Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education 2021 School Report Card to be released to the public December 30, 2021

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Memo Number
COM-22-090
Memo Date
12/20/2021
Memo Type
Informational
Unit
Public School Accountability
Regulatory Authority
A.C.A. ยง 6-15-1402
Response Required
NO
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Federal Programs; Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Technology Coordinators; Test Coordinators; Curriculum Coordinators; School Counselors; Data Stewards (SIS; eSchool; eFinance; TRIAND); District Coordinators (ALE; Homeless; ESOL; SDFS & Foster); Parent Involvement Coordinators/Facilitators

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The Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has released the 2021 School Report Card for private viewing on My School Info. The 2021 School Report Card will be available for public viewing on December 30, 2021. Please use the following link to access Report Card Review video: How to View Report Card

 

The Arkansas School Report Card provides comprehensive data for each school, district, and the State of Arkansas. Information in the report card pulls from the certified cycle and graduation data submitted to DESE. Colored indicators reflect the current data status for each module. All modules will be completed by April 15, 2022. 

 

Due to the impact of COVID-19, Act 89 of 2021 suspended school ratings (letter grades) for the 2020-2021 school year.

 

Communications Toolkit:

DESE prepared a communications toolkit providing resources to help school officials inform stakeholders of report card results. This toolkit supplies districts with information and materials available to copy or modify and share. The toolkit includes:  

 

Additional information about the Arkansas School Report Card can be accessed at the following link: Division of Elementary and Secondary Education - Offices - Public School Accountability - School Performance - Report Card.

 

The school reports provide a communication framework to encourage dialogue and inform decisions within each school community. School-level improvement plans and district support plans may be updated as schools and districts review the data. All stakeholders are encouraged to participate in these discussions. After exploring the School Report Card, please complete the survey to provide DESE with feedback and suggestions for improvement: School Report Card Survey (English or Spanish).

Private View Access

To access the private view of the School Report Card, please go to the following webpage: myschoolinfo.arkansas.gov. Log in using State Active Directory (SSO) credentials.  The School Report Card can be found in two places: the Report Card button at the top of the My School Info homepage or on the Reports tab of a school or district report. 

 

    • District Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent - Log in using State Active Directory (SSO) credentials. The e-mail address associated with the account holder’s APSCN account must be registered as Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent (Coordinator Code = U or X) in the SIS LEA Profile for the district.
    • School Principals - The e-mail address associated with the APSCN account must be registered as a Principal (Coordinator Code = P) in the SIS LEA Profile for the district.
    • Other Authorized District Users - Log in using State Active Directory (SSO) credentials. The account must be set up in eSchoolPlus > Scheduling > Resources > Staff District Information. To become an authorized district user, the District Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent and Principal must first log in and add the account to the LEA's authorized users list within My School Info.

     

    *Informational: Superintendents or Assistant Superintendents and Principals can add up to 10 additional users from their districts & schools respectively by logging into the My School Info secured site.

       

    Please report any suspected errors or concerns to ade.schmail@arkansas.gov or call the School Performance Unit at (501) 682-7339 before 4:00 pm on Wednesday, December 22, 2021.  The private review is NOT a corrections period.  This review ensures the report card for each school is accurate (before release and accountability archival) and provides districts the opportunity to develop their communication plan for families and community members. 

     

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