School Improvement & Innovation Plan

2021-2022 ESSER III/SIIP At-a-Glance

  • Crossfield Elementary
  • Region 1
  • Mark Granieri, Principal

Background: The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) is a federal grant which requires that spending be used in specific areas.  Part of the Fairfax County Public Schools spending plan identifies funding to be used for Unfinished Learning and Student Academic and Social, Emotional, Mental Health (Wellness) Needs.  Schools have been given funding allocations to support the academic and wellness needs of students.  Schools are required to create plans in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Wellness highlighting the strategies they will use to support these areas using their ESSER III funding.  These strategies are shown below.

ESSER III English Language Arts Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in English Language Arts.

Strategy 1

Increase work with PCL/CLT to evaluate student need for English Language Arts intervention; provide access to Professional Development

Strategy 2

Expand intervention and remediation opportunities for students 

Strategy 3

Increase family/home engagement

ESSER III Mathematics Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students are making sufficient progress to be on grade level in Mathematics.

Strategy 1

Expand intervention and remediation opportunities for students

Strategy 2

Increase work with PLC/CLT to evaluate student need for math intervention; provide access to Professional Development

Strategy 3

Increase family/home engagement

ESSER III Wellness Strategies

Outcome: Ensure students feel safe, included, and supported in the school environment.

Strategy 1

Participation in RULER study

Strategy 2  

Provide opportunities for family engagement

Strategy 3  

Provide targeted student support

Background: All Fairfax County schools are also required to complete an access and opportunity goal as part of their School Innovation and Improvement Plan (SIIP) and can also capture additional goals.  These are shown below.

Access & Opportunity End of Year SMARTR Outcome 

Goal: 100% of students will have regular access to meaningful learning opportunities to authentically identify, practice, and  build  POG skills. In grades K and 1, students will focus on reflection of POG skills; and in grades 2 - 6, students will participate in POG POL

Strategy 1

Instruction at  all grade-levels includes explicit POG instruction within innovative pedagogy such as PBL and PBAs.

Strategy 2

Student growth will be  measured by K-1 Self-Assessments & Teacher Scoring Guides and by Grades 2-6 POG POL

Student Achievement End of Year SMARTR Outcome 

Goal: Crossfield will achieve an  overall Reading SOL pass rate of 90%.

Strategy 1

CLT discourse to be focused Instructional Delivery that differentiates for individual student needs as well as grade-level curriculum expectations. 

Strategy 2

MTSS Decision-making team to further support students identified to have a greater need. 

Strategy 3

Analyze and utilize data from the DSA (Developmental Spelling Assessment) to inform word study instruction in grades 1-6.

Caring Culture End of Year SMARTR Outcome

Goal: Families and students will be provided with opportunities to attend at least 4 community-building activities/events. (Once per quarter)

Strategy 1

Assemblies, special programs, and speakers reflect the diversity of the school and bring a diverse set of ideas and experiences.

Strategy 2

Targeted SEL Lessons based on SEL Screener and Teacher Observation Data. 

For additional information regarding this School Plan, please contact the school principal.