IMPROVE YOUR READING AND GET THE EDUCATION YOU HAVE ALWAYS WANTED!!
DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM
The beginning and intermediate literacy Classes focus on developing basic skill in
reading and language arts, and are for students who need intensive remedial work to
improve their reading skills. The Literacy Classes provide reading and writing instruction
across the curriculum. Students have the opportunity to advance through the beginning and
intermediate level literacy classes or to the Pre-GED class.
The advanced literacy classes focus on preparing students to re-enter high school by
offering high schools credits,/b> along with the development of higher level reading, writing,
studey and research skills. A student can earn two credits each term.pre-GED Class focuses on the development of higher level reading, writing and study skills
to prepare students to enter a GED program.
WHAT DETERMINES STUDENT PLACEMENT
All students are assigned to classes appropriate for his or her reading level according to the results
of the stardardized test adminestered during intake
WHO WILL BENEFIT BY ATTENDING JAMES BALDWIN ACADEMY?
James Baldwin Academy is a school for any student who is from ages 17 through 21, can
speak English, and who meets any of the following criteria:
Has a reading level that is between 0 to 6.5 and wants to improve his or her literacy
Has a reading level 6.5 or higher and wants to gain credits and advance skills in order
to return to high school (day or evening)
Has a reading level 5.0 or higher and wants to gain advance skills and build a stronger
academic foundation before entering a GED program