Academic Support

Protocol for Addressing Academic Concerns

(from the student handbook)

In the event that concerns arise specific to academic performance, the following steps should be taken:

1 - Parent-student discussion based on Power School Parent Portal data and/or grade reports
2 - Student requests a meeting with the teacher to discuss academic performance
3 - Student schedules an appointment with his/her school counselor to discuss support strategies- i.e. tutoring,
group referrals, Homework Club
4- If student continues to struggle and has not contacted the teacher,the teacher calls home at the next grade report ("This is what studenthas/has not done…")
5 - Parent contacts the school counselor to see if student has seen them to discuss support service options:
- Tutoring - Counseling
- Homework Club - Mentoring
- Extra help - Move to silent study halls
- Group referrals
6 - SAM referral (Student Assistance Model Team) possible interventions
- The teams considers referral for Special Education and/or Student Support Center
- The student meets with SAM Team representative to reflect on academic status
- SAM team schedules a Care & Concern meeting (meeting between teachers, parent(s), student, guidance counselor)
7- If determined that the above steps have not been followed and/orstudent is still struggling academically, any of the followinginterventions/consequences may occur:
- Parent/teacher/counselor conference
- Loss of senior privileges
- No Pass list
- Summer school
- Repeat class the following year
- Drug testing, if appropriate
- Loss of social/academic privileges (sporting events,
field trips)
- Increased parental involvement