2012 Student Achievement Fast Facts

Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA)
Statewide Percent of Students Scoring Proficient or Advanced 2011 2012 Math 77.1% 75.7% Reading 73.5% 71.9% Writing 75.0% 73.2% Science 60.9% 61.4% 2011 Performance by Grade – Percent Proficient or Advanced Math Reading (AYP Target 67%) (AYP Target 72%) Grade 3 83.5% 77.2% Grade 4 85.2% 73.4% Grade 5 76.3% 67.2% Grade 6 78.9% 69.9% Grade 7 78.6% 76.0% Grade 8 76.9% 81.7% Grade 11 60.4% 69.2% 2012 Performance by Grade – Percent Proficient or Advanced Math Reading (AYP Target 78%) (AYP Target 81%) Grade 3 80.1% 74.1% Grade 4 82.7% 72.0% Grade 5 73.2% 65.0% Grade 6 77.2% 68.5% Grade 7 80.1% 76.1% Grade 8 76.5% 79.8% Grade 11 60.0% 67.8%

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Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA)

2011 Performance by Subgroup – Percent Proficient or Advanced Math Reading (AYP Target 67%) (AYP Target 72%) White 82.5% 79.7% Black 56.8% 52.2% Hispanic 60.9% 53.4% Asian 90.4% 83.5% Native American 69.3% 67.4% Multi-Ethnic 72.6% 68.2% Individualized Education Plan (IEP) 46.9% 37.9% English Language Learner (ELL) 41.9% 23.8% Economically Disadvantaged 64.7% 58.2% 2012 Performance by Subgroup – Percent Proficient or Advanced Math Reading (AYP Target 78%) (AYP Target 81%) White 82.0% 78.8% Black 52.2% 47.9% Hispanic 57.9% 51.0% Asian 89.2% 82.2% Native American 70.7% 66.8% Multi-Ethnic 70.0% 66.4% Individualized Education Plan (IEP) 44.6% 35.9% English Language Learner (ELL) 35.0% 17.8% Economically Disadvantaged 61.6% 55.4%

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Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) 2012 AYP Targets (% of students at or above grade level) Math 78% Reading 81%

2012 AYP Status of School Districts Frequency Percent Did Not Make AYP 195 39.1% Current Year Performance Proficiency 78 15.6% Two-Year Average Performance Proficiency 3 0.6% Safe Harbor 157 31.4% Growth Model 53 10.6% Appeal 13 2.6% Total Number of School Districts with AYP Status 499 99.9%

2012 AYP Status of Public Schools* Frequency Percent Did Not Make AYP 1439 49.7% Made AYP (performance not measured) 1 0.0% Current Year Performance Proficiency 565 19.5% Two-Year Average Performance Proficiency 23 0.8% Safe Harbor 496 17.1% Growth Model 341 11.8% Appeal 33 1.1% Total Number of Public Schools with AYP Status 2898 100%
* Public schools include charter schools

2012 AYP Status of Charter Schools Frequency Did Not Make AYP 63 Current Year Performance Proficiency 32 Two-Year Average Performance Proficiency 0 Safe Harbor 42 Growth Model 12 Appeal 5 Total Number of Charter Schools with AYP Status 154

Percent 40.9% 20.8% 0.0% 27.2% 7.8% 3.2% 99.9%

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