e-Institute at Grovers opened their campus in Glendale in 2009 to provide an alternative to public education. The school serves around 41 students per year in 9th through 12th grades.
The school is completely computer based which allows students to work at their own pace with teachers and advisors available to ensure all students reach their goals and are able to graduate from high school. The student body at e-Institute at Grovers is multi-cultural with 44% Hispanic, White 39%, Black 9% and the rest unspecified.
The school offers the same curriculum seen at other e-institute campuses as well as educational assessment, guided practice, enhancement course studies and remedial course studies. The learning environment is perfect as students can attend school and work at their pace instead of feeling like they are trying to catch up all the time. The hours of the school are 2 four hour sessions in five days.
Students receive feedback on all course work right after completing an assignment as well as information to help them stay on track with their schedule to graduate. Teachers and advisors work with each student individually to ensure they have set outlines and study that can be accomplished.
The curriculum offered at the school includes Elements of Reading 1 thru 3, Elements of Writing 1 thru 3, Fitness/PE, Language Usage, Building Vocabulary, Civics, Math Skills 1 & 2, Pre-Algebra, Real World Math, Cooperative Education/Work Experience, Social Sciences, and Sociology.
In order to graduate high school all students attending a public school including public charter schools in the state of Arizona must pass the AIMS series of tests. These tests provide information on whether students are mastering core subjects. Percentages of students that passed or exceeded the exam along with averages of students across the state that passed or exceeded the exam are listed below.
In math, 18% of 10th graders passed or exceeded the exam with the state average at 28%, in reading 33% with the state at 48%, science 0% with the state at 24%, and in writing 44% with the state at 38%.
e-Institute at Grovers
4744 W. Grovers Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308