In this graduation season, we take a look back at some encouraging educational statistics for last year’s graduating class, the Read the full release.
Alabama’s future depends on a vibrant and growing workforce. The ability to grow and retain talent will determine the long-term career prospects for our state and its people. PARCA studies school performance and the process of aligning training programs to industry needs, which develops a cradle to career talent pipeline.
Analysis of statewide school performance.
Deep dives into school systems’ performance, including by student sub-groups.
Comparisons of school system expenditures to recognized best practices.
Implement technologies to simplify schools’ budgeting and reporting.
Alabama Class of 2017 High School Graduation, College and Career, ACT and WorkKeys Results
ACT Aspire: 2017 Results and a Final Look Back
The ACT Aspire, a suite of standardized tests given statewide to students in grades 3-8 and 10, has been the Read the full release.
2016 Aspire Results for the Schools and Systems
Click here to print New data show Alabama students improving performance in math, reading, and science on the ACT Aspire, Read the full release.
2015 Aspire Results for Systems and Schools
Want to explore how your local public school system or school performed on the statewide benchmark test, the ACT Aspire? Read the full release.
The Poverty vs. Performance Challenge
PARCA continues to explore the results of the state’s new standardized test, the Aspire, and is developing new ways of Read the full release.
How does your school compare on the Aspire?
Take a look at the 2014 ACT Aspire results for Heard Magnet Elementary school in Dothan. The following images show Read the full release.
PARCA’s school analysis for Dothan
Each year, PARCA travels to Dothan to present data on the city school system to educators, parents, and the public. Read the full release.
How does your school system compare with state averages?
PARCA has been working on a new system for presenting information about Alabama’s public schools. In the next few posts, Read the full release.
ACT Aspire Statewide Results
The Alabama Department of Education this week released statewide results of its Grades 3-8 assessment tests, broadly known as the ACT Read the full release.