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Mcsd s a t data discussion newhigh school grading requirements

MCSD S.A.T. Data Discussion & NewHigh School Grading Requirements


2008 09 sat highlights for monroe school district sat participation and performance

2008-09 SAT Highlights for Monroe School District:SAT Participation and Performance

  • There was a 10.3% increase in the number of Hispanic students in the MCSD class of 2009 taking the SAT, as compared to a 5.0% decrease in Florida’s public school test takers and a 3.4% increase in public schools nationwide.

  • Hispanic students in MCSD outperformed their counterparts nationwide on all three SAT subsections. Mean Critical Reading scores for Monroe’s Hispanic students is 15 points higher, mean Mathematics is 7 points higher, and mean Writing is 3 points higher than Hispanic students in public schools nationwide.


2008 09 s a t highlights for monroe school district s a t participation test takers

2008-09 S.A.T. Highlights for Monroe School District:S.A.T. Participation – Test Takers

  • The number of SAT test takers in Monroe’s public schools decreased 14.5% from 2005 to 2009.

  • The number of black SAT test takers in Monroe’s public schools increased 10.5% during this same time period.

  • The number of Hispanic SAT test takers in Monroe’s public schools increased 30.6% during his same time period.


2008 09 s a t highlights for monroe school district psat nmsqt participation and s a t performance

2008-09 S.A.T. Highlights for Monroe School District:PSAT/NMSQT participation and S.A.T. performance

  • The number of students taking the SAT with the PSAT/NMSQT as a Junior and Sophomore or younger increased 33.3%

  • (SAT Critical Reading 522 – 29 points higher than Florida’s average and 26 points higher than the national average;

  • SAT Mathematics 518 -22 points higher than Florida’s average and 8 points higher than the national average;

  • SAT Writing 493 – 18 points higher than Florida’s average and 6 points higher than the national average).


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2008-09 S.A.T. Highlights for Monroe School District:PSAT/NMSQT participation and S.A.T. performance

  • The number of students taking the SAT without the PSAT/NMSQT decreased 15.0%

  • SAT Critical Reading 465 – 28 points below Florida’s average and 31 points below the national average;

  • SAT Mathematics 471 – 25 points below Florida’s average and 39 points below the national average;

  • SAT Writing 446 - 29 points below Florida’s average and 41 points below the national average.


2008 09 ap program highlights for monroe school district p s a t participation test takers

2008-09 AP Program Highlights for Monroe School District:P.S.A.T. Participation – Test Takers

  • From 1999 to 2009, the number of AP Exam takers in MCSD increased 105.3%. 

  • The number of AP Exams administered in MCSD increased 144.8% since 1999.

  • The number of AP Grades 3 -5 received by public school students in MCSD increased 105.2% since 1999.

  • From 2008 to 2009, the number of AP Exam-takers in MCSD increased 9.6%, as compared to a 12.0% increase in Florida’s public schools and 7.5% increase in public schools nationwide.

  • The number of AP Exams administered to MCSD students increased 20.5% as compared to an 11.2% increase in Florida’s public schools and a 7.4% increase in public schools nationwide.

  • The number of AP Grades 3 or higher received by MCSD students increased 64.8%, as compared to a 13.7% increase in Florida’s public schools and a 9.4% increase in public schools nationwide.


Mcsd s a t data discussion newhigh school grading requirements

2008-09 AP Program Highlights for Monroe School District:P.S.A.T. Participation – Test Takers/Performance

  • Despite a decrease in the number of black AP Exam takers and a decrease in the number of AP Exams administered to black students in MCSD from 2008 to 2009 (a decrease of 43.8% and 33.3% respectively), the percentage of AP Exams taken by black students receiving an AP Grade of 3 or higher increased from 9.5% in 2008 to 21.4% in 2009.

  • The number of Hispanic AP Exam takers in Monroe’s public schools increased 55.4% from 2008 to 2009, as compared to a 16.5% increase for Hispanic AP Exam Takers in Florida’s public schools and a 13.6% increase for Hispanic AP Exam-takers in public schools nationwide.


