High School Academic Intervention Services
A. Grade Levels
B. Subject Area(s)
- Social Studies
- New York State English Language Arts exam – Grade 8
- New York State Math exam – Grade 8
- New York State Science exam – Grade 8
- New York State Regents exams
- Recommendation of Teacher
A. Description of method of intervention services
- AIS teacher will be assigned to teach small classes that contain students deemed to be at-risk of not meeting the state learning standards in English, Math, Social Studies and Science. The teaching will occur on a daily or A/B basis.
- AIS interventions should include reading, writing, listening, speaking, study skills, (reading in the content area strategies, test-taking strategies and vocabulary development are examples).
- The student groups will meet throughout the year as a class.
- Clustering the students when making class assignments will allow for congruency and consistency in the material being taught by the AIS staff.
- Teacher workshops will be offered to help content area teachers increase their knowledge and skills for teaching at-risk students.
B. Type of service
- English intervention should include reading, writing, listening and speaking.
- Math intervention should include problem solving, application, computation and concepts
- Social Studies and Science interventions should include reading and writing skills in the context of the Regents exam preparation.
2. Support Services
- Teacher recommendation will be utilized when there is a concern.
- Referrals can also be made to the school counselors, psychologist, social worker, student assistance counselor and/or school nurse, and/or administration.
A. New York State Exams
- Math and ELA MAPS and Assessment scores
- Grade 8 ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies exams
- High School Regents exams
- High School final course average
B. Other Measures
- Academic performance review by teachers and counselors
- Teacher Recommendation
- Progress reports will be completed by the AIS teachers and indicated on the student progress reports.
- AIS teachers will schedule student and/or parent conferences as needed. Other support personnel will participate as needed.
- AIS teachers may attend interdisciplinary team conferences with parents as well when needed.
- Parents may contact the school to request an evaluation for AIS services.