Accountability and Reporting: ESSA Plans


Accountability and Reporting: ESSA Plans

December 2017


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Rating in ESSA Plan Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for Elementary/Middle School Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for High School ESSA Plan Notes on ESSA Plan
Alabama Tiers of Support
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 15%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
  • Student Growth - 40%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 30%
  • Student Achievement - 20%
  • Student Growth - 25%
AL ESSA Plan (submitted) Rating: Alabama uses an A-F accountability system that is distinct from its federal accountability system.
Alaska Index
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 4%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 14%
  • Literacy/Reading - 3rd and/or 4th grade - 4%
  • Student Achievement - 36%
  • Student Growth - 40%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 2%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 5%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 5%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 15%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 30%
  • On-Track to High School Graduation - 5%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
AK ESSA Plan (submitted) Other: Interim Assessments - 2%

College and/or Career Readiness: eligibility for Alaska Performance Scholarship (Students are eligible when they complete specified curriculum, earn a certain GPA, and earn a qualifying score on ACT/SAT/WorkKeys)
Arizona A-F
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
  • Student Growth - 50%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 10% (includes Literacy/Reading - 3rd and/or 4th grade; Achievement Gap; Students with Disabilities; Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism)
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 20%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 20%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
  • Student Growth - 20%
AZ ESSA Plan (approved) Student growth includes a Student Growth Percentile indicator (25%) and a Student Growth to Target indicator (25%).

Other: The K-8 Acceleration/Readiness indicator provides a menu of options. Schools can earn up to 10 points (10% weight) on the following: 1) End of Course math testing, 2) Decreasing 3rd grade minimally proficient in English-language arts, 3) Subgroup improvement, 4) Special education inclusion in general classroom, and/or 5) Chronic absenteeism.
Arkansas Index/A-F
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; Science Achievement/Growth; Literacy/Reading) - 15%
  • Student Achievement - 35%
  • Student Growth (includes English Language Proficiency/Progress) - 50%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 15%
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; Science Achievement/Growth; Literacy/Reading; College Entrance Exam (Participation/Achievement); On-Track to High School Graduation; Dual Enrollment; Other - See Notes Column) - 15%
  • Student Achievement - 35%
  • Student Growth (includes English Language Proficiency/Progress) - 35%
AR ESSA Plan (submitted) High School SQSS indicator: Schools may receive points for: 1) chronic absences, 2) science achievement, 3) science growth, 4) reading at grade level, 5) ACT/WorkKeys (bonus for ACT Readiness Benchmark), 6) GPA 2.8 or better, 7) community service learning credits earned, 8) on-time credits, 9) computer science course credits earned, and 10) AP/IB/concurrent credit courses.
California Dashboard (Performance levels: red, orange, yellow, green, blue)
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • School Discipline/Suspension Rate
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
  • College and/or Career Readiness
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • School Discipline/Suspension Rate
  • Student Achievement
CA ESSA Plan (submitted) Weights: "For each indicator, 'Status' and 'Change' have equal weight. In addition, each indicator is given equal weight when meaningfully differentiating schools, with ELA and Mathematics assessments considered as two separate indicators for school differentiation. Because six of the seven possible school-level indicators are academic, more weight is automatically attributed to academics without devaluing the importance of school quality (i.e., suspension rates)."
Colorado Tiers of Support
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 12%
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; Science Achievement/Growth) - 16.7%
  • Student Achievement - 23.3%
  • Student Growth - 48%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 8%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 15%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 20%
  • Student Dropout/Reenrollment Rates - 15%
  • Student Growth - 32%
CO ESSA Plan (submitted) Growth: Includes progress in achieving English language proficiency.

SQSS in Elementary/Middle School: Includes changes in chronic absenteeism & science achievement.

SQSS in High School: Includes science achievement and student dropout rates.
Connecticut Index
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 100
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 100
  • On-Track to High School Graduation (middle school only) - 50
  • Student Achievement (includes Science Achievement/Growth) - 300
  • Student Growth - 400
  • Arts Access/Participation - 50
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 100
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 100
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 100
  • High School Graduation Rates - 200
  • On-Track to High School Graduation - 50
  • Physical Fitness - 50
  • Postsecondary/Career Entrance - 100
  • Student Achievement (includes Science Achievement/Growth) - 800
CT ESSA Plan (approved) Points: 950 total for elementary school; 1000 total for middle school; 1550 total for high school.

