Presentation on theme: "Standley Middle School"— Presentation transcript:
1Standley Middle School Principal: Heidi LyonVice Principal: Lauren Basteyns
2Standley VisionWe are committed to being the best we can be academically, socially and personally. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a safe, healthy, challenging, supportive learning environment in which we all assume responsibility.
3Who are we? Approximately 1,050 students General Education and Special Education Programs50.47% neighborhood students, 49.53% CHOICE and VEEP students9% of our students are English Learners, 6% Special Education, and 51% GATE39% Free/Reduced lunchHighly qualified teachers and staff who are committed to our students
4We are here for your child in many ways! 40 credentialed classroom teachersDean of Students2 CounselorsFull time coverage in health officeELST (English Learner Support Teacher) part timeFull time library coveragePrime Time (before/after school) and Drop-in Program (before)
5Standley Highlights Award winning band AVID (Achievement Via Individual Determination)Active ASB (Associated Student Body)YearbookClubsActive PTSAAfter School Sports [Soccer (S/P), Volleyball (UC/P), Basketball (UC/P), Flag Football (P)]
6Academic Prep 30 minutes in length Attached to lunch Homework, Organization, Reading, Seahawk SessionsSpecialized classes (i.e. Garden, Jazz Band, Choir, Dance, ASB, Yearbook, Science Olympiad)
7Seahawk Sessions 5 Rotations (30 minutes/4 times per week) Time to raise student awareness of positive character traitsPillars of Trust, Respect, Fairness/ Caring, Citizenship, and ResponsibilityVideos, questionnaires, discussions, small group activities
8Electives Offered 6th grade only Effective 2012-2013: Music students All students will take equivalent of a semester of P.E. and Science on an A/B (weekly) scheduleMusic studentsFull year of music (Band or Orchestra)All other studentsChoose two(2) one semester electivesComputers, Art (possibly AVID, Introduction to Spanish)
9Electives Offered 7th and 8th grade Intermediate Art AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination)Music (Band or Orchestra)FrenchIntermediate ComputersJournalismSpanishSpanish for Spanish SpeakersYearbook
10School Accountability California AccountabilityAPI (Academic Performance Index)Goal 800Standley MS Index: 88817 point growth in 201029 point growth in 201188 point growth since 2007
11School Accountability Federal AccountabilityParticipation Rate (at least 95%)Percent Proficient/Advanced (2011)ELA: 67.6%Math: 68.5%25 AYP criteria25 of 25 metPI Year 3 (Holding)
12Registration Information Feeder schools6th grade articulation end of FebruaryNeighborhood studentsCurrently enrolled in private/charter schoolsMay, 2012Choice ApplicationsMust be submitted onlineComputers available in our libraryDeadline is February 15, 2012
13New Parent* Orientation Date: TBD (Late May/early June)Auditorium6:00 – 7:15 p.m.Several staff will explain a bit more about a day in the life of a middle school student and answer your burning questions as you prepare for September.*Please do not bring your child as seating is limited. Thank you!