Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

PRIMEtime Northfield School Board 10/13/08. Funding “After School Community Learning Program” grant through the Minnesota Department of Education Grant.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "PRIMEtime Northfield School Board 10/13/08. Funding “After School Community Learning Program” grant through the Minnesota Department of Education Grant."— Presentation transcript:

1 PRIMEtime Northfield School Board 10/13/08

2 Funding “After School Community Learning Program” grant through the Minnesota Department of Education Grant total is $299, for a two-year period (expires in August of 2009). More than 220 applicants applied and 21 projects were selected statewide. Provides enrichment to elementary, middle and high school out of school time programs

3 PRIMEtime Program Components Each PRIMEtime site offers: Transportation to and from the program Homework assistance Daily skill-building workshops One-on-One mentoring Cultural- and gender-specific groups College and career exploration Youth leadership opportunities Family events Service-learning experiences

4 Elementary and Middle School PLUS Programs Serve students in Grades K-8 Provide Targeted Services for Math, Reading and Social Skills Provide Enrichment Activities Arts and Crafts Structured Recreation Mentoring Homework Help Field Trips Guest Speakers Service Learning activities

5 High School Program Homework Help Club Latino Aztec Dancing TORCH PRIMEtime Fellows

6 Northfield Union of Youth The Key Serves youth ages Provides free after school programming and enrichment opportunities Book Club, Photo Club, Art Project, Cooking Class, Writing Workshop, Key Radio, Garden Club, Skateboard Coalition, and others Mentoring College Preparation Youth-Run Business Micro-Grants (funded by HCI) Field Trips Civic Engagement Community Service

7 Other Program Partners Connected Kids Mentoring Program Comadres Reaching Our Goals (St. Olaf) Woman’s Circle (Carleton) TORCH Project Friendship (new in )

8 Summer PLUS Program Six weeks of free programming, plus three additional weeks, partnering with the Northfield Area YMCA in August Transportation provided Five hours per day Monday through Thursday 301 students served in Grades K-8 Eleven high school PRIMEtime Fellows served as program assistants

9 Summer PLUS Partners Northfield Area United Way Healthy Community Initiative (HCI) Northfield Public Schools, including Community Services City of Northfield Outdoor Pool PRIMEtime Grant TORCH WINGS (Women in Northfield Giving Support)

10 PRIMEtime Numbers 1,169 local youth (unduplicated) participated in a PRIMEtime program last year 36% are elementary age 22% are middle school age 42% are high school age 214 attended more than 30 different days 43% are students of color 53% are males 47% are females

11 Results: Academic Measurements - Grant Required 2a) At least 60% of 198 students in Year 1 will demonstrate improvement in core academic subjects such as math, reading, and/or language arts during the reporting period. 2b) At least 90% of 198 students in Year 1 will remain in school and progress toward graduation during the reporting period. 1a) At least 50% of 198 students in Year 1 will improve their knowledge of community resources during the reporting period. 1b) At least 70% of 132 middle/high school students in Year 1 will improve their knowledge of career and postsecondary educational opportunities during the reporting period.

12 Results: Reading and Math Test Scores - Goal 2a PRIMEtime students showing improved NWEA test scores in Reading/Math Spring 07 - Spring PRIMEtime students not showing improved NWEA test scores in Reading/Math Spring 07 - Spring Percentage of PRIMEtime students showing improvement in Reading/Math NWEA scores (30+events N=187) (Grant Goal = 70%) 73.8% PRIMEtime students showing improved NWEA percentiles in Reading/Math Spring 07 - Spring PRIMEtime students not showing improved NWEA percentiles in Reading/Math Spring 07 - Spring Percentage of PRIMEtime students showing improved NWEA Reading/Math percentiles (30+events N=187) 49.7%

13 Results: Reading and Math Test Scores – Comparisons Change in Math national percentile: PRIMEtime students compared with total district population PRIMEtime students average percentile points Math change 30+ events attended) District Population average percentile points Math change (N=2475)+2.15 Difference: average Math percentile change for PRIMEtime students vs. district as a whole PRIMEtime students average percentile points Reading change 30+ events attended) District population average percentile points Reading change N= Difference: average Reading percentile change for PRIMEtime students vs. district as a whole Change in Reading national percentile: PRIMEtime students compared with total district population

14 Results: Language Usage Test Scores / Comparisons PRIMEtime students showing improved NWEA test scores in Language Usage Spring 07 - Spring PRIMEtime students not showing improved NWEA test scores in Language Usage Spring 07 - Spring Percentage of PRIMEtime students showing improved NWEA Language Usage scores (30+events N=45) 60% PRIMEtime students average percentile points Language Usage Change 30+ events attended) District population average percentile points Language Usage Change N= Difference: average Language Usage percentile change for PRIMEtime students vs. district as a whole +.83 Change in Language Usage national percentile: PRIMEtime students compared with district population

15 Results : Knowledge of Community Resources, Career Choices, Graduated or Advanced Grade Level 188 of 258 (73%) PRIMEtime students indicated an improved knowledge of community resources during the Year 1 reporting period. (Grant Goal = 50%) 136 of 170 (80%) PRIMEtime students from grades 6-12 reported during Year 1 that they had talked with their teacher, school counselor or school social worker about their college plans or career choice and the classes needed for that choice. (Grant Goal = 70%) Of the 217, 211 (97%) advanced to the next grade level or graduated; 2 (1%); were retained and 4 (2%) are in the system but have incomplete data records. (Grant Goal = 90%)

16 Student Testimonials!!


Download ppt "PRIMEtime Northfield School Board 10/13/08. Funding “After School Community Learning Program” grant through the Minnesota Department of Education Grant."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google