Model Program

Chandler Park Academy

20200 Kelly Road
Harper Woods, MI 48225
http://www.chandlerparkacademy.org/index.php

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Contact Information:
Anthony J. Shipley
Founder

Program Specification:

Emphasis:

Gender:

Rating:

Prevention

Both

Moderate Evidence of Effectiveness

Age/Grade Level:

Target Settings:

Target Groups:

Elementary
Middle School

Urban

School Wide

Ethnicity:

Other Participation Criteria:

African-American

Description:

Our mission is to deliver unparalleled academic excellence through character development and leadership. This is done by successfully engaging parent and community involvement and utilizing the best available teaching methods and strategies. Special focus is placed on those geared toward the urban children, who benefit from a culturally and academically enriched K-12 college preparatory education.

Program Descriptors Include:
Academic Improvement, Charter School, Family/Parental Involvement

Starting Date: 1997
Students Served Per Year: Unspecified
Last Verified: 2009

Risk Factors:

Protective Factors:

Program addresses the following:

Individual factors

  • High-risk peer group

School factors

  • Race/ethnicity
  • School policies and practices

Program promotes the following:

Relationships

  • Presence and involvement of caring, supportive adults
  • Opportunities and rewards for pro-social involvement
  • Involvement with positive peer activities
  • Perception of support from adults and peers

Optimism

  • High expectations by community, family, school, and self

Program Resources:

Annual Cost:

Unspecified

Funding Sources Include:

Program Staff Includes:

Federal Agencies
State Agencies
Local/City/County Agencies
School Districts

Teachers
Counselors
School Administrators

Materials Used:

Supporting / Partner Organizations:

Unspecified

Unspecified

Evaluation Information:

Based on school's test results when compared to Michigan's state results, students at the academy surpassed the state results in all categories except 7th and 8th grade math.

How evaluation data was collected:
Data collected and analyzed at school/district level
Data collected and analyzed at state or organizational level

Additional Evaluation Information:
http://www.chandlerparkacademy.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5&Itemid=2