We provide regular updates to you about your student’s academic progress by sending home a student report card. Once a year we also provide you with updates on our school’s achievements through the North Carolina School Report Card. The North Carolina School Report Card includes important information about our school’s student performance, class sizes, attendance, school safety, instructional resources and teacher quality. There is information about how our school measured against federal Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs).
Each school receives a letter grade to describe academic performance. These school letter grades are comprised of student performance (80 percent) and academic growth (20 percent). I have enclosed a summary of our School Report Card called the Report Card Snapshot. Our school’s full Report Card can be found on the NC School Report Card website at https://ncreportcards.ondemand.sas.com/src . Report data is available for our school district and for the state’s education system as a whole. School Report Cards are provided for regular public schools, charter schools, and alternative schools that were open during the 2016-17 school year.
The letter grades only tell part of the story. At our school, not only are we proud of our “B” on the school report card but we are also pleased that we met the growth standard that was expected. There are 824 schools in NC with similar grade spans and that are considered Title I schools. Jonathan Valley ranked 52nd out of those 824 schools; that places us in the top 7% of Title I elementary schools in NC.
We are committed to providing parents and the community with important information about our school. Well-informed and engaged parents enhance the learning of their children and contribute to a positive learning environment. In addition, the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires schools to issue School Report Cards.
At Jonathan Valley Elementary School your support is very important to our success. Please review our School Report Card carefully and feel free to contact us directly to discuss any questions about the School Report Card. We also welcome your feedback regarding other school matters.
Thank you for supporting our efforts to provide your child with a high-quality education.
The link to our district and school report card is https://ncreportcards.ondemand.sas.com/src