11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
Method Schools is an innovative approach to education that emphasizes the importance of student-centered learning. The philosophy behind Method Schools is to create an environment where students can take ownership of their learning and develop the skills and confidence needed to become successful adults. The focus is on developing critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and communication skills.
At Method Schools, teachers and students work together to design and implement individualized learning plans. This allows students to explore their interests and develop their skills in an environment that is tailored to their individual needs. Additionally, teachers provide guidance and feedback to help students reach their goals.
Method Schools also encourages students to take part in extracurricular activities such as sports, arts, and clubs. These activities provide students with an opportunity to explore their interests and develop new skills. Additionally, students are encouraged to participate in community service projects to foster a sense of responsibility and community involvement.
Overall, Method Schools provides students with an engaging and personalized learning experience. Through this approach, students are able to develop the skills and confidence needed to become successful adults.
4612 Dehesa Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
K – 12
Methodschools serves 458 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Methodschools placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Methodschools
Methodschools is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Methodschools is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.