Making decisions based on data is imperative to improving the achievement of our students. Data helps us make systematic changes so we can improve academic performance and close achievement gaps that exist between subgroups. This page provides the goals we are focusing on for 2012-2013. We will examine the data at prescribed benchmarks to evaluate learning gaps and measure our progress on providing students Rigorous and Relevant learning opportunities.
- Work collaboratively as a school community reflecting on data to make systemic decisions to improve student achievement
- Develop quality formative and summative assessments providing feedback to improve student learning
- MCA Math score to 70% (5% increase)
- MCA Reading 91% (2% increase)
- MCA science scores to 70% (2.5% increase)
- Composite score on the ACT 24.0 (.3 increase)
- ACT Participation to 79% (6% increase)
- Increase the number of AP tests administered to 1400 with 70% of students earning a three or better (increase of 100 exams and maintaining a minimum of 70% passing rate)
Implement flexible learning opportunities for students in advanced level courses that will prepare them for the transition to college.
- Flexible learning opportunities focus on self directed learning, blended learning, and collaboration
Improve college and career planning to ensure students are making informed decisions about course selection when planning for their future.
- Building a six year plan for all 10th,11th and 12th grade students
- All 11th grade students & parents will meet with their counselor to discuss six year plan
- All students will have completed a career inventory survey in Naviance
- Students will have all course work currently completed in Naviance
- Increase access to technology and resources needed to enhance the development of 21st Century Skills that will aid in improving student achievement
- Double the current the number of courses that offer a blended learning experience (40 in 2011 and a goal of 80 in 2012
- Practice honest, open communication
- Work as a team
- Model what we expect of students