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Incline graduates go on to higher learning

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Certainly one success measure for a school system is its ability to prepare students for the challenges and rigor of higher learning.  Below is a sampling (alphabetic) of where the past 5 years' graduates of Incline High School have been admitted to further their education (ref US News & World Report: Top 25 National Universities, Top 25 Liberal Arts Colleges, World's Top 10 Best Universities, Academic Ranking of World Universities):


Incline scores big in National Merit

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Despite Incline's relatively small enrollment of 331 students, Incline produced more National Merit semifinalists than Galena (1,500 students) and McQueen (1,900 students) high schools combined, and as many as Wooster High School, which sports a population of 1,500.


Incline High School

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 A small community-based (and embraced) high school

  • 345 students, grades 9-12 (2010-11)
  • Newsweek Top Public High Schools -- Top 10% for 5 years
  • 18:1 student:teacher ratio
  • 1.2% Drop out rate
  • Dedicated, caring staff and administrators -- average tenure of 9.5 years
  • GATEWAY Course of Study
  • High graduation and post-secondary attendance rates
  • Attendance rate:  94.8%
  • Graduating students going on to college (see list):  85%
    • 64% - 4 year
    • 21% - 2 year

Incline Middle School

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A small community-based (and embraced) middle school

  • 210 students, grades 6-8 (2008-09)
  • 18:1 student:teacher ratio
  • Dedicated, caring staff and administrators
    • average tenure of 9.5 years
  • Autonomous Learning Model (ALM)
    • Differentiated curriculum for all students (all subjects)
    • All teachers trained in the ALM method
  • Gifted and Talented (GT) trained teachers
  • 35% of 8th grade class take high school Algebra
    • 90% pass CBE test, with high school credit given for Algebra 1

Incline Elementary School

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A small community-based (and embraced) elementary school

  • 410 students, grades pre-K - 5 (2008-09)
    • 16:1 student:teacher ratio (grades K,1,2)
    • 19:1 student:teacher ratio (grade 3)
    • 18:1 student:teacher ration (grades 4,5)
  • Dedicated, caring staff and administrators
    • average tenure of 9.5 years
  • Gifted and Talented (GATE) program
    • trained GATE teachers
  • WCSD Pre-K and COW Bus (previously Alcance Pre-School)
  • Special Education
  • English as a Second Language

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