American Charter Schools Foundation dba Ridgeview College Preparatory High School
The LEA will utilize the 20% set-aside to target practices and interventions that address the learning loss experienced by subgroups most impacted by COVID-19 (those that qualify as low-income, students of color, English learners, children with disabilities, students experiencing homelessness, children in foster care, and migratory students); due to the socio-economic status of the school population, all students may benefit from these targeted practices. The remaining funds will be used to provide additional services that allow for enhanced learning opportunities, space and technology for social distance, and other items which will enable the school to remain open after the initial shutdowns from the crisis.
All student success rates will be monitored by school staff and if progress is not seen, adjustments will be made to instruction and interventions as needed per individual student in order to increase academic achievement All student behavior referral rates will be monitored by school staff, and if needs arise, new Social Emotional supports will be given to reduce behavior incidents and increase academic achievement in classes.
Set aside funds will be used to for services for students including but not limited to those who have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 such as low-income families, students of color, children with disabilities, English learners, migratory students, students experiencing homelessness, and children and youth in foster care. These services will include summer enrichment classes, school counselor services, and specials teacher to provide art classes.
Remaining funds will be used to recruit and retain teachers, staff, and students (marketing campaign with specialist, postcards, website, social media, and to provide services that support a generally improved educational program in order to address learning loss after closures. Improved education will be provided with instructional coaching for teacher and positive behavior coaching for students. Moreover, social distance will be improved with an outdoor area with benches and misters.