Academic Achievements
398
page-template-default,page,page-id-398,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode_grid_1300,footer_responsive_adv,qode-theme-ver-10.0,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-4.12,vc_responsive

Academic Achievement



Our Mission

The Mission of Henry Johnson Charter School is to ensure that all scholars reach the highest levels of scholastic achievement in an environment that instills character, virtue, and “habits of mind” that ensure success both within and outside the classroom: diligence, courage, respect, self-reliance, duty, and responsibility

Our Vision

Henry Johnson Charter School is a learning community where every scholar achieves academic excellence while developing exceptional character.

Goals

To achieve academic success and build exceptional character for all of our scholars, the Henry Johnson Charter School has the following goals:

1. All Kindergarten scholars will achieve at least one year of growth in reading and math.

2. All scholars who are new to HJCS will achieve at least 1.5 years of growth in reading and math.

3. All scholars who have attended HJCS for one or more years will achieve at least 1.5 years of growth in reading and math.

4. All scholars will be able to write proficiently on demand across three genres.

5. Every scholar will lead a parent conference.

1. 85% of scholars will read on or above grade-level by the end of the year

2. 85% of scholars will achieve EOY words correct per minute (WCPM) target

3. 85% of scholars will achieve proficiency on grade-level assessments

1. 85% of scholars will demonstrate significant growth across three writing genres

2. 85% of 3rd and 4th grade scholars will write proficiently across all three genres

1. 85% of scholars will achieve proficiency on grade-level assessments

2. 100% of scholars will master grade-level required fluencies

1. Every scholar will develop a measurable learning goal in reading, writing, and math

2. Every scholar will be able to progress monitor their own learning goals

3. Every scholar will be able to articulate their individual academic progress during a scholar-led parent conference

Results

NYS 4th Grade ELA 2015

Henry Johnson Charter School (HJCS)

Albany City School District (ACSD)

NYS 4th Grade Math 2015

Henry Johnson Charter School (HJCS)

Albany City School District (ACSD)

Proficiency

HJCS

32.1%

Proficiency

ACSD

14%

Proficiency

HJCS

41.5%

Proficiency

ACSD

15.6%

NYS 3rd Grade ELA 2015

Henry Johnson Charter School (HJCS)

Albany City School District (ACSD)

NYS 3rd Grade Math 2015

Henry Johnson Charter School (HJCS)

Albany City School District (ACSD)

Proficiency

HJCS
23.4%

Proficiency

ACSD

14.2%

Proficiency

HJCS

14.4%

Proficiency

ACSD

15.4%

Curriculum

Our research-based math and reading programs are aligned with the National Common Core Standards. Classes in Social Studies, Science, Art, Music, Computers, Library, and Physical Education complete the array of subject areas that scholars will explore and develop proficiency in. The curriculum is designed to meet the individual needs of our scholars while providing a focus on attainment and mastery of the State and Common Core Standards. We call your children “scholars” to reflect our focus on learning as well as our belief that all scholars can succeed in an environment of high expectations.

The following are the curriculum materials we use at Henry Johnson:

  • ELA (K-2): Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA)
  • ELA (3-4): Engage NY
  • Math: Engage NY
  • Science: Interactive Science
  • Social Studies: HJCS Social Studies Framework