On November 8, 2023 PDE published the results of the state standardized tests administered in the 2022-23 school year. Although proficiency rates for SDP students are lower than statewide rates, SDP students’ year-over-year results align with the statewide results, and we see overall signs of post-pandemic improvement, especially in grades 3-8 math and science.
The School Progress Report on Education and Equity (SPREE) for school year 2021-22 is now available. The SPREE is a yearly report that highlights our overall progress as a District and shows each school’s growth, both in traditional performance measures like proficiency on state assessments and graduation rates, and in additional measures like school climate, culture, and opportunity.
The 2021-22 school year was the first year that the PSSAs and Keystones were administered normally since 2018-19 (pre-pandemic). In late November, PDE published the results of the state standardized tests administered in the 2021-22 school year.
Information about the 2019-20 AEPR reports, including the updated files and resources.
In order to help facilitate remote learning during the Covid-19 pandemic, as part of its Continuity of Education plan, the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) distributed Chromebooks to students in grades K-12 in spring 2020. The table below shows the number and percentage of enrolled SDP students in each zip code who have received an SDP Chromebook as of February 9, 2021.
The End-of-Year Report presents metrics typically used to calculate the annual School Progress Report (SPR). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many data points that are required to calculate the SPR were not administered during 2019-20; therefore, the traditional school-specific SPR scores could not be calculated for the 2019-20 school year. The data included in this…
SDP’s School Profiles, which display District-level data as well as school-level information about SPR scores, climate, and standardized test performance, now have an additional functionality. Thanks to a partnership with the Philadelphia Education Research Consortium (PERC), you may now view expected public transit times to each high school’s physical location from anywhere in the city.
SDP’s Alternative Education Progress Report (AEPR) provides a high-level overview of how our alternative education programs are performing in the areas, or domains, that matter the most for student success, and it includes reports designed to evaluate the metrics most relevant to each school model and purpose. This brief analyzes data from 2016-17 to 2018-19 to identify trends by report type and domain.
This six-page brief outlines the school priorities and goals identified during the planning process for the 2020-21 school year, which took place from February to August 2020.
Beginning in the 2020-21 school year, the School District of Philadelphia required that formative assessments in reading and math be administered in all grades in all schools. The aimswebPlus assessment is required for grades K-5 and the Star assessment is required for grades 6-12. In addition, aimswebPlus is being administered to eligible special education students…