Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education 2020 Annual School Performance Report Card Review

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Memo Number
COM-21-062
Memo Date
1/5/2021
Memo Type
Informational
Unit
Public School Accountability
Regulatory Authority
Response Required
NO
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Federal Programs; Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Technology Coordinators; Test Coordinators; Curriculum Coordinators; School Counselors; Data Stewards (SIS; eSchool; eFinance; TRIAND); District Coordinators (ALE; Homeless; ESOL; SDFS & Foster)

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Memo Text

Private Review:

 

The 2020 Arkansas School Performance Report (School Report Card) will be available for private review by school districts January 5, 2021 - January 12, 2021. The information in the report card pulls from certified cycle data and graduation data submitted to DESE. The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is planning to release the 2020 School Report Card on January 19, 2021 for public viewing.   

 

The School Report Card consists of several modules, which are all hyperlinked on the left-hand side of the page in underlined red text. Please use the following link to access the video demonstrating the Report Card Review: How to view Report Card. The Arkansas School Report Card provides comprehensive data for each school, district, and the State of Arkansas.  In this year’s reports, each section has colored indicators that reflect current data availability. A green indicator means the section is complete; a yellow indicator signifies that some of the data are available; a red indicator means that information is still needed to complete that section.  An orange indicator signifies a Covid-19 disruption and that data are unavailable for the 2019-2020 school year.  All available sections will be completed by April 15, 2021. 


In the 2019-2020 school year, events related to COVID-19 caused a disruption to on-site instruction, assessment, accountability, and reporting.  Because of these events, some items typically included in accountability and reporting are not available. The Abbreviated School Report Card will include several indicators that will give insight into important educational information that will help guide decisions that impact student learning. The following link will provide more information regarding the impact of Covid-19 on Report Card Modules.   Report Card Modules Impacted by Covid 19


Special Note:  The 2020 graduation rates are included in the School Report Card and will be utilized for the 2021 ESSA School Index. 


Private View Access

To access the private view of the School Report Card, please go to the following webpage: https://myschoolinfo.arkansas.gov/. Once on the My School Info page, login at the top right-hand side of the red band on the top of the page to review the School Report Card using the access information in the below text.  The School Report Card can be found in two places: 1) there is a report card button on the home page of My School Info within the red band at the top of the page and 2) on the Report Card tab and the School Report Card drop down, which is in a blue band.  


District Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent

Login using your State Active Directory (SSO) credentials. The e-mail address associated with your APSCN account must be registered as a Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent (Coordinator Code = U or X) in the SIS LEA Profile for your district.


Other Authorized District Users

Login using your State Active Directory (SSO) credentials. Your account must be set-up in eSchoolPlus > Scheduling > Resources > Staff District Information. To become an authorized district user, your District Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent and Principal must first login and add your account to the LEA's authorized users list within My School Info.

  

School Principals

The e-mail address associated with your APSCN account must be registered as a Principal (Coordinator Code = P) in the SIS LEA Profile for your district.

*Informational: Superintendents or Assistant Superintendents and Principals can add up to 10 additional users from their districts & schools respectively by logging into the My School Info secured site.

  

Please report any suspected errors or concerns to ade.schmail@arkansas.gov or by calling the School Performance Unit at (501) 682-7339 before close of business on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.  This is NOT a corrections period.  This review is to 1) ensure the report card for each of your schools are accurate (prior to release and accountability archival) and 2) provide you the opportunity to develop your communication plan for your families and community members.  

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