AQuESTT System

AQuESTT System

Accountability for a Quality Education System, Today and Tomorrow

The Nebraska Department of Education and Axtell Community School believe that integrating components of accountability, assessment, accreditation, career education, and data into a system of school improvement helps support a broader, bolder, and better education system for all students. The following web pages demonstrate what Axtell Community School currently does to meet these requirements and goals.

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    Accountability for a Quality Education System, Today and Tomorrow

    The Nebraska Department of Education and Axtell Community School believe that integrating components of accountability, assessment, accreditation, career education, and data into a system of school improvement helps support a broader, bolder, and better education system for all students. The following web pages demonstrate what Axtell Community School currently does to meet these requirements and goals.

  • Positive Partnerships, Relationships, and Student Success Working together for better results.

    Engagement

    The State Board believes that student engagement through positive partnerships and relationships is fundamental to successful schools and districts. The State Board seeks to support schools and districts to implement best practices in student, family, and community engagement to enhance educational experiences and opportunities. How does Axtell meet this requirement? Veterans Day Program, Working with the ESU, Nebraska Department of Education, Automated Communication System, Preschool, FBLA, Middle School and High School beginning of the year pep rally, EHA Wellness, Field trips, Reading partners, Preschool home visits, Morning announcements, Yearbook, Parent Teacher Conferences, Middle school fun day, Junior class's Back to School Bas, Booster Club, ACT John Baylor Prep, Ninth Hour, Weekly classroom newsletters, Free senior citizen activities passes, Fundraisers, Individual teacher websites, Canned food drive, Toys for Tots, Toiletries drive, TeamMates Mentoring Program, Early Intervention Services for children ages birth to 2, Stages of Development information provided to Pre-Kindergarten families, Preschool visits to a nursing home, FFA, Blood drives, High School led elementary Lessons, Social media updates, Live news feed on school website, Red Ribbon Week, Operation Gratitude, ​National Walk at Lunch Day, and many more!

  • Transitions Ensuring successful next steps.

    Transitions

    The State Board believes that quality educational opportunities focus on supports for students transitioning between grade levels, programs, schools, districts, and ultimately, college and careers. How does Axtell meet this requirement? Preschool, Birth to 3 Program transition to preschool, Career inventory, Work experience, College visitations, College representatives, Kindergarten roundup, Financial aid workshop access, Open house, Combined junior high and high school marching and pep band, Pre-Kindergarten Open House, Home visits for all preschoolers, and much more!

  • Educational Opportunities and Access Preparing for tomorrow.

    Educational Opportunities

    The State Board believes that all students should have access to comprehensive instructional opportunities to be prepared for postsecondary education and career goals. How does Axtell meet this requirement? Science Olympiad, Ninth Hour, Summer school, Robotics Club, Field trips, Quiz Bowl, Lego Club, Future Problem Solvers, FBLA, Work experience, Job Shadowing, Preschool, Honor Band, Honor Choir, Schoology, Opportunity to move to Algebra I as an eighth grader, Industrial Technology, Play Production, Speech, Chromebooks, Skills USA, Journalism, Spanish III and IV, Art specialist for elementary, Summer Honors at ESU 11, Transition through Technology Program, Student Council, John Baylor Test Prep, Robotics, Read-a-thon, National Honor Society, Read Across America, Art Club, Odysseyware, Speech and OT Services!

  • College and Career Ready Equipping students to excel.

    College & Career Ready

    The State Board of Education believes that every student upon completion of secondary education shall be prepared for postsecondary educational opportunities and to pursue his or her career goals. How does Axtell meet this requirement? Interviewing skills, Career inventory, Work studies, ACT, John Baylor Test Prep, Transitions Workshops, Hire Ed Job Shadowing, FBLA, Career Fairs, College Visits, Speech,​ Business Partner, Skills USA, Science Olympiad, Financial aid workshops, Apply 2 College, Student aide, Journalism, Transition through Technology Program, Work Experience, College Classes, Dual Credit, FFA, and many others.

  • Assessment Measuring growth and improvement.

