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Effective Practices for CCRPI High School Indicator 3

Percent of students scoring at Developing Learner or above on the Georgia Milestones Coordinate Algebra EOC

BREMEN HS (BREMEN CITY SCHOOLS)*
Heather Clark
heather.clark@bremencs.com
770-537-2592

Effective practices at Bremen High School are:

1. reviewing available data to determine students' academic strengths and weaknesses;
2. ensuring a strong correlation between instruction and CCGPS.

GREENBRIER HS (COLUMBIA COUNTY SCHOOLS)*
Chris R.Segraves
csegraves@ccboe.net
706-650-6040

Effective practices at Greenbrier High School are:

1. aligning and updating lesson units with CCGPS;
2. scheduling common planning time and teachers using common assessments;                                                   
3. differentiating instruction;                              
4. assessing and re-teaching concepts using a variety of instructional techniques;
5. identifying struggling students and re-teaching and re-assessing during the thirty-minute Achievement Period.

GWINNETT SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  (GWINNETT COUNTY SCHOOLS)*
Dr. Jeff Mathews, Principal                                  
jeff_mathews@gwinnett.k12.ga.us
Ms. Karen Rockey, Assistant Principal
karen_rockey@gwinnett.k12.ga.us
678-518-6701

Effective practices at the Gwinnett School of Math, Science, & Technology are:                                                

1. teaching courses at accelerated level to all students;      
2. exposing students to rigorous instruction in order to build skills for advanced studies;                                   
3. implementing interventions strategies such as voluntary summer math class, extended math scheduling with math support among collaborating teachers;                                                    
4. using  USA Test Prep for EOCT review;                       
5. utilizing PSAT/NMSQT data for differentiating instruction, selecting appropriate levels of rigor, and planning remediation or acceleration opportunities.

MCINTOSH HS  (FAYETTE COUNTY SCHOOLS)*
Greg Mason, Department Chairperson 
mason.greg@fcboe.net
770-631-3232

Effective practices at McIntosh High School are:                                                                               

1.  planning collaboratively course assignments and common assessments;
2. analyzing formative assessments and identifying concepts to review and reinforce;
3. demonstrating course mastery by completing the "Terrific Ten", which are the 10 most frequently misunderstood concepts/problems;
4. reviewing and applying concepts repeatedly.

NORTH GWINNETT HS (GWINNETT COUNTY SCHOOLS)*
Ms. Krista Herro, Assistant Principal
Krista_herron@gwinnett.k12.ga.us
770-271-5150

Effective practices at North Gwinnett High School are:

1. scheduling twice-weekly collaborative meetings among content teams;
2. analyzing and reviewing EOCT frameworks to ensure instructional delivery;
3. designing common assessments;
4. analyzing assessment data and modifying instructional strategies when appropriate;
5. providing EOCT reviews prior to test.

UNION GROVE (HENRY COUNTY SCHOOLS)*
Dawn Jordan, Graduation Coach
dawnjordan@henry.k12.ga.us
678-583-8502

Effective practices at Union Grove High School are:

1. scheduling a daily Instructional Focus period;
2. analyzing data from testing, grades and benchmarks;        
3. identifying and assigning at-risk students to mandatory Instructional Focus sessions in content courses.

Reference: UGHS Improvement Plan

VETERANS HS (HOUSTON COUNTY SCHOOLS)*
Dr. Lionel Brown, Principal
lionel.brown@ hcbe.net
Amy Barbour, Assistant Principal  
amy.barbour@hcbe.net
Jay Jones, Math Department Chairperson  
jay.jones@hcbe.net
478-218-7537

Effective  practices at Veterans High School are

1. developing a Coordinate Algebra Content Team which supports sustained and consistent instruction among teachers;           
2. analyzing available student achievement data;               
3. scheduling a month-long structured review of concepts identified by specific data as weak strands;                                   
4. planning explicit instruction and review of concepts that target academic needs of students.

* School’s effective practices based on 2012-2014 performance data.

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