皇家华人

Division of Schools

Division of Schools

About our Division

The Division of Schools provides leadership and support to all school principals and leads schools in a continuous school improvement process designed to accomplish the mission and strategic goals established by the 皇家华人. The Chief of Schools, in collaboration with the Executive Directors for School Leadership, oversees all schools and the implementation of academic programs.

The Division of Schools is responsible for driving educational excellence across all networks of schools in 皇家华人PSS. The Division of Schools leads the educational performance of the district by establishing a clear vision and strategic direction for instructional leadership, school culture, and school improvement initiatives. One goal of the division is to lead efforts to build world-class schools that will provide powerful, personalized learning that is engaging for all students and staff. Additionally, the Division of Schools aims to improve instructional quality and school cultures with the goal of creating a high-performing learning organization that ensures students will graduate ready for success in college, career, and in life.

Division of Schools Key Pillars

  • Working with school leaders to monitor school improvement and make adjustments accordingly.
  • Driving the successful integration of evidence-based strategies to ensure the growth and success of all schools.
  • Creating a shared understanding of challenges at the school level, and identifying opportunities for improved student achievement.
  • Supporting principals to ensure high-quality implementation of each school鈥檚 educational design, including school culture, standards, assessments, and instructional guidelines.
  • Ensuring the effective management, coaching, and mentorship of school leaders in ways that drive significant student achievement gains.
  • Establishing and maintaining clear, consistent interactions with parents, families, and community partners to receive input and feedback on the effectiveness of our schools, and to resolve concerns.
  • Developing a principal pipeline to have a pool of strong effective instructional leaders.

Attendance Zone Transfers

Alternative Education

The Office of Alternative Education’s mission is to provide meaningful and measurable learning experiences for students who have experienced behavioral challenges, academic difficulties, or barriers to acquiring successful matriculation in a traditional learning environment. 皇家华人PSS is committed to providing a positive, student-centered, safe, and academically comprehensive program that is sensitive to the varied learning styles of all students. Each alternative education program or school will meet the unique needs of students and equip them with the tools needed to be thriving citizens in the community, nation, and world. In partnership with the iCare Department, Reengagement Programs supports training and implementation of Restorative Practices in 皇家华人PSS. The use of restorative practices in schools and throughout the community encourages the use of strategies to support students and adults to learn from the experience that led to the conflict and examines attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that may have contributed to the conflict. Our goal is to reduce suspensions and expulsions district-wide and ultimately influence changing mindsets of adults and students in schools.

Graduation Excellence

The mission of the听Office of Graduation Excellence (OGE)听is to ensure all graduates of the 皇家华人 graduate on time and are college/career ready with intensive support and guidance from parents, teachers, counselors, school leaders, and community. The OGE will ensure the alignment of all personnel, resources, systems, and time to ensure scholars graduate. The OGE is laser-focused on assisting stakeholders in removing barriers to graduation and post-secondary aspiration actualization. The OGE will work collaboratively across central office teams to ensure all students have a听strong start and strong finish in 皇家华人 middle and high school portfolios. Leaders of the OGE will galvanize stakeholders and resources around the academic promise in all scholars.

Job Description

Under supervision, mentors will collaborate with licensed school personnel and classroom teachers to support the district鈥檚 student achievement goals and student鈥檚 success.听 Mentors will serve as role models for our students by inspiring college and career readiness, and modeling habits of mind thereby fostering positive study habits and college motivation.

Mentor Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate student binders, including calendars, class and textbook notes, etc.
  • Conduct tutorial sessions using collaborative learning and the practice of students teaching students through discussions.
  • Work with students in any phase of the writing process, such as brainstorming, clustering, revision, and editing.
  • Assist in teaching study skills and other aspects of college preparation.
  • Alert mentees to potential adjustment-related obstacles and equip them with suitable resources to help negate these.
  • Schedule follow-ups to gauge your mentees鈥 progress.
  • Encourage participation in mentor-mentee bonding initiatives to facilitate mentees鈥 social orientation. (All must be documented and approved by the OGE)
  • Attend mentorship meetings to share headway, concerns, and details regarding upcoming mentorship events. (Times and dates will be scheduled)
  • Report all pressing concerns to the OGE for in-depth review. (Mandatory)


Mentor Requirements:

  • High School diploma
  • (5) site visits (Monthly trainings and check ins)
  • Ability to perceive psychosocial, medical, and similar difficulties.
  • Tracking and intervention abilities.

