Model Program

Baboquivari High School-Indian Oasis Program

Baboquivari High School
Sells, AZ 85634

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Contact Information:
Deborah Grunloh
Program Director
520.383.6812
dgrunloh@iobusd40.org

Program Specification:

Emphasis:

Gender:

Rating:

Prevention
Intervention
Recovery/Reentry

Both

Limited Evidence of Effectiveness

Age/Grade Level:

Target Settings:

Target Groups:

High School

Suburban

Individuals

Ethnicity:

Other Participation Criteria:

American Indian/Alaskan

Description:

The Indian Oasis program coordinates multiple services for students before, during, and after the regular school day, six days a week. Students attend regular high school classes during the day, then participate in clubs, after-school tutoring, the MESA science program, career and personal counseling, mediation and other academic or cultural enrichment activities, including Tohono O'odham Language classes.

Program Descriptors Include:
Academic Improvement, Bullying/Violence, Computer Assisted Instruction, Counseling/Advisories/Coaches, Credit Recovery, Middle/Early College, Students with Disabilities, Substance Abuse, Life Skills Training

Strategies for Locating Students:
Unspecified

Starting Date: 2006
Students Served Per Year: 50-250
Reenrolled Students with Disabilities: N/A
Last Verified: 2009

Risk Factors:

Protective Factors:

Program addresses the following:

Individual factors

  • Low achievement
  • Retention/overage for grade
  • Poor attendance
  • Low educational expectations
  • Lack of effort
  • Low commitment to school

Family factors

  • Low socioeconomic status
  • Low educational expectations

Program promotes the following:

Relationships

  • Presence and involvement of caring, supportive adults
  • Opportunities and rewards for pro-social involvement
  • Clear social norms
  • Good relationships with parents, peers, and teachers
  • Involvement with positive peer activities
  • Perception of support from adults and peers

Program Resources:

Annual Cost:

Unspecified

Funding Sources Include:

Program Staff Includes:

State Agencies
Local/City/County Agencies
School Districts

Teachers
Counselors
Volunteers
Social Workers

Materials Used:

Supporting / Partner Organizations:

Unspecified

Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program, a national program for minority youth operated by the office of Early Academic Outreach at the University of Arizona

Evaluation Information:

How evaluation data was collected:
Data collected and analyzed at school/district level
Data collected and analyzed at state or organizational level