Pine City Public Schools Indian Education Program Plan 2016-2017

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2015-2016 Result

2016-2017 Goal

Strategies for 2016-2017

Budget for 2016-2017

All children ready for school

Based on our literacy and math measures, the percent of all American Indian students at Pine City Schools who are ready for Kindergarten did not change from 0.0% as our cell only consists of one student eligible at that grade within our program.

The percent of all American Indian students at Pine City Schools who are ready for Kindergarten will increase from 0.0% in to 80% in 2017 as measured by the literacy and math assessments.

Develop a culturally relevant early childhood and family education lending library that incorporates components of native language learning, Positive Indian Parenting curriculum for parents and families. 

$1,000 Coordinator Position

$500 Coordinator Resource Budget ( Pre-Primary)

$500 Classroom materials, supplies, and resources

All third graders achieve grade level literacy

The number of American Indian is too small of a sub cell that would identify the student.

The percentage of American Indian students in grade 3 at Pine City Schools who will obtain proficiency on 3rd grade Reading and Math MCAs will increase from 0% to 50%.

Through the hiring of an American Indian Education program coordinator for fifteen hours per week, district-wide, they will provide a check and connect program with students offering support and resources.

In addition to working with parents and staff, the coordinator will work to provide and recommend the purchase of curriculum materials that are appropriately aligned with the state standards and will aide in increasing student achievement among  American Indian students.

$4,200 Coordinator Position

$1,500 Coordinator Resource Budget (Elementary)

$1,674, Classroom materials, supplies, and resources

All achievement gaps closed

The proficiency gap between all white and American Indian students enrolled as of October 1 in all assessed grades (3-8, 10 and 11) at PCS who are proficient on the state math accountability tests (MCA and MTAS) decreased from 39.1% in 2015 to 34.3%.

Using our 2012-2016 MCA proficiency results for Reading:

53.4% of white students (grades 3-8, 10 and 11) are proficient and 25% of American Indian students are proficient in Reading, making the achievement gap proficiency between groups 28.4%.

For 2017, the achievement gap proficiency between these same two groups will decrease the achievement gap to 13.4%

The American Indian Home/School Liaison Coordinator will provide academic support and culturally relevant curriculum concurrently with current programs.

$2,000 Intervention Materials

All students attain career and college readiness

The number of American Indian student that took the ACT exam in Pine City Schools is too small of a sub cell that would identify the student results.

The average composite skill goal outlined for 15-16 was not met based on small sub cell.

100% of American Indian students in grades 9-12 will participate in the MCIS career planning and 100% of American Indian students will leave high school with this post high school portfolio by 2017.

The American Indian Home/School Liaison Coordinator will support the students on ACT prep activities, identify and support the development of career plans for American Indian students, work with students and families on completing FAFSA and financial aid, scholarship forms, and provide them with college visits and training resources for after high school.

$3,000 Coordinator Position (Secondary)

$2,400 ALC/Vision Program Culturally appropriate curriculum

$1,500 Coordinator Resource Budget (Secondary)

All students graduate from high school (*one year lag in release of graduation rates)

The graduation rate information (CTSTR) will identify specific American Indian students specifically based on the small sub cell.

The four-year graduation rate for American Indian students at Pine City Schools will maintain a 100% graduation rate.

The American Indian Home/School Liaison will create a mentorship model focused specifically on school completion. The model will closely monitor the students attendance, behavior, grades, and credit accrual in addition to maintain content with a parent to support student with a home/school connection.

$2,000 Coordinator Position (Secondary)

$800 ALC and Vision Culturally appropriate curriculum and on-site visits for connecting students with direct services and parent outreach.

Total: $21,900