Student Achievement: English-language arts, math, and science weighted equally in elementary and middle school and at a 3:3:2 ratio in high school.
Delaware Descriptive
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; Science Achievement/Growth; Social Studies Achievement/Growth) - 20%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
  • Student Growth - 40%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 15%
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; Science Achievement/Growth; Social Studies Achievement/Growth; College and/or Career Readiness; On-Track to High School Graduation) - 35%
  • Student Achievement (includes Student Growth) - 40%
DE ESSA Plan (approved) Student Achievement in High School: includes student growth measured by SAT performance.

SQSS in Elementary/Middle School: Chronic Absenteeism, Proficiency for Science (grades 5 & 8), Proficiency for Social Studies (grades 4 & 7).

SQSS in High School: Chronic Absenteeism, Proficiency for Science (grade 10), Proficiency for Social Studies, College and Career Readiness.
District of Columbia 1-5 Stars
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • SQSS (may include Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; Student Dropout/Reenrollment Rates; Early Learning) - 25%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
  • Student Growth - 40%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 11%
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; Student Dropout/Reenrollment Rates; College and/or Career Readiness; Other (See Notes column)) - 44%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
D.C. ESSA Plan (approved) SQSS in Elementary School: Addressing Chronic Absenteeism - 5.775%; In-Seat Attendance - 3.85%; Re-Enrollment - 6.375%; Pre-K metrics (CLASS & In-Seat Attendance) - 4%; Well-Rounded Education (metric to be piloted in the 2018-19 school year and used for accountability in 2019-20) - 5%

SQSS in Middle School: Addressing Chronic Absenteeism - 7.5%; In-Seat Attendance - 5%; Re-Enrollment - 7.5%; Well-Rounded Education (metric to be piloted in the 2018-19 school year and used for accountability in 2019-20) - 5%

SQSS in High School: Addressing Chronic Absenteeism - 7.5%; In-Seat Attendance - 5%; Re-Enrollment - 7.5%; AP/IB Participation - 5%; AP/IB Performance - 5%; Alternate Graduation Metric - 9%; Well-Rounded Education (metric to be piloted in the 2018-19 school year and used for accountability in 2019-20) - 5%
Florida A-F
  • Achievement Gap - 200 points
  • Middle School Acceleration/High School Readiness - 100 points
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 100 points
  • Social Studies Achievement/Growth - 100 points
  • Student Achievement - 200 points
  • Student Growth - 200 points
  • Achievement Gap - 200 points
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 100 points
  • High School Graduation Rates - 100 points
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 100 points
  • Social Studies Achievement/Growth - 100 points
  • Student Achievement - 200 points
  • Student Growth - 200 points
FL ESSA Plan (submitted) SQSS in Elementary School: Science - 100 points.

SQSS in Middle School: Science - 100 points; Social studies - 100 points; Middle School Acceleration (students passing a high school level EOC assessment or industry certification).

SQSS in High School: Science - 100 points; Social Studies - 100 points; College and Career Readiness.
Georgia Index
  • Achievement Gap - 7.5%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 6.67%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 3.5%
  • Literacy/Reading - 6.67%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 3.75%
  • Social Studies Achievement/Growth - 3.75%
  • Student Achievement - 22.5%
  • Student Growth - 31.5%
  • Well-Rounded Education (Access/Participation) - 6.67%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 7.5%
  • Achievement Gap - 5%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 3%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 6%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 3%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 15%
  • Literacy/Reading - 3%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 7.5%
  • Social Studies Achievement/Growth - 7.5%
  • Student Achievement - 15%
  • Student Growth - 27%
  • Well-Rounded Education (Access/Participation) - 3%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 5%
GA ESSA Plan (submitted) Other: Closing gaps in science and social studies.

