SPED STUDENT STATISTICS

Average RSP Student GPA

6th (15) 2.5 GPA

7th (18) 3.0 GPA

8th (8) 3.4 GPA

Average RSP student CST/CMA

CST ELA MATH

6th Grade 348 348

7th Grade 400 401

CMA ELA MATH

6th Grade 422 451

7th Grade 505 464

(Proficient is a score of 360 or above)

School wide API for 2011-12 906

A SUCCESSFUL VIPER...

Comes to school prepared everyday with comp books, lanyard, collared shirt, and completed home-work

  • Has a desire to succeed
  • Has strong work habits
  • Has support at home

TYPICAL 6TH GRADE SCHEDULE

Period 1 -PE

Period 2 -Elective

(Study skills, Art or Spanish)

Period 3/4 -ELA

Lunch

Period 5/6 -Math

Period 7/8 -Science

RSP DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION

Cathy Zych

czych@vistausd.org

Amy Wieland

amywieland@vistausd.org

What to Expect at VMMS

VMMS provides an inclusive academic model for ALL students. Students with specialized accommodations stated in a student's IEP are supported in the general education classrooms. For more Vista Unified School District Special Education Program information, click HERE.

All students at VMMS:

  • Wear collared shirts and lanyards
  • Participate in Service as Action (community service)
  • Participate in a rigorous curriculum and complete multiple projects each quarter
  • Complete nightly homework that typically includes:
  • Practice math problems
  • Read independently
  • Write reflections frequently

VMMS RSP FAQs

What type of RSP students have attended VMMS?

  • SLD (Specific Learning Disability)
  • OHI (including ADHD)
  • ASD (Autism/Asperger's Syndrome)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • TBI
  • Vision Impaired
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Orthopedic Impairment

What services do you offer?

  • Study Skills for 1 period a day
  • Inclusion support in general education classes
  • Service provider support (i.e. OT, PT, APE as per IEP)
  • FAPE in the Least Restrictive Environment

How do I get in to VMMS?

  • Fill out application
  • Inform current IEP Case Manager now to set up a transition meeting
  • Admissions based on IEP team decision

What is Study Skills?

  • Support class for students with IEP
  • Support students in their general education learning
  • Small group setting
  • Work on organization and study skills
  • Project support

What is IB MYP?

  • International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme
  • A framework of learning which encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers.
  • It emphasizes intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and to the real world.