132 Preschool students
14% English language learners (ELL)
Our teachers work daily with teacher-coaches to help children make bigger gains. An additional two weeks of professional development training keeps our focus on best practice teaching strategies. The Intensive Early Childhood Education program receives Headstart funding and now ranks in the top 10% nationwide.
WHAT IT MEASURES: quality of the teaching environment and impact on a student's opportunity to learn
About the Impact Zone: National research standards call for a 5.0 in Emotional Climate and Classroom Organization and a 3.25 in Instructional Support to significantly improve student achievement.
With a lower start point, 64 percent of the children still scored within the average readiness range by spring.
WHAT IT MEASURES: grasp of concepts like colors, letters, numbers, sizes, and shapes
WHAT IT MEASURES: quality of teaching interactions with students, parents and staff
A 10 percent overall gain -- ratings exceed last year in every area and score above the national benchmark.
WHAT IT MEASURES: Assesses the individual child's growth in building vocabulary
About the Impact Zone: The goal for student success is the average mid-point of 100.
67 percent of the children were scoring in the average range by spring - a 17 percent increase and the largest gain in three years.