Accountability and Reporting: State Profile

Accountability and Reporting: State Profile - Arizona

May 2018


Accountability Current Plan
Rating System in Current Policy A-F
Minimum Factors in Elementary/Middle School Rating
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • Student Achievement
  • Other (See Notes column)
Minimum Factors in High School Rating
  • College and/or Career Readiness
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • Student Achievement
  • Other (See Notes column)
Statute & Regulation Citations A.R.S. ยง 15-241
Other Sources of Current System Report Card

SEA Accountability Website

Technical Manual
Notes for Current System Statute specifies "multiple measures of academic performance or other academically relevant indicators of school quality."
Accountability ESSA Plan
Rating in ESSA Plan A-F
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for Elementary/Middle School
  • 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)
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for High School
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 20%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 20%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
  • Student Growth - 20%
ESSA Plan AZ ESSA Plan (approved)
Notes for ESSA Plan 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.

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