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State Report Cards Show District Numbers Unchanged

The district's enrollment and class sizes have stayed stagnant.

The state has released the school report cards for the 2010-2011 school year, and, for the , the results are pretty much unchanged since the year before.

Enrollment rates have stayed fairly stagnant in all schools in the district, increasing in some grades and decreasing in others. And, in the high school, drop-out rates have mostly fallen, with the graduation rate up to almost 100 percent.

Parents throughout the year have expressed concerns about increasing class sizes, and the report cards show that they have risen slightly across the board, aside from some elementary schools, including and actually seeing smaller classes.

As far as standardized test scores, the percentages of students achieving proficiency has stayed fairly stagnant in most schools.

The district released information about test scores in November, citing that most achieved adequate yearly progress, but more needs to be done to improve language and literacy tests scores in the middle and intermediate schools.

Enrollment

Grade 2010-2011 2009-2010 9 730 693 10 679
734 11 709
706 12 695 663 SE students in specialized classes 25 24 Total School 2,838 2,820

Average Class Size

Class Average size - 2010-2011 Average size - 2009-2010 9 24.3 22.4 10 25.1 25.3 11 22.2 25.2 12 24.8 24.6 SE students in specialized classes 2.1
1.8 Total 22.0 22.4

Dropout Rates

Dropout Rates 2010-2011 2009-2010 Percentage who dropped out in grades 9-12

White 0.2% 0.6% Black or African American
1.0% Hispanic 0.2% 1.3% American Indian or Alaska Native
0.0% Asian 0.0% 0.0% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
0.0% Male 0.1% 0.5% Female 0.2% 0.6% With disabilities 0.1% 0.4% Limited English Proficiency 0.1% 9.1% Economically Disadvantaged 0.1% 2.0% Total 0.4% 0.5%

Graduation Rate


Percentage of graduates Class of 2011 99.9% Class of 2010 98.7%

Student/Faculty Ratios


Student/Faculty Ratio 2010-2011 11.0 2009-2010 10.5

Enrollment

Grade 2010-2011 2009-2010 7 688
755 8

757

758 SE students in specialized classes 4.0 8.0 Total School 1,449 1,521

Student/Faculty Ratios


Student/Faculty Ratio 2010-2011 10.1

2009-2010

10.2

Enrollment

Grade 2010-2011 2009-2010 5 279 296 6

290

276
SE students in specialized classes 6.0
4.0 Total School 575 576

Average Class Size


2010-2011  2009-2010 5 23.2 21.1 6 24.2 18.4 Total 23.0 19.2

Enrollment

Grade 2010-2011 2009-2010 5 447
420 6

429

419 SE students in specialized classes 13.0
7.0
Total School 889 846

Average Class Size


2010-2011 2009-2010 5 26.3 23.3 6 25.2 20.0 Total 24.7 21.2

For more information about the report cards, visit the Department of Education website.

Bwater Parent June 01, 2012 at 03:37 AM
The teacher to student ratio at the intermediate level has not been stagnant - it's gone up 15-20%. Why has it gone up so much?
Bwater Parent June 01, 2012 at 03:38 AM
Sorry - meant average class size...

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