Academies of the Antelope Valley

Mission & Goals

The mission of the Academies of the Antelope Valley (AAV) is to prepare every student for 21st century college and career expectations by providing a rigorous curriculum relevant to local and global workforce and economic demands through blended virtual and community-based learning opportunities.
 

AAV STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs)

 

AAV students will become…

 

Respectful Citizens who:

▪           Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy in all activities and projects.

▪           Demonstrate an understanding of personal responsibility as a community citizen through participation in decision making and leadership opportunities as well as common courtesy and respect for others.

▪           Demonstrate a clear understanding and application of digital etiquette and responsibility.

▪           Demonstrate the ability to celebrate the success of peers as well as to express appropriate satisfaction in personal success.

▪           Demonstrate the ability and willingness to work with a variety of peers in a variety of collaborating situations and to make positive contributions as well as to support and encourage participation of all collaborating members.

 

Active Communicators who:

▪           Demonstrate the ability to form and write coherent, concise and grammatically correct answers, paragraphs, essays, reports, and digital communications

▪           Demonstrate the ability to read and comprehend complex texts and to analyze the texts for clarity and understanding.

▪           Demonstrate the ability to transfer knowledge gained in a class room setting to real world situations.

▪           Demonstrate a clear understanding and application of digital etiquette and responsibility.

▪           Exhibit a basic understanding of at least one computer coding language.

 

Open-minded and technologically proficient thinkers and problem solvers who:

▪           Demonstrate the ability to use modern technology and equipment as supplements to, not replacements for, critical thinking, research and analytical reasoning.

▪           Demonstrate an understanding of real world math applications and problem solving including basic integer operations

▪           Demonstrate the ability to creatively meld low and high tech tools to create interesting and meaningful projects.

▪           Demonstrate a basic understanding of at least one computer coding language.

 

Self-directed learners who:

▪           Demonstrate excellent time management skills as well as the ability to follow directions completely and to ask appropriate questions for clarification when confused.

▪           Demonstrate the ability to transfer knowledge gained in a class room setting to real world situations.

▪           Develop an understanding of the influence of cross-curricular information; including the ways that history, art, science, math and literature are interrelated.

▪           Demonstrate the confidence to take risks and the persistence to try again after failure thus leading to the understanding that attempting the task is progress and not failure.

▪           Develop the self-confidence in their own academic and social skills necessary to be successful in college and career choices.

 

• Academies of the Antelope Valley schools will not discriminate against students on the basis of disability in any of its programs, services, and activities, including admission.
• AAV Schools offer the full range of special education and related aids and services based on the individual needs of an enrolled student with a disability, and will inquire about a student’s disability, if any, and related documentation only after the student has been accepted for enrollment and for the purpose of providing the student a free, appropriate, public education (FAPE) and an equal opportunity to participate in AAV Schools services, programs, and activities.
• For information regarding the District’s efforts to comply with Section 504 and Title II, including responding to complaints of disability discrimination, please contact the office of Ms. Shandelyn Williams, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services at 661-729-2321.