• Ridgeline High School

    TSSA Plan and Funding

    2020-2021

     

             

    Carry Over

    $44,117

    20-21 Summary

     

    Ridgeline

       

    Allocated:

    $201,207

             

    Total:

    $245,325

             

    Remaining Funds:

    $0

                 
     

    Description

    Category

    Budget Amount

    Goal # 1

    Increase the growth of the lowest 25% by 1% from the 2018-19 percentage of 71.5% as measured on the State Report Card.

    Highest Academic Need, Instructional Technology

    $178,639

    Goal # 2

    Improve Outcomes for English Language Learners and Students of Latino/Hispanic Backgrounds

    Improving Outcomes for English Language Learners, Highest Academic Need, Instructional Technology

    $66,686

     

    Goal #1

    Please fill in the lighter colored boxes with the correct information.

     

    Remaining Funds:

    $0

               

    Description for Goal #1

             

    Enter the Goal #1
    (1000 character limit)

    Increase the growth of the lowest 25% by 1% from the 2018-19 percentage of 71.5% as measured on the State Report Card.

    Enter the Category(ies) for Goal #1 from the list on the right.

    Highest Academic Need, Instructional Technology

    Improving Outcomes for English Language Learners
    Highest Academic Need
    Behavior Support - Multitiered
    Instructional Technology

         
               

    Plan for Goal #1

             

    How will you measure your success for Goal #1?

    Success will be measured by calculating the achievement gap between the scores of the average student population to the average population of the two sub-groups in each of the following categories: Language Arts ASPIRE: Students w/ Disabilities from 52.8% to 50.8% or less, Hispanic Students from 15.4% to 13.4% or less; Science ASPIRE: Students w/ Disabilities from 48% to 46% or less, Hispanic students from 27.9% to 25.9% or less; Math ASPIRE: Students w/ Disabilities from 56.4% to 54.4% or less, Hispanic students from 30.5% to 28.5% or less. ACT composite from 1.1 to 1.078 or less, ACT English from 1.6 to 1.56 or less, ACT Math from 1.5 to 1.47 or less, ACT Science from .5 to .49 or less, ACT Reading from .60 to 0.58 or less. Increase growth of the lowest 25% from 71.1% to 73.1%.

    What is your action plan or strategy for ensuring you are sucessful?

    Reduce average class size and continue to offer team-taught courses in English 9-12, Math 1,2, and 3 ($65000). Send teachers involved in co-taught classes to a co-teaching conference ($15989). Send a group of teachers to an assessment conference ($6000) Open the school library during the summer months and additional hours after school ($3000). Provide additional professional development for teachers after hours throughout the school year and/or summer ($10000). Purchase novels for literature classes and library for students to read at home ($8000). Purchase chromebook rolling labs or iPads for departments that do not have a lab. ($30,000) Pay for the APL test for our foreign language classes ($6000) Replace/repair broken desks and chairs in classrooms to provide a comfortable learning environment for students ($15,000). Replace technology near end of life in classrooms ($10621). Purchase Albert program for AP test prep ($3000)

               

    Funding Changes for Goal #1 (when applicable)

             

    There are times when the planned expenditures for a goal shift and additional funding is available. For example, if personnel costs are less, a grant is obtained, or a school receives additional unanticipated funding. If additional funds are available, how will the school spend the funds to implement the goals in this plan?

    Purchase instructional technology (i.e. calculators, Chromebooks, document cameras, iPads, etc).

               

    Budget for Goal #1

             
     

    Budget Area

    Amount

    Description (Indicate details on how funds will be used)

       

    For each budget area, enter the amount and a description for how the money will be used.

    Certificated Employee

    $65,000

    1.274 FTE for teachers: Cody Scott and Joseph Johnson ($57300). Additional hours for Media Specialist, Bonnie Odd ($3000). Teacher PD ($10,000)

    2100 Retirement

    $15,399

    Calculated Retirement Benefits for Teachers

    2200 Social Security

    $4,973

    Calculated Social Security Benefits for Teachers

    2410 Health Insurance

    $5,521

    If the salary is for employee(s) with health insurance, please call Rebecca Kirby to enter the insurance costs for the teacher salaries above.

    2700 Workmans Comp

    $137

     

    Classified Employee (Paraprofessional)

       

    2100 Retirement

     

    If you hire a paraprofessional who goes over 30 hours, please call Sue Mitton to enter the retirement costs for the salaries above.

    2200 Social Security

    $0

    Calculated Social Security Benefits for Paraprofessionals

    2420 Health Insurance

     

    If you hire a paraprofessional who goes over 30 hours, please call Rebecca Kirby to enter the retirement costs for the salaries above.