JROTC

The Office of JROTC’s objectives are to develop leadership, self-reliance, responsiveness to authority, physical fitness, and attributes related to good citizenship and patriotism. Each JROTC unit has its own appointed cadet officers and non-commissioned officers to provide student leadership roles and give a military structure to all activities. Cadets learn to work together for the common good while developing self-discipline and a sense of responsibility.

Leadership Development

The Department of Leadership Development is devoted to a system of growth and support for aspiring leaders. Through the Aspiring Principals Program and the Instructional Leaders for Tomorrow Program, 皇家华人PSS can offer multiple distinct leadership preparation programs, which provide aspiring school leaders the opportunity to develop alongside an experienced and successful school leader. The programs are designed to consistently prepare new leaders for 皇家华人PSS leadership roles by offering course content that is aligned with our while supporting development that meets the aspiring leader鈥檚 career goals. The Leadership Development programs focus on principal standards, high-quality research-based training, selecting hiring, leader evaluation, and on-the-job support.

Reengagement Programs

Our mission is to provide meaningful and measurable learning experiences for students who have experienced behavioral challenges, academic difficulties, or barriers to acquiring successful matriculation in a traditional learning environment. 皇家华人 is committed to providing a positive, student centered, safe, and academically comprehensive program that is sensitive to the varied learning styles of all students. Each alternative education program or school will meet the unique needs of students and equip them with the tools needed to be a thriving citizen in the community, nation, and world.

In partnership with the iCare Department, 皇家华人’s Reengagement Programs supports training and implementation of Restorative Practices in 皇家华人 Parish Schools. The use of restorative practices in schools and throughout the community encourages the use of strategies to support students and adults to learn from the experience that led to the conflict, examine attitude, beliefs, and behaviors which may have contributed to the conflict. Our goal is to reduce suspensions and expulsions district wide and ultimately influence changing mindsets of adults and students in schools.


Over-aged middle school and high school programs provide an alternate setting which offers intensive interventions, credit recovery, and specialized programming to address academic gaps for students who are two or more years behind their peers. In addition to an intensive focus on academic interventions, over-age programs will focus on providing services to address students’ behavioral and social emotional needs. Average time enrolled is one full academic year.

Northdale Academy (Grades 6-12)

10755 Cletus Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-2036

Arlington Preparatory Academy (Grades 9-12)

6125 Winbourne Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 766-8188

The district embraces a model of inclusiveness for the exceptional student population. However, families may seek out other placement options outside of the traditional setting for students will exceptional needs or other special circumstances. Programming targeting the exceptional population will employ a data driven approach to support students with achieving their individual goals outline in their Individualized Education Plans (IEP), Individualized academic Plan (IAP), Act 833 Pathway goals, and/or student success plans. Average time enrolled is one full academic year.

Arlington Preparatory Academy (Grades 9-12)

6125 Winbourne Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 766-8188

Long-term reengagement schools offer alternative placement for assigned students who have displayed behaviors resulting in a long-term suspension, expulsion, administrative transfer, or referral through the Reengagement Programs Office. Alternative schools with a reengagement focus will provide access to instruction aligned to the Louisiana Student Standards and services targeting students’ behavioral and social emotional needs with the intended goal of equipping them with replacement behaviors needed to smoothly transition back to the traditional school setting. Average time enrolled is one academic semester.

