Indicator 1

The school has timely, coordinated, and directive intervention strategies for all students, including identified and at-risk students, that support each student’s achievement of the school’s 21st century learning expectations.

What to Look for:

  • all support services personnel engage in practices consistent with the school's core, values, and beliefs about its 21st century skills
  • educational practices like inclusion allow all students to be placed in mainstream classes to ensure equal access to the curriculum
  • the course catalog indicates that coursework involves inquiry, higher level thinking, and problem solving and is available to all students
  • sudents develop graduation plans that ensure they achieve the expectations; counselors encourage students to participate in activities related to social and civic expectations, such as community service)
  • classroom teachers view support services personnel as integral to the success of students in meeting learning expectations and regularly seek out their support and advice