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1 Campus Ratings for Memorial Early College High School with St. Phillips College Background Information Community & Student Engagement Under House Bill 5 (passed last year by the 83 rd Texas Legislature), all districts are required to evaluate the district s performance and the performance of each campus in regard to community and student engagement. Districts must assign one of four performance ratings Exemplary, Recognized, Acceptable or Unacceptable to the district and each campus for overall performance, including the following categories: Fine arts; Wellness and physical education; Community and parental involvement; 21 st Century Workforce Development program; Second language acquisition program; Digital learning environment; Dropout prevention strategies; and Educational programs for gifted and talented students. House Bill 5 requires a local committee or committees to determine the criteria that the district uses to evaluate and assign performance ratings and to evaluate the district s compliance with statutory reporting and policy requirements. In Comal Independent School District, the District Educational Improvement Council (DEIC) developed the rating criteria and the campus sitebased decision-making teams determined the ratings for each category. Under House Bill 5, districts must post the ratings and compliance status for the district and each campus on the school district s website by August 8, 2014.

2 Memorial Early College High School with St. Phillips College Comal Independent School District At Early College High School, we invest in our students by facilitating learning that builds excitement and curiosity. We develop critical thinkers who will positively impact their community and the future. Memorial Early College High School with St. Phillips College is a school of choice focused on providing students an opportunity to earn an Associate's Degree in conjunction with a high school diploma. The electives provided to ECHS students are based primarily on the high school graduation requirements as well as the Liberal Arts degree plan at St. Philip s College. Goals for the upcoming year include strengthening the arts program and providing more opportunities for the parents and community to participate in campus activities. ECHS will continue to focus on college readiness and providing a relevant curriculum as we further implement the project-based learning model. Overall Campus Ratings Overall Community & Student Engagement Rating -- Recognized Fine Arts Wellness & Physical Education Community & Parental Involvement 21 st Century Workforce Development Second Language Acquisition Programs Digital Learning Environment Dropout Prevention Strategies Education Program for Gifted & Talented Students History of Compliance Yes, in Compliance 2 P a g e

3 Fine Arts Memorial Early College High School with St. Phillips College is currently building the fine arts program. Due to the size of the campus, the variety of electives we offer is limited. Several of the electives offered are through St. Philip's College as part of the Liberal Arts Associate Degree Plan. ECHS is currently building the art program on our campus to provide a pathway for students seeking an Arts and Humanities Endorsement for graduation. Our students take Art I and Art History. ECHS will be adding additional art courses in the upcoming years. Overall Fine Arts Rating -- Acceptable Variety of fine arts activities available during and after school Fine arts certifications and professional development Instruction based on fine arts TEKS and CISD Tiered and Aligned Curriculum Evidence of student artwork in classrooms, hallways, and in art shows at Support Services and throughout the district Leadership and community building though fine arts Student participation in cultural development and community arts partnership events Number of Fine Arts content areas participating in competitions including events sponsored by UIL and VASE Enrollment in sequential fine arts instruction 3 P a g e

4 Wellness & Physical Education Memorial Early College High School with St. Phillips College is a school of choice for Comal ISD students. Since our students come from all three feeder patterns of the larger comprehensive high schools, the ECHS students do not participate in UIL athletic events. ECHS does offer opportunities for students and staff to learn about making healthy lifestyle choices. Our campus nurse is readily available and works to meet the needs of our students. We are continuously working on communication regarding events and opportunities on our campus. ECHS will continue to build on character education in the , emphasizing core values such as trust, respect, and responsibility. Overall Wellness & Physical Education -- Acceptable Opportunities to learn about making healthy life choices are provided Participation in voluntary health and wellness events Participation in UIL-sponsored competitions Availability of school nurses Availability of school counselors Character education evidenced as part of campus culture 4 P a g e

5 Community & Parental Involvement Most parent and community volunteer opportunities occur in the form of chaperoning field trips to college campuses. During the spring 2014 semester community members have been invited to be panelists for project presentations occurring in the classroom. Students have also had the opportunity to participate in campus sponsored community service activities. A goal for the campus in the school year is to increase parent participation and create opportunities for parents to be more involved on the campus. Overall Community & Parental Involvement -- Acceptable Percent of campus enrollment with parent volunteers who participate in campus activities Number of campus activities that are partnered with community volunteers Number of campus activities that give back to the community Number of campus activities designed to encourage parent participation 5 P a g e