Mcsd s a t data discussion newhigh school grading requirements

2008-09 AP Program Highlights for Monroe School District:P.S.A.T. Participation – Test Takers/Performance

  • The number of AP Exams administered to MCSD’s Hispanic students increased 63.4% from 2008 to 2009, as compared to a 15.3% increase in the number of AP Exams administered to Florida’s Hispanic AP Exam-Takers and a 13.7% increase in the number of AP Exams administered to Hispanic AP Exam-Takers nationwide.

  • The number of AP Grade of 3 or higher received by MCSD’s Hispanic students increased 148.1% from 2008 to 2009, as compared to a 17.2% increase in the number of AP Grades of 3 or higher received by Florida Hispanic AP Exam-takers and a 15.0% increase in the number of AP Grades of 3 or higher received by Hispanic AP Exam-takers nationwide.

  • The percentage of AP Exams taken by Hispanic students receiving an AP Grade of 3 or higher increased from 29.0% in 2008 to 44.1% in 2009.


New high school grading requirements sb 1908

New High School Grading Requirements – SB 1908

  • High School Grading – 50% percent of a high school’s grade will be based on the following:

  • FCAT performance grades 9 and 10

  • and the remaining 50 percent will be based on the following indicators:


New high school grading requirements

New High School Grading Requirements

  • The school’s graduation rate;

  • The graduation rate of At-risk students Level 1&2 (8th Graders)

  • The performance and participation of students in AP, IB, DE, AICE, and industry certification courses;

  • Postsecondary readiness of the students as measured by the SAT, ACT, or CPT;

  • Growth or decline in these data components from year to year.


Sat act school strategies

SAT/ACT school strategies

  • Kaplan ACT/SAT test prep course

  • Kaplan’ s teacher training workshop

  • College Board Partnership Program

  • Inclusion of middle schools in the partnership

  • Pre A.P. approach in middle and high schools

  • AVID Program middle & high school

  • Secondary School Redesign Initiative

  • Expansion of PSAT testing

  • Utilization of PSAT practice booklets

  • Utilization of the PSAT score reports

  • A.P. teacher workshops


Sat act websites

SAT/ACT websites

  • http://www.jrotccollegeprep.com. free

  • www.freerice.orgSAT/ACT vocabulary free

  • http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/prep_one/prep_one.htmlSAT Preparation Center™

  • www.eknowledge.com/mlb complete course $200


Summary of kwhs a p scores

Summary of KWHS A.P. scores

  • 13 -Advanced Placement courses offered at KWHS

  • 322 A. P. test administer in May 2009

  • 45% or 145 students scores at level 3 or above

  • 24% or 76 students scored at level 1

  • 31% or 101 students scored at level 2


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Marathon Middle High School

Building Academic Culture

Raising the Bar!


Mhs strategies

MHS Strategies

  • Florida Partnership

  • AVID-Advanced Via Individual Determination

    • 8th and 9th Graders-Expansion in 2010/ 2011

  • Kaplan SAT/ ACT Prep- C21 Program/ Club Day

    • Kaplan Teacher Training

  • Pre-AP Approach/ Middle School Pipeline

  • PSAT- Grades 9-11 and Select 8th Graders

  • Review of PSAT/ Guidance/ English/ Math

  • AP Workshop/ Professional Development

    • Summer Trainings-TBA

  • Florida Reading Initiative- FRI

  • Century 21 Before and After School Program


Ap courses expansion strategies

AP Courses & Expansion Strategies

  • PSAT Data Analysis

  • AP Potential

    • What AP Courses?

    • Who? Student Recruitment!

