Logo
Demographics Explore HUSD Mission Statement Vision Statement Sanctuary Schools
SARC Preschool Elementary Schools Middle Schools High Schools Adult School - The Hayward Center
District Organizational Charts Assessment, Research, & Evaluation Business Services Curriculum and Instruction Educational Information Technology Educational Services English Language Learners Made in Hayward Facilities, Maintenance, Operations & Transportation Food Services Human Resources Personnel Commission Professional Development Purchasing Risk Management Safe and Inclusive Schools: Bullying Prevention Site Based Decision Making Special Education and Compliance Student and Family Services Superintendent's Office Supplemental and Concentration Services Teacher Induction Program Y.E.P.
Course Catalog Million Father March African American Student Achievement Initiative College and Career District Report - ELA and Math CST Intervention Services Guide NCLB: Program Improvement Parent Resources Parent University School Boundaries Lookup School Calendars SPSA - Single Plan for Student Achievement Supplemental Educational Services Suspension, Expulsion and Truancy William's Complaint Forms Registration Forms Parent Ambassador Program
Developer Fees Facility Use Hayward Education Foundation Hayward Promise Neighborhood Alumni Local Control Funding Formula Budget Crisis Senior Citizen Tax Exemption
Measures Welcome to Measure L Measure I Welcome to Measure G
NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT Child Welfare and Attendance (CWA)
Media Coverage News Press Releases

NCLB: Program Improvement

 

 

What is Program Improvement (PI)?

NCLB requires the state and district to review annually the academic progress of federally funded Title I schools and to identify schools in need of improvement. These schools are identified as PI schools after two consecutive years of not making adequate yearly progress (AYP). California determines AYP by considering the following four measures:

  • The percentage of students scoring at the “proficient” or “advanced” level on the California Standards Tests for English-language arts and mathematics
  •  The percentage of students participating in those tests
  •  The graduation rate for high schools
  •  California’s own accountability measurement of progress, the Academic Performance Index (API)

 

Why is a school identified as PI?

The reason a school continues in PI is because it did not achieve AYP in 2011-12. The AYP area(s) that may cause the identification are:

  • English-language arts
  • Mathematics
  • Test Participation Rate
  • Graduation Rate
  • Academic Performance Index

The school’s 2011-12 Accountability Progress Report may be obtained from the school or on the California Department of Education (CDE) AYP Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/ay/.

 

Public school choice: What right does a parent have to request a transfer to a school that is not in PI?

All parents/guardians of students attending a PI school have the right to request a transfer of their child(ren) to a non-PI district school with district-paid transportation.

For parents who select this option, the district will provide transportation to the non-PI school for as long as the home school continues to be identified as a PI school. If the home school exits PI by making AYP for two consecutive years, the student can remain at the school; however, transportation will no longer be district-paid. If the demand for choice exceeds funds available, priority will be given to lowest achieving, low-income students.

If you are interested in transferring your child(ren) to a non-PI school in the district for the 2012-2013 school year, a list of non-PI schools available for transfer (as long as space allows) is below.  Your preference of a non-PI school will be taken into consideration.

 

 

Name of School

API

Scores *

English-language arts

Percent Proficient or above**

(Elementary target = 78.4%)

Mathematics Percent

Proficient or above **

(Elementary target = 79.0%)

East Ave. Elementary 727/800 44.2% 40.2%
Eden Gardens Elementary 777/800 49.7% 49.9%
Lorin Eden Elementary 761/800 46.4% 50.6%
Treeview / Bidwell Elementary 779/800 51.7% 50.4%
Bret Harte Middle School 747/800 55.7% 34.7%
Ochoa Middle School 784/800 53.4% 46.4%

 

*     800 on the API = Meeting the state’s percent proficient target for schools on the Academic Performance Index

**   Percentage targets vary by grade level span

 


HUSD Participation in Public School Choice


 

School Year Number of Eligible Students in PI Schools Year 2-5 Number of Students Participating in Services
2007-08 8,968 27
2008-09 8,598 8
2009-10 7,648 19
2010-11 8,756 9
2011-12 8,661 38
2012-13 9,226 0
2013-14 8703 6

 

For More Information

For more information about any of these schools or to apply for a public school choice transfer from a PI school, please contact your school’s principal or the Child, Welfare and Attendance office at (510) 784-2689.