Frazier Preparatory Academy Recognized by Chicago Public Schools for Outstanding One-Year Growth, on ISAT Composite

Chicago, Ill. (Mosaica Education, Inc.) September 24, 2010 – Chicago Public Schools recently recognized Frazier Preparatory Academy, a public charter school in Chicago, Ill., for the second highest gains on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) among all charter and contract schools.

According to achievement data, 70.2 percent of students met or excelled in the ISAT as compared to 56.4 percent, in 2009. This is a 13.8 percent increase, and the second largest percentage increase, or gain, among the all charter and contract elementary schools, in Chicago.

“Our academic gains are the result of the hard work and dedication of our leadership and teaching teams,” said Lakita Little, chief administrating officer for Frazier. “We provide rigorous, standards-based, data-driven instruction and it yields academic growth.”

About Frazier Preparatory Academy

Frazier Preparatory Academy is a school of choice, open to all students residing in Chicago, Ill. The school incorporates a core curriculum with the Paragon Curriculum and a magnet-like, arts and technology focus that links core learning with multiple learning styles. Core curriculum includes top rated, phonics-based Open Court Reading, SRA Math (the nation’s top-rated math program), Harcourt Brace Science and Spanish.

The Paragon curriculum is interdisciplinary, engaging, discovery-based and multi-cultural. The hands-on approach of Paragon addresses the multiple intelligences and individual learning styles. This enhances students’ communication skills, analysis and self-expression.

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