MODIFY SCHOOL PERFORMANCE GRADES.

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 300 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 18, 2015
AN ACT TO MODIFY SCHOOL PERFORMANCE GRADES TO PROVIDE THAT ALL SCHOOLS RECEIVE A SCHOOL PERFORMANCE GRADE FOR SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT AND A SCHOOL PERFORMANCE GRADE FOR SCHOOL GROWTH.
Intro. by Riddell, Whitmire, L. Bell, S. Ross.

Status: Ref To Com On Education - K-12 (House Action) (Mar 19 2015)

Bill History:

H 300

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 19 2015 - More information

    Amends GS 115C-12(9)c1 to provide that the State Board of Education (Board) must award numerical school achievement and school growth scores on a scale of zero to 100 and separate corresponding performance letter grades for each score (previously, required an overall numerical school achievement, growth, and performance score on a zero to 100 scale, with a corresponding letter grade) as part of the annual report card for each local school administrative unit.

    Amends GS 115C-47(58), making conforming changes.

    Amends GS 115C-83.15, making conforming changes and deleting provisions which established the procedure and formula for calculating the previously required school performance score and grade. Adds language that provides that the school achievement score and the school growth score will each be converted by the Board to a 100-point scale and used to determine two separate school performance grades based on the specified scale. Makes technical deletions. 

    Amends GS 115C-218.65 and GS 115C-238.66(11), making conforming changes. 

    Requires the Board, only for the 2014-15 school year, to convert each school achievement score and school growth score to a 100-point scale for all schools and use the scores to determine two separate school performance grades, one for school achievement and one for school growth. Sets out scale to be used to convert numerical score to a school performance letter grade.  


  • Summary date: Mar 18 2015 - More information

    To be summarized.


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