TABLE B-1 Student Achievement and Attainment Indicators Collected by DC and Three Other Districts

Processes and Indicators Atlanta Boston Chicago DC
Student Achievement and Attainment
Grade Level Performance on State Mandated Tests (G3–G11) (math, reading/English language arts, & science) right right right right
Achievement Gap Among Subgroups (by racial/ethnic group, linguistic background, poverty, & disability status) right right right right
Adequate Yearly Progress Status (for district and individual schools) right right right right
Comparative Performance on State Tests and Other Exams (NAEP & TUDA) right right right right
Progress Over Time/Growth right right right right
Participation in Advanced Courses (Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate participation) right right right
Progress to Graduation Measures (promotion rates or “ontrack” to graduate measures) right right right right
Graduation Rates right right right right
College Readiness Measures (PSAT, SAT, & ACT) right right right right
Postsecondary Outcomes (college enrollment rates or employment rates) right right right
Teaching and Curriculum
Teacher quality indicators right right right right
Alignment among standards, curriculum, and instruction right right
Recruitment and professional development programs and investments right right right right
Student and parent perspectives on curriculum and instruction right right


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