    2700 Workmans Comp

    $0

     

    3200 Substitutes ($110 full-day/$55 half-day)

    $3,300

     

    3300 Inservice Training

    $12,689

    15 teachers, 2 administrators to conferences

    3400 Contract Services

    $6,000

    APL test for foreign language

    5800 Travel

    $1,000

    per diem for virtual conferences (food)

    6100 Supplies

    $23,000

    Novels ($8000), student desks and chairs ($15,000)

    6410 Textbooks

       

    6500 Tech Related Supplies < $5000

    $38,621

    Purchase iPad and chromebook labs (30,000) Replace near end of life technology in classrooms ($10621).

    6710 Computer Software

    $3,000

    Albert Test prep program

    7300 Equipment > $5000 for single item

       
               
     

    Total Budget for Goal #1

    $178,639

         

     

     

    Goal #2

    Please fill in the lighter colored boxes with the correct information.

     

    Remaining Funds:

    $0

               

    Description for Goal #2

             

    Enter the Goal #2
    (1000 character limit)

    Improve Outcomes for English Language Learners and Students of Latino/Hispanic Backgrounds

    Enter the Category(ies) for Goal #2 from the list on the right.

    Improving Outcomes for English Language Learners, Highest Academic Need, Instructional Technology

    Improving Outcomes for English Language Learners
    Highest Academic Need
    Behavior Support - Multitiered
    Instructional Technology

         
               

    Plan for Goal #2

             

    How will you measure your success for Goal #2?

    • Increase the number of Latino students that enroll/complete CE courses by 4% (currently 28%, compared to 52% for the general population)
    • Increase the EL progress on school report card from 50% to 55%
    • Increase the number of Latino students that enroll in and pass Math 3

    What is your action plan or strategy for ensuring you are sucessful?

    Hire a Latino Community Outreach Specialist to work with students and families to increase awareness of grading practices, eligilibility for concurrent enrollment, AP courses, extra-curricular activities, post-high school education ($59150). The specialist will check grades of minority students on an at least weekly basis, meet individually with students with less than a 2.0 GPA to help improve their grades, meet individually with students with less than 90% attendance to help improve attendance, as well as provide tutoring. Send teachers to conferences/professional development focused specifically on working with students that are Latino/Hispanic/At-Risk ($2060). Hold an 8th grade Latino student tour and Latino parent nights ($2000) Purchase 10 chromebooks for the ESL classroom. ($3500)

               

    Funding Changes for Goal #2 (when applicable)

             

    There are times when the planned expenditures for a goal shift and additional funding is available. For example, if personnel costs are less, a grant is obtained, or a school receives additional unanticipated funding. If additional funds are available, how will the school spend the funds to implement the goals in this plan?

    Purchase instructional technology for classrooms (i.e. calculators, Chromebooks, document cameras, iPads, etc). Send additional teachers to professional development.

               

    Budget for Goal #2

             
     

    Budget Area

    Amount

    Description (Indicate details on how funds will be used)

    For each budget area, enter the amount and a description for how the money will be used.

    Certificated Employee

    $44,946

    1.0 FTE - Hire a certificated employee or LCSW as a Latino Community Outreach Specialist

    2100 Retirement

    $10,648

    Calculated Retirement Benefits for Teachers

    2200 Social Security

    $3,438

    Calculated Social Security Benefits for Teachers

    2410 Health Insurance

     

    If the salary is for employee(s) with health insurance, please call Rebecca Kirby to enter the insurance costs for the teacher salaries above.

    2700 Workmans Comp

    $94

     

    Classified Employee (Paraprofessional)

       

    2100 Retirement

     

    If you hire a paraprofessional who goes over 30 hours, please call Sue Mitton to enter the retirement costs for the salaries above.

    2200 Social Security

    $0

    Calculated Social Security Benefits for Paraprofessionals

    2420 Health Insurance

     

    If you hire a paraprofessional who goes over 30 hours, please call Rebecca Kirby to enter the retirement costs for the salaries above.

    2700 Workmans Comp

    $0

     

    3200 Substitutes ($110 full-day/$55 half-day)

    $660

    Substitutes for conference, 6 days

    3300 Inservice Training

    $1,400

    Solution Tree conference, 2 teachers

    3400 Contract Services

       

    5800 Travel

     

    Conference per diem, hotel, airfare, car rental

    6100 Supplies

    $2,000

    Latino student tour and parent night.

    6410 Textbooks

       

    6500 Tech Related Supplies < $5000

    $3,500

    10 Chromebooks $3500

    6710 Computer Software

       

    7300 Equipment > $5000 for single item

       
               
     

    Total Budget for Goal #2

    $66,686