• School to Watch

    As the lead agency for the Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage program, the California League of Middle Schools would like to congratulate High Desert School as a redesignated 2018 Schools to Watch:

    First Redesignation (3 years Continuous Improvement):

    • Albiani Middle School, Elk Grove Unified School District
    • Granite Ridge Intermediate School, Clovis Unified School District
    • High Desert School, Acton-Aqua Dulce Unified School District
    • Olive Peirce Middle School, Ramona City Unified School District

    Staff members from the STW schools have worked extremely hard to create supportive, engaging communities that actively serve the academic and socio-emotional needs of all learners.

    The Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage program is offered by:

    Lead Agencies
    • California League of Middle Schools (CLMS) (see www.clms.net for program specifics)
    • California Department of Education (CDE)

    Program Partners
    • California Middle Grades Alliance, a partnership of:

    Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), California Department of Education (CDE), Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee (CISC) of California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCESA), California League of Middle Schools (CLMS), California Middle Grades Partnership Network (CMGPN), California School Boards Association (CSBA), California Parent Teachers Association (CAPTA), California Teachers Association (CTA), Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), United Way of Greater Los Angeles (UWGLA)

    • National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform
    • Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage Model Schools

    Media inquiries and questions about the new Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage may be directed to Dr. Irvin Howard, Program Director, at STWCAL@gmail.com or (951) 318-7515