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TARGETED SUPPORT

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Statewide System of Support 2009-10:

District and School Transformation Supports 61 Districts and 678 Schools (unduplicated count)


Roundtable Structure


Targeted Support Graphic (text version)


Current list of targeted districts and schools for 2009 – 10.
(xls, 344kb)


Explanation of Designations used for Targeted Support

Middle and High School Turnaround
High schools with performance composites below 60% in 2004-05 and 2005-06 or in 2005-06 and 2006-07. Middle schools fed a high school identified in 2005-06.

  • 2007-08: 66 high schools/37 middle schools
  • 2008-09: 66 high schools/37 middle schools
    (Based on 2008-09 data, 30 high schools and 4 middle schools exceeded a 60% performance composite. Two middle schools closed.)
  • 2009-10: 36 high schools/31 middle schools

District Transformation
Provides support to selected LEAs identified as having high need and limited internal capacity to assist school improvement.

  • 2007-08: Pilots - Columbus (18 schools) and Lexington City (7 schools)
  • 2008-09: Halifax (16 schools), Hertford (5 schools), Bertie (8 schools), Richmond (19 schools), Columbus (18 schools), and Lexington City (7 schools).
  • 2009-10: Hertford (5 schools), Bertie (8 schools), Richmond (17 schools), Columbus (19 schools), and Lexington City (7 schools).

Consent Order
Provides intense support to identified LEA in curriculum and instruction, finance, and personnel

  • 2008-09: Halifax County – 14 schools
  • 2009-10: Halifax County – 11 schools (The district closed 3 schools at the end of the 2008-2009 school year.)

Title I and All Sanctioned Schools
Schools are served through the Regional Roundtable structure, with differentiated services for those meeting specified criteria. Selected schools are served under Turnaround or through Transformation Districts. Schools in Sanction Level 4 and above receive services to support planning for and implementation of restructuring through their Title I consultants.

  • All Title I schools
  • Sanction Level 1 – School Improvement
    • 2009-10: 160 schools
  • Sanction Level 2 – School Improvement
    • 2009-10: 149 schools
  • Sanction Level 3 – Corrective Action
    • 2009-10: 110 schools
  • Sanction Level 4 – Planning for Restructuring
    • 2009-10 – 54 schools
  • Sanction Level 5 – Implementing Restructuring
    • 2009-10 – 31 schools
  • Sanction Level 6 – Restructuring
    • 2009-10 – 16 schools
  • Sanction Level 7 – Restructuring
    • 2009-10 – 1 school

In previous years Sanction Levels 3 and higher were aggregated.

  • Sanction Level 3-5 – Corrective Action, Planning for Restructuring, and Implementing Restructuring
    • 2007-08: 111 schools
  • Sanction Level 3-6 – Corrective Action, Planning for Restructuring, and Implementing Restructuring
    • 2008-09: 192 schools

Low-Performing Schools
Schools identified as low-performing due to a performance composite below 50% and not meeting growth. Low-performing schools were supported within the Turnaround model in 2007-08 (based on data from 2006-07 school year). In 2008-09, low-performing schools (based on data from the 2007-08 school year) received differentiated services based on services already being provided and the capacity of the LEA to assist its own low-performing schools

  • 2006-07: 43 schools (4 charter schools)
  • 2007-08: 100 schools (4 charter schools)
  • 2008-09: 75 schools (2 charter schools)

Terms for Targeted Support