Accountability and Reporting: State Profile

Accountability and Reporting: State Profile - Maryland

May 2018


Accountability Current Plan
Rating System in Current Policy Index
Minimum Factors in Elementary/Middle School Rating
  • School Climate/Culture
  • Student Achievement
  • Other (See Notes column)
Minimum Factors in High School Rating
  • School Climate/Culture
  • Student Achievement
  • Other (See Notes column)
Statute & Regulation Citations MD Code, Education, ยง 7-203
Other Sources of Current System Report Card

SEA Accountability Website
Notes for Current System Rating: Composite score calculated numerically in a percentile form (not a letter grade).

Statute provides the following requirements for the accountability system: Student achievement; at least three school quality indicators, including school climate surveys.
Accountability ESSA Plan
Rating in ESSA Plan 1-5 Stars
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for Elementary/Middle School
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 15%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • School Climate/Culture - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 20%
  • Student Growth - 25%
  • Well-Rounded Education (Access/Participation) - 20%
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for High School
  • Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism - 15%
  • College and/or Career Readiness - 5%
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 15%
  • On-Track to High School Graduation - 5%
  • School Climate/Culture - 10%
  • Student Achievement - 30%
ESSA Plan MD ESSA Plan (approved)
Notes for ESSA Plan

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