School Case Study

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School Case Study

  1. 1. SCHOOL STUDY ALBERT EINSTEIN HIGH SCHOOL Kensington, MD Spring 2005
  2. 2. The Albert Einstein High School Service Area
  3. 3. Hispanic Population of Montgomery County, Maryland Hispanic Population at Albert Einstein High School 11.5 % 100,604 873,341 in 2000 12.4 % 112,974 909,411 in 2003 Percentage Hispanic Hispanic population Total population, year 36.8 % 645 1,754 Percentage Hispanic Hispanic students, 2004-05 Students enrolled, 2004-05
  4. 4. Albert Einstein High School <ul><li>Albert Einstein High School opened in 1962. It serves students from Wheaton, Silver Spring and Kensington and is part of the MCPS down county consortium. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Student Life <ul><li>Clubs Celebrating Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>African Dance Group </li></ul><ul><li>LASU </li></ul><ul><li>Ethiopian Club </li></ul><ul><li>Asian American Club </li></ul>
  6. 6. More Student Life <ul><li>Athletic teams </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Club </li></ul><ul><li>Chess Club </li></ul><ul><li>Music groups and theater </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Unique Culture of Albert Einstein High School <ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>Academy Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul>
  8. 8. Students <ul><li>For a community event, AEHS hung flags to represent the different nationalities at the school. There are over forty nationalities at AEHS. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Teacher and Student Diversity
  10. 10. The Academy Programs <ul><li>The 9 th Grade Academy </li></ul><ul><li>The Academy of Finance </li></ul><ul><li>The International Baccalaureate Program </li></ul><ul><li>Visual And Performing Arts Academy and the Visual Arts Center </li></ul>
  11. 11. Challenges <ul><li>29.2% of students are FARMS </li></ul><ul><li>1/3 of the students are non-native English speakers. </li></ul><ul><li>Both of these are “at –risk” factors according to Hodgkinson. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Pass Rates of Hispanic Students and All Students at Einstein HS, 2004 55.7 % 71.6 % Government 41.4 % 58.0 % English 50.0 % 66.0 % Biology 33.5 % 38.4 % Algebra Hispanic Students All Einstein Students High School Assessment
  13. 14. Taste of Einstein Pictures
  14. 15. Taste of Einstein Pictures (cont'd)
  15. 16. <ul><li>School culture is ever changing because of down-county consortium </li></ul><ul><li>The school is the center of the community, not only for the educational opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>it offers the students and adults, but also because it acts as a community center and </li></ul><ul><li>outreach center for community groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Gang violence is a major concern for educators and community members </li></ul><ul><li>- Gangs recruit at school </li></ul><ul><li>- Prevention and intervention groups (police, community groups) </li></ul><ul><li>recruit at school </li></ul>ANALYSIS
  16. 17. Students Community Community Groups Gangs
  17. 18. CONCLUSIONS <ul><li>The school is a reflection of the community as well as the center of the community. </li></ul><ul><li>Because the role of the school is such a big one in the community, </li></ul><ul><li>it gives teachers and administrators great power. </li></ul><ul><li>Staff at Einstein has the ability to plan activities and use the facilities knowing </li></ul><ul><li>that the community will be actively involved. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a teacher-centered model that all schools should follow. </li></ul>

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