皇家华人 Readiness Elementary Campus at Arlington (Grades k-5) – formerly Eden Park

6125 Winbourne Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 766-8188

皇家华人 Readiness Middle School Campus (Grades 6-8) –听formerly Greenville Alternative at Beechwood

2555 Desoto Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-4285

皇家华人 Readiness Superintendent’s Academy – High School Campus (Grades 9-12)

4375 E. Brookstown Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 757-9679

Short-Term Reengagement Centers offer short term placement (10 days or less) for students who have displayed behaviors resulting in suspension from school. Reengagement Centers provide access to instruction aligned to the Louisiana Student Standards. Each discipline center works with students to acknowledge and reflect on negative behaviors and engages with the student to support identification of actions to improve. Average time enrolled is 10 school days or less.

Charles Keel-Bogan Walk Center (Grades 6-8)

2550 Bogan Walk Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 336-2029

Christa McAuliffe Center (Grades 6-12)

12000 Goodwood Blvd.听
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 226-7942

皇家华人 Readiness Reengagement Center Campus (Grades 6-12)

4375 E. Brookstown Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(225) 356-1463

皇家华人 partners with the City of Baton Rouge to provide detained juvenile offenders continued access to rigorous instruction and other education services such as HiSET, counseling, and life skills.听

Juvenile Detention Center ages 12-19.

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School Improvement

The Department of School Improvement strategically collaborates, coaches, and consults with school leaders to improve data-informed instruction to increase student achievement and empowerment. The department supports schools by analyzing student, teacher, and school data to improve Tier I instruction as well as school processes, procedures, and systems. The department works to plan strategically with school leaders using the continuous improvement process and providing schools with high-quality feedback through instructional rounds and peer observations.

School Leadership

The Department of School Leadership is committed to facilitating a superb education for the students in 皇家华人PSS and providing first-rate customer service to all stakeholders. The department is committed to providing principals and teachers the support needed to be effective instructional leaders, which allows them to provide an excellent education to our students.

School Safety & Security

The Office of School Safety and Security consist of Sheriff’s Deputies from the 皇家华人 Parish Sheriff’s Office. These School Resource Officers work on school campuses and site of the school system to provide safety and security for students and personnel. The School Resource Officers also maintain lines of communication with the students, staff, and the community.听

Ensuring a Safe Environment

Our goal is to take proactive measures and precautions to ensure a safe environment at all sites. Below, you will find a list of the practices we follow to best meet our goal.

Partnerships:

-Strong partnership with local law enforcement agencies, the Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security, Department of Homeland Security, and other stakeholders

School Resource Officers:

-In partnership with local law enforcement agencies, officers from the 皇家华人 Parish Sheriff’s Office and the 皇家华人 Police Department are employed to patrol our campuses during and after school hours

District Safety Team:

-Identifies and evaluates the vulnerability of the school district to emergency threat situations consistently and recommend preventative measure to each

Safety Emergency Drills:

-Mandated drills are scheduled and performed routinely

Security and Safety Training:

-Ongoing safety training opportunities are offered to all employees

Surveillance Cameras:

-Primary uses are to keep sites secure, ensuring the safety of all on-site, and gathering evidence after an incident occurs

Monitored Alarm System:

-Acts as a deterrent to vandalism, theft, and other unwanted behaviors. Recorded and live video can be used during investigations and by first responders or staff during an emergency event

Emergency Response Information Portal (ERIP):

-An emergency management system that provides the following:

-Emergency Plans – site-specific emergency plans that prepare each location for a response to an emergency event by creating a plan of action, establishing teams, and detailing specific steps to take; these plans are reviewed and updated annually
-Site Mapping – critical structure information and maps for each site
-Assessments – assists site with identifying hazards
-Online Training – trains staff about emergency situations and what to do in the event they occur
-Emergency Drills – view scheduled, unscheduled, and overdue drills such as fire drills, lockdowns, bus drills, severe weather drills, intruder drills, and shelter-in-place drills for compliance

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Contact

Dionne Chaney, Supervisor for School Safety and Security
DiChaney@ebrschools.org
(225) 436-0065

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During School Hours:听(225) 226-7690
After School Hours:听(225) 226-3702