Sherwood Schools receive outstanding ratings

posted Oct 22, 2012, 12:54 PM by Corey Thompson   [ updated Oct 29, 2012, 11:40 AM ]
ODE releases school reports and six schools rated as outstanding, the highest rating offered by the State

In August, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) released performance data for all Oregon schools using a new model recently approved by the Federal Government. The new model focuses on using student academic growth as its basis for evaluating school performance. Sherwood schools were among the state's top performers. All four elementary schools and the Sherwood High School received Level 5 ratings, the highest awarded by the state. Both middle schools received Level 4 ratings.

ODE recently released report cards for K-12 schools across the state evaluating their performance for 2011-12 school year. This will be the last year that school report cards will be issued using the older model of assessing school performance based on the percentage of students who reach a specific benchmark (as opposed to the new model which focuses on academic growth over the course of a school year).

Sherwood schools received high marks as six out of seven schools received the state’s highest rating of Outstanding. Hopkins, which was selected as a model school for closing the achievement gap with traditionally underperforming subgroups, received the rating of Satisfactory.

Superintendent Heather Cordie stated, “We are proud of the work completed each and every day in our schools. The teachers and staff work diligently to provide our students with a great education. The hard work of our staff, students, and their parents, who provide support at home, are really making a difference.”

A complete list of school report cards can be found at the link below. 

For more information, contact the Office of Teaching and Learning at 503-825-5011.