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Executive Summary School Accountability Report Card 2010–11 For St. HOPE Public School 7 (PS7) Address:

Executive Summary School Accountability Report Card

2010–11

For St. HOPE Public School 7 (PS7)

Address:

5201 Strawberry Ln., Sacramento, CA, 95820-4815

Phone:

(916) 649-7850

Principal:

Principal Audria Johnson (k-5 th grade) Principal Kristin Coates (6-8 th grade)

Grade Span:

K-8

This executive summary of the School Accountability Report Card (SARC) is intended to provide parents and community members with a quick snapshot of information related to individual public schools. Most data presented in this report are reported for the 2010–11 school year. School finances and school completion data are reported for the 2009–10 school year. Contact information, facilities, curriculum and instructional materials, and select teacher data are reported for the 2011–12 school year. For additional information about the school, parents and community members should review the entire SARC or contact the school principal or the district office.

About This School

Public School 7 (PS7) is a K-8, modified year-round charter school committed to providing students the skills and training necessary to become contributing members of their school, family, and community. PS7 is a learning environment where students, faculty and parents embrace a standard of excellence in academic achievement, ethics, and citizenship. Students participate in a college preparatory program with low student-teacher ratios during an extended instructional schedule.

Our ultimate goal is to graduate self-motivated, industrious, critically-thinking students who are passionate about learning and committed to service. PS7 students will be well-prepared for high school, higher education, employment and acceptance of their rights and responsibilities as citizens in a democratic society.

PS7 is a public charter school founded on 5 pillars:

High Expectations

Choice and Commitment

More Time

Focus on Results

Student Enrollment

Group

Enrollment

Number of students

440

Black or African American

81.4%

American Indian or Alaska Native

0.5%

Asian

1.8%

Filipino

0.9%

Hispanic or Latino

10.7%

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

0.0%

White

2.7%

Two or More Races

2.0%

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

71.8%

English Learners

4.5%

Students with Disabilities

4.3%

Student Performance

Subject

Students Proficient and Above on STAR* Program Results

English-Language Arts

77%

Mathematics

86%

Science

90%

History-Social Science

70%

*Standardized Testing and Reporting Program assessments

used for accountability purposes include the California

Standards Tests, the California Modified Assessment, and the

California Alternate Performance Assessment

Academic Progress*

Indicator

Result

2011 Growth API Score (from 2011 Growth API Report)

911

Statewide Rank (from 2010 Base API Report)

10

Met All 2011 AYP Requirements

Yes

Number of AYP Criteria Met Out of the Total Number of Criteria Possible

Met 13 of 13

2011–12 Program Improvement Status (PI Year)

na

*The Academic Performance Index is required under state law. Adequate Yearly Progress is required by federal law.

Teachers

Indicator

Teachers

Teachers with full credential

17

Teachers without full credential

1*

Teachers Teaching Outside Subject Area of Competence

0

Misassignments of Teachers of English Learners

na

Total Teacher Misassignments

0

*District Intern Credential

.

School Facilities

Summary of Most Recent Site Inspection and Repairs Needed

The Strawberry Lane campus is owned and maintained by the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD). The school is in need of major and minor repairs including: heating/AC repairs, plumbing problems (variety) in student bathrooms, door/window repairs, removal of old wiring systems (not in use).

Corrective Actions Taken or Planned

Not available.

Curriculum and Instructional Materials

Core Curriculum Area

Pupils Who Lack Textbooks and Instructional Materials

Reading/Language Arts

0%

Mathematics

0%

Science

0%

History-Social Science

0%

Foreign Language

0%

Health

0%

Visual and Performing Arts

0%

Science Laboratory Equipment (grades 9-12)

0%

School Finances

Level

Expenditures Per Pupil (Unrestricted Sources Only)

School Site

Updated information will be available 2/3/2012

State

$5,455

School Accountability Report Card Reported Using Data from the 2010–11 School Year Published During 2011–12

School Accountability Report Card

Reported Using Data from the 2010–11 School Year Published During 2011–12

Every school in California is required by state law to publish a School Accountability Report Card (SARC), by February 1 of each year. The SARC contains information about the condition and performance of each California public school.

