Case Studies


Compton-Unified-School-District–Rosecrans-Elementary

Compton Unified School District

Rosecrans Elementary School | 2009

Rosecrans Elementary School is in the Compton Unified School District. Seventy-two percent of the students are English Language Learners, and the California Department of Education has designated 89% of the students as Socioeconomically Disadvantaged. In spite of the difficult situations faced by many of Rosecrans’ students, the school improved 153 API points (641 API to 804 API) between 2005 and 2009.

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West-Covina-Elementary

West Covina Unified School District

Orangewood Elementary School | 2009

Maximizing learning through the alignment of the instructional program Challenge Orangewood Elementary School is in the West Covina Unified School District. 24% of its students are English Language Learners, and the California Department of Education designates 73% of its students …

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2008-San-Bernardino---Kendall

San Bernardino City School District

Kendall Elementary School | 2008

RtI students close learning gaps with Standards Plus Challenge Kendall Elementary School is like many urban schools in California with 42% of the students designated Socio economically Disadvantaged, and 23% as English Language Learners. This city of San Bernardino neighborhood …

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2008-Porterville

Porterville Unified School District

Porterville High School | 2008

Collaborative leadership impacts student achievement Challenge Porterville High School, with an enrollment of more than 1,900 students, is located at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains between the cities of Bakersfield and Fresno. Over a three year period, an …

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2008-San-Bernardino---Arroyo-Valley-HS

San Bernardino Unified School District

Arroyo Valley High School | 2008

Special Education students benefit from Standards Plus Direct Instruction Challenge Arroyo Valley High School is part of the San Bernardino City Unified School District, the seventh largest district in the state of California. Located in the middle of the Inland …

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2007-westmorland

Westmorland Union Elementary School District

Westmorland Elementary School | 2007

Helping teachers meet targeted mathematics standards Challenge Westmorland Elementary School is a small rural K-8 school in the Imperial Valley. 60% of its students are English Language Learners, and the California Department of Education designates 100% of the students as …

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2007-Santa-Barbara--Cleveland

Santa Barbara Elementary School District

Cleveland Elementary School | 2007

Plan, Do, Check, Act embedded in school practices Challenge Cleveland Elementary School is in the Santa Barbara Elementary School District. 65% of the students are English Language Learners, and the California Department of Education designates 91% of the students as …

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2007-San-Bernardino---Wilson

San Bernardino City Unified School District

Wilson Elementary School | 2007

Targeting learning challenges when students lag Challenge Wilson Elementary school is not unlike many urban schools in the state of California; 90% of the students are designated as Socioeconomically Disadvantaged and 49% as English Language Learners. This neighborhood school in …

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2007-Ontario-Montclair---Edision

Ontario-Montclair School District

Edison Elementary School | 2007

Help teachers gain data analysis and instructional skills to succeed Challenge Ontario-Montclair School district is a lower performing urban district with a high concentration of impoverished students as well as English Language Learners (ELL). Edison school consisted of 308 students …

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2007-Hacienda-La-Puente---Baldwin

Hacienda-La Puente Unified School District

Baldwin Academy | 2007

A professional learning community in action Challenge Baldwin Academy Elementary School is a predominately Hispanic K-5 school of 815 students. About 43% of the students are English Language Learners; 85% to 90% of Baldwin’s student population is eligible for free …

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2007-Desert-Sands-Unified---Van-Buren

Desert Sands Unified School District

Van Buren Elementary School | 2007

Comprehensive leadership in action Challenge Seventy-six percent of the students at Van Buren Elementary School are English Language Learners, and the California Department of Education designates 91% of the students as Socioeconomically Disadvantaged. In spite of the difficult situations faced …

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2007-Fontana

Fontana Unified School District

2007

Small group instruction is key to student success Challenge The Fontana Unified School District is located 50 miles east of Los Angeles. 82.4% of its students are English Language Learners and 66.5% are designated low SES. Like many school districts …

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