Describe campus/program, goals, and theory of change
Panola Schools is more than a school district. We are a “safe, supportive community,” utilizing constant, friendly, mature interaction between staff, parents and students, with the goal of maximizing each student’s potential. Every child needs the opportunity to be prepared for a college career, but not every child wants to attend college/university. At Panola Schools, we prepare and challenge each student to become the most effective functioning adult they wish to be and should become.
Our task/dedication is to help all of our students discover their talents, discipline themselves to maximize these talents, and enjoy being who they are meant to be during their journey here on earth.
Describe Blueprint Benchmark strengths
Benchmark 2: Partnership agreement/MOU between ECHS and Panola College. Panola College waives tuition and fees for students in trade for rent on the building that houses Panola ECHS. MOU states the college textbooks will be used for three year cycles.
Benchmark 3: P-16 Leadership Initiative - Panola ECHS has a strong partnership between the college leadership team. The leadership team meets at least once a semester.
Students have the opportunity to pursue the following certifications:
*Certified Nursing Assistant
Associate of Science or Associate of Arts
What areas of interest do you have for Technical Assistance (up to 3 areas, rank in order of importance)?
- Support with new ECHS blueprint and Outcomes Based Measurements
What tools or resources would be valuable to your campus to support your implementation of the blueprint?
- Resources to support an increase in TSI proficiency
What have been your challenges and how have you addressed them?
- Students passing EOCs
- Students coming into school with a math deficiency
- Hired a tutor to support students
School uses Innovative Instructional Strategies (i.e. PBL, CIF, PLTW, Rounds, New Tech) - please evaluate and describe
School promotes an effective Advisory Board Make Up and Work - please evaluate and describe
School offers effective Student Support and Academic Counseling - please evaluate and describe
School employs effective Teacher and Staff Development Plan - please evaluate and describe
School employs effective Dual Credit/AP/IB Policies and Procedures - please evaluate and describe
School effectively implements DC/AP/IB - please evaluate and describe success/challenges with implementation - please evaluate
School offers effective Bridge Program(s) - please evaluate and describe
Describe IHE Partners and level of support including use of facilities
According to the MOU, the students have complete access to the library and all support services.
Describe established workforce/industry partnerships and level of support
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Partnership Agreement' (ECHS)
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Leadership Initiatives' (ECHS)
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Curriculum and Support' (ECHS)
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Academic Rigor and Readiness' (ECHS)
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'School Design' (ECHS)
Program 16-17 ACT Average (#)
Program 16-17 DC Course Credit Awarded (# hours)
Program 16-17 Students taking TSI math (#)
Program 16-17 Students passing TSI math (#)
Program 16-17 Students taking TSI reading (#)
Program 16-17 Students passing TSI reading (#)