analyzer to provide specific feedback and support for student needs.
We will monitor and improve strong instructional programming (AP, Dual Enrollment, CTE, Entrepreneurship, Forestry, Aquaponics - Natural Resource Management, etc.) to ensure students have a variety of options regarding rigorous and preparatory classes.
We will maintain and support athletic and academic teams, along with clubs and activities, to ensure the needs of the whole learner are met.
We will provide multiple opportunities for parents to connect with the school and teachers.
We will increase the percent of the 9th-grade cohort that graduates in four years from 93.66% to 95% as reported on the four-year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate.