Orenda Partner Schools and Districts Thrive Despite Pandemic

The pandemic has made a significant impact on the outcomes for all students, but particularly our most vulnerable. Schools and districts that partnered with Orenda during these years, have managed to maintain high expectations and grew despite the many challenges that we all faced. On average, schools that partnered with Orenda saw 7% in English Language Arts, and 4% in Math, as compared to the 2% growth for California.

Fallbrook Union High School 

Average SBAC Proficiency Change from 2019 to 2021

Superintendent Isla Garza-Gonzalez has led Fallbrook Union High School District to substantial growth in both ELA and Math.   Fallbrook’s partnership commenced with an equity study in the Spring of 2019 .  During the 2019-2020 school year, Fallbrook’s leadership team participated in admin power clinics leading to summer institute, when the schools shut down in March of 2020. Fallbrook was committed to moving forward with the work to begin curriculum alignment and thus proceeded virtually.  In August of 2020, Fallbrook’s teachers and administration participated in a virtual summer institute focused on Orenda’s TLC model, which is a framework for providing instruction in any academic setting, as well as tackling the task of curriculum alignment. Despite the most challenging conditions, Fallbrook’s team successfully implemented the first year of systems work. Leading into the summer of 2021, Fallbrook chose to expand their curriculum alignment work outside of ELA, and Math to include Science, Social Science and CTE. From 2019-2021 Fallbrook Union High School District has improved by 10% in ELA, and 14% in Math. 

Lynwood Unified School District
All High Schools
Whittier Union High School District
All High Schools
East Whittier City School District
All Elementary and Middle Schools
College Readiness Outcomes Percent of Students Above Proficiency Percent of Students Above Proficiency
Graduation Rate Dropout Rate English Math English Math

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Los Angeles Unified School District
Hoover Street Elementary School
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English Math