West Haven School District
Grade level/Age Range of Students in Program: This year there are 172 students enrolled in the program. This total is divided into two groups: Students entering grades 4 and 5 in the Fall (100) and students entering grades 7 and 8 in the Fall (72).
Primary Student Needs Program is Designed to Address
The primary goal of the program is to maintain or increase students’ engagement in school.
A specific secondary goal is to increase students’ coding ability. A tertiary goal is to improve students’ ability to work collaboratively.
The program operates Monday through Friday from 9am to 1pm. Breakfast, lunch and transportation are provided. The program runs from June 20 to July 1. There is no community partner.
Staff Selection/Recruitment Procedures
All positions are posted and any staff member may apply. Final selection is at the discretion of the Director. There is a ratio of one teacher for every six students.
Student Selection/Recruitment Procedures
There is open enrollment for the program. Any interested student may attend. This year there was a small waiting list. School based teams focus on students they think will especially benefit from the program and encourage their attendance.
Nicole Danishevsky | Nicole.Danishevsky@westhavenschools.org