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1 The Ninth Grade Academy at Southern Vance HS
Tannis Jenkins Counselor Wednesday, December 5, 2012

2 DATA..DATA..DATA.. EOC Data School-wide EOC 2008-2009 = 63.6%
= 74.5% = 70.6% = 81.0%

3 End Of Course Composites

4 Graduation Rate at SVHS

5 Dropout Rate in Vance County

6 Total SVHS Dropouts

7 Collaboration Career Day, Guest Speakers, Field Trips
Summer Orientations Parent Nights Student/Parent/ Teacher Meetings

8 Career& Academic College and University trips Military Visits from
Academic &Attendance Incentives Career Day

9 Personal/Social Parenting Meetings Small/Large Group Sessions
Peer Mentoring Guest Speakers

10 Future Plans Continue to work with students with planning for their future Collaborate with administrators on how to plan for smaller class sizes Continue to collaborate with middle school teachers & counselors to help with the transition of rising 9th graders Invite more guest speakers & individual mentoring Large & small groups to focus on academic, personal/social, career activities Increasing incentives for academics and attendance More College/University visits to expand exposure Stronger focus on repeaters and strugglers

11 References Carrie Cook, H.F. (2008). Ninth Grade Academies Easing The Transition To High School. Raleigh:NCDPI. Jerald,C. (2007, March 27). Keeping Kids in School: Lessons from research about preventing dropouts. Washington DC, USA. Southern Regional Education Board NCDPI

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