The State of Ohio issued school district report cards today – and Portsmouth City Schools got called to the principal’s office.
According to the state’s school report cards, Portsmouth City Schools only scored two out of a possible five stars and needs additional support to meet state academic standards. The state dinged the district for falling short in student progress with a score of two out of five stars. Even worse, the district only got one out of a possible five stars when it comes to literacy in kindergarten through third grade.
However, the district drew praise for efforts to identify and encourage gifted students, and the graduation rate meets state expectations.
Wheelersburg Schools earned a four out of five stars rating and exceeded state expectations for academic achievement.
The district scored five out of five stars for student progress and services offered to gifted students. Early literacy rates were three out of five stars, and graduation rates exceeded state expectations.
New Boston Schools met academic achievement standards but only scored two out of five stars for graduation rates and early literacy.
Bloom Vernon Schools exceeded state academic standards and met the early literacy expectations but fell short on graduation rates with only two out of five stars.
Clay Local Schools held three stars across the board and met state expectations in every category.
Green Local Schools also had three stars in most categories and scored five for academic progress.
Minford School earned three stars in all categories except early literacy, where they only scored two out of five.
Valley Schools exceeded state academic standards scoring four out of five stars. The district had a five-star rating for progress, gap closing, and graduation rates and three stars for early literacy.
Washington Nile Schools met expectations across the board but fell short for early literacy, only scoring two out of five stars.