BOE Mtg 9/13/2017 @District Office
Anthony Mignella (Supt. of Curriculum and Instruction) -
Baldwin's HS Graduation data is trending in a very positive direction. 90% in June 2015, 92% in June 2016 and 95% in June 2017.
Presentation - Highlights from Summer Programs
Secondary Summer Program Goals:
-This year Health and SS classes were offered for enrichment for students who wanted to get ahead.
Enrolled 195 students
Offered a Regents' review class for the last 10 days of summer school.
35 students participated in driver's ed.
Completion of this summer school program allowed 9 more students to graduate, bringing our grad rate 97% by August 2017.
ENL Summer Program
Serviced 80 ENL (English as a New Language) students this year because they were able to provide transportation. They were also able to increase instructors to 5 teachers and 1 clerical support person. Student teachers from Queens College were also used to provide small group attention. Student attendance remained steady throughout the summer.
Extended School Year Program for students with disabilities
-Six week Full Day Program (most impaired kids)
-Six week Half Day Program( younger kids)
-Four week half day enrichment program
-Services only (OT, Speech)
Purpose - prevent regression
Taught through theme weeks - carnival, surf's up, etc...
Community work experience opportunities were also included.
Summer Arts Enrichment Program
Added new theatre arts program this year. 23 students participated in a three hour day (acting, dancing, singing components).
Kelly Martin, Dana Fisher, and Tricia Wilder were the instructors in the program.
133 total students participated in the music, theatre, and art programs.
AD - Wants to know if grad rate includes Hastings.
Anthony Mignella (AM) - They were reflected in the Aug figure. Of the 20 students who did not graduate in June, 13 students went to summer school of that group who attended summer school