Community Reports

2019-2020 Community Report - see below for text

2019-2020 Community Report in Written Text

Mission (www.tcaps.net/vision)

We exist to educate. Education improves the quality of life for all.

Curriculum & Instruction

Best High Schools Recognition

Best High Schools 2020 US News & World Report
TC Central High School and TC West Senior High School ranked among the nation's Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about the Best High Schools recognition.

 

  • Teacher Collaborative Routines established for shared planning time, enhancing academic results
  • Teaching and support staff quickly adjusted to state-mandated closure: transitioned to online learning platforms, printed curriculum packets, provided enrichment opportunities
  • Continued investment in elementary science curriculum

Finance & Operations

  • Structurally balanced budget (7.12% fund balance)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting (15th consecutive year)
  • 100% bus safety inspection rating (9th consecutive year)

Completed Capital Projects include:

  • Main office reconstruction and security additions; Courtade, Silver lake, Willow Hill, West Middle School
  • Roof renovation; Courtade, West Middle School
  • Digital clocks installation; East Middle School
  • Vehicle/bus loop projects; Silver Lake, West Middle School
  • Library and auditorium lighting upgrades; West Senior High School

COVID-19 Response and Coordination

Building strong systems to drive improved life outcomes for ALL students.

  • March 2020 - All classes moved to remote learning
  • 10,000+ Chromebooks and 200 hotspots provided to support remote learning
  • 213,947 free meals distributed at four sites/meal delivery (Mar.-June)
  • Virtual counseling services provided by school social workers
  • $21,073 Intense Student Support Network donations received to support students in need
  • 3,000 enrichment items with curriculum activity sheets distributed
  • 1,000+ books provided to students through community partnerships
  • $14,000 worth of hand-selected items donated by DDA Buy Local, Give Local Campaign

A Look at 2020-2021

  • TCAPS Safe Start Plan developed and implemented, Extended COVID-19 Learning Plan reviewed and updated monthly
  • Developed three learning options to accommodate each student's unique needs (Face-to-Face, UpNorth Virtual Live, and On Demand)
  • School safety, diversity, equity, and inclusion work underway
  • 2020 Non-Homestead (Operating) Millage
  • Continued participation on GT County Joint Operations Committee
  • Ongoing TCAPS COVID-19 Communications and Case Reporting (www.tcaps.net/safestart)