For more information about SARC requirements, see the California Department of Education (CDE) SARC Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/sa/.

For additional information about the school, parents and community members should contact the school principal or the district office.

I. Data and Access

Ed-Data Partnership Web Site

Ed-Data is a partnership of the CDE, EdSource, and the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) that provides extensive financial, demographic, and performance information about California’s public kindergarten through grade twelve school districts and schools.

DataQuest

DataQuest is an online data tool located on the CDE DataQuest Web page at http://dq.cde.ca.gov/dataquest/ that contains additional information about this school and comparisons of the school to the district, the county, and the state. Specifically, DataQuest is a dynamic system that provides reports for accountability (e.g., state Academic Performance Index [API], federal Adequate Yearly Progress [AYP]), test data, enrollment, high school graduates, dropouts, course enrollments, staffing, and data regarding English learners.

Internet Access

Internet access is available at public libraries and other locations that are publicly accessible (e.g., the California State Library). Access to the Internet at libraries and public locations is generally provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Other use restrictions may include the hours of operation, the length of time that a workstation may be used (depending on availability), the types of software programs available on a workstation, and the ability to print documents.

II. About This School

Contact Information (School Year 2011–12)

 

School

 

District

School Name

St. HOPE Public School 7 (PS7)

District Name

Sacramento City Unified

Street

5201 Strawberry Ln.

Phone Number

(916) 643-9000

City, State, Zip

Sacramento, CA, 95820-4815

Web Site

www.scusd.edu

Phone Number

(916) 649-7850

Superintendent

Jonathan Raymond

Principal

Principal Audria Johnson (k-5 th grade) Principal Kristin Coates (6-8 th grade)

E-mail Address

superintendent@sac-city.k12.ca.us

E-mail Address

info@ps7.org

CDS Code

34674390101048

School Description and Mission Statement (School Year 2010–11)

St. HOPE Public School 7 (PS7) teachers, staff, and administrators have one goal for their students; to possess the skills and

training necessary to become contributing members of their family, community and society as a whole.

graduate self-motivated, industrious, critically thinking student leaders who are prepared to attend a four-year college, committed

to serving others and passionate about lifelong learning.

instruction at PS7, referred to as the 5 Pillars: High Expectations, Choice and Commitment, More Time, Focus on Results, and

Power to Lead.

St. HOPE’s mission is to

Underlying this mission are the principles guiding the day to day

PS7’s goals are:

The school and all significant subgroups will meet or exceed Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs).

Beyond state and federal requirements (including AMOs), 80% of students will be proficient/advanced in all subject areas (as measures by California Standards Tests (CSTs)

100% of parents will complete 40 hours of community service for the school each year

All students will be educated in a learning environment that is safe, drug-free, and conducive to learning.

The learning also extends beyond the indexes and scores that represent what is happening in the academic arena. PS7’s service- learning curriculum provides hands-on experience in community building and focus on revitalization of the surrounding Oak Park community. And our civic minded focus does not stop with our students. Parents are required to contribute 40 hours of service to the school yearly. Teachers also exemplify this aspect of PS7. PS7 teachers go above and beyond in the classroom with their students, but also in their own professional development and dedication to their task. Through a cycle of data analysis and feedback from administrators and other teachers, the teaching staff identifies the focus areas for the weekly professional development.

Students, parents, teachers, staff and administrators have created a culture in which achievement and success can be realized by all.

Opportunities for Parental Involvement (School Year 2010–11)

At PS7, each parent is required to give 40 hours of service to the school yearly. This service comes in many forms ranging from field trip chaperones, to classroom aides, to tutoring students. PS7 believes strongly that parental service in the school strengthens the school community. Parents not only add time, skill and talent to the education of students at PS7, but they also become more invested in the success of the school and the success of their child(ren). At PS7, the role of parents is integral to our success.

