• School Governance Council Election Announcement

    SGC Announcement

    It's SGC elections season again! SGC Elections are a way for parents and teachers who are elected onto the council to have a role in the vision and direction of the school. To declare or learn more about this process, please click here.

    It all starts with elections!

    • Candidate Declaration Window:  February 3 - February 26                                         
    • Get to Know the Candidates: March 1 - March 15 
    • Voting Window:  March 17 - March 24

SGC Overview

  • The purpose of the School Governance Council is to provide parents, school staff, and community members with a leadership role in the management of the school. The School Governance Council is a governing body that is representative of the community and the school, but operates under the control and management of the Board of Education. The Council is responsible for making decisions regarding the strategic direction of the school including:

    • Approve the school strategic plan and updates
    • Approve the annual budget and annual resource allocations
    • Manage the Request for Flexibility process
    • Participate in hiring the principal (in the case of a vacancy)
    • Provide annual feedback on principal performance.

SGC Meeting Dates

  • All meetings begin at 7:30 AM on Teams

    Next Meeting: February 24, 2021


SGC Strategic Plan 2019-2022

  • School Name: High Point Elementary          

    Student Achievement

    Outcome Baseline (Yr. 2) Evidence of Progress Date Results
    Initiatves Standards Mastery Framework
    Ensure a guaranteed and viable curriculum and deeper personalization of the learning experiences for students
    85% of 3rd graders will read at or above grade level . 74% of 3rd graders were reading at or above grade level in 2019 PLC framework K-5 to support modeled and guided reading instruction 5/1/2020 100% of teachers K-5 will implement the PLC framework to support modeled and guided reading
    Balanced Math Framework. 
    Implement math instruction that helps students build the computational and conceptual skills needed to solve complex problems.

    50% of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students combined will score a level III or level IV on the GMAS Mathematics
    53% of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders combined  PLC framework K-5 to support math workshop model and Number Talks 5/1/2019 100% of teachers K-5 will implement the PLC framework to support Number Talks and Math Workshops


    People & Culture

    Outcome Baseline (Yr. 2) Evidence of Progress Date Results
    Initiaties School Culture
    Create a culture for families, students, and staff where they feel valued, welcomed and vital to our school’s success
    Increase and maintain a five-star Climate Star rating 5-Star Rating Decrease in office referrals from Aug-Dec 2018 to Aug-Dec 2019 12/20/2019 Aug-Dec 2018 = 59 Aug-Dec 2019 =
    Staff Professional Development and Support
     Utilize a coaching model and increase professional development
    Increase the retention of teachers beyond their fifth year. Twelve new teachers for 18-19 and eight remained for 19-20 Send out staff survey to gauge morale and value for teacher retention 11/1/2019 Pending


    Community Collaboration

    Outcome Baseline (Yr. 2) Evidence of Progress Date Results
    Initiatives Community Partners
    Initiate, cultivate and sustain community partnerships to support student achievement
    Increase strategic community partnerships that align and enhance HPES and community goals 31 Strategic Partners in 2019-2020 Engaged in conversations and introductions with new and existing strategic partners August-May One new strategic partner added by May 2020
    Parent Involvement
    Offer parental programming that includes equipping families with new or additional skills, knowledge, resources and confidence, as well as family events to enrich relationships
    Increase the percentage of families who feel empowered to support their student’s educational experiences  - Score on GA Health Survey from parents in 2019 Provided opportunities for parents to connect to school functions which support their child's academic progress such as STEAM day, International Night, conference windows, and PTO fundraiser functions August-June Results of GA Health Survey Pending


    Fiscal Responsibility

    Budget Approval Date Purchased Math Coach and Literacy Coach
    Purchased certified paraprofessionals to assist in the math and literacy blocks 1st-5th
    Purchased more literacy resources K-5
    Purchased more math resources for the math workshop K-5

SGC Council Members

  • 06/30/2022
  • 6/30/2021
  • 6/30/2022
  • 630/2021
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