Accountability and Reporting: State Profile

Accountability and Reporting: State Profile - District of Columbia

May 2018


Accountability Current Plan
Rating System in Current Policy Not found in policy
Minimum Factors in Elementary/Middle School Rating Not found in policy
Minimum Factors in High School Rating
  • Not found in policy
Statute & Regulation Citations
Other Sources of Current System Report Card

SEA Accountability Website

Report Card User Guide

Assessment & Accountability Manual
Notes for Current System
Accountability ESSA Plan
Rating in ESSA Plan 1-5 Stars
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for Elementary/Middle School
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • SQSS (may include Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; Student Dropout/Reenrollment Rates; Early Learning) - 25%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
  • Student Growth - 40%
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for High School
  • 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%
ESSA Plan D.C. ESSA Plan (approved)
Notes for ESSA Plan 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%

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