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School Results

Below are some examples of community schools that are achieving results for students, families, and communities.


Roy Clark Elementary, Union Public Schools (Tulsa, OK) -- 2011 National Award Winner


  • Increased overall Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) scores from 799 to 1217 (max score=1500) for subgroup encompassing all students in both reading and math
  • State AYP score is 400 points above state average
  • Third most improved AYP in 2008 by Oklahoma Department of Education
  • Increased attendance rate 93% to 95%
  • Decrease in chronic absenteeism from 9% to 1%
  • Current immunization rate: 98%
  • Increase in attending Early Childhood Programs from 15% to 70%
  • Decreased mobility rate 45% to 35%
  • Increase in breakfast participation: 25% to 100%
  • Increase in fresh fruit/vegetable snacks: 100% in school; 70% after school
  • Increase in Parent-Teacher conference participation: 68% to 100%
  • Increase in annual community night attendance from 300 to 1,000
  • Food for Kids - weekend food assistance for 80 students
  • Families connected to support networks and services 10% to 100%
  • Increase in health clinic enrollment

Read more about Roy Clark here.


Ethel M. Taylor Academy, Cincinnati Public Schools (Cincinnati, OH) -- 2011 National Award Winner

  • Met AYP: rose from the ranking "Academic Emergency" to "Continuous Improvement" on its Ohio Report Card in 2009-2010 school year
  • State performance index rating increased from 61.2 to 69.7
  • 42.4% increase in the numbers of students scoring "Proficient" or higher on the Ohio Achievement Assessment
  • Attendance increased from 93.8% in 2008-2009 to 97.3% in 2009-2010. Behavioral incidents decreased from 309 in 2008-2009 to 94 in 2009-2010
  • 85% of students had a parent engaged in their education in 2009-10, up from 40% in 2008-09
  • Parent volunteers increased over 100%; Parent attendance at parent teacher conferences increased from 40% in 2009 to 85% in 2010; and parent volunteers doubled
  • Community volunteers increased over 100% (from 36 to 788) from 2008-09 to 2009-10

Read more about Ethel Taylor here.
 

Glencliff High School, Metro Nashville Public Schools (Nashville, TN) -- 2011 National Award Winner

Over the course of the last three years 2007-08 to 2010-2011, Glencliff has had an:

  • Increase in graduation rate - 66.4% to 81.2%
  • Increase in student enrollment in Honors and/or AP courses -
  • 20% to 33.3%
  • Increase in student performance on writing assessment - 58% to
  • 93% scored proficient or advanced
  • Increase in students receiving Dual Enrollment credit with a community college +12%
  • Decrease in student mobility rate - 48% to 42%
  • Increase in partnerships
  • Non-profits: Health (mental and physical) +21 partners, Family Outreach/Workshops +7 partners, student mentoring/tutoring +6 partners, Faith-based Institutions +4 partners
  • For profits +24 partners working in classrooms with teachers and students on career exploration, 21st century skills and postsecondary preparation.
  • 81% of students surveyed feel that community and business partnerships have improved school climate and 70% say these partnerships helped

Read more about Glencliff here.
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