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1 State of the school 2014/2015 Open House September 19, 2014

2 Pertinent School Facts – Brief History  LaSalle Language Academy was named after the French explorer Sieur Rene-Robert Cavelier de LaSalle ( ).  He explored the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico. and the Gulf of Mexico. La Salle claimed the entire Mississippi River basin for France. La Salle claimed the entire Mississippi River basin for France.

3 Pertinent School Facts – Brief History  LaSalle Language Academy became a Magnet school in  LaSalle enrolls students through a lottery process.  Kindergarten siblings participate in a separate lottery and on average half of the sixty new Kindergarteners are siblings.

4 A 21st Century Motto

5 Pertinent School Facts  Bell time: 8:50 am  Start of instruction in class: 9:00 am  End time: 4:00 pm  Dress code: yes  Uniform: no  Fee-based after school programs with Right at School provider Right at School provider  LaSalle Academic and Athletic Programs  CPS Sports Programs

6 Pertinent School Facts Sports and Academic Enrichment Programs  Cross-country, tennis, volley ball  Basketball, flag football, softball, soccer  Math league teams  Battle of the books teams  Robotics teams  Model UN Team (7th/8th only)  Green Team  Rosetta Stone Club

7 Pertinent School Facts  School Faculty: 18 homeroom teachers, 5 specialty teachers (music, art, dance, library, physical education), 6 positions for world language teachers, 1 bilingual teacher, 4 special education teachers, 2 MTSS support teachers, 5 special education para-professionals. 18 homeroom teachers, 5 specialty teachers (music, art, dance, library, physical education), 6 positions for world language teachers, 1 bilingual teacher, 4 special education teachers, 2 MTSS support teachers, 5 special education para-professionals.  School Staff: Principal, Assistant Principal, Case Manager/Counselor, 2 Clerks,1 Lunchroom Manager, 1 Lunchroom Aide, 1 Security Guard, 1 Pod Engineer, 2.5 Custodians. Principal, Assistant Principal, Case Manager/Counselor, 2 Clerks,1 Lunchroom Manager, 1 Lunchroom Aide, 1 Security Guard, 1 Pod Engineer, 2.5 Custodians.

8 Vision & Mission  VISION LaSalle Language Academy will teach and inspire every student to achieve their potential as intellectuals, people of character, engaged citizens and leaders of a multicultural world.  MISSION LaSalle's mission is to provide a rigorous, comprehensive education, a knowledge and appreciation of global cultures and languages, and a life-long love of learning for all students.

9 LASALLE BELIEFS Whole child approach Whole child approach Importance of digital literacy Importance of digital literacy “Soft skills” development “Soft skills” development Social Emotional Supports Social Emotional Supports Enrichment programs Experiences abroad Professional Learning Community Professional Learning Community Whole child approach Whole child approach Importance of digital literacy Importance of digital literacy “Soft skills” development “Soft skills” development Social Emotional Supports Social Emotional Supports Enrichment programs Experiences abroad Professional Learning Community Professional Learning Community

10 Demographic Data: 553 Students – 378 families Enrollment by Grade - Average 31/classroom

11 Attendance Data Goal 2014/15: 98%

12 Demographic Data Enrollment by Ethnicity Enrollment by Ethnicity African American 30% Caucasian 34% Hispanic 20% Asian 15% Multi-Ethnic 1%

13 Demographic Data Enrollment by Gender Enrollment by Gender Male 47% Female 53%

14 Demographic Data Enrollment by World Language Enrollment by World Language Chinese 17% French 32% Italian 17% Spanish 34%

15 Our Exchange Programs: Liffré, France Piacienza, Italy Barcelona, Spain Beijing, China Our Exchange Programs: Liffré, France Piacienza, Italy Barcelona, Spain Beijing, China

16 Achievement Data  2014 graduation rate: 100%  2014 promotion rate: 100%  Graduates enrolled in  Graduates enrolled in selective enrollment high schools high schools Average percentage last seven years: 69.70%

