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Summer School Guidelines for Literacy

District Reading Specialist News

 

    Now that Spring is here, we will be looking at data to see which students will need continued support in the area of reading this summer.  

Our District Literacy Policy
    Board Policy 603.12 calls for students to be regularly assessed for proficiency in reading. Students that are not proficient in reading will be provided assistance at school to help them become proficient. Support will also be provided to parents/guardians to help the student outside of school.  

Summer School Guidelines:

Kindergarten through 2nd grade:  
    •    If a student is proficient on the FAST Assessment and is on grade Level on Fountas and Pinnell
        *    no summer school
    •    If a student is either proficient on the FAST Assessment or on grade level on Fountas and Pinnell (but does not meet both criteria)  
        *    summer school “recommended”
    •    If a student is not proficient on the FAST Assessment and is not on grade level on Fountas and Pinnell
        *    summer school would be “required” (not proficient on both)

3rd-6th:
    •    If a student is proficient on the FAST Assessment and is proficient on Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP/Iowa Assessments)
        *    no summer school
    •    If a student is either proficient on the FAST Assessment or Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP/Iowa Assessments) (but does not meet both criteria)  
        *    summer school “recommended”
    •    If a student is not proficient on the FAST Assessment and is not proficient Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP/Iowa Assessments)
        *    summer school would be “required” (not proficient on both)

7th-8th grade: (Grade level Reading Essentials will be considered in this process.)
    •    If a student is proficient on the FAST Assessment and is proficient on Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP/Iowa Assessments)
        *    no summer school
    •    If a student is either proficient on the FAST Assessment or Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP/Iowa Assessments) (but does not meet both criteria)  
        *    summer school “recommended”
    •    If a student is not proficient on the FAST Assessment and is not proficient Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP/Iowa Assessments)
        *    summer school would be “required” (not proficient on both)

High School:
Students in grades 11th and 12th not proficient on the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP/Iowa Assessments) will be required to take the Technical Reading and Writing course and receive support in seminar.

Dates for 2020 Summer School
June 15th - 18th
June 22nd - 25th
July 13th - 16th
July 20th - 23rd
July 27th - 30th