The school has a variety of parent committees that participate in planning activities for the school including the end of the year celebration/field day, college visits and other enrichment activities. Contact the PS7 main office at (916)649-7850 for more information on how to get involved.

The school’s School Site Council meets bi-monthly to address specific Title I/No Child Left Behind issues and requirements. http://www.ps7.org/about-ps7/governnance/ for more information.

Visit

All committees and groups are open to the public and value public input.

Student Enrollment by Grade Level (2010–11)

Grade Level

Number of Students

Kindergarten

47

Grade 1

46

Grade 2

45

Grade 3

44

Grade 4

51

Grade 5

41

Grade 6

54

Grade 7

52

Grade 8

60

Total Enrollment

440

Student Enrollment by Subgroup (2010–11)

Group

Percent of Total Enrollment

Black or African American

81.4%

American Indian / Alaska Native

0.5%

Asian

1.8%

Filipino

0.9%

Hispanic or Latino

10.7%

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Isl

0.0%

White

2.7%

Two or More Races

2.0%

Socioeconomically Disadvant.

71.8%

English Learners

4.5%

Students with Disabilities

4.3%

Average Class Size and Class Size Distribution (Elementary)

 
 

Avg.

2008–09 Number of Classes

Avg.

2009–10 Number of Classes

Avg.

2010–11 Number of Classes*

Grade

Class

Class

Class

Level

Size

1-20

21-32

33+

Size

1-20

21-32

33+

Size

1-20

21-32

33+

K

14.3

3

0

0

19

2

0

0

23.5

0

8

0

1

17.5

2

0

0

20

2

0

0

22.0

8

0

0

2

22.0

0

2

0

19

2

0

0

22.0

10

0

0

3

20.5

1

1

0

19

2

0

0

22.0

9

1

0

4

23.5

0

2

0

22

0

2

0

24.5

0

10

0

5

18.5

2

0

0

22

0

2

0

20.0

8

0

0

6

24.5

0

2

0

20

2

0

0

25.5

1

7

0

Number of classes indicates how many classes fall into each size category (a range of total students per classroom). *In 2010-11, courses and course enrollments were submitted for the first time through CALPADS. Each grade level class was broken into specific periods as student information is kept in this format for grading and scheduling purposes. Each grade level had 2 self- contained classes with multiple courses within the class.

III. School Climate

School Safety Plan (School Year 2010–11)

PS7 is designed to support a safe and secure campus where all students can focus on learning. PS7 has a comprehensive safety

plan as required by Education Code and recent legislation. The safety plan is disseminated to staff yearly and monthly drills are conducted. The plan includes:

child abuse reporting procedures,

disaster procedures,

fire drills,

earthquake emergency procedures,

lock downs,

flood and evacuation of site,

polices on suspension, expulsions, and mandatory expulsions,

the schoolwide dress code,

rules and procedures concerning school discipline.

Suspensions and Expulsions

 

School

School

School

Rate*

2008–09

2009–10

2010–11

Suspensions

9.3

10.6

18.9

Expulsions

0.0

0.0

0.0

* The rate of suspensions and expulsions is calculated by dividing the total number of incidents by the total enrollment.

IV. School Facilities

School Facility Conditions and Planned Improvements (School Year 2011–12)

The Strawberry Lane campus is owned and maintained by the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD). The school is in need of major and minor repairs including: heating/AC repairs, plumbing problems (variety) in student bathrooms, door/window repairs, removal of old wiring systems (not in use).

