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State Accountability A-F Report Card Now Posted

In order to comply with state accountability law, the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) requires school districts to make accountability reports available to the public no later than December 31 of each year.  Boaz City Schools' A-F Accountability Report Card for 2015-2016 can be found at https://ap.alsde.edu/accountability/atof.  

To help you understand the results, this document provides you quick facts of the A-F Report Card.  The information below will also provide a clearer understanding of the results.

 

Phase I A-F Report Cards

Schools without a grade 12 will have reported information in the following categories

o   Learning Gains

  • Individual student performance from one year to the next
  • Includes data for students in grades 4-8 in reading and math
  • Reflects the impact of instruction

o   Achievement Gains

  • Grade level performance
  • Full academic year students at tested grade (3-8, 10) in reading and math
  • Provides information of where students are in terms of grade-level performance and expectations

o   Local Indicator

  • Determined based on one indicator tied to student outcomes
  • Indicator is established by local schools and/or districts and approved by the Alabama Department of Education

Schools with a grade 12 will have reported information in the following categories

o   Achievement Gains

  • Grade level performance
  • Full academic year students at tested grade (3-8, 10) in reading and math
  • Provides information of where students are in terms of grade-level performance and expectations

o   Graduation Rate

  • Only included for schools that have a grade 12 and districts
  • Determined based on the percentage of high school students who graduate within 4 or 5 years of first entering the 9thgrade

o   Local Indicator

  • Determined based on one indicator tied to student outcomes
  • Indicator is established by local schools and/or districts and approved by the Alabama Department of Education