School of Extended Educational Options opened in 2007 to provide at risk students in 7th through 12th grades with a variety of learning methods. These include career & technical opportunities, standard based instruction, and personalized learning. The curriculum is rigorous but offers tailored lesson plans for each student to ensure their success. Students are able to learn in a style that fits their needs and at their own pace. Teachers offer small group instruction as well as one on one instruction to ensure the goals of each student are met.
The curriculum is challenging, standards based, and provides individual attention for to ensure the success of each student. The student body population is diverse with 79% Hispanic or Latino, 13% White, 6% African American, 2% Pacific Islander, and 1% unspecified.
The school does not offer any extra curricular activities, student clubs, or sports but focuses on academics. Students would like to see more activities and sports. Parents are thrilled that the school is working with students on an individual basis to ensure they graduate high school and go on to college or have the skills to enter the workforce. Most parents stated that you could tell the teachers truly care if their students succeed. Students stated they like their teachers and all the options when it comes to electives.
The Academic Performance Index showed an increase of 9 points from the previous year to a score of 513. The statewide goal is 800. Parents were pleased to see the increase but would like to see it closer to the goal of the state.
The California Standards Tests is used to learn if students are mastering core subjects. The various tests are given to 2nd through 11th grades in English, grades 2nd through 7th are given tests in math, and science tests are administered to students in grades 5th, 8th, and 10th, while history tests are given to students in 8th and 11th grades.
The percentage of students passing the exams was below state averages in all grade levels and subjects. Parents are working with teachers and administration to raise the percentages.
The California High School Exit Exam tests 10th graders mastering skills in English language arts and mathematics. The percentage of students passing the English exam was 51% in English with the average at 83% and in math 45% passed with the average at 84%.
If your child is struggling with school and may not want to finish, School of Extended Educational Options may be your answer. Schedule a tour and talk with teachers to ensure the school is a good fit for your family.
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School of Extended Educational Options
1460 E. Holt Blvd., Ste. 172
Pomona, CA 91767