Tuesday, February 2, 2010

2009 Annual Report and School Performance Index (SPI)

The 2009 Annual Report for the Philadelphia Public Schools is now available on the district website http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/a/accountability/school-annual-reports
Download from the Northwest group. We are consistently in the top 25% of schools (they only segment by quartiles).

There is a new index from the Office of Accountability that was introduced with the plan for the Renaissance Schools. The School Performance Index (SPI)is calculated using a different algorithm to compare schools 1. Relative to the District Overall and
2. Relative to Similar Schools. The SPI is reported on a 1-10 scale (1 being the best). http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/a/accountability/school-performance-index-spi
(download the Northwest data)
We are in the 2 ranking, the top 20% of all schools. And ranked 4 among like schools. The SPI page allows comparison of scores etc to similar schools in the area.

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