Accountability and Reporting: State Profile

Accountability and Reporting: State Profile - Kansas

May 2018


Accountability Current Plan
Rating System in Current Policy Accreditation
Minimum Factors in Elementary/Middle School Rating
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • Student Achievement
  • Test Participation
  • Other (See Notes column)
Minimum Factors in High School Rating
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism
  • High School Graduation Rates
  • Student Achievement
  • Test Participation
  • Other (See Notes column)
Statute & Regulation Citations K.A.R. 91-31-32
Other Sources of Current System Report Card

SEA Accountability Website
Notes for Current System Other: 12 quality criteria measures.

New regulations shift from school accreditation to district accreditation.
Accountability ESSA Plan
Rating in ESSA Plan Descriptive
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for Elementary/Middle School
  • Achievement Gap - 25%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 25%
  • Student Achievement - 25%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 25%
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for High School
  • Achievement Gap - 20%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 20%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 20%
  • Student Achievement - 20%
  • Other (See Notes column) - 20%
ESSA Plan KS ESSA Plan (approved) 
Notes for ESSA Plan Other: Student success indicator will focus on students scoring at state performance level 1. 

Achievement Gap: Academic gap measure will focus on the gap between average test performance and subgroups with low performance. 

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