U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

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ESEA: Smaller Learning Communities - FY 2006


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 4: Academic achievement: Increasing percentages of students in high schools, receiving Smaller Learning Community grants, will score at or above the basic and proficient levels on state and local reading and math assessments.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of students scoring at or above basic and proficient levels 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
66.70 57.10
   
2003
54.90 50.45
66.70 58.10
2004
54 48
70 60
2005
   
74 63
2006
   
78 63

Source: Contractor Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: February 2007
 
Explanation: FY 2001 data established the baseline.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 4: Graduation: The percentage of students in high schools receiving Smaller Learning Community grants who will graduate from high school will increase.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: The 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
2006   69

Source: Contractor Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: February 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2001 data established the baseline.
 
Indicator 1.3 of 4: Postsecondary Transition: The percentage of graduates who enroll in postsecondary education, apprenticeships, or advanced training for the semester following graduation will increase.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: The percentage of graduates who enroll in postsecondary education, apprenticeships, or advanced training for the semester following graduation.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006   999

Source: Contractor Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: February 2006
 
Explanation: This measure is new for FY 2006. FY 2005 data will establish the baseline. The FY 2006 target maintains the baseline.
 
Indicator 1.4 of 4: Postsecondary Transition: The percentage of graduates, in schools receiving Smaller Learning Community grants, who are employed by the end of the first quarter after they graduate will increase.
 
Measure 1.4.1 of 1: The percentage of graduates who are employed by the end of the first quarter after they graduate.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Contractor Performance Report, Performance report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: February 2006
 
Explanation: This measure is new for FY 2006. FY 2005 data will be used to establish the baseline. FY 2006 targets will maintain the baseline.
 


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Last Modified: 01/20/2006