School Facility Good Repair Status (School Year 2011–12)

Repair Status System Inspected Repair Needed and Action Taken or Planned Exemplary Good Fair Poor
Repair Status
System Inspected
Repair Needed and Action Taken or
Planned
Exemplary
Good
Fair
Poor
Systems: Gas Leaks,
Mechanical/HVAC, Sewer
X
The school currently needs a new heating/AC
system.
The school is awaiting test results for paint
Interior: Interior Surfaces
X
composition as well as to assess water damage to
walls and ceiling.
Cleanliness: Overall Cleanliness,
Pest/ Vermin Infestation
X
Electrical: Electrical
X
Exposed wiring has been mostly repaired, but still
exists.
Restrooms/Fountains:
X
Restrooms, Sinks/ Fountains
Safety: Fire Safety, Hazardous
Materials
X
Some leaks have been addressed; however, other
Structural: Structural Damage,
Roofs
X
leaks may have caused additional problems to the
ceilings.
External: Playground/School
Grounds, Windows/
Doors/Gates/Fences
X
Overall Rating
X

Note: Cells shaded in black do not require data.

V. Teachers

Teacher Credentials

 

School

School

School

Teachers

2008–09

2009–10

2010–11

With Full Credential

19

17

19

Without Full Credential

1

1*

1*

Teaching Outside Subject Area of Competence (with full credential)

0

0

0

*District Intern Credential

Teacher Misassignments and Vacant Teacher Positions

Indicator

2009–10

2010–11

2011–12

Misassignments of Teachers of English Learners

0

0

0

Total Teacher Misassignments*

1

0

2

Vacant Teacher Positions

0

0

0

Note: “Misassignments” refers to the number of positions filled by teachers who lack legal authorization to teach that grade level, subject area, student group, etc. * Total Teacher Misassignments includes the number of Misassignments of Teachers of English Learners.

Core Academic Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers (School Year 2010–11)

The Federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), requires that core academic subjects be taught by Highly Qualified Teachers, defined as having at least a bachelor’s degree, an appropriate California teaching credential, and demonstrated core academic subject area competence. For more information, see the CDE Improving Teacher and Principal Quality Web page at: http://www.cde.ca.gov/nclb/sr/tq/

Location of

Classes

This School

Percent of Classes In Core Academic Subjects Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers

Percent of Classes In Core Academic Subjects Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers

100.00%

Percent of Classes In Core Academic Subjects Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers

Percent of Classes In Core Academic Subjects Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers

0.00%

Note: High-poverty schools are defined as those schools with student eligibility of approximately 40 percent or more in the free and reduced price meals program. Low-poverty schools are those with student eligibility of approximately 25 percent or less in the free and reduced price meals program.

VI. Support Staff

Academic Counselors and Other Support Staff (School Year 2010–11)

Title

Number of FTE* Assigned to School

Average Number of Students per Academic Counselor

Academic Counselor

0

0

Counselor (Social/Behavioral or Career Development)

0

 

Library Media Teacher (librarian)

0

 

Library Media Services Staff (paraprofessional)

0

 

Psychologist

0

 

Social Worker

0

Nurse

0

Speech/Language/Hearing Specialist

0

 

Resource Specialist (non-teaching)

0

 

Other

0

Note: Cells shaded in black do not require data. * One Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) equals one staff member working full-time; one FTE could also represent two staff members who each work 50 percent of full-time.

VII. Curriculum and Instructional Materials

Quality, Currency, Availability of Textbooks and Instructional Materials (School Year 2011–12)

This section describes whether the textbooks and instructional materials used at the school are from the most recent adoption; whether there are sufficient textbooks and instruction materials for each student; and information about the school’s use of any supplemental curriculum or non-adopted textbooks or instructional materials.

