Los Angeles – Green Dot Public Schools averaged a 20-point increase on the Academic Performance Index scores released today by the California Department of Education, with two of its schools exceeding the state's API goal of 800 for the first time. The performance marked the fourth straight year of gains across Green Dot's 18 schools.
In a multi-cohort study released today, UCLA's National Center for Research on
Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST) found that students attending the Locke Family of
High Schools showed significant improvement in student achievement. . .
"The results for the second cohort of Locke High School students are particularly significant, given that those teenagers were more fully exposed to the Green Dot academic model over time, said Joan L. Herman, who led the study team as director of the research center at UCLA"
The Annual All Green Dot College and Career Conference is an event that exposes Green Dot students and parents to the myriad of opportunities available within the areas of higher education and career pathways.
The Green Dot Public Schools (GDPS) is inviting proposals from qualified individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, associations, or professional organizations for proposals and quotes to enhance the mobility and expand the network access inside select GDPS schools.
Green Dot supports early career exploration among all grade levels; designed to help you navigate the college maze, recognize the key areas where you'll need to succeed, and craft your own plan and personal vision. The counselors at Green Dot aim to provide students with early college knowledge to help them prepare for the college application process and life after high school.
On Saturday, June 4th, all 17 Green Dot schools came together at the Home Depot Center to participate in the inaugural Ánimo Cup soccer tournament. This event marked only the second time in Green Dot's ten year history that a competition across all schools has taken place.
In 2006, Locke Senior High School was among the lowest performing schools in Los Angeles. Plagued by gang activities and low expectations for students, Locke was sending just 5% of its graduating students to 4-year colleges and universities.