Presentation on theme: "Oxnard School District"— Presentation transcript:
1 Oxnard School District Educational and Facilities Implementation Program UpdateCommunity MeetingsMay and June, 2013
2 Oxnard School District Goals The Board has approved the following goals for the improvements it will make to its school facilities:Reduce overcrowding at elementary schools by adopting a K-5 educational strand and facilities programConvert existing intermediate schools to 6-8 middle schools that support an academy based instructional programExpand the K-8 instructional program and additional K-8 school facilities to increase parent choiceImplement an extended day kindergarten program with improved facilitiesIncrease enrollment capacity over time to accommodate projected growth in grades K through 8
4 Educational Program Grade Reconfigurations K-5 schools : Brekke, Elm, Harrington, Marina West, McKinna, Marshall, McAuliffe, Ramona, Ritchen, Sierra Linda, Rose AveK-8 Schools : Soria, Driffill, Curren, Chavez, Kamala, Lemonwood6-8 Middle Schools: Frank, Fremont, Haydock
5 Educational Program 6-8 grade Middle Schools Academy at each site Facility needs for academy
6 Middle School Academies Middle School Principals, staff, parents have discussed which academies they would like to focus on at their school site to support their children.There was a lot of preparation and work completed to decide on the future academies at the middle schools- Frank, Fremont, and Haydock.Facility needs were also discussed to support the academy focus at every site.
7 AcademiesFor the Academies to be effective and offer choice, each school will have a strong focus that the other schools do not have.Every child will be taught the core curriculum. The academies are woven into the core curriculum and taught through the elective classes.
8 Academy Selection STEAM Science: Science and Engineering Frank Middle School AcademiesSTEAMScience:Science and Engineering
9 Academy Selection STEAM Science Environmental Science and Design Fremont Middle School AcademiesSTEAMScienceEnvironmental Science and Design
10 Academies Arts: Visual and Performing Arts Haydock Middle School AcademiesSTEAMArts:Visual and Performing Arts
11 Next Steps AcademiesMiddle Schools will create a 3-4 year plan for the roll-out of the academies at each site.Science Labs will be built to support the Science AcademyCurriculum, resources, budgets will be discussed and planned to support the academies.
12 K-5 Schools K-5 Schools Strand Focus Curriculum Educational Strand Focus that is linked to the Academies at the Middle Schools.CurriculumCurriculum will be reviewed to focus on integration of strand focus.
13 K-8 SchoolsCommunity Meetings are being held to discuss the transition to K-8 and Dual Language Immersion:Driffill- April 22, 2013Lemonwood- April 29, 2013Curren- May 9, 2013Chavez- May 20, 2013Kamala- June 3, 2013
14 Technology Deployment First Deployment to Students: August 2013Rationale for 1:1Engagement for studentsLearning never stopsAccessibility to technology 24/7Bridge the “Digital Divide”Environmentally friendly
15 iPads iPads (4th Generation) Availability and type of Applications, over 350,000 ApplicationsEqual Opportunity – Built in AccessibilityEnhances the Opportunities for Learning in the ClassroomsCollaboration among students and teachers increasedBattery Life – 10 hours
16 Technology Deployment Technology Proposals being reviewedApproximately 5-6 schools will be selectedDeployment to studentsAugust 2013Parent and Student Educational MeetingsAcceptable Use PolicyChild receives iPad
18 Grade Reconfiguration - Science Labs Chavez, Curren, & Kamala (Project 1)Reconfigure (3) existing classrooms into (2) larger labsFremont & Haydock (Project 1)Modernize existing science labsReconfigure existing class and tech lab into additional science lab and performing arts classroom.
19 Grade Reconfiguration – Extended Day Kindergarten Conversion from A.M./P.M. Kindergarten program to an Extended Day Kindergarten at all K-5 and K-8 school sitesFor those sites programmed to be scraped, identify adequate Kindergarten classrooms on an interim basis
20 Facilities Projects Underway Project 2 – Driffill KindergartenExtended Day KGProject 3 – LemonwoodNew school const. on existing siteProject 4 – HarringtonAcquisition ProjectsNew Elementary School SiteNew Middle School Site
21 Input on Reconfiguration Plan Please provide input on the Educational and Facilities Reconfiguration Plan for August 2014.Please use the cards and turn in at back door.
22 Thank you for your support with the Reconfiguration Plan for August 2014 School Year