Year and month in which data were collected: January 2012

     

Percent students

Core Curriculum Area

Textbooks and instructional materials/year of adoption

From most recent adoption?

lacking own

assigned copy

Reading/Language Arts

adopted most recent SBE texts (09-10)

Yes

0%

Mathematics

adopted most recent SBE texts (08-09)

Yes

0%

Science

adopted most recent for all grades (varies by grade)

Yes

0%

History-Social Science

adopted most recent for all grades (varies by grade)

Yes

0%

Foreign Language

na

na

0%

Health

na

na

0%

Visual and Performing Arts

na

na

0%

Science Laboratory Equipment (grades 9-12)

adopted most recent SBE texts (09-10)

Yes

0%

VIII. School Finances

Expenditures Per Pupil and School Site Teacher Salaries (Fiscal Year 2009–10)

Total

Expenditures

Per Pupil

Expenditures Per Pupil (Supplemental / Restricted)

Expenditures Per Pupil (Basic / Unrestricted)

Average

Teacher

Salary

Level

School Site

State

Percent Difference – School Site and State

Updated info

available 2.3.2012

$5,455

$69,207

Note: Cells shaded in black do not require data.

Supplemental/Restricted expenditures come from money whose use is controlled by law or by a donor. Money that is designated for specific purposes by the district or governing board is not considered restricted. Basic/unrestricted expenditures are from money whose use, except for general guidelines, is not controlled by law or by a donor.

For detailed information on school expenditures for all districts in California, see the CDE Current Expense of Education & Per-pupil Spending Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ds/fd/ec/. For information on teacher salaries for all districts in California, see the CDE Certificated Salaries & Benefits Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ds/fd/cs/. To look up expenditures and salaries for a specific school district, see the Ed-Data Web site at: http://www.ed-data.org.

Types of Services Funded (Fiscal Year 2010–11)

Teacher and Administrative Salaries (Fiscal Year 2009–10)

Category

District Amount

State Average For Districts In Same Category

Beginning Teacher Salary

$39,885

$42,017

Mid-Range Teacher Salary

$52,419

$67,294

Highest Teacher Salary

$86,028

$86,776

Average Principal Salary (Elementary)

$100,430

$108,534

Average Principal Salary (Middle)

$102,617

$112,893

Average Principal Salary (High)

$118,237

$123,331

Superintendent Salary

$245,000

$226,417

Percent of Budget for Teacher Salaries

34.00%

38.00%

Percent of Budget for Administrative Salaries

5.00%

5.00%

Note: For detailed information on salaries, see the CDE Certificated Salaries & Benefits Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ds/fd/cs/.

IX. Student Performance

Standardized Testing and Reporting Program

The Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program consists of several key components, including:

California Standards Tests (CSTs), which include English-language arts (ELA) and mathematics in grades two through eleven; science in grades five, eight, and nine through eleven; and history-social science in grades eight, and nine through eleven.

California Modified Assessment (CMA), an alternate assessment that is based on modified achievement standards in ELA for grades three through eleven; mathematics for grades three through seven, Algebra I, and Geometry; and science in grades five and eight, and Life Science in grade ten. The CMA is designed to assess those students whose disabilities preclude them from achieving grade-level proficiency on an assessment of the California content standards with or without accommodations.

California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA), includes ELA and mathematics in grades two through eleven, and science for grades five, eight, and ten. The CAPA is given to those students with significant cognitive disabilities whose disabilities prevent them from taking either the CSTs with accommodations or modifications or the CMA with accommodations. The assessments under the STAR Program show how well students are doing in relation to the state content standards. On each of these assessments, student scores are reported as performance levels. For detailed information regarding the STAR Program results for each grade and performance level, including the percent of students not tested, see the CDE STAR Results Web site at http://star.cde.ca.gov.

Standardized Testing and Reporting Results for All Students – Three-Year Comparison

 

Percent of Students Scoring at Proficient or Advanced (meeting or exceeding the state standards)

Subject

 

School

 

District

 

State

2008–09

2009–10

2010–11

2008–09

2009–10

2010–11

2008–09

2009–10

2010–11

English-

                 

Language

64%

74%

77%

46%

48%

48%

49%

52%

54%

Arts

Mathematics

77%

88%

86%

44%

46%

48%

46%

48%

50%

Science

70%

91%

90%

42%

46%

49%

50%

54%

57%

History-

                 

Social

64%

77%

70%

39%

41%

44%

41%

44%

48%

Science

Note: Scores are not shown when the number of students tested is ten or less, either because the number of students in this category is too small for statistical accuracy or to protect student privacy.

