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 2021-2022 Report Cards

11/17/2022 - 2021-2022 Ohio School Report Cards updated. 

The gifted identification and service calculation was updated in mid-November.  For a small number of schools and districts, the updates caused a change in the Gap Closing rating.  The College, Career, Workforce and Military readiness data also was updated.  This component is not rated, but some schools and districts did see a change in the percent of students deemed 'ready'.  The "Outcomes After High School Graduation" data were updated to include statistics from the National Student Clearinghouse that were not available until now.  The financial data was updated for some schools and districts to include final EMIS submissions from data appeals.

9/15/2022 - 2021-2022 Ohio School Report Cards released.

This year, per Ohio law, the Ohio School Report Cards feature a new accountability system which includes six components.  Schools and districts receive ratings between one and five stars for five of the six components.  The College, Career, Workforce and Military Readiness component is reported, but not rated.  No overall ratings are calculated. 


Last Modified: 11/30/2022 9:54:12 AM