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Model PLC at Work® and Blue Ribbon Schools

NATIONWIDE

Over the span of three years, 18 schools across the nation have earned both the Model PLC at Work® status and recognition as a Department of Education Blue Ribbon School.
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Assessment

Kildeer Countryside Community Consolidated School District 96

BUFFALO GROVE, ILLINOIS

IEP reading scores increased from 62.3 percent in 2003 to 81.8 in 2012. IEP math scores increased from 66.9 percent in 2003 to 87.7 in 2012.
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Mildred M. Hawk Elementary School

CORINTH, TEXAS

The pass rate for third-grade math rose 18% in just two years.
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Moriarty Elementary School

MORIARTY, NEW MEXICO

Overall student proficiency in reading increased from 35% to 57% in the 2014–15 school year.
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Rutland High School

RUTLAND, VERMONT

For the past five years, reading scores have been consistently at or above state averages.
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DNA Mathematics

Hacienda La Puente United School District

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

After working with Solution Tree’s mathematics experts, the percentage of students meeting or exceeding mathematics standards increased from 31% to 38% in just three years.
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Saint Paul Public Schools

SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA

Saint Paul Public Schools transformed its mathematics practices to address the needs of its diverse learners through DNA Mathematics and the TQE process.
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Mathematics at Work™

Anoka-Hennepin School District

ANOKA, MINNESOTA

Student proficiency in mathematics more than doubled from 2005–06 to 2012–13
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Clark County School District

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

“After two years of mathematics-specific professional development, many district schools have exceeded student performance expectations and reached new levels of achievement.”
–Jhone Ebert, assistant superintendent and chief technology officer, Clark County School District
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Emily Gray Junior High School

TUCSON, ARIZONA

Emily Gray Junior High School embraced the data-driven strategies and collaborative framework of Mathematics at Work™, resulting in a 25% increase in student common formative assessment scores.
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Kenwood Elementary School

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

After just one year of working with the basic tenets of Mathematics at Work™, Kenwood Elementary doubled in overall mathematics proficiency.
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Newhall School District

VALENCIA, CALIFORNIA

For three years, Newhall School District witnessed continued growth in English and Mathematics proficiency across all grades through the PLC at Work process.
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Phoenix Union High School District

PHOENIX, ARIZONA

From 2003 to 2013, ninth-grade students enrolled in below grade-level mathematics fell from 60% to 2%. Ninth-grade students enrolled in geometry and higher-level courses nearly doubled during that time.
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PLC at Work®

Bartow County College and Career Academy

CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA

As a result of the collaborative work of the Academy’s health science teachers, the student pass rate on the National Healthcareer Association exam rose from 15% to 81%.
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Camden Fairview High School

CAMDEN, ARKANSAS

Through the adoption of the PLC at Work® process, Camden Fairview High School achieved its highest-ever graduation rate, with 91% of students successfully completing their senior year.
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Clear Lake Community School District

CLEAR LAKE, IOWA

Because of the trust and foundation they have in the PLC process, Clear Lake CSD in northern Iowa transitioned through the pandemic with minimal disruption and have even discovered an accelerated pathway for students to thrive through expert advice from Solution Tree.
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École Mission Senior Secondary School

MISSION, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

École Mission Senior Secondary School met the challenges of a school district reconfiguration, graduating more students and increasing AP performance.
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Esther Starkman School (K–9)

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA

Esther Starkman School met the diverse needs of its students in grades K–9 by taking collective responsibility for the success of each learner.
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Fairdale High School

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

The percentage of college- and career-ready students, as measured by the ACT, rose from 9 to 34.7 in just three years.
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Fern Creek High School

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

Using PLC at Work® and RTI at Work™ processes, Fern Creek High School increased its test scores from the state’s bottom 10% to the 76th percentile of all students within five years.
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Golden Hills Elementary School

BUTTE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

After following the PLC process, Golden Hills Elementary School more than doubled its growth percentage in math, increasing by 28% compared to years prior.
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Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School

HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT

Principal Bo Ryan relied on books and videos to build a true professional learning community with his new staff. They now share a relentless focus on helping all students achieve at high levels.
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Lake County Schools

LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA

Lake County Schools experienced decreases in student achievement that were less than the state average in many areas during school shutdowns due to the pandemic. In addition, math achievement saw an increase in the number of subgroups performing above the state average.
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Lake Hamilton Junior High

PEARCY, ARKANSAS

As a result of introducing the Professional Learning Communities at Work® process into the daily work of staff, student achievement scores grew substantially and Lake Hamilton Junior High rose from a C to a B school.
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Mason Crest Elementary

