Colorado Department of Education officials today released 2011 state ratings for districts, as required under the Education Accountability Act of 2009.
Click in the “School District” box below to see how your district fared. Or find all districts sharing common ratings by clicking in the “School Rating” box.
This year, 9.9% of districts – or 18 – received the top rating of Accredited with Distinction while just seven districts, or 3.8%, were rated Accredited with Turnaround Plan – the state’s worst. Possible ratings, from best to worst, are Distinction, Accredited (51.6%), Accredited with Improvement Plan (24.7%), Accredited with Priority Improvement Plan (9.9%) and Turnaround.
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- You can select more than one district by holding down the “Ctrl” button and clicking on as many names as you’d like to see.
- To see all districts with a certain rating, skip the “School District” search box and click on a rating in the “District Rating” search box.
- After your results are returned, click on the “Details” link to see more details about that district’s rating, including academic performance, academic growth, whether your district is closing achievement gaps and, for its high schools, progress on post-secondary and workforce readiness.
- Also on the “Details” page, you’ll see how many years a district has been on Priority Improvement or Turnaround status. Districts earning that rating for five years face state sanctions.
- If you prefer your data in Excel spreadsheets, go to this Colorado Department of Education webpage and scroll down to “CDE District Accreditation Ratings” for a short and easy-to-sort listing or check “CDE District Performance Framework Flat File” for even more data.
- Interested in seeing your school or district improvement plan? Go here.
- If you have questions about the data or see an error, please contact us at EdNews@ednewscolorado.org.
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