Standardized Testing and Reporting

Results by Student Group – Most Recent Year

 

Percent of Students Scoring at Proficient or Advanced

 

Group

English-

   

History- Social

Language Arts

Mathematics

Science

Science

All Students at the School

77%

86%

90%

70%

Male

74%

87%

98%

68%

Female

80%

84%

84%

71%

Black or African American

78%

86%

88%

70%

American Indian or Alaska Native

       

Asian

       

Filipino

       

Hispanic or Latino

66%

82%

100%

0%

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

       

White

       

Two or More Races

       

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

75%

87%

94%

63%

English Learners

61%

83%

0%

0%

Students with Disabilities

53%

60%

0%

0%

Students Receiving Migrant Education Services

       

Note: Scores are not shown when the number of students tested is ten or less, either because the number of students in this category is too small for statistical accuracy or to protect student privacy.

California Physical Fitness Test Results (School Year 2010–11)

The California Physical Fitness Test (PFT) is administered to students in grades five, seven, and nine only. This table displays by grade level the percent of students meeting the fitness standards for the most recent testing period. For detailed information regarding this test, and comparisons of a school’s test results to the district and state, see the CDE PFT Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/.

Grade Level

5

Percent of Students Meeting Fitness Standards

Four of Six Standards

Five of Six Standards

Six of Six Standards

22.50%

17.50%

20.00%

7

22.90%

10.40%

43.80%

Note: Scores are not shown when the number of students tested is ten or less, either because the number of students in this category is too small for statistical accuracy or to protect student privacy.

X. Accountability

Academic Performance Index

The Academic Performance Index (API) is an annual measure of state academic performance and progress of schools in California. API scores range from 200 to 1,000, with a statewide target of 800. For detailed information about the API, see the CDE API Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ap/.

Academic Performance Index Ranks – Three-Year Comparison

This table displays the school’s statewide and similar schools’ API ranks. The statewide API rank ranges from 1 to 10. A statewide rank of 1 means that the school has an API score in the lowest ten percent of all schools in the state, while a statewide rank of 10 means that the school has an API score in the highest ten percent of all schools in the state.

The similar schools API rank reflects how a school compares to 100 statistically matched “similar schools.” A similar schools rank of 1 means that the school’s academic performance is comparable to the lowest performing ten schools of the 100 similar schools, while a similar schools rank of 10 means that the school’s academic performance is better than at least 90 of the 100 similar schools.

API Rank

2008

2009

2010

 

Statewide

7

9

10

Similar Schools

10

10

10

Academic Performance Index Growth by Student Group – Three-Year Comparison

 

Actual API Change

Actual API Change

Actual API Change

Group

2008–09

2009–10

2010–11

All Students at the School

69

40

-2

Black or African American

72

34

3

American Indian or Alaska Native

na

na

na

Asian

na

na

na

Filipino

na

na

na

Hispanic or Latino

na

na

na

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

na

na

na

White

na

na

na

Two or More Races

N/D

na

na

Socioeconomically

     

Disadvantaged

78

36

7

English Learners

na

na

na

Students with Disabilities

na

na

na

Note: “N/D” means that no data were available to the CDE or LEA to report. “B” means the school did not have a valid API Base and there is no Growth or target information. “C” means the school had significant demographic changes and there is no Growth or target information. na= not a significant subgroup - no API calculated

Academic Performance Index Growth by Student Group – 2011 Growth API Comparison

This table displays, by student group, the number of students included in the API and the 2011 Growth API at the school, LEA, and state level.

