Overview of the Accountability System

Great video overview of the system.

Main Accountability Rating

There are three ratings that will be assigned to a campus and district. 

  1. Met Standard or Met Alternative Standard
  2. Improvement Required
  3. Not Rated

*The Alternative Standard is assigned to charter schools and alternative education campuses. 

How To Achieve the Met Standard Rating

Campuses and districts must meet or exceed the target score on all indexes for which they have performance data.  There are four indexes that can be scored.  

Index    Non-AEA Target   AEA Target
  
 1.  Student Achievement    50     25  
 2.  Student Progress    5th Percentile       5th Percentile  
 3.  Closing Performance Gaps    55       30  
 4.  Postsecondary Readiness    75      45  
                  

Distinction Designation

In addition to the main accountability rating campuses that achieved a "Met Standard" can earn additional distinction designations. 

Distinction Designation

 

Description

 

Reading/English
Achievement

 

Top 25% in relation to its campus comparison group of eligible measures in reading

 

Math
Acheivement

 

Top 25% in relation to its campus comparison group of eligible measures in math

 

Science
Acheivement

 

Top 25% in relation to its campus comparison group of eligible measures in science

 

Social Studies
Acheivement

 

Top 25% in relation to its campus comparison group of eligible measures in social studies

 

Student
Progress

 

Top 25% in relation to its campus comparison group for outstanding improvement in student progress

 

Closing Performance Gaps

 

Top 25% in relation to its campus comparison group for outstanding performance in closing student achievement gaps

 

Postsecondary
Readiness

 

Awarded to campuses and districts for outstanding academic performance in attainment of postsecondary readiness.