C.R.S. Section 22-11-404
School improvement plan

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(1)

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(a)

If the state board, pursuant to section 22-11-210, directs a district public school to adopt an improvement plan, the school principal and the school district superintendent, or his or her designee, in accordance with time frames specified in state board rules, shall adopt a school improvement plan, as described in subsection (3) of this section, for the district public school.

(b)

The school accountability committee for the district public school shall advise the principal concerning preparation of the school improvement plan and shall make recommendations to the principal concerning the contents of the school improvement plan. The principal, with the approval of the superintendent or his or her designee, shall create and adopt the school improvement plan, taking into account the advice and recommendations of the school accountability committee.

(c)

The school district accountability committee shall include the adopted school improvement plan in the compilation prepared pursuant to section 22-11-302 (1), and the local school board shall consider the adopted school improvement plan in developing the budget required by section 22-44-108. The principal and the superintendent, or his or her designee, shall ensure that the school improvement plan is in effect for the district public school within the time frames established in state board rules.

(2)

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(a)

If the state board, pursuant to section 22-11-210, directs an institute charter school to adopt an improvement plan, the school principal, in accordance with time frames specified in state board rules, shall adopt a school improvement plan, as described in subsection (3) of this section, for the institute charter school.

(b)

The school accountability committee for the institute charter school shall advise the principal concerning preparation of the school improvement plan and shall make recommendations to the principal concerning the contents of the school improvement plan. The principal shall create and adopt the school improvement plan, taking into account the advice and recommendations of the school accountability committee.

(c)

The institute shall include the adopted school improvement plan in the compilation prepared pursuant to section 22-11-303 (2)(b). The principal shall ensure that the school improvement plan is in effect for the institute charter school within the time frames established in state board rules.

(3)

A school improvement plan must be designed to raise the academic performance of students enrolled in the public school and to ensure that the public school, following the next annual performance review, attains a higher accreditation category. At a minimum, each school improvement plan must:

(a)

Set or revise, as appropriate, ambitious but attainable targets that the public school shall attain on the performance indicators. The principal and school district superintendent, or his or her designee, shall ensure that the targets are aligned with the statewide targets set by the state board pursuant to section 22-11-201.

(a.5)

If the public school serves students in kindergarten and first, second, and third grades, identify the strategies to be used in addressing the needs of students enrolled in kindergarten and first, second, and third grade who are identified pursuant to section 22-7-1205 as having significant reading deficiencies and set or revise, as appropriate, ambitious but attainable targets that the public school shall attain in reducing the number of students who have significant reading deficiencies and in ensuring that each student achieves grade level expectations in reading;

(a.7)

Identify strategies to address the needs of students who are below grade level or struggling in mathematics and set or revise, as appropriate, ambitious but attainable targets that the public school shall attain in reducing the number of students who are below grade level or struggling in mathematics and to increase the number of students who achieve grade-level expectations in mathematics. Strategies may include tutoring, including peer tutoring; additional educator training; personalized learning models, which may include a combination of in-person instruction, online modules, and self-paced learning techniques; or supplemental supports or curricula in mathematics, including digital mathematics accelerator programs.

(b)

Identify positive and negative trends in the levels of attainment by the public school on the performance indicators;

(c)

Assess and prioritize the issues and needs at the public school that must be addressed to raise the levels of attainment on the performance indicators by the public school and to improve school readiness, if the public school serves students in preschool or kindergarten;

(d)

Identify specific, research-based strategies that are appropriate in scope, intensity, and type to address the needs and issues identified pursuant to paragraph (c) of this subsection (3);

(e)

Identify the local, state, and federal resources that the public school will use to implement the identified strategies with fidelity; and

(f)

Address any other issues required by rule of the state board or raised by the department through the performance review pursuant to section 22-11-210.

(4)

The local school board, on behalf of a district public school, or the institute, on behalf of an institute charter school, shall submit the school improvement plan to the department for publication on the data portal. The public school shall make copies of the school improvement plan available to members of the public upon request.

Source: Section 22-11-404 — School improvement plan - contents, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-22.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

22–11–101
Short title
22–11–102
Legislative declaration
22–11–103
Definitions
22–11–104
Rules - college and career readiness achievement standards
22–11–105
Funding
22–11–201
State public education system - annual performance review - targets for improvement
22–11–202
Colorado growth model - technical advisory panel - rules
22–11–203
Student longitudinal academic growth - calculation - data - research
22–11–204
Performance indicators - measures
22–11–205
State review panel - creation
22–11–206
Accreditation of school districts and institute - contracts - rules
22–11–207
Accreditation categories - criteria - rules
22–11–208
Accreditation - annual review - supports and interventions - rules
22–11–209
Removal of accreditation - recommended actions - review - appeal - rules - repeal
22–11–210
Public schools - annual review - plans - supports and interventions - rules - repeal
22–11–211
Performance watch - parent and community meeting - school districts - institute - public schools
22–11–301
School district accountability committees - creation - membership
22–11–302
School district accountability committee - powers and duties
22–11–303
Accredited or accredited with distinction - performance plan - school district or institute - contents - adoption
22–11–304
Accredited with improvement plan - school district or institute - plan contents - adoption
22–11–305
Accredited with priority improvement plan - school district or institute - plan contents - adoption
22–11–306
Accredited with turnaround plan - school district or institute - plan content - adoption
22–11–307
Accreditation of public schools
22–11–401
School accountability committee - creation - qualifications - elections
22–11–402
School accountability committee - powers and duties - meetings
22–11–403
School performance plan - contents
22–11–404
School improvement plan - contents
22–11–405
School priority improvement plan - contents
22–11–406
School turnaround plan - contents
22–11–501
State data reporting system
22–11–502
Data portal - creation - contents
22–11–503
Performance reports - contents - rules
22–11–503.5
Student performance by course level - report - definitions
22–11–504
School district and institute reporting requirements
22–11–601
Colorado school awards program - created - rules
22–11–602
Colorado school awards program - John Irwin schools of excellence awards - rules
22–11–603
Governor’s distinguished improvement awards - rules
22–11–603.5
Centers of excellence awards
22–11–603.7
Academic growth awards - rules - definitions
22–11–604
Colorado school awards program - distribution of award
22–11–605
School awards program fund - creation - contributions
22–11–701
Legislative declaration
22–11–702
Definitions
22–11–703
Local accountability system - grant program established - repeal
22–11–704
Local accountability systems - supplemental performance reports - alternatively formatted plans
22–11–705
Local accountability systems - report
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§ 22-11-404’s source at colorado​.gov