Community assessment and diagnosis. (My son's school)

Community assessment and diagnosis. (My son
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Sherwood Elementary School Assessment and Diagnosis Name Institution Date Sherwood Elementary School Assessment and Diagnosis Health Assessments are conducted in schools to identify conditions or health problems that affect the students’ ability to learn, and take part in educational programs.


The assessment is done through three data collection methods: secondary data collection, observation, and an interview with a school nurse. The last section is the diagnosis of the school’s health problem. Sherwood Elementary School Dimensions This school enrolls students from pre-kindergarten to 8th grade. 2012 -2013 data shows that Sherwood elementary school’s largest demographic is black. This is 96.7% of the student population. There are other races which are; Hispanics, whites, Asians, Native Americans and others. This group is composed of 3.3% of the student population. The second largest demographic is the Hispanics which is 2% of the student population. Still as of 2012-2013, the number of students enrolled in the school was 301. From this number, 15.6% were special education students, and 97% were low income students (Chicago Public Schools, 2013). According to the Local School Directory (2013) and USA School Info (2013), however, the total number of students enrolled as at 2013 is 408 and 386 respectively. USA School Info’s data shows that the male population is slightly higher than the female population. That is, 200 (51.8%) and 186 females (48.2%) (2013). Local School Directory’s data shows that the school has 204 males and 204 females (50% each). ...
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