School Improvement Plan

MOUNT HEBRON HIGH SCHOOL

School Improvement Plan At A Glance

2016 – 2017

Mount Hebron High School: Vision and Mission

The vision for all members of the Mount Hebron High School Community is to demonstrate respect for the Grounds, Ourselves, Learning, and Diversity.  Mount Hebron High School will meaningfully engage all students in rigorous academic experiences and opportunities for personal growth to prepare students to act as responsible citizens, equipped to success in a 21st century global community.

HCPSS Vision and Mission 

Vision 2018: Every student is inspired to learn and empowered to excel.

Mission: We cultivate a vibrant learning community that prepares students to thrive in a dynamic world.

HCPSS Goals

  • Students (Goal 1): Every student achieves academic excellence in an inspiring, engaging, and supportive environment.
  • Staff (Goal 2): Every staff member is engaged, supported, and successful.
  • Families and the Community (Goal 3): Families and the community are engaged and supported as partners in education.
  • Organization (Goal 4): Schools are supported by world-class organizational practices.

School Targets

  • 55% of all graduates score a 3 or higher on at least one AP exam during the 2016 – 2017 school year
  • 30% of Black/African American graduates score a 3 or higher on at least one AP exam during the 2016 – 2017 school year
  • 88% of all students will score at least an 1190 on the SAT.
  • 82% of Black/African American will score at least an 1140 on the SAT.

Strategies

SAT

  • In order to impact SAT performance for all students, staff will analyze classroom assessments to ensure that the style and quality of questions match the style and quality of the SAT.
  • Professional development is focused on raising awareness of SAT standards and questions to increase the rigor of classroom instruction and assessment.
  • In order to impact SAT performance for all students, staff will coordinate with Parents of African American Students (PAAS) and UMBC to provide weekend tutoring to identified students

AP

  • In order to impact AP participation for all students, staff will continue to target specific students for enrollment in AP courses based on AP Potential (PSAT), GPA, and teacher recommendations.
  • In order to impact AP performance for all students, staff will utilize higher level questioning that emphasizes critical thinking skills during instruction and assessment.
  • I order to impact AP performance for all students, staff will strengthen vertical teams within each content area that backward map into our middle school feeder program.