Just as students receive report cards at the end of each grading period to show their academic progress, the school district also receives yearly "report cards" from the State of Oregon. These reports were mandated by the 1999 state legislature and provide educators with an opportunity to communicate directly with parents and community members about how local schools are performing.
In 2013, the Oregon Department of Education released a newly redesigned school and district Report Card. This new Report Card is the product of a year of review and revisions, led by an external Report Card Steering Committee and informed by feedback from thousands of stakeholders around the state.
The goals of the redesign were to:
Click here to see the state's Report Cards for the 2015-16 school year on the Oregon Department of Education website in English and Spanish.
Navigating the page: To see our district's report cards, select "Springfield SD 19" from the drop-down menu and you will see a list of all Springfield schools with links for report cards, a link for the school's "Rating Detail Sheet," which goes into more detail, and an overall report card rating for each school.
This year, schools did not receive ratings because of the implementation of Smarter Balanced testing.
The report card will include a letter from the school principal. For more background information about the report cards, click here.