2004 Accountability Goals
High School Graduation Rate Goals
The board shall annually adopt district-wide graduation goals and direct each high school to annually establish goals, subject to board approval, to increase the percentage of on-time graduates receiving a high school diploma beginning with the class of 2004.
The minimum graduation rate goals through 2013 shall be as defined in WAC 180-105-060. Graduation rate goals in 2014 and each year thereafter for each group of students, identified in Federal requirements, shall not be less than 85 percent.
District and School Reading and Mathematics Improvement Goals
The board shall adopt district-wide performance improvement goals for reading and mathematics for elementary, middle and high school (grade-level bands; and direct each school in the district that administers the statewide assessment to adopt performance improvement goals to increase the percentage of students meeting the standard in reading and mathematics.
The following goals and calculation methodologies shall be established to measure and improve student achievement in reading and mathematics within grade-level bands as measured by the statewide assessment administered in the spring of 2003 through and including the spring of 2014.
- The baseline of achievement for the district and schools within the grade-level bands on the reading and mathematics assessments for each grade are the starting points established using the federal requirements in the Washington State No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Accountability Plan.
- The goal for the district and for each school is to increase the percentage of students in the following categories in meeting or exceeding the reading and mathematics improvement goals on the state uniform bar as established using the federal requirements in the Washington State No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Accountability Plan:
- All students;
- Students of each major racial and ethnic group;
- Economically disadvantaged students;
- Students served in Special Education; and
- Students served in the state’s Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program.
3. The district and all schools shall demonstrate satisfactory progress toward the performance improvement goals by meeting the federal requirements or by showing improvements using the alternative “Safe Harbor” calculation.
Once a year the board shall issue a report to parents and present it in a public meeting. The report shall include the following:
- The district’s and buildings’ improvement goals.
- Student performance relative to the goals.
- District and building plans to achieve the goals, including curriculum and instruction, parent and guardian involvement, and resources available to parents and guardians to assist students in meeting the state standards.
Annually the district will report in a news release the district’s progress toward meeting the district and building goals. The report shall also be included in each school’s annual school report.
RCW 28A.655.100 Performance goals – Reporting Requirements
WAC 180-105-020 Reading and Mathematics Goals
WAC 180-105-060 High School Graduation Goals
Policy News, June 2010 High School Proficiency Examination
Policy News, Dec. 2005 Requirements Revised
Policy News, Oct. 2003 A+ Commission’s Revised Performance Improvement Goals
Policy News, June 1999 Accountability Bill Includes Policy Implications
Policy News, Aug. 1998 CORRECTION: Reading goals policy
REVISED: 08/31/2000; 11/20/2001; 02/28/2002; 12/18/2003; 02/23/2006; 02/26/2009; 07/22/2010
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND RESOURCES
2000 Student Learning Goals
2004 Accountability Goals
2005 School Improvement Plans
2019 Curriculum Development
2020 Course Design, Selection and Adoption of Instructional Materials
2021 Library Information and Technology Program
2022 Electronic Resources and Internet Safety
2023 Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy
2024 Online Learning
2025 Copyright Compliance
2027 District Ownership of Staff-Created Work
2029 Animals as Part of the Instructional Program
2030 Service Animals in Schools
2090 Program Evaluation
LEARNING PROGRAMS AND SUPPORTS
2100 Educational Opportunities for Military Children
2104 Federal and/or State Funded Special Instructional Programs
2106 Program Compliance
2107 Comprehensive Early Literacy Plan
2108 Learning Assistance Program
2110 Transitional Bilingual Instruction
2121 Substance Abuse Program
2125 Sexual Health Education
2126 AIDS Prevention Education
2140 Guidance and Counseling
2145 Recognition, Screening, and Response to Distress in Students
2150 Co-Curricular Program
2151 Interscholastic Athletics
2152 Extracurricular Activities
2153 Non-curriculum-Related Student Groups
2161 Special Education and Related Services for Eligible Students
2162 Education of Students with Disabilities under Section 504
2165 Home or Hospital Instruction
2170 Career and Technical Education
2178 Traffic Safety Education
2190 Advanced Academic Program
2195 Academic Acceleration
2220 School Calendar
2240 Summer School
2255 Alternative Learning Experience Programs
2320 Field Trips, Excursions and Outdoor Education
2331 Controversial Issues/Guest Speakers
2333 Flag Exercises
2336 Required Observances
2337 Disability History Month
2340 Religious-Related Activities and Practices
REQUIREMENTS AND ASSESSMENTS
2409 Credit for Competency/Proficiency
2410 High School Graduation Requirements
2411 Certificate of Educational Competency
2412 Diplomas for Veterans
2413 Equivalency Credit for Career and Technical Education Courses
2414 Community Service
2418 Waiver of High School Graduation Credits
2420 Grading and Progress Reports