Case Studies
August 22
2017
Small District Meets Rigorous State Standards and Gives Students More Options

Santa Anna ISD is a small, rural school district that serves a primarily at-risk student…

Case Studies

05/26/2017

Fullerton Joint Union High School District, CA

Continuing Partnership Expands Learning Options Fullerton Joint UHSD offers online learning to students through the iSierra Online Academy, so they already had the infrastructure in place to offer the new health course online. Since 2010, the district…

02/16/2017

Troy City School District, NY

Students Succeed When They Have Options for Learning When students enter the Alternative Learning Program, a liaison coordinator and counselor reviews their transcripts to determine if they need Apex Learning Courses to recover credits and/or Tutorials…

11/14/2016

Bell High School, Los Angeles Unified School District, CA

Empowering Teachers to Support Struggling Learners The teachers at Bell High School have embraced Apex Learning as a critical resource to meet the wide range of student needs. The challenge with the traditional one-size-fits-all model of instruction is…

09/02/2016

North Little Rock School District, AR

The search for a better digital curriculum solution The Academy looked at several digital curriculum providers that would help them effectively address the challenges of their students, overcome its absentee problem, and enable credit recovery.  The…

08/31/2016

Cabot Public School District, AR

Serving At-Risk Students The Academic Center of Excellence opened in 2004 with about 30 students, and it now serves 250 students. In 2014, they added an additional program called ACE-North. Students come to ACE for a variety of reasons: they have …

12/09/2015

Beaverton School District, OR

Preparing Students for Success in High School Paul Ottum, Online Learning Specialist for Beaverton School District, recognizes the importance of preparing students for success in high school. "In many cases, students leave school because they aren…

01/08/2015

Hartford Public Schools, CT

Identifying the Need for Change Hartford Public Schools serves a diverse student body with a broad range of challenges that could lead to students dropping out of high school. "We have a lot of students who are struggling in the traditional…

10/07/2014

Cherokee County School District, GA

Supporting Struggling Students The experience of learning in a traditional classroom is not successful for every student. Some students don't fit the mold of the one-size-fits-all; rather, they grow impatient and suffer academically. Selecting…

05/08/2013

East Greenbush Central School District, NY

Increasing Graduation Rate Columbia High School, the single high school in the East Greenbush Central School District, increased its graduation rate to 94 percent - a 6 percentage point increase over the previous rate of 88 percent. District leaders…

02/20/2013

St. Mary's County Public Schools, MD

Addressing At-Risk Students Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano initiated a plan to improve student achievement and increase teacher effectiveness. A focal point was to expand the use of technology to help at-risk students graduate from high school.…