Strategies for Student Success 2015 - Page 11

Delano Optional School PRINCIPAL PATRICE SHIPP 350 Students in Grades K-5 | Shelby County Schools Core academic material is integrated throughout the school day, including lunchtime and enrichment classes like art, music, and technology Teachers collaborate constantly. As a result, kids learn about fractions in music class, geometry in art, and poetry in chorus RESULTS: Delano students score well above the state average in both math and science and have made strong gains in these subjects over the last three years. All teachers, regardless of subject area, participate in the same professional development and engage fully in Delano’s data-driven culture 10