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Category: Rankings


New state school ratings show how local high-poverty schools stack up

The state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) recently released its list of statewide school performance in low-income schools, as required by the federal government.

The list covers schools that receive federal Title I funding, which goes to high-poverty schools.

Schools can receive one of four designations, based on state test scores and/or graduation rates over three years:

Reward schools: Can be high-performing schools or schools making excellent progress. Highest-performing schools have met their objectives for all students and in each of 11 subgroups of students. High-progress schools are among the state’s top 10 percent of Title

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