    Assessment

    The State Board believes the results of multiple assessment sources (national, state, and classroom-based) should be used to measure student achievement of college and career ready standards and be used as an integral part of the instructional process. How does Axtell meet this requirement? NSCAS​, MAP, Teaching Strategies GOLD, ACT, Pre ACT, Sped Assessments, Perceptual Data Surveys for students, staff, and parents, ESGI- Kindergarten, ASVAB, IXL, and Aimsweb PLUS.

  • Educator Effectiveness Establishing a culture of success.

    Educator Effectiveness

    The State Board believes that students should be surrounded by effective educators throughout their learning experiences, such that schools and districts develop effective teachers and leaders who establish a culture of success. How does Axtell meet this requirement? New English Language Arts curriculum, ESU Conferences, Attending workshops such as PLC, TBA, Align curriculum with standards, Mentoring, Individual profession development opportunities, School organized workshops and professional development, Inservices, Master level teachers, Continuous School Improvement Process, Early Childhood Environmental Rating, K-4 monthly grade level meetings, MANDT Training, APL Educational Training, EHA Wellness, and much more.

  • Positive Partnerships, Relationships, and Student Success Working together for better results.

    Engagement

    The State Board believes that student engagement through positive partnerships and relationships is fundamental to successful schools and districts. The State Board seeks to support schools and districts to implement best practices in student, family, and community engagement to enhance educational experiences and opportunities. How does Axtell meet this requirement? Veterans Day Program, Working with the ESU, Nebraska Department of Education, Automated Communication System, Preschool, FBLA, Middle School and High School beginning of the year pep rally, EHA Wellness, Field trips, Reading partners, Preschool home visits, Morning announcements, Yearbook, Parent Teacher Conferences, Middle school fun day, Junior class's Back to School Bas, Booster Club, ACT John Baylor Prep, Ninth Hour, Weekly classroom newsletters, Free senior citizen activities passes, Fundraisers, Individual teacher websites, Canned food drive, Toys for Tots, Toiletries drive, TeamMates Mentoring Program, Early Intervention Services for children ages birth to 2, Stages of Development information provided to Pre-Kindergarten families, Preschool visits to a nursing home, FFA, Blood drives, High School led elementary Lessons, Social media updates, Live news feed on school website, Red Ribbon Week, Operation Gratitude, ​National Walk at Lunch Day, and many more!

  • Transitions Ensuring successful next steps.

    Transitions

    The State Board believes that quality educational opportunities focus on supports for students transitioning between grade levels, programs, schools, districts, and ultimately, college and careers. How does Axtell meet this requirement? Preschool, Birth to 3 Program transition to preschool, Career inventory, Work experience, College visitations, College representatives, Kindergarten roundup, Financial aid workshop access, Open house, Combined junior high and high school marching and pep band, Pre-Kindergarten Open House, Home visits for all preschoolers, and much more!

  • Educational Opportunities and Access Preparing for tomorrow.

    Educational Opportunities

    The State Board believes that all students should have access to comprehensive instructional opportunities to be prepared for postsecondary education and career goals. How does Axtell meet this requirement? Science Olympiad, Ninth Hour, Summer school, Robotics Club, Field trips, Quiz Bowl, Lego Club, Future Problem Solvers, FBLA, Work experience, Job Shadowing, Preschool, Honor Band, Honor Choir, Schoology, Opportunity to move to Algebra I as an eighth grader, Industrial Technology, Play Production, Speech, Chromebooks, Skills USA, Journalism, Spanish III and IV, Art specialist for elementary, Summer Honors at ESU 11, Transition through Technology Program, Student Council, John Baylor Test Prep, Robotics, Read-a-thon, National Honor Society, Read Across America, Art Club, Odysseyware, Speech and OT Services!

  • College and Career Ready Equipping students to excel.

    College & Career Ready

    The State Board of Education believes that every student upon completion of secondary education shall be prepared for postsecondary educational opportunities and to pursue his or her career goals. How does Axtell meet this requirement? Interviewing skills, Career inventory, Work studies, ACT, John Baylor Test Prep, Transitions Workshops, Hire Ed Job Shadowing, FBLA, Career Fairs, College Visits, Speech,​ Business Partner, Skills USA, Science Olympiad, Financial aid workshops, Apply 2 College, Student aide, Journalism, Transition through Technology Program, Work Experience, College Classes, Dual Credit, FFA, and many others.