17 Achievement Data NWEA Overall National Percentile Growth NWEA Overall National Percentile Growth  National Reading growth percentile:  LaSalle 2014 rank: 99th percentile 3 rd -8 th RIT score average increased from spring 2013 to spring 2014: to rd -8 th RIT score average increased from spring 2013 to spring 2014: to  National Math growth percentile:  National Math growth percentile: 99th percentile  LaSalle 2014 rank: 99th percentile 3 rd -8 th RIT score average spring 2013 to spring 2014: 3 rd -8 th RIT score average spring 2013 to spring 2014: to 233.4

18 Achievement Data % of graduates per HS destination

19 LaSalle Language Academy 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 State Excellence Award LaSalle Language Academy 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 State Excellence Award

20 CIWP Priorities  CCSS Literacy  CCSS Math  Science  Culture, Climate, Social Emotional Learning  World Languages  Fine Arts

21 Student Incentives  Voice: 2 nd through 8 th grade delegates, class councils and monthly school council with principal 2 nd through 8 th grade delegates, class councils and monthly school council with principal  Honor Roll: 4 th through 8 th quarterly and yearly recognition of achievement for high honors (all A’s) and honor roll (A’s & no more than 3 B’s) in all subjects 4 th through 8 th quarterly and yearly recognition of achievement for high honors (all A’s) and honor roll (A’s & no more than 3 B’s) in all subjects  NWEA growth awards  World Language awards  Attendance awards  Geo Bee & Spelling Bee awards

22 Technology  State of the art computer lab with 33 I-Macs  6 computer carts (laptops, netbooks, Mac Books, chrome books), total of 150 mobile devices.  I-Pads (100 devices)  Library with 6 I-Macs, 6 chrome books, 10 I-Pads and 6 laptops  60 “teacher-mates” (K, 1 st, 2 nd )  Average: 1 device for 1.5 students  Goals for end of 2014/15:  Fall 2014: upgrade and increase of access points  1 device per student

23 LASALLE VALUES Citizenship Citizenship Respect Respect Responsibility Responsibility Work Ethics Work Ethics Citizenship Citizenship Respect Respect Responsibility Responsibility Work Ethics Work Ethics

24 The LSC, PTA, Friends of LaSalle work together & help organize school fundraisers and events Annual Donation Campaign (fall –winter) Auction Event (spring) Movie Night (August) Breakfast for Dinner (November) Posada (December) Parents/Students Dance (February) OTTA Art Fair (June) Ginza Fest (July) Summer events for families new to LaSalle The LSC, PTA, Friends of LaSalle work together & help organize school fundraisers and events Annual Donation Campaign (fall –winter) Auction Event (spring) Movie Night (August) Breakfast for Dinner (November) Posada (December) Parents/Students Dance (February) OTTA Art Fair (June) Ginza Fest (July) Summer events for families new to LaSalle

25 Kin Main School Events Kindergarten Orientation (August) Open House (September 19) LaSalle Long Distance Classic (October 14) Prospective Parents Open House (November 7) Posada (December) Winter Assembly (December 19) Science Fair (December) Black History Assembly (February) Valentine's Dance Night (February) Geography Fair (April) International Fair (May) Spring Assembly (May) Transition Night (June) Spirit Week (June) Graduation (June) Main School Events Kindergarten Orientation (August) Open House (September 19) LaSalle Long Distance Classic (October 14) Prospective Parents Open House (November 7) Posada (December) Winter Assembly (December 19) Science Fair (December) Black History Assembly (February) Valentine's Dance Night (February) Geography Fair (April) International Fair (May) Spring Assembly (May) Transition Night (June) Spirit Week (June) Graduation (June)

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27 THANK YOU  for being a part of the LaSalle Community! THANK YOU  for being a part of the LaSalle Community!


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