College and/or Career Readiness: includes Accelerated Enrollment (dual enrollment, AP/IB) and College and Career Readiness (entering Technical College System of Georgia or University System of Georgia without needing remediation, ACT/SAT score, 2+ AP/IB exams, nationally recognized industry credential, or work-based learning experience) - 3% each.
Hawaii Index
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
  • Student Growth - 40%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 50%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
HI ESSA Plan (submitted)
Idaho Dashboard
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 30%
  • Student Achievement - 60%
  • Student/Parent Engagement - 10%
  • College and/or Career Readiness 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 22.5%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 22.5%
  • Student Achievement - 45%
ID ESSA Plan (submitted) Student/Parent Engagement: Survey administered to students.

State plan notes that the accountability system will incorporate the higher of either achievement or growth for each indicator (see p. 25-26).
Illinois Descriptive
  • Arts Access/Participation - 0%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 20%
  • Early Learning
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • School Climate/Culture - 5%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 0%
  • Student Achievement - 20%
  • Student Growth - 50%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 0%
  • Arts Access/Participation - 0%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 7.5%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 6.25%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 50%
  • On-Track to High School Graduation - 6.25%
  • School Climate/Culture - 5%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 0%
  • Student Achievement - 20%
IL ESSA Plan (approved) Other: Elementary/Middle School Indicator ("more robust than only 8th grade on-track").

Weights listed are for the 2018-19 school year. For the 2019-20 school year and beyond, see p. 47 of ESSA plan.
Indiana A-F
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 5%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 42.5%
  • Student Growth - 42.5%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 30%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 30%
  • Student Achievement - 15%
  • Student Growth - 15%
IN ESSA Plan (submitted)
Iowa Tiers of Support
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • School Climate/Culture - 5%
  • Student Achievement - 28%
  • Student Growth 47%
  • Test Participation - 10%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 0%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress -10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 15%
  • School Climate/Culture - 5%
  • Student Achievement - 20%
  • Student Growth 40%
  • Test Participation - 10%
IA ESSA Plan (submitted) School Climate/Culture: Iowa Youth Survey measures safety, engagement, and environment.

Weights listed are for spring 2018 reporting. For future weights, see p. 53-54.
Kansas Tiers of Support
  • Achievement Gap
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • Student Achievement
  • Other (See Notes column)
  • Achievement Gap
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
  • Other (See Notes column)
KS ESSA Plan (submitted) Other: Student success indicator will focus on students scoring at the lowest two levels on math and English-language arts assessments.

Weights: see p.34.
Kentucky 1-5 Stars
  • Achievement Gap - 15-25%
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • School Climate/Culture
  • Science Achievement/Growth & Social Studies Achievement/Growth - 15-25%
  • Student Growth (includes English Language Proficiency/Progress) - 20-30%
  • Well-Rounded Education (Access/Participation)
  • Other (See Notes column) - 5-10% Student Achievement - 15-25%
  • Other (See Notes column)) - 10-20%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 5-15%
  • Achievement Gap - 15-25%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • College and/or Career Readiness (includes English Language Proficiency/Progress) - 20-30%
  • SQSS (Well-Rounded Education (Access/Participation)
  • Science Achievement/Growth & Social Studies Achievement/Growth - 10-20%
  • Student Achievement - 10-20%
  • Other (See Notes column)) - 10-20%
KY ESSA Plan (submitted) SQSS: The Opportunity & Access indicator varies for elementary, middle, and high school students and incorporates multiple measures. See p.14 of ESSA plan. This indicator includes access to 1) a school-based counselor and/or a mental health services provider, 2) a nurse or other health services provider, 3) a librarian/media specialist, 4) family resources/youth services centers, and other elements.

Other: Transition Readiness in elementary and middle school is defined as "meeting a benchmark on a composite score that combines student performance in reading, mathematics, science (in elementary at grade 4; in middle at grade 7), social studies and writing (in elementary at grade 5; in middle at grade 8)."

College and/or Career Readiness: Transition readiness in high school is defined as "earn[ing] a regular or alternative high school diploma and achiev[ing] academic readiness; career readiness (additional credit for those in high-demand sectors); or military readiness as defined; and when English learners meet the criteria for English language proficiency to be English language ready."

