PS 596X Instructional Focus

2020 - 2021



 2020 – 2021

Increase student reading COMPREHENSION strategies and opportunities to demonstrate knowledge through the use of programs and curricula designed for each student's individual needs as measured by formative and summative assessments.

School Comprehensive Education Plan (SCEP) Goals


By May, 2021, teachers will implement the Book of the Month protocol to increase reading comprehension, which will result in a 5% increase in scores on the reading and literacy assessment sections of the school wide assessments, as measured by SANDI from 53% - 58%.


By May, 2021, students will utilize interactive online math programs as a strategy to increase math skills, which will result in a 5% Increase in the scores on the numbers and operations sections of the school wide assessments, as measured by SANDI from 48% - 53%

School Survey:

By June, 2021, as evidenced by the 2020-2021 NYC Survey results, there will be a 5% increase in positive responses from 33% to 38%, that teachers will say that "students participate in class discussions at some point".

Chancellor’s Instructional Leadership Focus:

Strengthening Core Instruction

4 Hallmarks of Advanced Literacies


Students will demonstrate an increase in comprehension as evidenced by Formative and Summative Assessments:

  • The Hallmark Protocol Instructional Target Data Collection Form

  • Fountas & Pinnell Running Records and Edmark Assessments

  • SANDI/FAST Assessments

Shifts in English Language Arts 

& Literacy