The 2006-2007 legislative mandated Arkansas School Performance Report will be published March 12, 2008. The information that is currently on the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) databases, previously submitted by individual districts, will be used.
A draft of the 2006-2007 Annual School Performance Report Card data is available for viewing on the NORMES Website at http://normes.uark.edu/ by clicking on the “2007 Pre-Publication Performance Reports” icon. Please review the data for accuracy. Statistical information can be reviewed privately from January 23 – January 29, 2008.
If the information for a school or district is not correct as indicated, changes in the data may be requested by contacting Dr. Charity Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org and cc Denise Airola, email@example.com. Requested changes must be accompanied by supporting documentation. This documentation should include the source of the correct information and, if appropriate, the calculations used to determine the new data field. If the information is incorrect due to a data entry problem on Arkansas Public School Computer Network (APSCN), the original data should be submitted along with the correct data. Changes must be approved by the superintendent of the affected school district.
All requests for corrections to the data must be received at the ADE by 5:00 p.m. on January 29, 2008.
The directions for access to the data are listed below:
Step 1: Go to the NORMES website http://normes.uark.edu
Step 2: Click on the “2007 Pre-Publication Performance Reports” icon.
Step 3: Enter your NORMES username and password.
(Note: Administrators will use their EGuide/ED.STATS username and password login. This will provide a private copy of the 2007 school performance report data.)
Step 4: Verify the information contained in the report.
Please review the data in the following sections:
1. American College Test
2. No Child Left Behind Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)
3. Advance Placement Courses
4. Annual Accreditation Status
5. Highly Qualified Teachers
6. School Board Training
Criterion-referenced assessment data are reported corrected per approved AYP appeals. Norm-referenced assessment data are reported from ADE press release data.
Please address any additional questions or comments to Dr. Charity Smith, Assistant Commissioner at 501-682-4472 or 501-682-2259.
NO ADDITIONAL CORRECTIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE OF 5:00 P.M. ON JANUARY 29, 2008.