Standard 4 - Resources and Support Systems
The school has resources and provides services that support its purpose and direction to ensure success for all students.
Qualified professional and support staff are sufficient in number to fulfill their roles and responsibilities necessary to support the school’s purpose, direction, and the educational program.
OUR INTERPRETATION: School board with various responsibilities of overall management. Primary and Secondary teachers assigned to each level. Additional volunteers for various activities during the school session like Library Management, substitute/HW correction etc.
Staffing Needs - At the start of academic year planning sessions are done to maintain low students to teacher ratio
List of qualified backup resources
Financial report for last 3 years
Stakeholder survey results with positive feedback on teaching resources
Instructional time, material resources, and fiscal resources are sufficient to support the purpose and direction of the school.
OUR INTERPRETATION: Predefined course levels and calendar of class schedule along with the assigned class rooms and resources.
At the start of the academic year, text book and homework books are purchased from ATA for all students
Last 3 years financial reports
School calendar and schedule on OpenSIS and website
The school maintains facilities, services, and equipment to provide a safe, clean, and healthy environment for all students and staff.
OUR INTERPRETATION: Dedicated classrooms for every class and necessary equipment like books, markers, pens. Safety committee for each branch and floor.
Fire drill conducted and documented
At the start of the year, school management works with St.Louis and O Fallon county libraries to secure classes for the whole year
Students and school personnel use a range of media and information resources to support the school’s educational programs.
OUR INTERPRETATION: LMS with eLearning content, Audio/Video visuals
Teaching and support staff available to guide for online resources
The technology infrastructure supports the school’s teaching, learning, and operational needs.
OUR INTERPRETATION: Learning Management System as the system of records for School/Student Management. Every School Admin, Teachers, Students and parents have access to LMS to view the Calendar, Events, Billing, Library, Attendance, Schedule & progress reports
Parents awareness meeting for online and LMS tools
Survey results proving sufficient technology resource availability
The school provides support services to meet the physical, social, and emotional needs of the student population being served.
OUR INTERPRETATION: Teachers communicate to Parents every week or need basis. End of semester parent/teacher conferences to review the progress of students and all other aspects which needs support
Levle2: School personnel endeavor to determine the physical, social, and emotional needs of students in the school. School personnel provide or coordinate programs to meet the needs of students when possible. School personnel evaluate all programs. Improvement plans related to these programs are sometimes designed and implemented to meet the needs of students.
School's has policies and procedures to handle special need students
Survey proving that the school asses the special needs of students.
Email archival of weekly teacher’s communication to parents
Semester wise parent teacher conferences
The school provides services that support the counseling, assessment, referral, educational, and career planning needs of all students.
OUR INTERPRETATION: Tamil school will work with parents to get the possible Language credits for various levels. Also has a referral program with University of Pennsylvania for getting the university language credits
Level2: School personnel endeavor to determine the counseling, assessment, referral, educational, and career planning needs of students in the school. School personnel provide or coordinate programs to meet the needs of students when possible. School personnel evaluate all programs. Improvement plans related to these programs are sometimes designed and implemented to meet the needs of students.
School board works with outside organizations like UPenn for student's higher education needs.