Choices Academy Pathways


                      Pathways to Success

The purpose of Choices Academy is to help meet
the needs of a diverse student population as they
continue to work toward graduation through a
variety of pathways.

 

Pathway Title

Intended Enrollment

Outcomes

Crossroads/

Traditional

 

Behavior-based intervention placement through Alternative Placement Referral Committee(APR)

· Work toward attainment of goals linked to individualized Student Service Team Plans (SST)

· Transition to home-school

Connections

 

Extended suspension, expulsion, alternative from Choices Academy

· Completion of extended suspension/expulsion assignment

· Provision of educational services in accord with COMAR

High School

Risers – Grade 9

Students not attaining success at end of grade 8 with anticipation of age 16 during next academic year

· Establishment of linkages with home school

· Preparation for high school experience – academic/social

Middle School

Phasers – Grade 6

Students not attaining success at end of grade 5 with anticipation of age 13 during next academic year

· Establishment of linkages with home school

· Preparation for middle school experience – academic/social

Transition

 

 

Students transitioning from smaller academic settings to WCPS

 

May be supported by DJS

  • Transition to home school within academic marking terms prepared for larger setting

Credit Recovery Lab (CRL)

 

 

High school students needing to re-enroll in classes to meet graduation requirements

 

Must maintain minimum of 4 credits in schedule (FTE requirement) between home school and CRL

 

May have partial day schedule at home school

  • Increase number of credits earned in year with flexibility of schedule to provide 1 credit courses through semester schedule during school day

Satellite/

Online Learning

 

 

Students working toward graduation who meet credit minimum (see Notes – possible junior status or within 1 credit of junior status)

 

Will complete credits at Satellite with graduation from home school

  • Students will be able to complete graduation requirements in a smaller setting