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Special Notices

 

Special Notices

 Federal Funding for Special Programs

The Minford Local School District annually makes application and develops programs addressing needs assessment results.   The federal Title programs provide intervention, help to reduce class size, teacher professional development, and technology. Anyone desiring to provide input and/or to ask questions regarding these programs should contact Amy O’Dell, Federal Programs/Curriculum Supervisor at 820-4203.

 

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Minford Local School District hereby gives notice that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, and/or disability in the educational programs and activities operated by the district. It is the policy of the district that educational programs and activities are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, and/or disability. The Minford Local School District is an equal employment opportunity employer.            

To carry out these policy statements, persons and offices as identified herein are hereby appointed and shall be responsible for compliance within designated areas:

Civil Rights Coordinator: Mr. Mark Wilcheck, Superintendent, 820-3896

            Title IX Non-discrimination on the basis of gender

            Title VI Non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin

            Section 504 Non-discrimination on the basis of disability

 

Assessment Instruments used by Minford Local School District for Gifted Identification

Grades 4-8

Superior Cognitive Ability

•CogAT Nonverbal: Screening 122+ , Identification 125+

•CTB McGraw Hill: Test of Cognitive Skills: Screening 122+, Identification 125+

•Terra Nova: Screening 92% total battery, Identification 95% total battery

Specific Academic Ability

•Terra Nova (CTBS/5): Screening 92% total battery, Identification 95% total battery

Creative Thinking Ability

•CTB McGraw Hill: Test of Cognitive Skills: Screening 115

•Scales for Rating the Behavior Characteristics of Superior Students’ Creativity: 

Screening 32, Identification 43

•Terra Nova: Screening 92% total battery, Identification 92% total battery

Visual and/or Performing Arts Ability

•Audition or performance in dance, theater, or music

•Display of work in art or music

•Scales for Rating the Behavior Characteristics of Superior Students Art (V), Drama (VII)

Art: Screening 40, Identification 53

Music: Screening 25, Identification 34

Drama: Screening 36, Identification 48

 

For more information, contact Lori Rolfe, Academically Advanced Teacher 820-2181, Steve Cayton, MMS Counselor, 820-2182  

 

 

Highly Qualified Teachers

     The federal law, “No Child Left Behind,” requires that all teachers meet the federal definition of a “Highly Qualified Teacher. We are pleased to announce that all of Minford’s teachers  meet the standards and are highly qualified. Parents have the right to request information about the professional qualifications of all their child’s teachers. For more information, contact Mr. Mark Wilcheck at 820-3896.

 


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