School Library Profile - 2002-2003 School Year
SOROCO HIGH SCHOOL
305 S. GRANT / PO BOX 158, OAK CREEK, CO 80467
Respondent: JAN ROSSI
This report covers the research findings presented in "How School Librarians Help Kids Achieve Standards: The Second Colorado Study," as well as those reported in Fast Facts No. 180 from the Library Research Service, which show that CSAP reading scores increase with improvements in school library programs. Various predictors of academic achievement are reported for the school and its peers. Note that these predictors cannot be explained away by school or community differences. For more information visit:
Prepared by Library Research Service
Colorado State Library/Department of Education
201 East Colfax Ave., Suite 309
Denver, CO 80203-1799
Tel.: 303.866-6900 - Fax: 303.866-6940
Web site: www.lrs.org
Weekly Service LevelsSchool Library Visits per Week
Choosing to visit the School Library as an individual, separate from a class visit, is a strong indicator of higher test scores.
Information Skills Instruction per Week
When access to school libraries is scheduled flexibly, reading scores improve 13-22%. Flexible scheduling allows students to visit the school library individually.