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School District: Toppenish
Grades Served: 3-12
Approved as a Multidistrict Online School Program from the 2011-12 through the 2014-15 school year.
Student Enrollment Instructions:
Students can learn about applying for enrollment in Northwest Allprep at www.nwallprep.com.
NWAllprep’s objective is to provide students with the strong academic content necessary for future and current employment as well as post secondary education. NWA emphasizes traditional content through an online computer based delivery. Traditional academic proficiencies include the minimum graduation standards required by the State of Washington and the sponsoring school district. NWA infuses state standards through the use of exciting educational software, Small Learning groups, mentoring, and an emphasis on one-on-one teacher-to-student collaboration. NWA works to sustain a vital collaboration with local businesses, community colleges and other community partners as it has a Community Service learning requirement.
Northwest AllPrep is designed to be a leader in the innovative application of online learning stressing Rigor Relevance and Relationships.
Educational Goal: Northwest Allprep has as its educational goal to graduate job and college ready students, as well as to stand as a model and test bed for other schools with the same objectives
Curriculum for grades 3-12 is provided by OdysseyWare, an Arizona based company that has a long history of developing on-line curriculum. All curriculum is designed to meet the Washington State Standards as defined by OSPI. Parents and/or guardians in the elementary program administer their students’ coursework on a day-to-day basis, providing structure, guidance and academic support. The NWALLPREP teacher/advisor is available on a daily, workday, basis to answer questions, and support the parent in these goals and is required to meet with the student regularly.
In addition to the on-line curriculum, students in the program are invited to participate in on-site enrichment classes. Students also gather several times each year for field trips and social events.
In addition, NWALLPREP high school students must complete a service-learning course, volunteering at least 40 hours with a nonprofit organization while learning about themselves, their community and the world.
Students also complete a Capstone Project their Senior year
Students at NWALLPREP are working towards being self-directed learners who are prepared to set and meet goals toward successful completion of school. Parents and/or guardians of students should be available to monitor students’ coursework, and to provide structure, guidance and academic support. Personalization of the diploma is paramount at NWALLPREP. Each student is assigned a certified teacher who meets with the student, and usually a parent, to provide academic support and set goals toward meeting the student’s 4-year plan. The NWALLPREP advisor is available to answer questions and support the student and parent in reaching these goals.
NWallprep is intended to serve those students that are more successful being educated in a home-online environment.
Northest Allprep requires weekly student teacher (synchronous) contact, at a minimum, and more frequent contact as needed. This contact is usually done face to face, but can also be done via online media systems or the phone. Students can also ask their teacher(s) questions via the learning software, Odysseyware, anytime day or night. Questions that are asked outside of the regular school day are normally answered the next school day. (asynchronous)
Students who fall behind may have the option of catching up in the summer.
Courses are fully aligned. Alignment is available on request.
We are accredited through Northwest Accreditation Commission.
Yes, Yes via ALE standards
AP courses are not currently offered through NWAllprep, but it is agreed that these course, if offered in the future will be approved by the College Board.
ODYSSEYWARE is a leading provider of online curriculum and eLearning solutions for charter, public, and virtual schools across the United States. With more than thirty years of experience, ODYSSEYWARE provides innovative, 21st century learning opportunities for today’s tech-savvy learners. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, the company has effectively revolutionized online education by offering a multimedia-enriched curriculum for grades 3-12.
Founded on research-based educational models, ODYSSEYWARE’s curriculum reaches digital natives and students who are challenged within the constraints of the traditional classroom. With the accelerated use of technology, the company enhanced its curriculum to include an increasing number of interactive and Internet-based features. Today, the company offers students a customizable, web-based curriculum accessible from any place at any time.
“When students are engaged,” said Kevin Youngblood, vice chairman and president of ODYSSEYWARE, “they will take charge of their education.”
Used in more than 2,500 school districts, ODYSSEYWARE includes courses in the core subjects of history and geography, math, language arts, and science, as well as a variety of electives. To ensure students begin at the appropriate grade level, placement testing is available for elementary, middle, and high school students.
As technology continues to change, ODYSSEYWARE is committed to delivering curriculum that provides an enriching and enjoyable educational experience. Through the efforts of a devoted team of curriculum developers, subject experts, and support staff, ODYSSEYWARE remains dedicated to helping all students achieve academic success.
Student Performance and Demographics
Data for school year: 2010-2011
Teacher-to-student ratio: 1:36
Course completion rate: 76%
Course pass rate: 87%
Student Satisfaction Survey
Data for school year: 2012-2013
Average Student Satisfaction:
4.7 (41 responses)
As a parent, I am very impressed with the overall process. We are very happy with the visiting teacher. [Ours] is an exceptional teacher. I very much appreciate the adjustments made to my sons courses, in order to accommodate his needs. It is our plan to continue with this online school until he graduates. Thank you, [ ]
its been very helpful and ive learned alot
well i'm getting help with math cause i was not taught every thing i needed to know at any ether schools.