Case Studies
January 19
2018
Personalized Learning Supports the Transition from Middle School to High School

Dorchester School District Two sets a high bar for high school readiness; however, the district…

Case Studies

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…

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 …

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…

12/15/2014

Catoosa County Public Schools, GA

Creating a Pathway to College and Career Like many public school districts, Catoosa County Public Schools serves a number of students who require an alternative to the traditional classroom - either because they are not succeeding in the setting or…

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…

07/10/2014

Metropolitan School District of Warren Township, IN

1:1 Chromebook Initiative to Improve Student Learning A recipient of a Race to the Top grant, Metropolitan School District of Warren Township is seeking to redefine its traditional educational paradigms through a district-wide 1:1 initiative that…

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…

01/24/2013

Temecula Valley Unified School District, CA

Increasing Academic Rigor Temecula Valley's summer school online credit recovery program had the reputation for being easy. The district needed to increase the rigor of its online curriculum to restore the integrity of its diploma and the…