|Point Fermin Principal Bonnie Taft announcing that Point Fermin had become Los Angeles Unified SchoollDistrict's first marine magnet elementary school.|
|LAUSD School Board Member Richard Vladovic visits students at one of his schools.|
POINT FERMIN ELEMENTARY SCALES UP TO THE “800 CLUB” WITH AN AMAZING 45 POINT LEAP IN ITS API AFTER THE PRINCIPAL IMPLEMENTED HER “GOLDEN HOUR RULE” AND OTHER STRATEGIES TO ENHANCE INSTRUCTIONAL LEARNING; THE MARINE MAGNET ELEMENTARY HAD THE LARGEST JUMP IN SAN PEDRO
LAUSD SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER RICHARD VLADOVIC APPLAUDS POINT FERMIN AND MANY OF HIS SCHOOLS FOR HAVING THE HIGHEST TEST SCORE RANKINGS IN LAUSD; THIS CLAP ON HIS BACK COMES AT A BRILLIANT TIME AS HE’S RUNNING FOR REELECTION
By Diana L. Chapman
That placed it among other top-ranking elementary schools in the region, having shot up from 695 points to 813.
Apparently, those implementations including her “Golden Hours” rule, hiring an intervention teacher full time and not allowing any fundraisers during school hours – worked. The school shot up 45 points this past year, reaching an API (Academic Performance Index) of 838.