Strategies for Student Success 2015 - Page 53

Johnson City Schools DIRECTOR DR. RICHARD BALES 8,000 Students in Grades PK-12 | 11 Schools High academic expectations, higher-order thinking, and instructional differentiation are the district-wide standard RESULTS: The award-winning HEROES program has a master’s-level therapist and case manager in place at each school, plus highly trained school resource officers and other support based on school needs fear. JCS has seen strong growth in math and District resources are planned and allocated with the whole child in mind Data show decreased drug and alcohol use, bullying events, and student absences due to science scores and an ACT composite score that is among the highest in the state.