  • MS Gifted Program/ Pipeline/ Vertical Teaming

  • Recruitment and Retention of Teachers

    • 20/10/5


Advanced placement 2007 2008

Advanced Placement 2007-2008

  • AP Biology

  • AP Studio Art

  • AP English Literature

  • AP Calculus

  • AP Statistics

  • 5 Courses and 48 Students


Advanced placement 2008 2009

Advanced Placement 2008-2009

  • AP English Composition (New)

  • AP English Literature

  • AP Calculus

  • AP Statistics

  • AP Spanish (New)

  • AP Biology

  • AP US Government (New)

  • 7 Courses (3 New) and 72 Students (+24)


Advanced placement 2009 2010

Advanced Placement 2009-2010

  • AP US Government

  • AP Human Geography (New)

  • AP English Composition

  • AP English Literature

  • AP Spanish

  • AP Psychology (New)

  • AP Calculus

  • AP World History (New)

  • AP Chemistry (New)

  • 9 Courses (4 New) and 85 Students (+13)


Cshs revised high school grading

CSHS – Revised High School Grading

  • Graduation Rate:

    • Focus on reducing the number of students entering on special diploma track (2007 - 8 students, 2008 - 6 students, 2009 - 4 students, 2010 – 6 students)

    • Use of Ed Options in grade nine semester two will focus on reducing Grade nine retention rate

  • Participation in accelerated coursework (Link to AP Graph)

    • 226 students are currently enrolled in 458 accelerated classes (249.2 points)

    • 249.2/323 grade 11 and 12 = 77% (77 points)

  • Performance in accelerated coursework (Link to AP Scores)

    • 51% of AP students were level 3+ in 2009

    • 100% of DE students passed their class with a “C” or higher

    • Expected performance approximately 271 passing scores or level 3+ scores yielding approximately 162 points/226 students = 72% (72 points)


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CSHS – Revised High School Grading

  • Post-Secondary Readiness (SAT score of 440 in reading and Mathematics) (Link to SAT Performance)

    All 9-10-11 grade students take PSAT

    • Strategies

    • All students given classroom presentations along with practice exams

    • PSAT results will be shared with parents, and students

    • Detailed plan on how to utilize results for SAT success

    • SAT/ACT prep class offered afterschool two days a week

    • Upper Keys Rotary will sponsor a winter SAT workshop

    • FKCC is offering SAT prep course at CSH campus

    • Bright futures classroom presentations by counseling dept.

    • As mentioned before increased AP offerings and participation

    • Specific AP goals written in our SIP

    • Daily practice questions in English , Math, Science, and Studies classes


Mcsd s a t data discussion newhigh school grading requirements

  • At Risk Student Graduation Percentage

    • Disabled 06-07 graduation rate 48.1% 07-08 75%

    • ECD 06-07 graduation rate 47% 07-08 68.4%

    • Ell 06-07 graduation rate 30% 07-08 100%

    • Strategies for Increasing At Risk Graduation

    • RTI leadership team and plan

    • MBA student data utilized for IPDP of all faculty

    • Student Services Team weekly meetings

    • Weekly truancy meetings

    • Use of Ed Options and FLVS

    • Ell support group/LEP meetings

    • Life skills counselor referrals

    • Keys center for girls and boys

    • Teacher pacing guides

    • Differentiated instruction

    • Parent /teacher communication


School grading cont d

School Grading Cont’d

  • Summary –

    • CSHS is positioned well to meet the new standards for participation and performance in accelerated programs

      • Four new AP Programs added in the last two years

      • Plan to expand AP World History in 2010-2011

      • Plan to add AP Spanish and AP Macroeconomics in 2010-2011

    • CSHS continues to make strides in graduation rate

    • Focus on implementation of district pacing guides, alignment to new standards, AP and Pre-AP vertical alignment should begin to address needs in college readiness numbers


School board s role

School Board’s Role

  • Set clear Goals and Expectations for S.A.T. performance

  • Provide through fiscal means the programs, initiatives and strategies necessary to improve district scores

  • Support programs through positive media relations and visits to programs

  • Understand the many factors that contribute to student performance on the S.A.T.

  • Schedule follow up discussions for continued monitoring


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