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ESEA: Smaller Learning Communities - FY 2005


CFDA Number: 84.215L - FIE/Smaller Learning Communities

Program Goal: To assist high schools to create smaller learning communities that can prepare all students to achieve to challenging standards and succeed in college and careers.

Objective 1 of 1: Students in schools receiving smaller learning communities implementation grants will demonstrate continuous improvement in achievement in core subjects, as well as exhibit positive behavioral changes.
Indicator 1.1 of 3: Academic achievement: Increasing percentages of students in high schools receiving Smaller Learning Community grants will score at or above basic on state and local reading and math assessments.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: Percentage of students scoring at or above basic on state and local reading and math assessments.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Percentage Meeting Levels in Reading Percentage Meeting Levels in Math
Percentage Meeting Levels in Reading Percentage Meeting Levels in Math
2001
65.70 57.10
   
2003
54.90 50.45
66.70 58.10
2004
54 48
70 60
2005
   
74 63

Source: Contractor Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2005

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: The FY 2004 targets were not met.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 3: Graduation: Increasing percentages of students in high schools receiving Smaller Learning Community grants will graduate from high school.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: Percentage of students in high schools receiving Smaller Learning Community grants who graduate from high school (based on 9th grade enrollment).
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2001 59.20  
2003 56.60 60.20
2004 83 63
2005   66

Source: Contractor Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2005

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: The FY 2004 target was exceeded.
 
Indicator 1.3 of 3: Postsecondary Transition: Increasing percentages of students in high schools receiving Smaller Learning Community grants plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: Percentage of students in high schools receiving Smaller Learning Community grants planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2001 69.90  
2003 66.50 70.90
2004 78 74
2005   78

Source: Contractor Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: October 2005

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: The FY 2004 target was exceeded.
 

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