Department of Defense Education Activity
School Improvement

Continuous school improvement is an embedded behavior rooted in the school's culture that constantly focuses on the conditions, processes, and practices that improve teaching and learning. Schools use student performance results and analyze data from various interwoven components to develop plans and implement improvement actions to drive education quality and improved student outcomes.

Our CSI Reading and Math Goals

Reading

  • By End of School Year 2022-2023, 80% of pre-kindergarten students will perform within the Creative Curriculum progressions of development and learning levels 4-6 when comprehending and responding to books and other texts (ODL 18c) using the Intentional Teaching Card LL06.

  • 60% of the Kindergarten students will meet or exceed grade level proficiency on the  Reading Proficiency Tool Assessment  by the end of the 2022-2023 school year.

  • 60% of the first grade students will meet or exceed grade level proficiency on the  Reading Proficiency Tool Assessment  by the end of the 2022-2023 school year.

  • 60% of the second grade students will meet or exceed grade level proficiency on the  Reading Proficiency Tool Assessment by the end of the 2022-2023 school year.

Math

  • Pre-Kindergarten students will perform within the Creative Curriculum progressions of development and learning levels 4-6 when using number concepts and operations (ODL 20b), using the Intentional Teaching Card M16 by the EOY 2022-2023.

  • 56% of students in Kindergarten will meet expectations (Performance Level 3) on the SY 2022-2023 Americas End-of-Year Summative Assessment. 

  • 56% of students in First Grade will meet expectations (Performance Level 3) on the SY 2022-2023 Americas End-of-Year Summative Assessment. 

  • 56% of students in Second Grade will meet expectations (Performance Level 3) on the SY 2022-2023 Americas End-of-Year Summative Assessment. 

DoDEA's Mission

Educate, Engage, and Empower Each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our School's Vision

Pierce Terrace will implement collaborative processes.

  • Provide dedicated time for focused collaboration
  • Collaborate to answer the four critical questions of a professional learning community
  • Implement school-wide, systemic and systematic processes to identify students for timely and targeted multi-tiered supports during the student's day

DoDEA Accreditation

Accreditation is the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to an educational institution that maintains suitable standards). Educational accreditation is a type of quality assurance process under which services and operations of educational institutions or programs are evaluated by an external agency to determine if applicable standards are met. If standards are met, accredited status is granted by the agency.

Cognia is the accreditation agency for all DoDEA schools and the world's largest education community. As the global leader in advancing education excellence through accreditation and school improvement, Cognia brings together more than 100 years of experience and the expertise of three United States-based accreditation agencies - the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA/CASI), Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS/CASI). Accreditation is pivotal to leveraging education quality and continuous improvement.

Detailed accreditation information is provided on the DoDEA HQ Accreditation Webpage.