Ohios 2011-12 State Report Card finds that the states public schools are making steady academic gains as a new era of accountability approaches, says the states department of education.
The states schools registered improvements in 14 of 26 indicators and met the states performance goal on 21 out of the 26 indicators. There were especially strong gains in eighth-grade math and science. The number of districts and schools exceeding expected growth in Value-Added also grew significantly, according to a press release from the Ohio Department of Education.
The Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools District met all 26 of the indicators, had a Performance Index Score of 103.7 out of 120 and met both the Average Yearly Progress and the Value-Added Measure, earning the district its Excellent designation.
To read the full State Report Card, along with district and building report cards, visit www.reportcard.ohio.gov.