Accountability and Reporting: State Profile

Accountability and Reporting: State Profile - Arkansas

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
  • Student Growth
  • Other (See Notes column)
Minimum Factors in High School Rating
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
  • Other (See Notes column)
Statute & Regulation Citations A.C.A. ยง 6-15-2105, -2108
Other Sources of Current System Report Card

SEA Accountability Website
Notes for Current System Statute specifies that at least one of the following must be included: 1) Achievement gap, 2) Student subgroup growth, 3) On-track to high school graduation, 4) Resource equity, 5) College and career readiness, 6) Student access to flexible learning such as personalized, competency, or mastery learning, 7) Student access to district-offered preschool, 8) Proportion of educators with a National Board certification or advanced degree, 9) District and community partnerships.
Accountability ESSA Plan
Rating in ESSA Plan Index
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for Elementary/Middle School
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; Science Achievement/Growth; Literacy/Reading) - 15%
  • Student Achievement - 35%
  • Student Growth (includes English Language Proficiency/Progress) - 50%
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for High School
  • 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%
ESSA Plan AR ESSA Plan (approved)
Notes for ESSA Plan High School SQSS indicator: Schools may receive points for: 1) chronic absence level, 2) science achievement, 3) science growth, 4) reading at grade level, 5) ACT score and ACT readiness benchmarks, 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.

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