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Meeting Higher Standards
of Excellence in Education
by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Reviewed and Approved
by the California Department of Education (CDE), the
Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS), and
the California State Board of Education (SBE) for meeting
or exceeding state mandated fiscal accountability requirements.
Attained Academic Performance Index (API) Growth
Target in 2007-2008
Increased API school-wide growth score in 2007-2008
by 58 points to 695
Increased API school-wide growth score in 2006-2007
by 7 points and met (CI) Comparable Improvement
Golden Eagle serves students from K-12 in Siskiyou
Golden Eagle is a charter school that uses a personalized
learning approach to create a unique blend of home-based
learning, small group instruction, and extra curricular
Golden Eagle is a Personalized Learning program recognized
and funded by the state of California. There is no
cost to the student. We provide college preparatory
coursework for the college-bound student as well as
courses for the student who will be entering the workforce.
Our students meet with their teacher
as determined by the student agreement to go over assignments
and check progress. Tutoring and small group instruction
is also available.
Teachers, parents and students select curriculum and
determine the instructional approach that best complements
the student's educational goals and learning style.
Working together, we arrange for textbooks,
instructional materials and other educational resources
and services. All non-consumable materials are loaned
to the student and must be returned at the end of the
school year or when the student drops.
Our teachers monitor, review, and evaluate assignments.
Work samples are submitted each learning period to
the school office and placed in the student's portfolios.
All work must meet school and state standards.
Our school maintains a high degree of
ethics and quality. Emphasis is placed on character
development and social skills. Students have the opportunity
to engage in cooperative learning experiences at our
A pre-enrollment meeting is conducted to discuss Personalized
Learning and determine if it best suits a student's
A credentialed teacher works with the
family to clarify Personalized Learning requirements.
Curriculum options are discussed, including computer-based
and more traditional methods. Graduation requirements
and college or vocational goals are reviewed and a
plan is established that integrates California state
content standards with a personalized approach to learning.
STAR testing is provided for all 2nd-11th
Golden Eagle offers project based learning for students
7th-12th grade based on the Ed Visions model. The center
will be set up like an office with individual work
centers that students may personalize to reflect their
talents and interests. The teach will act as a facilitator
of learning and assist and support the student in choosing
and implementing projects reflective of the state standards.
Opportunities for collaboration will also be available.
Students will be expected to be at the center 3 days
a week for 4 hours a day.
A variety of classes will be offered by credentialed
teachers throughout the school year at the Weed and
Yreka sites. These will include enrichment classes,
co-op classes and core high school classes. These are
determined at the beginning of each semester based
on student and teacher interests.
Assessment and Testing
Services to K-12 students
Parent participation in student instruction
Parent and student choice of instructional approach
Personalized Learning approach tailored to meet unique
needs and abilities
Challenging and Creative Curricula
Small group instruction
Educational Resource Centers