Presentation on theme: "+ Duluth High School Gwinnett County, Georgia Joy Singleton Scott Gravitt Elizabeth Goff Duluth High School Analysis of Assessment Data."— Presentation transcript:
+ Duluth High School Gwinnett County, Georgia Joy Singleton Scott Gravitt Elizabeth Goff Duluth High School Analysis of Assessment Data
+ Duluth High School Public high school in Gwinnett County/suburb of Atlanta Serving students since 1958 Serves students from Duluth, Berkely Lake, & unincorporated portions of western Gwinnett County Enrollment- 2,360 Ranked one of top 1,000 schools in America by Newsweek for six consecutive years Very Diverse
+ Duluth High School * 47% are free and reduced lunch * 10% special education * 6% ESOL * 95% attendance rate
+ Duluth High School Staff Range from 1-26+ years Highest # of staff in the 6-15 year range Range from Bachelor’s to Doctorate degrees Highest # of staff holding Master’s degrees ExperienceEducation
+ School Safety Perception * 75.6% of students felt safe at Duluth High School *88.5% of parents felt their child’s school was safe at DHS Results Based Evaluation System Perception Survey
+ Duluth HS Georgia High School Graduation Test Percentage of Passing Scores 2009-2010 Overall, high percentages of passing scores All areas showing a decrease in passing scores Math scores showed a marked decrease, due to assessment and curriculum changes Math is an Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) area
Note: SWD=Students with Disabilities; ELL=English Language Learners; ED=Economically Disadvantaged
+ Summary of Math GHSGT Data African American (AA) students are showing the second greatest percentages of students Not Meeting Standards (second to SWD) AA Student percentages Not Meeting Standards increased from 22.5% to 37% in two years. These students are also showing the lowest percentages of Exceeding Standards; dropping from 62% to 45.7% from 2009- 2010. AA students did not make AYP in the area of math in 2010.
+ ~Data shows an increase in failure percentage rates for most groups ~AA student group shows greatest percentage of failing scores after SWD group ~Largest jump in percentage of failing scores is AA group from 29% to 76% in three years (difference of 47%).
+ Percentages of Student Demographic Groups that Did Not Meet Standards on End of Course Tests (EOCTs)
+ SAT Math Scores: Duluth HS 2008-2010 by Student Demographic 200820092010 Asian563605600 Black451452 Hispanic501477536 White551554555 Other528534536 All538543 National Average 515 516
+ School Improvement Goal: Duluth High School will increase student achievement in the areas of Social Studies, Science, Language Arts, and Math for all students Looked at data across subject areas Found lower performance in math Examined math performance demographic data African-American (AA) student group shows an achievement gap Analyzed data in concept areas of math & SAT Noted lower AA student scores in Geometry, Math I and II, as well as SAT scores Recommendation
+ Duluth Wildcats Challenging All To Succeed Root cause analysis is needed to determine the best course of action to help all students succeed.