Summer Learning Program
When it comes to high-impact summer learning, it's not merely about extending the school year—it's about achieving growth in skills and preparing for the school year to come. Drawing from our extensive curriculum and professional development expertise, our program has grown student math and reading skills year over year for three consecutive years.
During the summer of 2023, proficiency grew by 17 percentage points in Math and 18 percentage points in Literacy.
students had statistically significant gains.
In November 2022, the Indiana Department of Education partnered with the National Center for Assessments to conduct an external study to evaluate the academic acceleration achieved by students participating in a Student Learning Recovery Grant program.
The study revealed that students who participated in Indy Summer Learning Labs achieved statistically significant gains, as measured by increases in student growth scores, above their pre-pandemic rates of learning, and did better than their peers who did not participate in the program. As the core academic program for Indy Summer Learning Labs, Lavinia Group professional development, curriculum, and coaching practices and strategies directly contributed to statistically significant learning acceleration.
A decline in the number of students categorized as "below basic" in Math following the successful completion of a summer learning program serves as compelling evidence of the program's ability to remediate learning gaps, enhance skills, and set students firmly on the road to academic achievement.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
A decrease in the number of "below basic" students for English Language Arts after completion of a summer learning program is a clear indicator of the program's effectiveness in addressing learning gaps, building skills, and ultimately setting students on a path to academic success.
We believe deeply in the power of student work and a core methodology is around student work analysis.
Learn how Chattanooga Preparatory School increased the percentage of students categorized as basic or proficient in ELA from 15% to 46%.
“Launching a new curriculum and evaluating its effectiveness in a short span of time can be challenging. Like many summer programs across the country, ours lacked a defined trajectory. With the help of Lavinia and their training, our teachers were able to implement the RISE program for students successfully.”
Chief Academic Officer, Chattanooga Preparatory School
INDY SUMMER LEARNING LABS
Reports 2nd Year of Double-Digit Growth
For the second consecutive year, Marion County students who attended Indy Summer Learning Labs (ISLL), a five-week, free or low-cost summer learning and enrichment program, saw double-digit proficiency point gains in English/language arts (ELA) and math, according to data released today from The Mind Trust and United Way of Central Indiana.
ISLL’s remarkable success was powered by 100 licensed teachers using Lavinia Group's RISE Summer Program —guaranteeing educational excellence in line with Indiana state English & math standards.
Register for an upcoming RISE informational session where we'll dive deeper into the specifics of the program and invite guest speakers to share how they have achieved remarkable success with our summer learning program.