Presentation on theme: "Independent School District South High School. AUSTIN Independent School District South High School Planning Committee Charge The charge of the South."— Presentation transcript:
AUSTIN Independent School District South High School Planning Committee Charge The charge of the South High School Planning Committee is to provide recommendations regarding the academic programming of a new South High School. To guide the recommendation, the Planning Committee will - engage the community by hosting community engagement meetings, - presenting information in a concise, readable format, and - soliciting the community’s feedback.
AUSTIN Independent School District 2 South High School Planning Committee Representation from South Austin vertical teams - Akins HS - Austin HS - Bowie HS - Crockett HS - Travis HS Comprised of parents, community members, administrators, and central office Led by the Office of Academics
AUSTIN Independent School District 3 South High School Planning Committee Meetings September 25, 2012 October 9, 2012 November 1, 2012 November 14, 2012 December 5, 2012 January 9, 2013 January 31, 2013 March 6, 2013 March 26, 2013 April 17, 2013 May 29, 2013
AUSTIN Independent School District 4 Community Engagement Meetings - 11/08/2012, Akins High School - 11/29/2012, Bowie High School - 02/21/2013, Crockett High School - 4/11/2013, Austin High School - 5/07/2013, Travis High School
AUSTIN Independent School District Presented information regarding the draft academic scenarios; Requested information and presentations from Austin ISD staff regarding South Austin demographics, data on overcrowding, and academic programs; Developed and launched a survey for high school and middle school students; Participated in a survey regarding their own personal preference for the academic programming; and Crafted a guidance statement regarding the academic programming for the future South Austin high school. South High School Planning Committee Outcomes
6 Purpose: Information Sharing and Community Input on the academic programming of the South HS
AUSTIN Independent School District 7 Strategic Plan and Board Priority Alignment Goal 3: All students will graduate ready for college, career, and life in a globally competitive economy. - Strategy 1: Provide a high-quality, well-rounded educational experience to all students that is rigorous, culturally relevant, healthful, and engaging. Key Action 1.15: Determine advanced academic courses to be offered at every school, create coherent sequences of course offerings, and expand opportunities for dual credit and advanced placement. Key Action 1.11: Provide more opportunities for students to participate in enrichment programs such as career interest, technology, athletics, and languages other than English.
AUSTIN Independent School District 8 Strategic Plan and Board Priority Alignment Board Priority: Rich Portfolio of Options. - Exploration and establishment of new delivery models to provide an enhanced portfolio of academic options to promote graduation rates and higher achievement for student.
AUSTIN Independent School District 9 District Needs Geographical access and equity to programming. No academic magnets high school programs in South Austin. IB at Anderson, Fine Arts Academy at McCallum, and Liberal Arts and Science Magnet are all located in North Austin. Projected growth in student enrollment in South Austin adds potential for overcrowding in existing South high schools.
AUSTIN Independent School District 11 Academic Scenarios Scenario 1: International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Scenario 2: International Baccalaureate Career-Related Certificate Scenario 3: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) with Project Lead the Way Scenario 4: Early College High School Scenario 5: Career and Technical Education
AUSTIN Independent School District 13 Data Collection Community Engagement Meetings - 11/08/2012, Akins High School - 11/29/2012, Bowie High School - 02/21/2013, Crockett High School - 4/11/2013, Austin High School - 5/07/2013, Travis High School
AUSTIN Independent School District 14 Data Collection Participation by Vertical Team as of 5/03/13
AUSTIN Independent School District 15 Data Collection Participation by Zip Code as of 5/07/13
AUSTIN Independent School District 16 International Standards Available to 11 th and 12 th grade students IB DiplomaIB Career-Related Certificate Emphasizes 6 advanced studies courses in language and literature, language acquisition, individuals and societies, mathematics and computer science, the arts, and experimental sciences. 2 advanced studies IB courses relevant to a career-related field of study in addition to second language studies Theory of Knowledge course emphasizes philosophy of thinking, discussing, and making decisions about issues Approaches to Learning course emphasizes critical and ethical thinking critically and effective communication In-depth independent researchCareer-related ethical issue reflective research project Community service requirement Graduate with IB Diploma or IB certificate depending on course work completed and IB test performance. Graduate with IB career-related certificate depending on course work completed and IB test performance. Academic Scenario 1 and 2: International Baccalaureate (IB)
AUSTIN Independent School District 17 Academic Scenario 1 and 2: International Baccalaureate (IB) 17% 36% 47% Most appealing Least appealing
AUSTIN Independent School District 18 Academic Scenario 3: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) with Project Lead the Way Emphasizes critical connections between Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) principles and solving the real challenges in our communities and the world. Available to 9 th -12 th grade students Emphasizes sequence of 4 courses in one of the following: - Pathway to Engineering - Biomedical Sciences Opportunities for partnerships, internships, and mentorships with the local technology and medical arts industries College-level recognition for select courses if campus is certified by Project Lead the Way
AUSTIN Independent School District 19 Academic Scenario 3: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) with Project Lead the Way 61% 28% 12% Most appealing Least appealing
AUSTIN Independent School District 20 Academic Scenario 4: Early College High School (ECHS) Emphasis is placed on college-readiness, college-going, and college credit attainment Available to 9 th -12 th grade students Students have the opportunity to complete an Associate’s degree or up to 2 years of transferable college credit Students have the opportunity to earn an industry credential Partnership between school district and local college or university
AUSTIN Independent School District 21 Academic Scenario 4: Early College High School (ECHS) 35% 40% 25% Most appealing Least appealing
AUSTIN Independent School District 22 Academic Scenario 5: Career and Technical Education (CTE) Emphasizes career-related academic and technical skills Available to 9 th -12 th grade students Students have the opportunity to earn industry credential and/or college credit Partnership with local community Possibilities may include one or more of the following: Automotive TechAuto CollisionAnimationComputer Maintenance Audio Video ProductionVideo Game DesignHealth ScienceConstruction Computer ProgrammingCriminal JusticeEngineeringCulinary Arts HospitalityElectronicsWeldingGraphic Design ArchitectureEducation/TrainingVeterinary MedicalBiomedical
AUSTIN Independent School District 23 Academic Scenario 5: Career and Technical Education (CTE) 41% 43% 16% Most appealing Least appealing
AUSTIN Independent School District 24 Additional Steps Data Synthesis and Analysis into 4 Quadrant Reports for Each Academic Scenario Site Visit to see academy model with CTE and STEM programs at Akins HS Student Survey Planning Committee Guidance Statement