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Reports and Briefs (Archive)

Redesigning Schoolyards at Two Schools: A Summary of the Seven Design Phases

Redesigning Schoolyards at Two Schools: A Summary of the Seven Design Phases

Posted on September 21, 2020
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Categories: Health & Nutrition, School Climate, Social Emotional Learning

In spring 2019, SDP, in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia, was awarded a grant from the William Penn Foundation to redesign schoolyards at three elementary schools into “playful learning areas”–environments designed for children that encourage and reinforce learning outside of the classroom. This brief summarizes the design process.

Demographic Enrollment Trends and School Progress Report (SPR) Performance from 2014-15 to 2018-19

Demographic Enrollment Trends and School Progress Report (SPR) Performance from 2014-15 to 2018-19

Posted on September 18, 2020
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Categories: Equity, System Trends

A summary of school-level and student-level trends within each SPR performance tier from 2014-15 through 2018-19.

Youth Risk Behavior Survey: Selected Results from the School District of Philadelphia

Youth Risk Behavior Survey: Selected Results from the School District of Philadelphia

Posted on August 18, 2020
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Categories: Health & Nutrition

This report uses YRBS data from 2009 through 2019 to show changes in risk behaviors reported by high school students. It provides a general overview of these behaviors, then presents related findings in six sections: mental health, safety and violence, substance use, sexual health, nutrition and physical activity, and physical health. This report also explores how certain students may be more at risk based on their race/ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation.

Results from SDP's Graduate Follow-Up Survey (Class of 2018)

Results from SDP’s Graduate Follow-Up Survey (Class of 2018)

Posted on August 17, 2020
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Categories: Graduation and Beyond

Results from a new, customized graduate follow-up survey administered to members of the class of 2018.

Blended Learning Initiative Cohort 2, Year 1 (2018-19)

Blended Learning Initiative Cohort 2, Year 1 (2018-19)

Posted on August 11, 2020
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Categories: Effective Instruction

Findings related to implementation and outcomes of the first year of the second cohort of SDP’s Blended Learning Initiative.

Evaluation of the Spring 2020 Covid-19 Continuity of Education Plan

Evaluation of the Spring 2020 Covid-19 Continuity of Education Plan

Posted on August 10, 2020
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Categories: School Reopening, System Trends

On March 16, 2020, SDP closed schools and offices in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic. Like many other districts, SDP had to quickly pivot from in-person to virtual instruction. This report evaluates the four expected outcomes included in SDP’s “Continuity of Education Plan” for online instruction for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

Six Practices for Using Reading Specialists to Support K-3 Student Growth: A Summary of Findings from Interviews with Four Successful Reading Specialists

Six Practices for Using Reading Specialists to Support K-3 Student Growth: A Summary of Findings from Interviews with Four Successful Reading Specialists

This brief summarizes themes from interviews about best practices conducted with four Reading Specialists in December 2019 and January 2020.

The Relationship Between Teachers’ Perceptions of School Climate and Teacher Retention, 2015-16 to 2017-18

The Relationship Between Teachers’ Perceptions of School Climate and Teacher Retention, 2015-16 to 2017-18

This 11-page brief uses three years of school-level data to explore the relationship between teachers’ perceptions of school climate and teacher retention.

Representativeness of the 2018-19 Senior Exit Survey

Representativeness of the 2018-19 Senior Exit Survey

Posted on July 30, 2020
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Categories: Graduation and Beyond

This brief examines the representativeness of the Senior Exit Survey and aims to describe how generalizable responses from 2018-19 are to the entire population of District seniors.

How Student Perceptions of College and Career Readiness Differ by Type of SDP High School, 2016-17 to 2018-19

How Student Perceptions of College and Career Readiness Differ by Type of SDP High School, 2016-17 to 2018-19

This brief uses District-Wide Survey data to explore the trends in student perceptions of college and career readiness at School District of Philadelphia (SDP) high schools from 2016-17 to 2018-19.