Presentation on theme: "CAROLINA FOREST INTERNATIONAL ELEMENTARY HELEN GROSS, PRINCIPAL Eagle Academy: An Afterschool Academic Support/Tutoring Program."— Presentation transcript:
CAROLINA FOREST INTERNATIONAL ELEMENTARY HELEN GROSS, PRINCIPAL Eagle Academy: An Afterschool Academic Support/Tutoring Program
What we already know… Supportive Home Environment Active Learning at School Student Success
Carolina Forest International Elementary Eagle Academy The concept: Provide supplemental student support by extending the school day - facilitated by licensed teachers who provide tutoring, resources and homework assistance for students without parental support/involvement. Program goals: Create opportunities for academic success with at-risk students Improve student proficiency Build academic confidence
Feedback Student Students reported that they received homework assistance, assistance studying for assessments and had access to online remediation tools such as Study Island 100% of students reported that they felt more confident in class 100% of students reported that they hoped to have the program again during 2012/2013 37% of students reported that they would have liked more 1-1 assistance, smaller group size Teacher 36 students were too many to be truly effective – a smaller group for 2012-2013 was recommended Provide supplemental study skill instruction
Cost Analysis Students received an extra 157 hours or 22 days of instructional support Personnel was free – altered hours of 2 certified staff members (8:30-4:30 as opposed to 7:30-3:30pm) Transportation was $4,000 – bus was only utilized by 50% of students – a cost of $222 per student (overall) or $13 per week/per student for 17 week program. Not all students took advantage of bus transportation on a daily basis. 2012/2013 program will be offered without transportation. Parents will be required to provide transportation.