Statewide School Needs Improvement List released

By Wendy Kleinman Modified: August 28, 2008 at 4:08 pm •  Published: August 28, 2008
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The State Department of Education today released the list of schools statewide on the Needs Improvement list, which identifies schools that have failed to make adequate progress for two consecutive years in the same area. They must then make progress for two consecutive years to come off the list.

There are four areas schools are judged on: math performance, reading performance, percent of students taking state exams, and graduation rate for high schools or attendance rate for other schools.

There are 45 schools on the list this year, compared to 53 schools last year.

List of Oklahoma City Public Schools on the Needs Improvement list, and the benchmarks they did not meet

Year 1:

Rockwood Elementary, math

Rogers Middle School, math

Northeast Academy Middle School, math

Roosevelt Middle School, math

Taft Middle School, math

Oklahoma Centennial Middle School, math and reading and attendance

Santa Fe South Middle School, reading (charter school)

Star Spencer High School, reading

Year 2:

North Highland Math and Science Academy, math

Webster Middle School, math and reading

Year 3:

F.D. Moon Academy, math

Douglass Middle School, attendance

Year 4:

Capitol Hill High School, graduation rate

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