Peters
Township
School District
631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724-941-6251
Fax: 724-941-6565
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Calculating Our Score
The SPP provides a quantitative academic score based upon a 100-point scale, using the following source data:
 
Indicators of Academic Achievement: 40%
  • Percent Proficient or Advanced on Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA)/Keystone Exams in Mathematics/Algebra I, Reading/Literature, Science/Biology, and Writing
  • Percent Competent or Advanced on industry certification exams [NOCTI (a job ready assessment for career and technical center students) and/or NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills certification)]
  • Percent Proficient or Advanced on PSSA grade 3 reading
  • SAT/ACT College Ready Benchmark
Indicators of Closing the Achievement Gap – All Students: 5%
  • Percent of required gap closure met in Mathematics, Reading, Science, and Writing
Indicators of Closing the Achievement Gap – Historically Underperforming Students: 5%
  • Percent of required gap closure met in Mathematics, Reading, Science, and Writing for historically underperforming students (economically disadvantaged, English Language Learners, students with disabilities)
Indicators of Academic Growth / PVAAS: 40%
The PVAAS growth index representing the school’s impact on the academic progress of groups of students from year-to-year in each of the assessed content areas.
 
Other Academic Indicators: 10%
  • Cohort graduation rate
  • Promotion rate
  • Attendance rate
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or college credit
  • PSAT/PLAN Participation
Extra Credit for Advanced Achievement (up to 7 points)
  • Percent Advanced on Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA)/Keystone Exams in Mathematics/Algebra I, Reading/Literature, Science/Biology, and Writing
  • Percent Advanced on industry standards-based competency assessments [NOCTI (a job ready assessment for career and technical center students) and/or NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills certification)]
  • Advanced Placement achievement (scores 3 or higher)
 
Scores are calculated based upon defined weighted data elements. If a school has insufficient data to calculate a representative score, the display area will reflect that circumstance and adjust total points accordingly.
 
 
 
Peters
Township
School District
Peters Township School District
631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724-941-6251
Fax: 724-941-6565
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