Oregon's report card
March 23, 2016
Report cards are a key component of Oregon's accountability model to ensure that the state's investment in public education meets the state's goals.
The AMOs for 2012-13 through 2017-18 - Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) are targets set for student achievement in math, reading, graduation, attendance and participation. Oregon’s new report card will be used to rate schools’ progress on meeting these targets.
Oregon's school report cards and ODE's Assessment and Accountability Checklist for 2015-16 is available online.
Purpose of the report card
- Reflects growth more accurately as an important outcome for Oregon's students;
- Incorporates important measures of college and career readiness necessary to move the state toward its ultimate 40-40-20 goal.
ODE's Purpose and Guiding Principles - To communicate information to parents about school progress and achievement while meeting the legislative expectation for school and district accountability.
The report card should:
- Be clear, concise, well-defined and understandable.
- Use information that is valid, stable and reliable.
- Include all students.
- Report current levels of performance and continuous improvement over time.
- Rate school effectiveness, not individual student performance.
- Provide an opportunity for schools and districts to define unique characteristics through local information.
- Be viewed as one of a larger accountability system.
Gives designations for Title I schools:
Identifies the lowest and highest performing Title I schools using a methodology that considers proficiency, growth, subgroup growth, graduation and subgroup graduation. Title I schools are schools receiving federal funds to meet the needs of at-risk and low-income students.
Priority, Focus and Model Schools
- Priority Schools - Bottom 5% of all Title I schools based on Oregon’s new report card rating formula.
- Focus Schools - Bottom 15% of all Title I schools based on Oregon’s new report card rating formula.
- Model Schools - Top 5% of all Title I schools based on Oregon’s new report card rating formula.
- The Oregon Department of Education's (ODE) resources and documents related to the designation of Oregon’s Priority, Focus and Model schools. ODE has created a list
of designated schools and is found on their website. (532k
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