180-105-060 - Establishing goals

180-105-060. Establishing goals

(1) Annual performance improvement goals for both school districts and schools established pursuant to WAC 180-105-020 shall be determined:

(a) Using the most recently available school improvement framework results as the starting point and annual increments to reach the goals outlined in (b) of this subsection.

(b)The performance improvement goals for assessments administered in the spring of 2027 shall be consistent with the goals outlined in the state consolidated plan. At a minimum schools and districts must include the following goals:

(i) Ninety percent of students eligible to be assessed meet standard on the required state assessments.

(ii) Graduation rate for all students, and each group of students referenced in WAC 180-105-020(2) shall be not less than ninety percent.

(iii) In the districts that administer the Washington English language proficiency assessment described in the Washington accountability plan approved by the U.S. Department of Education to adopt performance improvement goals using the federal requirements to determine the increase in the percentage of students making progress toward English language proficiency included in the Washington school improvement framework.

(c) Districts and schools shall establish goals for each of the Washington school improvement framework indicators as defined in WAC 180-105-040(7) for all students and each group of students referenced in WAC 180-105-020(2).

(2) School district boards of directors are authorized to adopt district-wide and school goals that exceed the minimum level required under this section. However, district-wide and school goals that exceed the minimum level required under this section shall not be used for federal or state accountability purposes.

(Amended by WSR 18-22-024, Filed 10/26/2018, effective 11/26/2018)

Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130. 07-07-052, § 180-105-060, filed 3/14/07, effective 4/14/07. 05-15-036, recodified as § 180-105-060, filed 7/11/05, effective 7/11/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.655.030(1)(a). 05-11-046, § 3-20-400, filed 5/12/05, effective 6/13/05.

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