Accountability and Reporting: State Profile

Accountability and Reporting: State Profile - Illinois

May 2018


Accountability Current Plan
Rating System in Current Policy Descriptive
Minimum Factors in Elementary/Middle School Rating
  • Achievement Gap
  • College and/or Career Readiness
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
Minimum Factors in High School Rating
  • Achievement Gap
  • College and/or Career Readiness
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
Statute & Regulation Citations 105 ILCS 5/2-3.25a
Other Sources of Current System Report Card

State Board Website
Notes for Current System The accountability system is focused on two components: student performance and professional practice. Only student performance is described here. Professional practice will be incorporated starting with the 2022-23 school year.
Accountability ESSA Plan
Rating in ESSA Plan Descriptive
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for Elementary/Middle School
  • 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%
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for High School
  • 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%
ESSA Plan IL ESSA Plan (approved)
Notes for ESSA Plan 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.

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