Annual Report on Academic Achievement

The Annual Report on Academic Achievement includes historic as well as current data for all district and state testing instruments currently administered.Olentangy Local School District is committed to analyzing data beyond the state report card to measure improvement in academic achievement. In addition to the state’s benchmarks, the district holds itself up to eight additional CIP (Continuous Improvement Plan) benchmarks and 22 indicators within those benchmarks.

The goal of the Annual Report is to organize district data around Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP) benchmarks, which go beyond state report cards to provide a more in-depth review of Olentangy s201312171542 2tudent achievement. Each section includes a graphic representation of the data, as well as brief analysis summary points.

It remains a goal of Olentangy’s Continuous Improvement Plan to develop other benchmarks, beyond test scores and surveys, to measure overall district quality and improvement. The difficulty in measuring arts, athletics, academics, and other areas includes determining if measuring awards earned or participation rates are the best measure of quality. Also, the data need to be easily quantified and collected. Efforts to draft benchmarks in these areas will be ongoing.

In addition to Olentangy data, data from state comparison districts is also included. The Office of Policy Research and Analysis of the Ohio Department of Education generates a state comparison group for every district each year. Utilizing numerous variables, a rank order list of the twenty districts most like Olentangy is created. As often as possible, all of the data from these twenty districts are included for comparison.

In any data report of this magnitude, it is inevitable that some corrections may have been missed during the editing process. If any concerns about accuracy or format are noted during the review of this document, please contact the Curriculum Department at (740) 657-4024.

NOTE: In addition to the state’s benchmarks, the district holds itself up to eight additional CIP (Continuous Improvement Plan) benchmarks and 22 indicators within those benchmarks.

The 2013 Reports