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Model Overview

Program Overview

2015
Year Launched
11 - 12
Blended Grades
150
Enrolled

Implementation Q & A

When you first implemented blended learning, why did you choose that particular model? (has your model changed? why?)


The Academy model was chosen for a select group of students to provide additional support, beyond our typical credit recovery virtual lab program, where content area teachers are at a distance. The Academy provides onsite immediate access to content area teachers for intervention and guidance. Using a school-within-a-school model allowed students to focus on curriculum, without a bell schedule.

What was one of your biggest challenges when going blended, and how did you overcome it?


We were having success in the school's credit recovery program, but our Academy students needed more than a one period a day opportunity to recover and earn credits. However the flexibility was a challenge for students. Establishing an individualized academic education plan, with start and end dates of courses, along with the teacher mentorship program has helped students to take ownership of their learning paths.

What's the one piece of advice you'd give to emerging blended-learning programs?


It's important to have policies and practices in place so that both students and teachers know their role in a flexible environment. Review and make changes as needed. In our second year we were much more structured and have seen results with more credits earned in the early going.

Select up to two focus areas you feel that you demonstrate leadership in, and tell us why here:


The Academy has redefined the roles of the student learner and the instructional practices of our teachers. The relationships with students within the Academy and among staff is very strong. The school-within-a-school approach has helped build a community of "on-time" graduation.

Blended Subjects

Math
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Science
World Languages
Electives

Program Focus

Credit Recovery
Dropout Recovery/Prevention

School Overview

Mojave is a nine-month public high school that is part of the nation's fifth largest school district, Clark County School District, and is located in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

Ratings Source: GreatSchools

Community Rating

GreatSchools Rating

3

out of 10

School Contact

Contact: Tim Wells

Address:
Mojave High School
5302 Goldfield St
North Las Vegas, Nevada
89031
United States

Telephone: (702)-799-0432

Mojave High School's Website

Demographics

2,195
Total Students
67%
FRL
--
ELL

Student Ethnicity

School Partners

Apex Learning

State Test Scores Source: GreatSchools

2016

Blended Program Launched 2009