Weights: Weights listed represent the lower and upper ranges possible for each indicator - see p.72-73 of ESSA plan.
Louisiana A-F
  • Science Achievement/Growth & Social Studies Achievement/Growth - 25% elementary & 23.33% middle
  • Student Achievement (includes English Language Proficiency/Progress) - 50% elementary & 46.67% middle
  • Student Growth - 25%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 5% middle.
  • College Entrance Exam (Participation/Achievement) - 25%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 8.33%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 41.67%
  • Science Achievement/Growth & Social Studies Achievement/Growth - 4.17%
  • Student Achievement (includes English Language Proficiency/Progress) - 20.83%
LA ESSA Plan (approved) Other: Dropout/credit accumulation by the end of 9th grade.
Maine Descriptive
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 42%
  • Student Growth - 38%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 40%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
ME ESSA Plan (approved)
Maryland 1-5 Stars
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 15%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • School Climate/Culture - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 20%
  • Student Growth - 25%
  • Well-Rounded Education (Access/Participation) - 20%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 15%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 20%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 15%
  • On-Track to High School Graduation - 10%
  • School Climate/Culture - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 20%
MD ESSA Plan (submitted) Well-Rounded Education: access - 10% & completion - 10%.

College and Career Readiness: access - 10% & completion - 10%.
Massachusetts Descriptive
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • SQSS (Science Achievement/Growth; Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism) - 25%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
  • Student Growth - 25%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 5.8%
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; College and/or Career Readiness; On-Track to High School Graduation; Science Achievement/Growth; Student Dropout/Reenrollment Rates; Other (See Notes column)) - 35.8%
  • Student Achievement - 33.3%
  • Student Growth - 20%
MA ESSA Plan (approved) Other: Five-year cohort graduation rate plus percentage of students still enrolled in high school.
Michigan TBD
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 4%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 11.11%
  • Student Achievement - 32.22%
  • Student Growth - 37.78%
  • Test Participation - 3.33%
  • Well-Rounded Education (Access/Participation) - 4%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 1%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 4%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 3%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 10%
  • Postsecondary/Career Entrance - 2%
  • Student Achievement - 29%
  • Student Growth - 34%
  • Test Participation - 3%
MI ESSA Plan (submitted) Test Participation includes English Learner participation.

Other in Elementary/Middle School: Access to a librarian or media specialist.
Minnesota Descriptive
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
MN ESSA Plan (submitted) Weights: Stage-based process for meaningful differentiation - see p.23-24.
Mississippi A-F
  • Achievement Gap - 200 points
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - TBD
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 100 points
  • Student Achievement - 200 points
  • Student Growth - 200 points
  • Achievement Gap - 200 points
  • College Entrance Exam (Participation/Achievement) - 50 points
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 50 points
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - TBD
  • High School Graduation Rates - 200 points
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 50 points
  • Social Studies Achievement/Growth - 50 pionts
  • Student Achievement - 200 points
  • Student Growth - 200 points
MS ESSA Plan (submitted) Elementary/Middle School Weights: Points out of 700 total.

High School Weights: Points out of 1000 total.
Missouri Index
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 20%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
  • Student Growth - 30%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 20%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 30%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
MO ESSA Plan (submitted)
Montana Other
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 20%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • School Climate/Culture - 5%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 25%
  • Student Growth - 30%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 15%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 15%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 25%
  • School Climate/Culture - 5%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
MT ESSA Plan (submitted) Rating: "Summative ratings will be the percentage of points a school has earned in this proposed system of annual meaningful differentiation."
Nebraska Descriptive
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
  • Test Participation
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
  • Test Participation
NE ESSA Plan (submitted) Weights: Indicators are not weighted - see explanation on p. 103.
Nevada 1-5 Stars
  • Achievement Gap - 20%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; Middle School Acceleration/High School Readiness; Science Achievement/Growth) - 10%
  • School Climate/Culture - bonus 2%
  • Student Achievement (includes Literacy/Reading - 3rd and/or 4th grade) - 25%
  • Student Growth - 35%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 30%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; College Entrance Exam (Participation/Achievement); On-Track to High School Graduation; Other (See Notes column); Science Achievement/Growth) - 35%
  • School Climate/Culture - bonus 2%
  • Student Achievement - 25%
NV ESSA Plan (approved) Middle School Acceleration/High School Readiness: High school readiness and percent with academic learning plans.

