Submitted by julie.gentry on Mon, 11/06/2017 - 16:47
Describe campus/program, goals, and theory of change

To provide a nurturing respectful environment that instills within students the confidence and skills necessary to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world and to become valued members of a global community.

Theory of Change:

high expectations

support-monitoring grades, data sharing with blackboard, graduation coaches

Describe Blueprint Benchmark strengths

 B1-recruitment strategies

B3- relationship and working partnership with San Jacinto College

B2- strong MOU frequently revisited

B5-good TSI success rates

Describe certifications
none
Describe degrees
AA
What areas of interest do you have for Technical Assistance (up to 3 areas, rank in order of importance)?

B4-academic monitoring plan and working with the college for student academic success

B5-TSI prep practices

What tools or resources would be valuable to your campus to support your implementation of the blueprint?

reading acceleration for 10th grade (see B5 above)

PS targeted to the TSI

Linking curriculum to TSI readiness/reading and math

What have been your challenges and how have you addressed them?

TSI Readiness in Reading

Solid academic plan individualized to each student and what that means re the crosswalk

School uses Innovative Instructional Strategies (i.e. PBL, CIF, PLTW, Rounds, New Tech) - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School uses Innovative Instructional Strategies (i.e. PBL, CIF, PLTW, Rounds, New Tech) - describe
Instructional rounds
PBL (social studies)
Videos
flipped classrooms
School uses technology effectively - please evaluate and describe
Neutral
School uses technology effectively - describe
issue computers
electronic calendars
School develops and offers valuable Work-Based Experiences and Internships - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School develops and offers valuable Work-Based Experiences and Internships - describe
Partnerships with the Chamber, City of Pasadena and the school district
Most seniors do some sort of internship
School offers effective Student Support and Academic Counseling - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School offers effective Student Support and Academic Counseling - describe
Constant monitoring
Works with college counselor
AVID monitor
School employs effective Teacher and Staff Development Plan - please evaluate and describe
Neutral
School employs effective Teacher and Staff Development Plan - describe
PD-district initiatives
AP staff development at Rice
AVID training
School employs effective Dual Credit/AP/IB Policies and Procedures - please evaluate and describe
Neutral
School employs effective Dual Credit/AP/IB Policies and Procedures - describe
PD AP and pre AP at Rice
All Dual Credit training offered by college
School effectively implements DC/AP/IB - please evaluate and describe success/challenges with implementation - please evaluate
Agree
School effectively implements DC/AP/IB - please evaluate and describe success/challenges with implementation - describe
Crosswalk-adjusting the Academic Plan is a challenge
Increasing the passing rate on AP Physics is a challenge
School offers effective Bridge Program(s) - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School offers effective Bridge Program(s) - describe
Summer between 8th and 9th very effective
Plan to build a bridge for grades 10 and 11
School offers valuable Internship Opportunities - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School offers valuable Internship Opportunities - describe
The campus develops relationships with city and school district business partners to provide internships for graduating seniors
School offers effective Mentoring Program(s) - please evaluate and describe
Agree
School offers effective Mentoring Program(s) - describe
YMCA mentoring program for juniors
11th and 12th graders mentored by teachers
Former students mentor through AVID
School offers engaging and effective Academic Clubs and Extra-Curricular Activities - please evaluate and describe
Strongly Agree
School offers engaging and effective Academic Clubs and Extra-Curricular Activities - describe
Students participate in campus clubs and sports
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Target Population' (ECHS)
7
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Partnership Agreement' (ECHS)
6
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Leadership Initiatives' (ECHS)
8
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Curriculum and Support' (ECHS)
7
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'Academic Rigor and Readiness' (ECHS)
7
Provide a preliminary rating for Blueprint benchmark 'School Design' (ECHS)
7
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Rating

Program 16-17 AP Course Credit Awarded (# hours)
79
Program 16-17 DC Course Credit Awarded (# hours)
1464
Program 16-17 Students taking TSI math (#)
205
Program 16-17 Students passing TSI math (#)
120
Program 16-17 Students taking TSI reading (#)
205
Program 16-17 Students passing TSI reading (#)
200