   

2011 Growth API

 

Group

Number of

 

Number of

 

Number of

 

Students

School

Students

LEA

Students

State

All Students at the School

315

911

31,839

759

4,683,676

778

Black or African American

249

911

4,980

683

317,856

696

American Indian or Alaska Native

2

 

281

700

33,774

733

Asian

7

 

6,178

805

398,869

898

Filipino

2

 

345

840

123,245

859

Hispanic or Latino

38

883

11,561

723

2,406,749

729

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

0

 

522

714

26,953

764

White

8

 

6,122

830

1,258,831

845

Two or More Races

9

 

1,779

809

76,766

836

Socioeconomically

           

Disadvantaged

228

907

23,412

727

2,731,843

726

English Learners

18

890

11,210

723

1,521,844

707

Students with Disabilities

15

754

3,919

577

521,815

595

Adequate Yearly Progress

The federal ESEA requires that all schools and districts meet the following Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) criteria:

Participation rate on the state’s standards-based assessments in ELA and mathematics

Percent proficient on the state’s standards-based assessments in ELA and mathematics

API as an additional indicator

Graduation rate (for secondary schools)

For detailed information about AYP, including participation rates and percent proficient results by student group, see the CDE AYP Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ay/.

Adequate Yearly Progress Overall and by Criteria (School Year 2010–11)

AYP Criteria

School

District

Made AYP Overall

Yes

No

Met Participation Rate - English-Language Arts

Yes

Yes

Met Participation Rate - Mathematics

Yes

Yes

Met Percent Proficient - English-Language Arts

Yes

No

Met Percent Proficient - Mathematics

Yes

No

Met API Criteria

Yes

Yes

Met Graduation Rate

N/A

No

Federal Intervention Program (School Year 2011–12)

Schools and districts receiving federal Title I funding enter Program Improvement (PI) if they do not make AYP for two consecutive years in the same content area (ELA or mathematics) or on the same indicator (API or graduation rate). After entering PI, schools and districts advance to the next level of intervention with each additional year that they do not make AYP. For detailed information about PI identification, see the CDE PI Status Determinations Web page: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ay/tidetermine.asp.

Indicator

School

District

 

Program Improvement Status

Not in PI

In PI

First Year of Program Improvement

na

2008-2009

Year in Program Improvement

na

Year 3

Number of Schools Currently in Program Improvement

51

 

Percent of Schools Currently in Program Improvement

59.3%

 

Note: Cells shaded in black do not require data.

XI. School Completion and Postsecondary Preparation

Dropout Rate and Graduation Rate

   

School

 

District

 

State

Indicator

     

2007–08

2008–09

2009–10

2007–08

2008–09

2009–10

2007–08

2008–09

2009–10

Dropout Rate

                 

(1-year)

0.0

0.0

0.0

3.6

6.9

5.9

4.9

5.7

4.6

Graduation

                 

Rate

na

na

na

84.55

78.71

74.31

80.21

78.59

80.44

Note: The National Center for Education Statistics graduation rate as reported in AYP is provided in this table.

XII. Instructional Planning and Scheduling

Professional Development

This section provides information on the annual number of school days dedicated to staff development for the most recent three-year period.

Professional development summary:

2 weeks onsite (prior to beginning of school year) Bi-monthly schoolwide PD Bi-weekly grade level PD and data analysis Weekly analysis/reflection on student data by each teacher with feedback from lead teachers/principal Monthly observations Ongoing mentoring and co-teaching Other as necessary (i.e., SCOE, Charter Schools Association)

PS7 prepares and supports its teachers in a number of ways. Every summer, new and returning teachers spend two weeks in staff development discussing school culture, environment, expectations, and instruction.

Throughout the year, schoolwide PD occurs bi-monthly. Topics for PD are generally generated by teachers and include instructional delivery strategies, maintaining strong classroom and school culture, and sharing best practices. PS7 teachers also work in grade level teams bi-weekly to analyze achievement data and student work to develop instruction.

Each week, teachers submit weekly reflections on student data collected that week. The principals and lead teachers provide feedback on re-teaching strategies for students who have not demonstrated mastery of the targeted standards. This interchange between administration and teachers is a key to ensuring that students’ immediate needs are being served.