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1 Alabama Public Schools Report Card Higher Standards Mean A Brighter Future

2 School Report Card New Look New designNew design Six customized cardsSix customized cards New indicatorsNew indicators Every parent will get a copy of their childs school report cardEvery parent will get a copy of their childs school report card All reports available on the WebAll reports available on the Web

3 School Report Card Overall grade B-Overall grade B- 93% of systems in clear93% of systems in clear 88% of schools in clear88% of schools in clear 4% of systems in caution4% of systems in caution 6% of schools in caution6% of schools in caution 3% of systems in alert3% of systems in alert 5% of schools in alert5% of schools in alert

4 Academic Performance All grades and all disciplines tested at or above the national average

5 Achievement/Ability Comparison Shows the relationship between students scores on the Stanford achievement test and the scores of other students of similar ability Shows the relationship between students scores on the Stanford achievement test and the scores of other students of similar ability.

6 Writing Performance Tests students in the 5 th and 7 th gradeTests students in the 5 th and 7 th grade Measures writing skillsMeasures writing skills New benchmarkNew benchmark

7 ACT Testing College entrance examCollege entrance exam This chart shows the average score for seniorsThis chart shows the average score for seniors More Alabama students take this test now than ever (68% of graduates)More Alabama students take this test now than ever (68% of graduates) Eleven percent of Alabama students taking the test were from low income families, which is above the national average of 8%Eleven percent of Alabama students taking the test were from low income families, which is above the national average of 8%

8 Dropout Rate This number represents the percent of students in the 9 th grade in 1999 who are projected to leave school prior to graduation in The letter grade compares Alabama to the national average.

9 Academic Status Clear- meeting requirementsClear- meeting requirements Caution- needs improvementCaution- needs improvement Alert 1 or 2- SDE works with systemAlert 1 or 2- SDE works with system Alert 3- SDE interventionAlert 3- SDE intervention

10 Graduation Exam Toughest graduation requirements in the nationToughest graduation requirements in the nation –24 credits –Four years core subjects Chart shows percentage of 11 th graders passing the examChart shows percentage of 11 th graders passing the exam

11 Student Statistics The number of students enrolled as of the 40 th day of school

12 Student Statistics Average Daily Attendance % % % % % % % % % %

13 Student Statistics Students Eligible for Free or Reduced Priced Meals % % % % % %

14 Portables

15 Classroom Information Full and part-time faculty and staff

16 Classroom Information Highest College Degree Held by Teachers

17 Classroom Information Partnership with businessPartnership with business Goal: all Career/Tech Programs certified by 2003Goal: all Career/Tech Programs certified by 2003 Percentage of programs statewide who are on schedule to meet the goalPercentage of programs statewide who are on schedule to meet the goal

18 Safety & Discipline Discipline Problems That Occurred and Actions Taken

19 Taxpayers Report Total 1999 Fiscal Year Revenues = $4,895,547,420 Sources of School Revenues

20 Taxpayers Report Use of Funds

21 Taxpayers Report Spending Per Student

22 Taxpayers Report The state average for mills equivalency is The state average for mills equivalency is The highest mills equivalency in Alabama is in Hartselle City.The highest mills equivalency in Alabama is in Hartselle City. The lowest mills equivalency in the state is in Randolph Co.The lowest mills equivalency in the state is in Randolph Co.

23 Alabamas Public Schools… Focused On The Future AccountabilityAccountability Academic performanceAcademic performance Teacher testingTeacher testing End social promotionEnd social promotion Eliminate portablesEliminate portables PartnershipsPartnerships


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