Lakeridge Elementary’s Journey
What is it like to transform a school into a place where all young people feel they belong, they matter, and they can grow as learners?
Lakeridge Elementary, in the Renton School District, has been on just such a journey. In the spring of 2020, while navigating remote learning during school closures, the skilled Lakeridge data team, supported by Sound Discipline facilitators, decided to focus data collection on identifying patterns of racial disproportionality in discipline and identifying ways to develop a truly inclusive school community.
Analyzing Data and Looking for Patterns
A typical data team is made up of members …