SPECIAL MEETING--BOARD OF XAVIER CHARTER SCHOOL, INC.
Friday, April 29th, 2016 1:30 pm
Xavier Charter School
1218 N. College Road West, Twin Falls, Idaho
I. Roll Call Attendance
II. Approval of Agenda
Please note: Pursuant to Idaho Code §67-2343 (4) an agenda shall be required for each meeting. The agenda shall be posted in the same manner as the notice of the meeting. An agenda may be amended, provided that a good faith effort is made to include, in the original agenda notice, all items known to be probable items of discussion.
III. Executive session
Pursuant Idaho Code 74-206 Section (1) Subsection (a) consider hiring of public official
Pursuant to Idaho Code 74-206 (1) (a) consider hiring of public official (b) consider evaluation, dismissal or disciplining or, to hear complaints or charges brought against an employee or student, (c) conduct deliberations considering legal negotiations or acquire real property (d) consider records that are exempt from disclosure as provided in chapter 3, title 9, Idaho Code (e) consider preliminary negotiations involving matters of trade or commerce in which the governing body in competition with governing bodies in other states or nations (f)communicate with legal counsel(g)consider custody review of Idaho Department of Juvenile corrections(h)custody review (i)communicate with schools risk manager or insurance provider on pending litigation (2) labor negotiations.
2016-2017 School Calendar
The first day of school for the 2016-2017 school year will be September 6, 2016.
The full school calendar can be found here.
Xavier Charter Board Resolution Concerning Common Core and SBAC Assessments
WHEREAS, parents in Idaho were granted the ability to choose the education they felt was suitable and appropriate for their children, and that this was acknowledged by the state legislature as a right in the Idaho Charter Schools Act of 1998, specifically granting local control over these schools to include but not limited to “improvement of student learning, increased learning opportunities, with special emphasis on expanded learning experiences for students, including the use of different and innovative teaching methods, creating new professional opportunities for teachers, including the opportunity to be responsible for the learning program at the school site, and hold the schools established under this chapter accountable... Read More>>
Regarding Right to Receive Teacher Information
Federal law requires that each school district receiving Title 1 funds notify parents of each student attending any school receiving these funds that information regarding the professional qualifications of their child’s classroom teacher(s) may be requested.
As a parent of a student attending a school receiving federal program funds, you have the right to know:
- Is my child’s teacher licensed to teach the grades and subject(s) assigned?
- Is my child’s teacher teaching with a provisional license, meaning the state has waived requirements for my child’s teacher?
- What is the college major of my child’s teacher?
- What degree or degrees does my child’s teacher hold?
- If there are instructional aides working with my child, what are their qualifications?
- If my child is or will be taught for 4 or more consecutive weeks this year by a teacher who is not highly qualified, will I be notified in a timely manner?
To request the state qualifications for your child’s teacher or instructional aide, please contact Gary Moon at (208) 734-3947. If you would like more information about this Xavier Charter Schools please feel free to call the front office at the same number and your call will be directed to the appropriate individual.
XAVIER RANKED IN TOP 3%
The state-wide SAT information released by the Idaho Department of Education shows Xavier Charter School’s mean composite score ranked last year’s juniors in the Top 3% in the state of Idaho. IDE requires Idaho high school juniors to participate annually in SAT School Day each April. XCS juniors placed 5th in the state, out-performing all other school districts in the Magic Valley as well as Blaine Co., Cassia Co., Minidoka Co., Boise City and Meridian.
The mean composite score for all three sections of the SAT for juniors at XCS was 1566, 197 points above the State average of 1369. Kimberly School District’s mean composite score was 1435. All other Magic Valley school districts fell below the state average. Nine schools in the state scored above the benchmark SAT score of 1550. Of the nine schools, seven are charters schools.
Xavier Charter School, a free public school, is still accepting students in grades 7th through 12th.
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School Hours 2015-2016
Tuesday - Friday