2011-2012 Value Added Results
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Posted on September 28, 2012
Each year over the past six years, the Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools has done an analysis of Ohio’s community school value-added results, comparing their growth results to the growth results of district schools in geographic proximity in the so-called “Big-Eight” urban districts. Excepting e-schools, the “Big Eight” urbans are the territorial grounds in which community schools are allowed to operate in Ohio. This year’s analysis (2011-2012) is now available on our website.
Once again, there’s good news for charters in these results. Overall, Ohio’s urban charters had a higher percentage of schools scoring “above expectations” (29% versus 15%) and a higher percentage of “meets or exceeds expected growth” schools (81% versus 73%) when compared to traditional district schools in the eight Ohio urban areas. The report presents an amalgam of these results as well as a breakdown by urban center.