Other in High School: Includes students meeting the college-and-career ready cut score on end-of-course exams and percent with academic learning plans.
New Hampshire Tiers of Support
  • Achievement Gap
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
  • College and/or Career Readiness
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
NH ESSA Plan (submitted) Weights: See decision trees on p.43-44.
New Jersey Descriptive
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 20%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
  • Student Growth - 40%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 20%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 40%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
NJ ESSA Plan (approved)
New Mexico A-F
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • School Climate/Culture - 10%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 5%
  • Student Achievement - 33%
  • Student Growth (includes Achievement Gap) - 42%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 12%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 9%
  • School Climate/Culture - 10%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 5%
  • Student Achievement - 25%
  • Student Growth (includes Achievement Gap) - 30%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 4%
NM ESSA Plan (approved) Other: Measures a school's ability to increase the overall 4-year graduation rate from year to year.

Weights provided are for the 2018-19 school year and beyond.
New York Tiers of Support
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • College and/or Career Readiness
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
NY ESSA Plan (submitted) New York State does not explicitly weight indicators, but rather uses a series of decision rules to differentiate between schools. See p.65 of plan.
North Carolina A-F
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 1 point
  • Science Achievement/Growth
  • Student Achievement - 2 points
  • Student Growth
  • College Entrance Exam (Participation/Achievement) - 1 point
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 1 point
  • High School Graduation Rates - 1 point
  • On-Track to High School Graduation - 1 point
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 1 point
  • Student Achievement - 2 points
  • Student Growth
  • Other (See Notes column) - 1 point
NC ESSA Plan (submitted) Weights: NC's ESSA plan references Session Law 206 (2017), which provides indicator points. Points listed are points per percent of students. Growth is included as an indicator on p.33 of the ESSA plan.

On-Track to High School Graduation: Completion of Algebra II or Integrated Math II with a passing grade.

Other: Students enrolled in CTE courses who meet the standard on nationally normed workplace readiness test.
North Dakota Dashboard
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • School Climate/Culture - 30%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
  • Student Growth - 30%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 21%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 16%
  • School Climate/Culture 20%
  • Student Achievement - 25%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 8%
ND ESSA Plan (approved) Other: GED completion.
Ohio A-F
  • Achievement Gap (includes English Language Proficiency/Progress) - 15%
  • Literacy/Reading - 15%
  • Student Achievement (includes Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism) - 20%
  • Student Growth - 20%
  • Achievement Gap (includes English Language Proficiency/Progress) - 15%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 15%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 15%
  • Student Achievement (includes Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism) - 20%
OH ESSA Plan (submitted) Achievement Gap: Includes English language arts, mathematics, graduation rate and progress in achieving English language proficiency.

Weights: OH's ESSA plan explains, "In cases where a school or district has fewer than six components, (e.g., an elementary school that has no Graduation and no Prepared for Success components), the remaining components are weighted so that they contribute to the summative grade in the same proportion as when all six exist."
Oklahoma A-F
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 15
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 5
  • Student Achievement - 30
  • Student Growth - 30
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 10
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 15
  • High School Graduation Rates - 10
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 15
  • Student Achievement - 30
OK ESSA Plan (submitted)
Oregon Dashboard (Performance levels assigned to each indicator)
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 1
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 2
  • Student Achievement - 2
  • Student Growth - 4
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 1
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 2
  • High School Graduation Rates - 2
  • On-Track to High School Graduation - 1
  • Student Achievement - 2
  • Other (See Notes column) - 1
OR ESSA Plan (approved) Other: Students earning a regular or modified diploma or an extended diploma, GED or adult high school diploma.

