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SPED Student Statistics

Average RSP Student GPA

6th (15) 2.5 GPA

7th (18) 3.0 GPA

8th (8) 3.4 GPA

Average RSP student CST/CMA

CST ELA MATH

6th Grade 348 348

7th Grade 400 401

CMA ELA MATH

6th Grade 422 451

7th Grade 505 464

(Proficient is a score of 360 or above)

School wide API for 2011-12 906

A Successful Viper…

Comes to school prepared everyday with comp books, lanyard, collared shirt, and completed home-work

Has a desire to succeed

Has strong work habits

Has support at home

Typical 6th Grade Schedule

Period 1 — PE

Period 2 — Elective

(Study skills, Art or Spanish)

Period 3/4 — ELA

Lunch

Period 5/6 — Math

Period 7/8 — Science

RSP Department Contact Information

Cathy Zych

czych@vistausd.org

Amy Wieland

amywieland@vistausd.org

Special Education

What to Expect at VMMS

VMMS provides an inclusive academic model for ALL students. Students with specialized accommodations stated in a student’s IEP are supported in the general education classrooms. For more Vista Unified School District Special Education Progam information, click HERE.

 

All students at VMMS:

 Wear collared shirts and lanyards

 Participate in Service as Action (community service)

 Participate in a rigorous curriculum and complete multiple projects each quarter

 Complete nightly homework that typically includes:

 Practice math problems

 Read independently

 Write reflections frequently

 

 

VMMS RSP FAQs

What type of RSP students have attended VMMS?

 SLD (Specific Learning Disability)

 OHI (including ADHD)

 ASD (Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome)

 Cerebral Palsy

 TBI

 Vision Impaired

 Hearing Impaired

 Orthopedic Impairment

 

What services do you offer?

 Study Skills for 1 period a day

 Inclusion support in general education classes

 Service provider support (i.e. OT, PT, APE as per IEP)

 FAPE in the Least Restrictive Environment

 

How do I get in to VMMS?

 Fill out application

 Inform current IEP Case Manager now to set up a transition meeting

 Admissions based on IEP team decision

 

What is Study Skills?

 Support class for students with IEP

 Support students in their general education learning

 Small group setting

 Work on organization and study skills

 Project support

 

What is IB MYP?

 International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme

 A framework of learning which encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers.

 It emphasizes intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and to the real world.