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Preliminary District and School Report Card Data Released

Release date: 9/26/2012

Spreadsheets containing preliminary results can be found here.

“ODE is committed to releasing data when available so that students, parents, educators and the public can be informed about the progress of our schools,” said Michael L. Sawyers, Acting Superintendent of Public Instruction. “Schools and districts have had access to preliminary student achievement data on standardized assessments throughout the summer. It is time to share this preliminary information with others, with the understanding that the data is not yet final.”

Earlier this month, the State Board of Education voted unanimously to release many of the preliminary data elements for the 2011-2012 Local Report Cards in spreadsheet format. Additional report card data for districts and schools will be released at a later date, pending the progress of an investigation by State Auditor David Yost into alleged irregularities in the reporting of student attendance by local districts.

Other data elements released Wednesday for districts and schools include

  • Value-Added results, which show whether students meet the expected one year of growth for students in Grades 3-8 in reading and math.
  • Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), which is a federally required component that measures achievement of each student subgroup, including racial and ethnic components.
  • Graduation rates for districts and high schools. The rate is calculated using a method required by federal law that more closely tracks when students transfer to or from a school.

Data for attendance rates, the Performance Index and overall school and district ratings, such as "Excellent" or "Effective" are not yet finalized because of the State Auditor’s ongoing review of data.

The information released today is preliminary and remains subject to revision.