Leading and Lagging Indicators

The Priority school’s Transformation Plan will include strategies to meet the school’s annual goals toward the following performance metrics:

 Leading Indicators:

  • Number of minutes within the school year and school day;
  • Student participation rate on State assessments in reading/language arts and in mathematics, by student subgroup;
  • Number and percentage of students completing advanced coursework (e.g., AP/IB), early-college high schools, or dual enrollment classes;
  • Dropout rate;
  • Student attendance rate;
  • Discipline incidents;
  • Truants;
  • Distribution of teachers by performance level on an LEA’s teacher evaluation system; and
  • Teacher attendance rate.

Lagging/Achievement Indicators:

  • Percentage of students at or above each proficiency level on State assessments in reading/language arts and mathematics, by grade and by student subgroup;
  • Average scale scores on State assessments in reading/language arts and mathematics, by grade, for the “all students” group, for each achievement quartile, and for each subgroup;
  • Percentage of limited English proficient students who attain English language proficiency;
  • School improvement status and AMOs met and missed;
  • College enrollment rates; and
  • Graduation rate.

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