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					PRIMEtime
Northfield School Board 10/13/08
                      Funding
   “After School Community Learning Program”
    grant through the Minnesota Department of
    Education
       Grant total is $299,295.31 for a two-year period
        (expires in August of 2009).
       More than 220 applicants applied and 21 projects
        were selected statewide.
       Provides enrichment to elementary, middle and
        high school out of school time programs
PRIMEtime Program Components
Each PRIMEtime site offers:

      Transportation to and from the program
      Homework assistance
      Daily skill-building workshops
      One-on-One mentoring
      Cultural- and gender-specific groups
      College and career exploration
      Youth leadership opportunities
      Family events
      Service-learning experiences
        Elementary and Middle
        School PLUS Programs
   Serve students in Grades K-8
   Provide Targeted Services for Math, Reading and
    Social Skills
   Provide Enrichment Activities
       Arts and Crafts
       Structured Recreation
       Mentoring
       Homework Help
       Field Trips
       Guest Speakers
       Service Learning activities
High School Program
   Homework Help
   Club Latino
   Aztec Dancing
   TORCH
   PRIMEtime Fellows
     Northfield Union of Youth
              The Key
   Serves youth ages 12-20
   Provides free after school programming and enrichment
    opportunities
        Book Club, Photo Club, Art Project, Cooking Class, Writing
         Workshop, Key Radio, Garden Club, Skateboard Coalition, and
         others
        Mentoring
        College Preparation
        Youth-Run Business Micro-Grants (funded by HCI)
        Field Trips
        Civic Engagement
        Community Service
    Other Program Partners

   Connected Kids Mentoring Program
   Comadres
   Reaching Our Goals (St. Olaf)
   Woman’s Circle (Carleton)
   TORCH
   Project Friendship (new in 2008-09)
    Summer PLUS Program
   Six weeks of free programming, plus three
    additional weeks, partnering with the
    Northfield Area YMCA in August
   Transportation provided
   Five hours per day Monday through Thursday
   301 students served in Grades K-8
   Eleven high school PRIMEtime Fellows served
    as program assistants
    Summer PLUS Partners
   Northfield Area United Way
   Healthy Community Initiative (HCI)
   Northfield Public Schools, including
    Community Services
   City of Northfield Outdoor Pool
   PRIMEtime Grant
   TORCH
   WINGS (Women in Northfield Giving
    Support)
           PRIMEtime Numbers
   1,169 local youth (unduplicated) participated
    in a PRIMEtime program last year
       36% are elementary age
       22% are middle school age
       42% are high school age
   214 attended more than 30 different days
       43% are students of color
       53% are males
       47% are females
Results:
Academic Measurements - Grant Required

   2a) At least 60% of 198 students in Year 1 will
    demonstrate improvement in core academic subjects such
    as math, reading, and/or language arts during the
    reporting period.
   2b) At least 90% of 198 students in Year 1 will remain in
    school and progress toward graduation during the
    reporting period.
   1a) At least 50% of 198 students in Year 1 will improve
    their knowledge of community resources during the
    reporting period.
   1b) At least 70% of 132 middle/high school students in
    Year 1 will improve their knowledge of career and
    postsecondary educational opportunities during the
    reporting period.
     Results:
     Reading and Math Test Scores - Goal 2a

PRIMEtime students showing improved NWEA test scores in
Reading/Math Spring 07 - Spring 08                            138

PRIMEtime students not showing improved NWEA test scores in
Reading/Math Spring 07 - Spring 08                             49

Percentage of PRIMEtime students showing improvement in
Reading/Math NWEA scores (30+events N=187)                          73.8%
                                      (Grant Goal = 70%)
PRIMEtime students showing improved NWEA percentiles in
Reading/Math Spring 07 - Spring 08                             93

PRIMEtime students not showing improved NWEA percentiles in
Reading/Math Spring 07 - Spring 08                             94

Percentage of PRIMEtime students showing improved NWEA
Reading/Math percentiles (30+events N=187)                          49.7%
        Results:
        Reading and Math Test Scores – Comparisons
     Change in Math national percentile: PRIMEtime students compared
      with total district population
PRIMEtime students average percentile points Math change (N=106 @ 30+
                                                                           +3.22
events attended)
District Population average percentile points Math change (N=2475)         +2.15
Difference: average Math percentile change for PRIMEtime students vs.
                                                                           +1.07
district as a whole

     Change in Reading national percentile: PRIMEtime students
      compared with total district population
PRIMEtime students average percentile points Reading change (N=81 @ 30+
                                                                            -1.14
events attended)
District population average percentile points Reading change N=2002         -0.65
Difference: average Reading percentile change for PRIMEtime students vs.
                                                                            -0.49
district as a whole
        Results:
        Language Usage Test Scores / Comparisons
PRIMEtime students showing improved NWEA test scores in Language
                                                                          27
Usage Spring 07 - Spring 08
PRIMEtime students not showing improved NWEA test scores in Language
                                                                          18
Usage Spring 07 - Spring 08
Percentage of PRIMEtime students showing improved NWEA Language
                                                                        60%
Usage scores (30+events N=45)

      Change in Language Usage national percentile: PRIMEtime students
       compared with district population
PRIMEtime students average percentile points Language Usage Change
                                                                       +3.38
(N=45 @ 30+ events attended)
District population average percentile points Language Usage Change
                                                                       +2.55
N=826
Difference: average Language Usage percentile change for PRIMEtime
                                                                        +.83
students vs. district as a whole
Results :
Knowledge of Community Resources, Career
Choices, Graduated or Advanced Grade Level

    188 of 258 (73%) PRIMEtime students indicated an
     improved knowledge of community resources during the
     Year 1 reporting period. (Grant Goal = 50%)

    136 of 170 (80%) PRIMEtime students from grades 6-12
     reported during Year 1 that they had talked with their
     teacher, school counselor or school social worker about
     their college plans or career choice and the classes
     needed for that choice. (Grant Goal = 70%)

    Of the 217, 211 (97%) advanced to the next grade level
     or graduated; 2 (1%); were retained and 4 (2%) are in
     the system but have incomplete data records. (Grant Goal
     = 90%)
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