Richmond Community High School is one of two schools in Richmond City (Open High School is the other) that have been awarded “SOL Flexibility.” This means that the schools are free to experiment with new strategies without worrying about short-term impacts on test scores and accreditation.
Archive for “education”
Join Dr. Yvonne Brandon for a series of “intimate conversations and updates” concerning Richmond Public Schools. Dr. Brandon is doing a bunch of these around Richmond, and will come to Henderson Middle on Tuesday (February 28th) at 3pm. I’m not sure what the topics will be, but sounds like it could be interesting.
The RTD posted this data set listing the schools with the highest percentage of Free and Reduced Price Lunch (FRPL) correlated with principal salary. Two Northside schools make the top 25.
Richmond Community has won a 2012 Board of Education Excellence Award. Community is one of only two Richmond City Schools to win the award, the other being Mary Munford Elementary. The Board of Education Excellence Award is the second tier of the Virginia Index of Performance which have been set up to recognize the “schools [...]
Pretty cool, but the deadline fast approaches: January 9th (next Monday).
This is pulled from the VDOE’s (incredibly hard to use) AYP page. To make AYP a school must have: …more than 86 percent of students overall and students in all subgroups must have demonstrated proficiency in reading, and more than 85 percent of students overall and in all subgroups must have demonstrated proficiency in mathematics.
Details after the jump!
From the RTD: Officials said they believe the results of a multiple-choice portion of writing tests of 17 eighth-grade students at Elkhardt Middle and perhaps those of all 70 fifth-grade students at Ginter Park Elementary may have been compromised. Students at Ginter Park retook their SOL’s last Thursday.
This Sunday (February 13th) from 2 – 4pm Luther Memorial School is having an open house. I didn’t know this, but apparently Luther Memorial is Richmond’s oldest private school? Luther Memorial is located in northside Richmond at 1301 Robin Hood Road. It is Richmond’s oldest private school having started in 1856, and is accredited by [...]