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DC Everest Idea School

Updated Mar 14, 2017
4704 Camp Phillips Road - Weston WI - 54476
Type of autonomy arrangement: leadership goodwill
Basic Profile

Opened In

2011

Grades

6 through 12

Environment

Rural

Type

District - Instrumentality Charter
Autonomies
Select leaders
Determine learning program
Select colleagues
Determine professional development
Transfer or terminate colleagues
Determine whether to take, when to take, how much to count district/EMO/authorizer assessments
Determine tenure policy
Make formal arrangements with district/EMO/authorizer to allow multiple measures in determining school success (not only a mean proficiency score)
Evaluate colleagues
Set schedule
Set staff pattern
Determine teacher workday
Determine school budget
Set school-level policy
Determine compensation
Teacher Authority Is...
De Facto
Authority is granted by the goodwill of the district superintendent.

About the Learning Program

  • Idea Charter School is a student-driven, project-based school for students in grades 6-12.
  • Idea Charter School fosters a unique, close-knit school culture.
  • Students at Idea Charter School are assigned to an advisor with a low student-to-teacher ratio.
  • Students work at personalized workstations on their own computers.