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Academics and Building Information

Report Card Rating

  • Excellent for three years in a row
  • Highest Performance Index ever (96.9 out of 120)
  • Highest percent of Indicators met ever (23/26)
  • Highest number of subgroups meeting AYP ever (41/46)
  • Met Value Added for five years
  • Exceeded Value Added for four out of five years

individual attention. infinite opportunities.

  • All-day every day kindergarten program
  • Responsible student-teacher ratios
  • 200 course offerings at Whitmer High School
  • 15 career training programs
  • 22 varsity sports
  • 50 clubs/activities
  • Award-winning programs in fine arts
  • Nurses, counselors, proficiency tutors
  • Alternative school—Malcolm Bain Center
  • Literacy and math intervention

Student Safety and Wellness

  • Security cameras
  • Buzzer security system
  • School Messenger call alert system
  • 100% bus inspection passage rate
  • Challenge Days at Whitmer, zone recess, Mix-it Up at Lunch, anti-bullying programs, Bucket Fillers and other positive school “climate” activities
  • National Blue Apple Award at Whitmer
  • Wellness initiatives
  • Student Health Advisory Committee
  • Salad bar at Whitmer

Using Technology as a Learning Accelerator

  • 3,500 computers, including mobile, wireless labs
  • SMARTBoards in every classroom
  • “Clickers”—student response systems
  • Document Cameras for hands on demonstrations

Student Population

  • Our economically disadvantaged student population has nearly tripled since 2003, increasing from 17% to 53.3%
  • In same time period, district’s Performance Index Score increased 11.5%

 

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Last Updated On 09/16/2011
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