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1 New Deal High School STEM Academy WELCOMES Texas High School Project and Visiting Districts May 18, 2011 New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

2 New Deal High School – STEM Academy Our Mission … Our Mission … – Provide every student a quality education at the highest level of academic skill by meeting individual needs, building positive character, challenging all minds, and promoting lifelong learning in a safe environment Our Vision... Our Vision... – Prepare students to be college ready, career ready, and life ready New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

3 Demographics Student Enrollment – 208 Student Enrollment – 208 Faculty & Staff – 24 Faculty & Staff – 24 – High School Only – 15 – Shared between Middle & Elementary – 9 Ethnicity Ethnicity – White – 50% – Hispanic – 47% – Black – 3% Economically Disadvantaged – 50% Economically Disadvantaged – 50% At-Risk – 59% At-Risk – 59% New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

4 Accountability Ratings YearRatingGold Performance Acknowledgements 2006Acceptable 2007*Acceptable 2008Recognized 2009Exemplary 2010Recognized New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready Named a national Higher Performing by National Center for Education Achievement and ACT, IncNamed a national Higher Performing by National Center for Education Achievement and ACT, Inc Named one of the Best High Schools in Texas by Texas MonthlyNamed one of the Best High Schools in Texas by Texas Monthly Named one of the Best High Schools in America by US News and World ReportNamed one of the Best High Schools in America by US News and World Report Best Practices Clearinghouse for Data-Driven Decision MakingBest Practices Clearinghouse for Data-Driven Decision Making Recognition from TEA Commissioner Robert Scott for Outstanding Use of High School AllotmentRecognition from TEA Commissioner Robert Scott for Outstanding Use of High School Allotment

5 Data Distinguished Achievement Plan Distinguished Achievement Plan – 2011 – 13 (projected) – 2010 – 14 – 2009 – 13 – 2008 – 2 – 2007 – 2 College Enrollment Rate College Enrollment Rate – 2011 – 80% (projected) – 2010 – 78% – 2009 – 48% New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

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7 Blueprint Explains “how to do it” … excellent guide Explains “how to do it” … excellent guide Serves as a comprehensive needs assessment Serves as a comprehensive needs assessment Sets and reframes goals Sets and reframes goals Growth model Growth model Must know who you are and what you do well Must know who you are and what you do well Make the blueprint work for you … you don’t work for the blueprint Make the blueprint work for you … you don’t work for the blueprint New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

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9 New Deal High School Strengths State and National Recognitions State and National Recognitions Senior Projects Senior Projects – Shattered Dreams – Showcased at Academic Awards Banquet Supportive Environment Supportive Environment – “Success is built on success” – “Failure is not an option” Engineering Program Engineering Program – Project Lead the Way (year 1 of implementation) New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

10 New Deal High School Strengths, Continued … Mission-driven Leadership (blueprint 1) Mission-driven Leadership (blueprint 1) TSTEM Culture (blueprint 2) TSTEM Culture (blueprint 2) – School wide STEM Program (year 2 of implementation) – Project-based Learning New Deal High School Website New Deal High School Website Freshmen project – cotton/agriculture (summer 2009) Freshmen project – cotton/agriculture (summer 2009) Sophomore project – entertainment industry (summer 2010) Sophomore project – entertainment industry (summer 2010) Junior project – wind energy (summer 2011) Junior project – wind energy (summer 2011) New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

11 New Deal High School Strengths, Continued … Strategic Alliances (blueprint 6) Strategic Alliances (blueprint 6) – Texas Tech TSTEM Center – Flex schedule, advisory period, flex classes – STEM college day College Dual Credit College Dual Credit – Opportunity to earn 33 college hours this year (next year 36) – Local designation at graduation for College Achievement Plan (CAP) New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

12 College Courses Dual Credit through South Plains College in (33 hours) Dual Credit through South Plains College in (33 hours) – Principles of Macro Economics – English Composition 1 – English Composition 2 – World Literature 1 – American Government 1 – American Government 2 – History of the US to 1876 – History of the US since 1876 – College Algebra – General Psychology – Introduction to Sociology Introduced in Introduced in – Art Appreciation New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

13 New Deal High School Next Steps TSTEM Culture (blueprint 2) TSTEM Culture (blueprint 2) Student Outreach, Recruitment, and Retention (blueprint 3) Student Outreach, Recruitment, and Retention (blueprint 3) Teacher Selection, Development, and Retention (blueprint 4) Teacher Selection, Development, and Retention (blueprint 4) Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (blueprint 5) Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (blueprint 5) New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

14 Thank You Questions? Please contact us: New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready New Deal High School PO Box 250 New Deal, Texas Mr. Kyle Conatser Math & Physics Teacher STEM Coordinator, Dr. Jerry Adams Principal, STEM Director


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