Report Card Disclaimer and Release Notes


The Ohio Department of Education compiles the information on the report cards utilizing data collected and reported by school districts (including community schools and joint vocational school districts) to the department in accordance with Ohio Revised Code Section 3301.0714. School districts have the opportunity to submit, review, validate and correct data during an established data submission period.  

Additionally, districts have the opportunity to appeal and correct substantive reporting errors through an appeals process. 

The information provided on the report cards is subject to change if any of the following occur:

  • Incomplete or inaccurate data submitted by a school district likely caused the district to receive a higher performance rating (in accordance with 3301.0714 ORC)
  • The department decides to update based upon a substantive error in data reported by a school district
  • An error is identified in a calculation or data compilation performed by the department

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Release Notes for the 2020-2021 Report Cards

1/26/2022 - Career-Technical Report Cards updated because of a change to the calculation reporting participation in work-based learning (5S3) on the Federal Accountability Results page.  Three CTPDs had a change to the percent shown for All Students on this measure and 14 CTPDs had a change to one or more subgroups on the "Details of the Measure" page. 

11/17/2021 - Financial Page data updated to include data submitted through the Financial Data Collection appeals window.  Additional data posted to the Opportunity to Learn page and additional watermarks added to some report cards.

10/14/2021 - 2020-2021 Ohio School Report Cards released.

This year, per Ohio law, the Ohio School Report Cards will not feature overall grades for any district, school or career technical planning district. There also will be no individual grades for any components or measures. 

To comply with the state's Elementary and Secondary Education Act Accountability Waiver, all data are reported except the English Learner Proficiency data, which is part of the Gap Closing Component.  Several new data elements on students' access to hardware and internet connectivity are included on a new "Opportunity to Learn" page. 

Last Modified: 1/27/2022 5:20:04 PM