6 21 st Century Workforce Development Program As an Early College High School, we offer the opportunity for our students to earn up to 60 hours of college credit or an Associate's Degree. Through project-based learning, we are giving our students opportunities to learn content through real world and relevant application. Students tour college campuses each year as well as participate in a college readiness program. Overall 21 st Century Workforce Development Program -- Recognized Number of students participating in real-world experiences Opportunities for career exploration Exposure to colleges and universities Participation in TEA STaR Chart Number of students enrolled in dual credit who are earning transcripted college credit Number of students enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP) courses who are earning college credit Number of CTE students participating in Career & Technology Student Organizations (CTSOs) Number of scholarships awarded to students 6 P a g e

7 Second Language Acquisition Programs ECHS teachers collaborate with each other regularly to implement strategies to meet the needs of all students. The master schedule for the campus is constructed to give teachers within the same department a common planning period in order to provide a time for teachers to collaborate. In addition, teachers attend professional development to help them continue to meet student needs and utilize early release Wednesdays for planning. Overall Second Language Acquisition Programs -- Recognized Implementation of second language acquisition programs and progress toward meeting program goals Participation in professional development offered for second language programs Collaboration among teachers during QILT time to align instruction Availability of resources and materials in languages of program Number of campus activities designed to encourage involvement of the community and parent of students who participate in a second language acquisition program 7 P a g e

8 Digital Learning Environment At ECHS, we use technology as a tool to enhance student learning. Computers are available in the classroom or labs for students to use for project research and creation, or to complete online college courses. Beginning with the school year, students will have access to a technological device in all of their classes. Overall Digital Learning Environment -- Recognized Student access to technology Ratio of students to computing devices Student-led newscasts Participation in technology related professional development Technology Showcase participation 8 P a g e

9 Dropout Prevention Strategies The ECHS leadership team meets regularly to monitor students' academic progress as well as attendance. Student conferences are held at least one time per semester to discuss grades, college course work and attendance. Overall Dropout Prevention Strategies -- Recognized The use of early warning indicators, including the 13 criteria for students being at-risk of dropping out of school Availability of high-quality, engaging classroom instruction and extracurricular activities Availability of mentors for students Implementation of positive behavior systems and reduction in rate of student removal from class Students targeted for truancy prevention in response to high number of absences Leaver Team Meetings are held regularly and result in the recovery of students and the reduction of students reported as dropouts 9 P a g e

10 Educational Program for Gifted & Talented Students Most students are identified as GT prior to entering high school. To meet the needs of these students, teachers attend the GT professional development update each year. GT strategies are naturally embedded throughout the course curriculum. Overall Educational Program for Gifted & Talented Students -- Acceptable Nomination and identification of underrepresented student populations Implementation of a comprehensive assessment process Structure and implementation of program services Depth and complexity in the general education classroom Development of quality student products and presentations Evaluation and communication of student progress Professional development qualifications for teachers of gifted and talented students Involvement opportunities for the campus and parents of gifted and talented students 10 P a g e

11 History of Compliance ECHS staff and leadership team work collaboratively to ensure the school is in compliance with all requirements. Overall History of Compliance YES, in Compliance Campus Improvement Plans included all statutory requirements Individualized Education Program plans for students receiving special education and/or 504 services have been implemented Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) decisions have been properly documented Health screenings available on campus Participation in free vaccination clinics or other health services Participation in FitnessGram and communication of results The Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR) hard-copy book is accessible to the public AND the TEA-prepared School Report Card has been disseminated to parents/guardians by deadline and a printed copy is accessible to the public AND the NCLB Federal Report Card has been disseminated electronically or by hard copy to all parents/guardians by deadline and a printed copy is accessible to the public Personal Graduation Plans (PGPs) are in place for all required students No, not in Compliance Yes, in Compliance 11 P a g e

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