Case Studies
May 26
2017
Getting a Jump-Start on High School Readiness

Updated content standards for health education took effect in California in 2016, requiring all…

Case Studies

04/20/2017

Los Angeles County Office of Education, CA

Addressing the Challenge Camp Afflerbaugh-Paige houses male wards ages 13 to 18 serving sentences of 6 to 18 months. The average student at Paige High School is two academic years behind his peers in traditional high schools and requires intensive…

03/13/2017

City School District of Albany, NY

A Six-Year Partnership Began with Credit Recovery In 2011, Albany teamed with Apex Learning to launch a credit recovery program enabling struggling students to graduate on time. The program started with a Saturday Academy for credit recovery, and over…

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…

11/25/2015

Boston Public Schools, MA

Expanding Access to Advanced Placement Sparked by Superintendent Carol Johnson’s Acceleration Agenda, the district identified digital learning as a solution to engage and motivate students and improve their academic success. We…

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…

11/13/2014

Highland High School, Antelope Valley Union High School District, CA

Developing the Plan When Steve Ford joined Highland HS as principal, his primary goal was to increase student achievement levels on state assessments and improve graduation rates. During the fall of 2012, approximately 35 percent of 9th graders were…

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…

03/14/2014

City School District of Albany, NY

Addressing the Challenge Initially, the district launched the intervention program as part of a Saturday Academy for at-risk students in need of recovering credits. Students completed course work using Apex Learning Comprehensive Courses, moving through…

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…