Monarch High School Profile
School Improvement Plan (SIP)
A School Improvement Plan (SIP) containing specific objectives and action steps for achieving Florida's educational goals is required for all schools. The SAC has the primary responsibility for monitoring the implementation of the annual SIP. The SIP must be approved by the School Board.
Monarch High School offers a full range of academic, elective, athletic, and extra-curricular programs. The school is proud to be fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and approved by the Florida Department of Education.
The standard in Monarch High School’s classrooms is excellence, and no less is acceptable. Monarch High School teachers deliver a rigorous curriculum and expect all students to achieve it. There is enthusiasm about the subject in every classroom. Teachers are actively engaged in teaching, and students are actively engaged in learning every day at Monarch High School.
Monarch High School’s curriculum includes courses designed to meet the needs of all students. Advanced placement courses are offered in Career Technology, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Spanish, Music, and Art. Honors courses are offered in all curriculum areas, academics, and electives. Gifted courses are offered to qualified students.
Monarch High School is equipped with the latest technology -- networking, desktop and laptop computers, projection devices, smart boards, telecommunications, servers, and digital cameras. Technology is a tool for communication and increasing student achievement at Monarch High School.
Partnerships with local businesses, colleges, and universities support the school by developing links between school and career. Students learn the skills and competencies needed to succeed after high school.
Monarch students are provided leadership opportunities through co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Student government, clubs, chorus, band, sports teams, debate, academic games, and other activities allow students to develop connections to the school and the community. School activities develop character, critical thinking, and sociability, characteristics leading to lifelong success.
Community support is critical to the success of Monarch High School. Parents and community members are encouraged to participate in school activities -- School Advisory Forum and Council, mentoring and tutoring, Innovation Zone, and attendance at school events. Students, parents, teachers, and staff are actively involved in the educational process at Monarch High School. Monarch spirit is spreading throughout the city of Coconut Creek.