MMSD Annual Report on the Strategic Framework

Moving the Needle: Madison Schools continue to make progress in key areas

Early reading on the rise:

All student groups show increases in foundational reading skills by the end of second grade, including gap-narrowing progress.

Raising achievement across student groups:

African American students showed increases in third grade reading, middle school reading and math, high school GPA and graduation rate.

Narrowing Gaps:

Continued improvement on graduation rates overall and for most accelerated growth for some student groups.

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Growth and Proficiency Defined

In Elementary grades, we are not only moving more students to proficient and advanced levels, but we are also seeing more students move out of the lowest proficiency band. Going forward, we will work to target our approach to intervention at middle and high schools in order to see the same type of improvement.