On October 13, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) released School Performance Profile (SPP) scores for each of the schools in our district who participate in the Keystone Exam, PASA, or PSSA high stakes tests. The attached documents include a letter from the Acting Superintendent Daniel Nerelli, SPP public posting information, 2016 SPP focus points, and frequently asked questions about the School Performance Profile.
Parents may also be interested in reading the Philly.com article "Check Out Pa. Schools' Progress Scores Newly Released Online" or the Mecury News article "Pa. Pulling Academic Scores from Website for Further Review."
On December 2, 2016, PDE shared recommendations presented to the state legislature that were the result of a series of formal and informal discussions. These discussions explored ways that Pennsylvania can more holistically measure schools and student performance. The recommendations are below.