Student Success Initiative (SSI)

Grades 5 & 8

Purpose: The purpose of the STAAR Academy is to provide an intensive, targeted intervention for fifth and eighth-grade students that did not pass the STAAR Math and/or STAAR Reading test.

This four-hour model focuses on best practices in math and reading intervention. Whole group and small group instruction, along with individual intervention will take place daily. Ongoing assessment will provide continuous monitoring of student progress.

Dates/Times of Sessions: June 7th – 25th

Hours: 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Location: Grapevine High School

Tuition: None

Course Offerings: Grade 5 & 8 reading and/or math intervention for students that did not pass the STAAR test.

Principal: Dr. Nakendrick Johnson:  nakendrick.johnson@gcisd.net

Registration: Parents will register their students for STAAR Academy on a first-come, first-served basis after being notified by home campus school administrators or counselors.

Transportation: Bus transportation will be provided for students at no charge. A bus schedule will be announced at a later date.

STAAR Academy Guidelines:

  1. Students are required by TEA to receive an intensive, targeted reading and/or math intervention program if they do not pass the Grade 5 and 8 STAAR tests.
  2. Students eligible for STAAR Academy are provided interventions in preparation for subsequent STAAR exams.
  3. Students will be properly dressed and groomed according to the GCISD standards of the regular school term.
  4. GCISD Student Code of Conduct rules apply.