• May 21, 2018       

    Dear Parents and Community Members:

    We are pleased to present you with the Annual Education Report (AER) which provides key information on the 2016-17 educational progress for the Randels Elementary. The AER addresses the complex reporting information required by federal and state laws. The school’s report contains information about student assessment, accountability, and teacher quality. If you have any questions about the AER, please contact Rick Kalinin, Principal for assistance.

    The AER is available for you to review electronically by visiting the following web site https://goo.gl/2a8Wiv or you may review a copy in the main office at Randels.

    For the 2016-17 school year, schools were identified using new definitions and labels as required in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). A Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) school is one that has at least one underperforming student subgroup. An Additional Targeted Support (ATS) school is one that has three or more underperforming student subgroups. A Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) school is one whose performance is in the lowest 5% of all schools in the state. Some schools are not identified with any of these labels. In these cases, no label is given.

    Our school has not been given one of these labels.

    First, we appreciate the continued support of parents, staff and our community in this effort. Parents and community members can become involved at Randels in a variety of ways and include but are not limited to: Parent Teacher Organization, Title I, Expectations Committee, School Improvement Committee, bi-annual Parent/Teacher conferences, Afterschool program support, student mentoring and classroom volunteering.

    State law requires that we also report additional information. Students that live within the designated school boundaries are able to attend Randels Elementary School. Additionally, parents may complete forms for Internal Schools of Choice Application if they reside within the Carman Ainsworth School’s district boundaries. For families who are not residents of Carman Ainsworth Community Schools, they may apply through the district’s limited choice program.

    Randels Elementary School is in the fourth year of our School Improvement cycle. Randels is committed to continuous school improvement and has adopted a Professional Learning Community approach in order to fulfill this commitment. Randels has established school wide improvement goals through the AdvancED process based on identified needs. Specific strategies for each grade level have been identified based on researched best practices to address these goals.

    Curriculum is developed and implemented based on the Common Core Standards. Information regarding the core curriculum is contained in grade level pacing guides and teacher provided parent information packets.

    Randels Elementary measures student achievement in multiple ways. On the M-STEP assessment, overall student proficiency levels are close to or above the state averages in all content and grade levels. The NWEA assessment has been utilized to determine annual student academic growth.

    Randels Elementary prides itself with communicating with parents and guardians as evident in the chart of participation at parent/teacher conferences held annually in the Fall and Spring.

    Parent/Teacher Conference Attendance

     

     

    Number of Parents

    Percent of Parents

    2015-2016

    Fall

    619

    96%

    2015-2016

    Spring

    585

    90%

    2016-2017

    Fall

    557

    95%

    2016-2017

    Spring

    541

    92%

     

    In closing, it is with great pride and enthusiasm that the entire staff and learning community of Randels Elementary present this report to you. Through our continuous dedication and devotion to our students and families, Randels will continue to be a leading educational institution within our community.

    Sincerely,

     

    Rick Kalinin, Principal

    Randels Elementary