Franklin Elementary School



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Principal
Kimberly Coyne
Vice Principals
Dawn Kivlehan
DASA Coordinators
Dawn Kivlehan
Kim Vargas
Administrative Intern
Chelsey D'Eredita
Main Office
(315) 435-4550
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4551
 
School Hours 
8:50 AM - 3:50 PM
School Address
428 S. Alvord St. |
Syracuse, NY 13208

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Franklin Goals for 2018-2019

 Maintain 95% attendance by: 

  • providing individual and class incentives

  • contacting parents of high absentees via phone, letter or home visit by a teacher or support staff 

  • discussing students at attendance team meetings with 85% or lower attendance

  • placing an emphasis on PK – 2 students

  • utilizing attendance liaison, social workers, support staff, nationality workers and outside organizations to support families

All K-2 students will be benchmark readers by:

  • continuing CKLA best practices
  • analyzing STAR, ANet, and CKLA results to drive instruction and interventions

  • creating action plans and next steps for small group instruction

  • implementing ENL strategies into the design and delivery of instruction in all classrooms

All students will reach their target growth on their STAR assessments by:

  • providing AIS for students who score at the intensive level on either local or state assessments

  • implementing Personalized Learning as a Tier 1 intervention in 100% of ELA , math, and content classes

  • utilizing a Data Driven Instruction model to analyze STAR, ANet, Running Record, and CKLA results for progress monitoring, interventions, and re-teaching of NYS standards

  • creating action plans and next steps for small group instruction

  • providing content specific depth with departmentalization in grades 2-5

  • utilizing school wide instructional strategies such as  DINs, Summaries, and  RAPPER  to increase student achievement and higher order thinking

  • implementing ENL strategies into the design and delivery of instruction in all classrooms

Support teachers on a professional level to improve instruction for the outcome of student success by: 

  • providing job embedded professional development

  • utilizing the administration, instructional coach, and the MCLs to support and provide feedback to 100% of the teachers

  • leading teachers through the Data Driven Instruction model

  • departmentalizing grades 2-5 allowing teachers to be experts in ELA, Math or Content

Support the social, emotional and physical health of students by:

  • implementing the Good Behavior Game (PAX) with fidelity in 100% of the classrooms

  • utilizing Restorative Practices in 100% of classrooms

  • continuing the use of developmentally appropriate interventions

  • increasing the percentage of students participating in the SBHC 


Franklin Teacher Goals for 2018-2019

 As a teacher at Franklin Elementary School, I will:

Maintain 95% attendance by:

  • providing individual and class incentives aligned with the PSP

  • contacting parents of high absentees via phone calls, letter, or home visit

  • referring students to SIT with 85% or lower attendance and discuss at team meetings

  • utilizing social workers, support staff, nationality workers, and outside organizations to support families


All of my students are working toward becoming benchmark readers by:

  • analyzing STAR, ANet, Running Record, and CKLA results to drive instruction and interventions

  • creating action plans and next steps for small group instruction

  • implementing ENL strategies into the design and delivery of instruction

  • setting and striving toward personalized learning goals based on STAR assessment

  • sharing data with families to facilitate academic discussions in the home 


Increase the percentage of students reaching their target growth on STAR assessments by:

  • providing AIS for students who score at the intensive level on either local or state assessments

  • implementing Personalized Learning as a Tier 1 intervention in my classroom

  • utilizing a Data Driven Instruction model to analyze STAR, ANet, Running Record, and CKLA results for progress monitoring, interventions, and re-teaching NYS standards

  • creating action plans and next steps for small group instruction

  • utilizing school wide instructional strategies (DIN, Summaries, and RAPPER) to increase student achievement in higher level thinking

  • collaborating with instructional leaders and co-teachers to meet the needs of all students

Support the social and emotional development of students by:

  • implementing the Good Behavior Game and PAX language with fidelity in my classroom

  • utilizing Restorative and Culturally Responsive Practices in my classroom

  • continuing the use of developmentally appropriate interventions

  • participating in the SIT referral process

  • partnering with families to support the needs of all students

School News
Author Visit Prompts School-Based Community Projects Author Visit Prompts School-Based Community Projects: Thanks to a project sponsored by Molina Healthcare, SCSD staff were encouraged to submit their plans to help spread love and develop character education in their schools.   Several school submitted proposals, and three schools were selected to receive a visit from Matt De La Pena, author of ‘Love.’ Those three schools invited other schools to attend as well, allowing the author to reach scholars from Franklin, Van Duyn, Syracuse Latin, Ed Smith, Lincoln, Danforth and ELMS! ... more >>
2018-19 School Supply Lists By Grade 2018-19 School Supply Lists By Grade: We at Franklin understand that school supplies cost less at the beginning of the school year. Therefore, we have provided what we believe your child will need for the full year. We will be happy to store supplies in students' classrooms until needed. We hope this list allows for a smooth beginning of the school year for your family. Kindergarten 1 regular backpack, labeled with student's name 40 #2 pencils 2 large pink erasers 6 small glue sticks 1 box of colored pencils ... more >>
Back to School Parent Engagement Tips Back to School Parent Engagement Tips: Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! As we work together in Building Our Future and helping to prepare our students for #SCSDSuccess, our families play a critical role. Here are some helpful tips from our school teachers and administrators on how parents and guardians can best become active partners in their children’s education.   TIP 1: Email is key when communicating with teachers Since many teachers don’t have telephones in their classrooms, the best way for parents  ... more >>
Franklin Goals 2018- 2019 Franklin Goals 2018- 2019: Franklin Goals for 2018-2019                               Maintain 95% attendance by: providing individual and class incentives contacting parents of high absentees via phone, letter or home visit by a teacher or support staff  discussing students at attendance team meetings with 85% or lower attendance placing an emphasis on PK – 2 students utilizing ... more >>
School Supply List School Supply List: FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2018–2019 SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST Kindergarten 1 regular backpack, labeled with student’s name 40 #2 pencils 2 large pink erasers 6 small glue sticks 1 box of colored pencils 1 box of 24 crayons 3 pocket folders (1 red, 1 green, 1 yellow) 1 pair of scissors (Fiskars) 1 bottle of hand sanitizer 2 large box facial tissue 1 box quart-sized zipper bags 1 primary composition notebook (white space at ... more >>


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NYS School Review Report
Franklin Support Staff
School Report Card

Downloads

Franklin ES 2017-18 DTSDE Self-Reflection
2017-2018 Franklin Continuation Plan
Franklin 2018-2019 Goals