|“At-Risk” is a term used to describe student situation that exists with poor academic process.
There are many factors that can create these situations. These are also are reasons for family, staff, or the student themselves, to be referred for At-Risk services.
Goals of Panorama At Risk Program
Help those students be successful in completing high school whom are struggling to do so through the regular education program. We believe certain characteristics increase the probability that students will graduate with post-secondary plans appropriate to their career goals: regular school attendance, completion of course assignments, cooperation with teachers and fellow classmates, and knowledge of post-secondary options and careers.
- Communicate with families daily attendance concerns
- Communicate weekly with families of student course progress (JMC online)
- Address poor cooperation issues the day of occurrence (discipline)
- Address repeating poor cooperation issues with the support of the school Building Assistance Team (bi-weekly staff meetings with BAT members, staff use of online student assistance referral tool, BAT member communications with staff and families).
- Student annual completion of internet ihaveaplaniowa Guideway activities Gr8-12
- Parent communication: information sharing and problem solving
- Staff tutoring students (before school, after school, and during student study hall time)
- Assignment monitoring: organization and time management training
- Limit unstructured time in student day
- Flexible scheduling
- Brief counseling
- Anger Replacement Training
- Course remediation/credit recovery
- Alternative grading (pass/fail)
- Alternative learning environment
- Alternative course delivery (Odysseyware online & other individualized studies)
- Time with therapy dog
- Service Learning
- Work experience/job shadowing
- Community college programs (Career Advantage, online course work)
- Building Assistance Team data collection, analysis, group problem solving, communication of plan, plan execution, monitoring, and evaluation
- Individual Learning Plan: administrative collaboration with family to create plan for student to use above strategies in comprehensive way
Panorama At-Risk Procedues Staff Manual
Panorama TLC Catalog
Panorama Schools provides services to students, regardless of their living situation, so they are prepared to come to school and learn every day. It is a priority of Panorama Schools that a homeless student's education is not interrupted. The district works with families to overcome barriers that may prevent a student from coming to school every day, ready to learn. The school district follows the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act. Homeless students, or students in transition, are given access to the same public education that is provided to other children.
For additional information on Homeless Education Services, click here.