American Indian Education

AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION PROGRAM

 

World’s Best Workforce Goal Area

2015-2016 Results

2016-2017 Goal

Strategies for 2016-2017

All children ready for school

Aggregated over the last 3 years, the percentage of AI students who are at or above the 50th percentile in the fall is 57.9% as measured by LSF assessments through AIMSWeb.

Aggregated over a 3-year period, the percent of AI students who are at or above the 50th percentile will increase to 60% as measured by LSF assessment through AIMSWeb by fall 2017.

Develop and coordinate community activities to engage American Indian students and families in cultural and school events. Include strategies and supports families can use in school preparedness.

All third graders achieve grade level literacy

Aggregated over the last 3 years, the percentage of American Indian Education students in grade 3 at Centennial School District who are proficient on the state reading accountability test was 60%.

Aggregated over the last 3 years, the percentage of American Indian Education students in grade 3 at Centennial School District who are proficient on the state reading accountability test will increase to at 70%.

Coordinate with local intervention programs (Title I, MRC, ADSIS) to ensure American Indian students meeting eligibility criteria are included in intervention groups and making adequate progress.

All achievement gaps closed

The proficiency gap between all White and American Indian students in all assessed grades on the MCA accountability tests in math was 18.9% in 2016. This gap for reading was 15.1%.

The proficiency gap between all White and AI students in assessed grades on the 2016 math MCA will be reduced to 13%. The reading gap will decrease to 10%.

The programming theme for 2016-2017 is American Indian literature. Students will use authentic texts to strengthen reading and critical thinking skills.

All students attain career and college readiness

46.7% of assessed AI students in grades 3-8 reached CCR grade- level benchmark (correlated to a 22 on the ACT) on the spring NWEA MAP reading test. For math the percentage was 44.8%.

The percentage of assessed AI students meeting the CCR benchmarks in reading will increase to 50% by the spring of 2017. For math this will increase to 50%.

Develop and coordinate college preparation program to increase awareness of educational options. Highlight careers and cultural influence of American Indian men and women in the community.

All students graduate from high school

Aggregated over the last 3 years, the 4-year graduation rate for American Indian students was 92% from 2013-2015.

Aggregated over a 3-year period, the 4-year graduation rate for American Indian students will increase to 93% for 2017.

Coordinate support between Indian Education program staff and high school counselors to monitor attendance, behavior, and grades. Develop and coordinate senior honoring ceremony to celebrate graduating students.