Weights: All points listed are out of 9 total points.
Pennsylvania Tiers of Support
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • College and/or Career Readiness
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • College and/or Career Readiness
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
PA ESSA Plan (submitted) Weights: PA's ESSA plan describes a multi-step process - see p.50-52.
Rhode Island 1-5 Stars
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 4 points
  • SQSS (High Achieving Students; School Discipline/Suspension Rate; Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism) - 12 points
  • Student Achievement - 8 points
  • Student Growth - 6 points
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 4 points
  • High School Graduation Rates - 4 points
  • SQSS (High Achieving Students; School Discipline/Suspension Rate; Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism) - 12 points
  • Student Achievement - 8 points
  • Student Growth - 6 points
RI ESSA Plan (submitted) Weights: RI does not assign specific weights to indicators - see methodology on p.35. Points listed are the maximum possible.

Additional indicators listed for 2019 and beyond: High School Graduate Proficiency, Postsecondary Success, Science Proficiency.
South Carolina Descriptive
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • SQSS (Science Achievement/Growth; Social Studies Achievement/Growth) - 10%
  • School Climate/Culture - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 35%
  • Student Growth (includes Achievement Gap) - 35%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 20%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 25%
  • School Climate/Culture - 15%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
SC ESSA Plan (submitted)
South Dakota Index
  • Achievement Gap - 20%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
  • Student Growth - 20%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 25%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 12.5%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 12.5%
SD ESSA Plan (submitted) Other: High school completion measured by diploma or equivalency.
Tennessee A-F
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 15%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
  • Student Growth - 35%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 10%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 20%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 5%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 7%
  • Student Achievement - 23%
  • Student Growth - 25%
TN ESSA Plan (approved)
Texas A-F
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • High Achieving Students
  • Science Achievement/Growth
  • Social Studies Achievement/Growth
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
  • College and/or Career Readiness
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
TX ESSA Plan (submitted) High Achieving Students: Percentage of assessments at or above the Meets Grade Level standard (postsecondary readiness) for all students and student groups by subject.

Weights: See p.25 of the ESSA plan for an explanation of the rating calculation.
Utah A-F
  • Achievement Gap - 17%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 9%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 24%
  • Student Achievement - 25%
  • Student Growth - 25%
  • Achievement Gap - 6%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 33%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 6%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 22%
  • Student Achievement (includes Student Growth) - 33%
UT ESSA Plan (submitted)
Vermont Descriptive
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • Physical Fitness - 10%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 70%
  • College Entrance Exam (Participation/Achievement) - 10%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 20%
  • Physical Fitness - 5%
  • Postsecondary/Career Entrance - 10%
  • Science Achievement/Growth - 5%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
VT ESSA Plan (approved)
Virginia Tiers of Support
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • Science Achievement/Growth
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
VA ESSA Plan (submitted) Weights: See p.22-23 of ESSA plan for rating calculation methodology.
Washington Index (1-10)
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 5%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
  • Student Growth - 60%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 50%
  • SQSS (On-Track to High School Graduation; Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; College and/or Career Readiness) - 15%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
WA ESSA Plan (submitted)
West Virginia Descriptive
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 14%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 14%
  • School Discipline/Suspension Rate - 14%
  • Student Achievement - 28%
  • Student Growth - 28%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 11%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 11%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 11%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 22%
  • On-Track to High School Graduation - 11%
  • School Discipline/Suspension Rate - 11%
  • Student Achievement - 22%
WV ESSA Plan (submitted) Weights: Weights are approximate - see p.35-36 of ESSA plan.
Wisconsin Index
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 15%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 37.5%
  • Student Growth - 37.5%
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 15%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 37.5%
  • Student Achievement - 37.5%
WI ESSA Plan (submitted) Weights: Weights provided are for schools with an English learner population of at least 10% of the total school population. See p. 41 for weights in schools with a smaller English learner population.
Wyoming Descriptive
  • Achievement Gap - 25%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 25%
  • Student Achievement - 25%
  • Student Growth - 25%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 20%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 20%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 20%
  • Student Achievement - 20%
  • Student Growth - 20%
WY ESSA Plan (submitted)

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