Focus Schools and Focus Districts
8/23/2017 2:24 PM
As a condition of the Elementary
& Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Waiver, the Kentucky
Department of Education has identified Priority and Focus schools as referenced
in 703 KAR 5:225.
Focus Schools have low performing gap-groups. These schools have a
non-duplicated student gap group score in the bottom ten percent of
non-duplicated gap group scores for all elementary, middle and high schools;
Schools with an individual student subgroup by level that falls in the bottom
five percent for individual subjects; High Schools that have a graduation rate
that has been less than eighty percent for two consecutive years.
2017-18 Continuous Improvement Summit
September 18-19, 2017
Co-hosted by the Kentucky Department of Education and AdvancED
Lexington Convention Center, 430 W. Vine Street
Join the journey! #KYCIS2017
District 180 is
an organizational unit in the Office of Continuous Improvement and Support. The
mission of District 180 is to build sustainable systems that will drive
a continuous improvement approach to focus on student learning in each of
Kentucky’s Priority Schools, Focus Schools, and Focus Districts.
of District 180 is for all students in Kentucky to be College and Career Ready
upon graduating from high school. District 180 is committed to providing
support and technical assistance to our schools and always welcomes feedback to
improve our systems of support.
Support for Continuous Improvement
We invite you to visit a Hub School
We invite you to connect with a Hub School. Come hear and see
shared best and promising practices. The Kentucky Hub Schools are East-Carter
High School, Pulaski County High School and Franklin-Simpson High School.
Hub School Contacts:
Comprehensive School/District Improvement Plans
CDIPs and CSIPs are due to KDE 90 days after
public release of data, however the planning and the implementation of the plan
is an on-going continuous improvement process.
Tools for Building Effective CSIP/CDIP Components:
District 180 Guiding Documents