District Report Card
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
District Report Card
Report cards are an important source o inormation aboutperormance and accountability. They allow districts to comparedata in a consistent way and highlight opportunities orimprovement.This report card will show not only the achievement o studentsoverall, but also the progress that disaggregated groups aremaking in closing achievement gaps. Report card data helpPennsylvania school districts and the Pennsylvania Departmento Education ocus on specifc groups o students who are currentlynot meeting academic standards.The report card is designed to ensure that the public is ullyinormed about perormance, and to promote broaderparticipation and better decision‑making by providing ashared source o perormance data. This ederal initiative is basedon the idea that a well‑inormed public plays an important partin school improvement.
Using Report Card Data
Report cards should be used to share information. Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) is notmeasured by the strength of this report card. The data on this report card may not matchAYP data published for this district.
For more information:
Pennsylvania Department of EducationBureau of Assessment and Accountability333 Market StreetHarrisburg, PA 17126Voice (717) 705–2343ra‑email@example.com
This report contains:• Attendance
Attendance and graduation rates are displayed forthe previous school year.
This section shows the district’s performancecompared with the goals set by No Child LeftBehind. Student results from the PennsylvaniaSystem of School Assessment (PSSA), PSSA‑M,and PASA are listed by disaggregated groupand by Performance Level.
Here you can compare two years of PSSA, PSSA‑M,and PASA academic performance and participationdata for this district. These results are displayedby grade, subject, and disaggregated group.
• Adequate Yearly Progress Status
Here you can nd the total number of schools inthe district identied under each AYP status andthe name of each school identied.
• Teacher Qualications
This section includes both numbers and percentagesof teachers in the school who are highly qualied orhold emergency certication.
• National Assessment ofEducational Progress (NAEP) Data
NCLB regulations require NAEP results on state anddistrict report cards. This section contains NAEPinformation.
MIDDLETOWN AREA SD