Dropout Prevention

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    Taxonomy Code: HH-1600.1600

    Programs that develop educational strategies and practices, including special instructional methods and materials, learning activities and diagnostic and assessment procedures which encourage children and adolescents to maintain an acceptable grade point average, avoid excessive absenteeism or disruptive behaviors which put them at risk for suspension or expulsion and remain in school through completion their elementary and secondary education. Included are school-based dropout prevention and academic intervention programs which lead to improved performance in the areas of academic achievement, attendance, and discipline; and community based programs, often staffed by representatives from a variety of organizations including the school, the police, the probation department, family counseling agencies and delinquency diversion agencies, which monitor and/or investigate a young person's school attendance and jointly develop and implement interventions which encourage the young person to remain in school or to return to school if already a dropout.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Alternative High School - Centennial High SchoolProvides non-traditional means of instruction and a closed campus to students aged 15 - 21. Larimer CountyCentennial High SchoolCentennial High School
    Alternative High School - Thompson School District R2-JProvides an alternative to traditional high school education. Regular diploma is obtained when required credits are completed. First Steps day care center available for teen parents. Students can attend any Thompson School District School and access the nursery.Larimer CountyHarold Ferguson High SchoolThompson School District R2-J
    Dropout Prevention and Recovery - Jefferson County Public SchoolsRe-engages students who are at risk of dropping out or who have dropped out of school, by connecting students to education, social and community supports.Jefferson CountyJefferson County Public SchoolsJefferson County Public Schools
    Dropout Prevention Program - I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder CountyIdentifies groups of low-income children (in elementary school) deemed to be at high risk of eventually becoming school dropouts. Once identified, IHAD establishes a comprehensive long-term program of support for the entire group for the duration of their school years, a 10+ year commitment. Eight learning centers operate after-school and throughout the summer, providing: - Intensive Counseling and Case Management - Academic and Literacy Development - Social Enrichment and Cultural Programs - Access to Individualized Tutoring - Participation in a Mentoring Program - Career and College Preparation Programs - Daily Hands-On Guidance from Full-Time Bilingual StaffBoulder CountyI Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder CountyI Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County
    Educational Counseling Program - Denver KidsOffers preventive Educational Counseling for Denver Public Schools students, utilizing adult volunteers along with Educational Counseling staff. Denver Kids provides year-round Educational Counseling, a one-to-one relationship-based, long-term preventive approach dedicated to building character, academic achievement, and positive development of the whole child. Creating trusting and collaborative relationships with our students, Denver Kids works to overcome barriers to academic success. Denver Kids also recruits and trains adult volunteers to serve as mentors to students in the program. Activities, special events, and educational programs are provided throughout the year for the mentors and students. Each Denver Kids mentor commits to the program for one year and agrees to see the student twice a month. The professional counseling staff works closely with each mentor - providing them with expertise and guidance.Denver CountyDenver KidsDenver Kids
    Online Campus - Thompson School District R2-JProvides an online educational experience for students in grades K-12 enrolled in the Thompson School District. The Thompson Online Campus is comprised of two programs that used to be known as Thompson On-Line and Secondary Options for Achievement Resulting in Success (SOARS). Students taking classes through the Thompson Online Campus may be enrolled in one or both of the programs. A regular diploma is obtained from the school that the student is primarily enrolled in when required credits are completed. First Steps day care center available for teen parents. Students can attend any Thompson School District School and access the nursery. Call (970) 613-5308 for daycare enrollment information.Larimer CountyHarold Ferguson High SchoolThompson School District R2-J
    Reengagement Program - Colorado Youth for a ChangeOffers a chance to explore school and re-engage for youth who have dropped out of school. Provides assistance with the enrollment process as well as coordinates support with local agencies to ensure success and graduation.Denver CountyColorado Youth for a ChangeColorado Youth for a Change

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