Education report cards out in Ohio, West Virginia

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Report cards that assess school performance in Ohio and West Virginia are out.

On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Education released the annual Ohio School Report Cards.

For the first time, schools and districts will be assigned overall letter grades. The overall grade is calculated by using results in the six components: achievement, progress, gap closing, improving at-risk K-3 readers (previously known as K – 3 literacy improvement), graduation rate, and prepared for success.

For school districts in Washington County:
Belpre………. D
Fort Frye…… B
Marietta…… D
Warren……… C
Wolf Creek.. C
You can find a link to general information about the report cards in the Related Links section of the article.

The West Virginia Schools Balanced Scorecard is designed to provide a clear snapshot of school performance and growth from year to year. Each public school in the state will receive a scorecard that gives parents, students, educators and communities clear and concise information on where their school is excelling and in what areas their school may need to improve. the scorecard is based on these factors: performance in English language arts and math, a benchmark indicator, four- and five-year cohort graduation rates, English language learner progress, and student success.

You can find a link to the West Virginia Balanced Scorecard in the Related Documents section of the article.

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