Performance Measures

Grades PreK-3

  • Percent of students scoring proficient or better on the State’s reading assessment for 3rd grade
  • Percent of students meeting standard or “ready to succeed in school by kindergarten” on the statewide assessment Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WaKIDS)

Grades 4-8

  • Percent of 8th grade students enrolled in a math class designated as Algebra 1 or higher
  • Percent of students scoring proficient or higher on the State math assessments in grades 4-8
  • Percent of students scoring proficient or higher on the State science assessment in grades 5 and 8
  • Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 students with >5 absences, excused or unexcused, in a school year.
  • Percent of Grades 6, 7, and 8 students with one or more suspensions or expulsions during the school year.

Grades 9-12

  • Number and percentage of graduating students, by district, who submit and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • Number and percent of graduating students who met the Washington Student Achievement Council’s (WSAC) minimum course taking requirements for eligibility to apply to a 4-year postsecondary institution
  • 5 year extended high school graduation rate
  • Percent of 11th and 12th grade students enrolled in at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) course
  • Percent of 9th grade students with one or more suspensions/expulsions

Postsecondary

  • Percent of first-year college students enrolled in pre-college (i.e. remedial) coursework
  • Rates of college enrollment or the ratio of college-enrolled students and their high school graduating class
  • Rates of postsecondary attainment or graduation from a two-year or four-year institution within six years of graduation

All Students

  • Percent of students attending schools with Washington State Achievement Index (Index) ratings of “very good” or “exemplary”
  • Number and percentage of participating students by subgroup with a highly effective teacher of record and principal
  • Number and percentage of participating students, by subgroup, with an effective teacher of record and principal