The Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) report is produced annually, as required by the No Child Left Behind Act. The AYP report tells the public how each school did in meeting academic objectives in reading, language arts, and math, as well as other information. In Idaho, the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) is used to help determine AYP.
How do schools/districts make AYP?
First, there are 10 subgroups in which students are classified (and many students are part of multiple subgroups). If a subgroup has at least 34 students, the subgroup is included in the determination of AYP.
- All Students
- African American
- American Indian / Alaskan Native
- Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
- Limited English Proficient (LEP)
- Economically Disadvantaged
- Students with Disabilities (SWD)
Second, at least 95% of the students in a subgroup must complete the required testing in reading and in math.
Third, each subgroup must meet the percent proficient target in both reading and math.
Last, each subgroup must meet the third academic indicator which is graduation rate for high schools and meeting the percent proficient target in language usage for junior high and elementary schools.