Tuesday, September 14, 2010

AYP - Student Scores Improving

Topeka Public Schools - 2009-2010 AYP Report

Topeka Public Schools did not make adequate yearly progress (AYP) as a school district in 2009-2010. Fourteen schools did make AYP, 18 did not. These findings were revealed in a report at the Kansas State Board of Education meeting today. Despite the number of schools not making AYP, test scores of students in Topeka Public Schools are improving.

Reading:

73.4% of all district students scored proficient in reading in 2010. This was an increase of 1.4% over 2009. This is the highest percentage of students to score proficient in reading in the district’s history.

From 2006-2010, the percentage of students scoring proficient in reading increased by 4.5%.

Seven schools (Avondale West, McCarter, McClure, McEachron, Randolph, Stout and Hope Street HS) have met the AYP reading criteria every year from 2006 to 2010.

Nine schools (Avondale East, Avondale West, Lowman Hill, Ross, Scott, Shaner, Jardine MS, Robinson MS and Highland Park High School) had an increase of 5.0% or more in the percentage of students scoring proficient in reading when the 2010 results are compared to 2009. Avondale East Elementary had the highest increase (13.4%)

Math:

72.0% of all district students scored proficient in math in 2010. This was an increase of 2.7% over 2009. This is the highest percentage of students to score proficient in math in the district’s history.

From 2006-2010, the percentage of students scoring proficient in math increased by 9.9%.

Eleven schools (Bishop, Highland Park Central, Lowman Hill, McCarter, McClure, McEachron, Randolph, State Street, Stout, Whitson and Hope Street) have meet the AYP math criteria every year from 2006-2010.

Nine schools (Avondale West, Lowman Hill, Ross, Scott Shaner, Jardine MS, Capital City HS, Hope Street HS and Topeka High) had an increase of 5.% or more in the percentage of students scoring proficient in math when the 2010 results are compared to 2009. Shaner Elementary had the highest increase (17.3%)

Overall:

Five schools (McCarter, McClure, McEachron, Randolph and Stout) have attained AYP every year from 2006 to 2010.

14 schools (12 elementary, 3 middle and 1 high) attainted AYP in 2010

All schools met the AYP criteria for other measures in 2010. This is an improvement over 2009 when 32 out of 33 schools met the criteria.