MURRAY COUNTY SCHOOLS. STATE OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEM ADDRESS. Committed to Student Success, No Exceptions, No Excuses. SYSTEM INFORMATION. PROGRESS REPORT. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is a leader of accreditation systems for continuous
MURRAY COUNTY SCHOOLS
STATE OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEM ADDRESS
Committed to Student Success, No Exceptions, No Excuses
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is a
leader of accreditation systems for continuous
development and quality improvement in schools. All
Murray County Schools are SACS accredited.
STUDENT SAFETY SURVEY
I Feel Safe At School
Feeling safe is the finest of all feelings
Increase graduation rate
Improve communication for all
Increase the opportunity for
relevant professional learning
ACTIVE EMPLOYEE SUMMARY
Murray County School System Employees are 100% Highly Qualified.
State Budget Reductions
Fiscal Year Amount
TOTAL REDUCTION$ 27,965,796
FY2009 - 60,472,748 1 mil=933,493
FY2010 - 53,401,471 1 mil=913,962
FY2011 – 52,440,159 1 mil=851,031
FY2012 – 47,113,703 1 mil=779,335
Millage Rate 15.5
2011 Student Participation 57.7%
2010 Student participation 55.5%
2009 Student Participation 42.4%
87.8% Student Participation
1,121,475 Total lunches served
59,826 Summer lunches
62 Regular Routes
9 Special Needs Routes
1 North Star Route
72 Total Routes
2009 - 2010
643,040 Regular Route
130,320 Special Needs Route
43,142 Extra Curricular & Sporting
816,502 TOTAL MILES DRIVEN
2010 - 2011
465,440 Regular Route
112,640 Special Needs Route
68,450 Extra Curricular & Sporting
646,530 TOTAL MILES DRIVEN
Technology and Our Students
The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004.
If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.
What is PBIS?
Collaborative and proactive approach to develop interventions for inappropriate behavior
Designed to recognize and reward positive
How is PBIS a process?
Is not a packaged program
Individualized to meet school specific needs
Components are always changing
For the 2010-2011 school year, MCS decreased office referrals from 4604 to 3650 (21%decrease)
Commit To Graduation
Murray County Schools
National System Model for C2G!
GED—The General Educational Development (GED) certificate is a great tool for not only improving your career but also opening new doors to opportunity. By earning your GED, you are telling employers of your dedication to succeed.
*KNIGHT SCHOOL—Credits are earned on-line.
*MOUNTAIN CREEK ACADEMY—Some credits are earned online and some credits are earned in a regular classroom
*GEORGIA VIRTUAL SCHOOLS—On-line courses for more advanced learners
Dr. Cheryl Thomasson
A program for academic intervention for struggling students that was developed by neuroscientist with a foundation in Brain Based Learning.
The program retrains the brain by creating new neuro-pathways and developing four foundational learning skills common to all academic areas: Memory, Attention, Perception, Sequencing.
6 out of 6 Met
2 out of 2 met
2 out of 3 Met
Murray –State 2011
Murray County CRCT Historical Data
2011 - 2012CTAE Program Areas
AgricultureFamily & Consumer Science
BusinessGovernment & Public Safety
Engineering Work Based Learning
1.Relevance for Academic Courses
3.Graduation Rate for Pathway Completers
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
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