School founded in the                    21st Century with               21st Century Curriculum:              Lessons Lea...
· 6,500 students                                                       · 24 schools                                       ...
How CWSP Works                                              Mon   Tue          Wed          Thu           FriStudent-worke...
Saint Martin by the NumbersOur Students                  Enrollment                          471                          ...
Saint Martin Graduate at Graduation                                     •   Curious and open to continuous learning       ...
Habits of Mind• Critical, analytic, and independent thinking• Creativity and problem solving• Intellectual curiosity• Will...
Expert Thinking                                          Complex                                          Communication   ...
These skills cannot be taught as add-ons or in isolation…they    must be taught in context of demanding curriculumSAINT MA...
SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School   Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
• Relational, Relevant, Rigorous• Interdisciplinary• Heavy emphasis on writing on all levels and  every subject area• Data...
• One on One Tutoring • Strong Social Work and Counseling Department • Four Year College Counseling   Curriculum/Summer co...
How is Saint Martin making an  More students of modest incomes are  attending, enrolling, persisting, and succeeding in co...
SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School   Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
Three Times the National Average!!   Kasondra Drake, Class of 2008      Projected 47% College                             ...
"Listen, be determined, seekwisdom from wisepeople, and get back up. Youmust have determinationcombined with preparationan...
Economic Impact of a Saint Martin Graduate  Annual Earnings Potential     non-high          high school       school      ...
Lives Being Transformed.                                             Christian Bell, Class of 2008                        ...
Good news here: It’s not the kids. And when theadults who run the system organize around studentsuccess, big changes are p...
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    1. 1. School founded in the 21st Century with 21st Century Curriculum: Lessons Learned on College Readiness in High Poverty Urban SchoolSAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    2. 2. · 6,500 students · 24 schools · 22 cities in 17 states and D.C. · 95% students of color · $36,000 average family income · 24 National University PartnersSAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    3. 3. How CWSP Works Mon Tue Wed Thu FriStudent-workers are put intoJOB-SHARING teams and Week 1their academic schedules aremodified so that four students job share a full-time entry Week 2 level job without missing class. (5 days/week; Monday- Friday; 8 hours; Late August Week 3 to mid-June) Week 4SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    4. 4. Saint Martin by the NumbersOur Students Enrollment 471 Alumni 265 First Generation College 80% Students Students on free/reduced lunch 82% Average income of our current $29,000 for a family of four students’ families 35% male; 65% female African American 76% Latino American 8.5% Student Body Composition Bi-racial/Multi-racial 5.6% Other 1.2% Asian American .4%SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    5. 5. Saint Martin Graduate at Graduation • Curious and open to continuous learning • Effective communicator • Creative and innovative thinker, actor, worker, and communicator • Spiritually conscious • Caring and responsibleSAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    6. 6. Habits of Mind• Critical, analytic, and independent thinking• Creativity and problem solving• Intellectual curiosity• Willingness to accept and act on critical feedback• Openness to growth• Ability to cope with challenging learning tasks and possible frustration• Ability to work collaboratively to create effective communityHabit of Spirit• Respect for self and others• Humility• Hospitality• Personal integrity• Commitment to community• Dedication to nonviolence• Care for the earth• Social JusticeSAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    7. 7. Expert Thinking Complex Communication On the rise!SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    8. 8. These skills cannot be taught as add-ons or in isolation…they must be taught in context of demanding curriculumSAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    9. 9. SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    10. 10. • Relational, Relevant, Rigorous• Interdisciplinary• Heavy emphasis on writing on all levels and every subject area• Data Driven Instruction (MAP, EPAS, NSC)• CWSP Program• Partnering with Minds Matters, Boys and Girls Club, Esperanza and othersSAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    11. 11. • One on One Tutoring • Strong Social Work and Counseling Department • Four Year College Counseling Curriculum/Summer college programs • Strong Professional Development for teachers Creating a strong college going culture from day one…welcome class of 2016, class ofSAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School 2020 Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    12. 12. How is Saint Martin making an More students of modest incomes are attending, enrolling, persisting, and succeeding in college. • 100% graduation rate over four years • 100% college acceptance (at over 110 colleges & universities)SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    13. 13. SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    14. 14. Three Times the National Average!! Kasondra Drake, Class of 2008 Projected 47% College Graduation Rate in FIVE years!!! All data sourced from National Student Clearinghouse Kasondra will graduate from Baldwin-Wallace in May. Sociology Major, Gender studies Minor. Kasondra wants to work at a Nonprofit organization in Cleveland that focuses on assisting women and children.SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    15. 15. "Listen, be determined, seekwisdom from wisepeople, and get back up. Youmust have determinationcombined with preparationand there is no time forfeelings of devastation. "-Gary Martin, Saint MartinClass of 2008, FairfieldUniversity Class of 2012SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    16. 16. Economic Impact of a Saint Martin Graduate Annual Earnings Potential non-high high school school graduates College graduates no college degree graduates $14,000 $24,000 $48,000 Source: America’s Promise Alliance A Saint Martin student is far more likely to graduate from college and make $2.4 million during their working career. If they had not received the college preparation they receive from Saint Martin, their earning potential may have been reduced by half or worse.SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    17. 17. Lives Being Transformed. Christian Bell, Class of 2008 “Saint Martin gave me the opportunity to not only be a part of a family but to attend a school when I did not have the necessary resources to do so....Growing up in the city of Cleveland, I never thought something like this could be possible. Saint Martin has changed my life forever.” Christian is graduating from Morehouse College with a double major in Political Science and Religion. Christian has applied to the Harvard Divinity School and hopes to directly enroll in Fall 2012.SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time
    18. 18. Good news here: It’s not the kids. And when theadults who run the system organize around studentsuccess, big changes are possible—quite quickly. --National Education TrustSAINT MARTIN DE PORRES High School Transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time

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