Standley Vision We 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.
Who are we? Approximately 1,050 students General Education and Special Education Programs 50.47% neighborhood students, 49.53% CHOICE and VEEP students 9% of our students are English Learners, 6% Special Education, and 51% GATE 39% Free/Reduced lunch Highly qualified teachers and staff who are committed to our students
We are here for your child in many ways! 40 credentialed classroom teachers Dean of Students 2 Counselors Full time coverage in health office ELST (English Learner Support Teacher) part time Full time library coverage Prime Time (before/after school) and Drop-in Program (before)
Standley Highlights Award winning band AVID (Achievement Via Individual Determination) Active ASB (Associated Student Body) Yearbook Clubs Active PTSA After School Sports [Soccer (S/P), Volleyball (UC/P), Basketball (UC/P), Flag Football (P)]
Academic Prep 30 minutes in length Attached to lunch Homework, Organization, Reading, Seahawk Sessions Specialized classes (i.e. Garden, Jazz Band, Choir, Dance, ASB, Yearbook, Science Olympiad)
Seahawk Sessions 5 Rotations (30 minutes/4 times per week) Time to raise student awareness of positive character traits Pillars of Trust, Respect, Fairness/ Caring, Citizenship, and Responsibility Videos, questionnaires, discussions, small group activities
Electives Offered 6 th grade only Effective : –All students will take equivalent of a semester of P.E. and Science on an A/B (weekly) schedule Music students –Full year of music (Band or Orchestra) All other students –Choose two(2) one semester electives –Computers, Art (possibly AVID, Introduction to Spanish)
Electives Offered 7 th and 8 th grade –Intermediate Art –AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) –Music (Band or Orchestra) –French –Intermediate Computers –Journalism –Spanish –Spanish for Spanish Speakers –Yearbook
School Accountability California Accountability –API (Academic Performance Index) –Goal 800 Standley MS Index: 888 –17 point growth in 2010 –29 point growth in 2011 –88 point growth since 2007
School Accountability Federal Accountability –Participation Rate (at least 95%) –Percent Proficient/Advanced (2011) ELA: 67.6% Math: 68.5% 25 AYP criteria 25 of 25 met PI Year 3 (Holding)
Registration Information Feeder schools –6 th grade articulation end of February Neighborhood students –Currently enrolled in private/charter schools –May, 2012 Choice Applications –Must be submitted online Computers available in our library –Deadline is February 15, 2012
New Parent* Orientation Date: TBD (Late May/early June) Auditorium 6:00 – 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!
Additional Questions? If you have additional questions after today, please contact Anna Stanzione. –Phone: 858/ x1120 – Or you can refer to our website: –www.sandi.net/standley