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Developing Coherence Across the Content Areas

School: 10X390
State/District: D10 NYC DOE
Content Area: MSQI, Dual Language
Grade: 6-8

MS 390 is located in the Burnside Ave area of the Bronx, in School District 10. The school has a student population of approximately 546 students in Grade 6 through 8. It serves a high poverty community with 98% of the students qualifying for Free and Reduced Lunch. Support was tailored to meet the needs identified through discussions with teachers and the administration. Teachers received PD and modeling of Socratic Seminars, and by the end of the year there was a significant increase in student to student academic discussion in Socratic Seminar, across the grades and disciplines, including ELA, Math, and Science.

Percentage of students at Level 3 or 4

  • 11% 11%
  • 2013 30% 30%
  • 2013 9% 9%
  • 2014 22% 22%

Before GR Consulting

After GR Consulting

Source: NYC School Performance Dashboard