Closing the Achievement Gap Using Performance-Level Index Scores

Identifying achievement gaps in your school is only one part of the equation. Without a proper metric to measure these disparities, you may not uncover a full picture of the students within your school. Educators at Everett Public Schools faced the same challenge of telling a comprehensive story about student proficiency, which is why they created an index score that contextualizes student achievement in a new way.

This case study provides insights into Everett’s journey to adopting a data-informed approach that centers instruction and improving student outcomes.