ANNANDALE, VIRGINIA

Mason Crest Elementary used the PLC at Work® framework to build a culture of collaboration and ensure high levels of learning for all.
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Minnieville Elementary School

WOODBRIDGE, VIRGINIA

Minnieville Elementary School used the PLC at Work® process to address ethnic, linguistic, and economic changes to its student population, as well as to meet and exceed changing standards from the state.
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Montezuma Community Schools

MONTEZUMA, IOWA

With a student enrollment of only 539, this rural district is the smallest to become a Model PLC at Work® district.
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Pasadena Independent School District

PASADENA, TEXAS

In three years, the percentage of students in grades 9–12 who achieved mastery in algebra rose from 75% to 90%.
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Sanger Unified School District

SANGER, CALIFORNIA

From 2005 to 2012, student scores on the California Academic Performance Index (API) increased from 702 to 822. For EL students, the scores increased from 636 to 772.
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Seneca High School

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

In just two years, Seneca High School rose to the 42nd percentile of all schools in the state after being in the bottom 5th percentile.
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Southeast Polk Community School District

PLEASANT HILL, IOWA

After working with Solution Tree, Mitchellville Elementary School, a Title I school serving a high-poverty community, received an “Exceptional” rating in the Iowa School Performance Profiles.
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St. Andrews School

ST. ANDREWS, MB, CANADA

St. Andrews School used the PLC at Work® process to provide staff with more time to collaborate, improve data collection practices, and increase student reading scores year-over-year.
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Tongue River Elementary School

RANCHESTER, WYOMING

One cohort of students qualifying for free and reduced lunch showed continuous improvement in English and mathematics from third through fifth grade. Percent proficiency increased 29 percent in English and 284 percent in math.
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U.S. Grant High School

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA

In less than four years, U.S. Grant went from failing to meet student testing standards to nearly acing the state's A–F report card.
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Woodbine Community School District

WOODBINE, IOWA

In the 2020–2021 school year, the profi ciency of all Woodbine eighth graders was 15% higher in English than that of eighth graders statewide, 6% higher in mathematics, and 18% higher in science.
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Woodlawn Middle School

LONG GROVE, ILLINOIS

Woodlawn Middle School has used the Professional Learning Community process to foster collaboration and ensure high levels of learning for more than 15 years.
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Wyoming Department of Education

WYOMING

The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) partnered with Solution Tree to provide professional development to K–12 teachers on the PLC at Work process.
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Priority Schools in a PLC at Work®

Huntsville Elementary School

HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS

State achievement data has shown an 11% increase in reading, and a 15% increase in mathematics.
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John Marshall Mid High School

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA

State test scores in Algebra 1 rose 25%.
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Lindsey Elementary School

WARNER ROBINS, GEORGIA

After experiencing learning disruptions caused by COVID-19, the staff at Lindsey Elementary relied on the skills, strategies, and focus they built through Priority Schools in a PLC at Work® to bring their growth data for math and reading to the 99th percentile in most grades.
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Palmer Elementary School

RENO, NEVADA

Palmer Elementary School saw drastic increases to 3rd and 6th grade math and ELA proficiency and closed the achievement gap among disadvantaged students through the PLC at Work® process.
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U.S. Grant High School

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA

In less than four years, U.S. Grant went from failing to meet student testing standards to nearly acing the state’s A–F report card.
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RTI at Work™

Catoosa County Public Schools

CATOOSA COUNTY, GEORGIA

Catoosa County Public Schools was named a Model PLC District in 2020 and 12 of its 16 schools have been named Model PLC Schools. The district has also received numerous awards, and its schools have been recognized for their significant gains in student achievement.
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Clinton High School

CLINTON, IOWA

Course failures in English and algebra decreased from 79 students to 17 students in two years.
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Hallsville Independent School District

HALLSVILLE, TEXAS

“As a result of our focus on every student, our district earned the highest accountability rating offered by the state of Texas.”
–Paula Rogers, deputy superintendent and Solution Tree RTI at Work™ associate
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John F. Kennedy High School

FREMONT, CALIFORNIA

Over a three-year period, and after implementing a systematic, three-tiered system of behavior intervention based on the RTI at Work™ model, John F. Kennedy High School reduced its total number of suspensions by 46%.
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Windsor Central School District

WINDSOR, NEW YORK

The Windsor Central School District enriched student learning and dramatically increased graduation rates by using the RTI at Work™ process to deliver systematic, targeted interventions.
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