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, high relationship based culture, and closed campus to students' grades 9 - 12.Larimer CountyCentennial High SchoolCentennial High School
    Alternative High School - Harold Ferguson High SchoolOffers an alternative for at risk students seeking a high school diploma. Ferguson High School is a 9th - 12th grade school. Students Must provide their own transportation. Also offers the Secondary Options for Achievement Resulting in Success (SOARS) program, an online learning platform for credit recovery. Students must be enrolled at a Thompson School District High School. The Online learning platform through Thompson Online is also available. School work is completed at home with phone and email support with a Thompson School District teacher. Students can get extra support from teachers at the Thompson On-line learning lab located at the Hilltop Campus. 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 SchoolHarold Ferguson High School
    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 High School - GOAL AcademyOffers free public high school, concurrent enrollment opportunities, and the ability to earn a high school diploma along with college credits through the online school. Also offers a drop-in center for tutoring, academic advising, or to meet other students.Larimer CountyGOAL AcademyGOAL Academy
    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
    The Waverly School (N CR 15) - Turning Point Center for Youth and Family Development - Fort CollinsProvides an educational program, approved by the Colorado Department of Education, designed to accommodate students with diverse academic needs who are learning at varying educational levels. Larimer CountyN CR 15 - Turning Point Center for Youth and Family DevelopmentTurning Point Center for Youth and Family Development

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