Title: SBISD GEAR UP Community Analysis


Campus
Need
Proposed Solution
Current Status
ALL
  • Low teacher expectations, especially for homeless, student parents, LEP and culturally different students. (Source: Students in last year’s forum & parents surveyed by district reported, GEAR UP Focus group
  • New teachers do not understand culture of poverty.
  • Low Parental Involvement
  • Communication barrier between Spanish speaking parents and English speaking teachers.
  • Students’ Lack of Role Models
  • In year 3 of 5 of State’s “warning” to increase # of students attaining college readiness standards
  • Never have tried PIQE;
  • Ask Sue Loudis # of mentors assigned to NHS is 2010-2011
NMS specific

  • ICU Presenters and book study; Lifeguards assigned to students in addition to teachers to help motivate students to complete assignments.
  • PIQE
  • Mentors– Community & Employee
  • 70 parents went through PIQE in 2010-2011? It has already made a difference in the culture of the school.
  • Ask Kathy Green; Ask Sue Loudis # of mentors assigned to NHS is 2010-2011
LMSspecific
  1. Lack of rigor and relevance in the curriculum
  2. Students uninformed about careers (CRIMMS data)
  3. Low student performance in Science
  1. PIQE
  2. Mentors– Community & Employee
  3. Include parents in job shadowing events and college trips.
  4. Use of Discovery Education
  1. Never have tried PIQE ???; Ask Luis Pratts;
  2. Ask Sue Loudis # of mentors assigned to NHS is 2010-2011
NHS specific
  • Signage reflects expectations (1st sign seen: No Guns Allowed; Advisory Period Called Intervention