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Unformatted text preview: Demographics and School Information Before you go out to your school, it is important to take note of the context in which you will be observing. Take note of the demographic information for your school, as well as programs, administration, teaching staff, and other important information. Helpful resources will the MN State Department of Education’s website ( http://education.state.mn.us/ReportCard2008/ for public schools – for parochial schools, use the school’s website) for demographic information, as well as your host school’s website. Demographics: What is the school’s percentage of: • Students who are Limited English Proficient (LEP) 1 : __13%_ • Students who receive Special Education services: __8%_ • Students who receive free and reduced lunch 2 : _47%_ What is the school’s: • Attendance Rate: _93%_ • Graduation Rate: __89%_ • Dropout Rate: __6%_ School Information: What are the departments/curricular areas that the school has (list them)? Business Education, Computer Science, Cooperative Education, English/Language Arts, ELL, Family Consumer Science, Mathematics, Music, 1 1 LEP is an acronym that means the same as the older “English as a Second Language (ESL)” label. Most schools and districts now use “English Language Learner (ELL)” instead of ESL or LEP....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course EDUC 213 taught by Professor Hand during the Fall '07 term at CSB-SJU.
- Fall '07