2017 - 18 School Year School-Wide Focus
School-Wide focus 2017- 18 School Year
1 – Teachers utilize YAG, technology integration, and Marzano high-yield instructional strategies to provide high quality, engaging instruction that results in assessment and course proficiency
2 – Teachers utilize attendance, behavior, and benchmark assessment data to implement Early Warning System and specific interventions that will assure Q1 students meet course and assessment standards
3 – Staff will deliver engaging instruction that results in all students meeting 95% attendance standard and 100% graduation rate
Counseling staff will provide support services to students that minimizes impact of substance abuse issues on student attendance, behavior, and course/assessment completion rates
Spring Break - no schoolTse’ Yi’ Gai High School
Navajo Soverignty Day - no schoolTse’ Yi’ Gai High School
The academic program is organized on a traditional seven period day with semester classes and a daily 30 minute Tier II intervention period. Seven credits per semester is the maximum course load with 24.5 units required for graduation. AP® courses are offered: Biology, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, US Government, United States History, Statistics, and World History. AP is an open-enrollment program. Dual enrollment classes are offered through New Mexico State University and Navajo Technical University. Honors classes are offered in English II, Biology, and Geometry. CTE Fire Science Program provides hands-on career exploration.
Tse’ Yi’ Gai High School Profile
Tse’ Yi’ Gai High is a comprehensive four-year public high school enrolling 125 students in grades 8–12. It is located on the eastern edge of the Navajo Nation in northwestern New Mexico. 100% of students qualify for free meals. 50% of the students are classified as ELL with Navajo being the primary language spoken in the home. The school opened in the fall of 2007 and graduated its first senior class in the spring of 2008. The school is an Apple ConnectEd school with technology support provided by Apple - teachers have MacBooks, iPads, Apple TVs; students have iPads. Tse’ Yi’ Gai High School is accredited by AdvancedEd.
Gallup-McKinley County Schools serves approximately 12,000 students in 37 schools. Gallup-McKinley County Schools is located in McKinley County, NM. McKinley County is home to 74,098 residents in 2014, according to the United States Census Bureau. This district is the sixth-largest by enrollment in the state of New Mexico. The United States Census Bureau found that 12.2 percent of county residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 25.6 percent of state residents. The median household income for the county was $30,780 compared to $44,886 for the state. The percentage of people below poverty level for the county was 33.6 percent while it was 19.5 percent for the state of New Mexico.