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2014-15 Data Results

2015 READY Accountability Background Brief (pdf, 3.2mb)


2013-14 School Performance Grades

Effective with the 2013-14 school year, North Carolina will assign School Performance Grades to all public schools. School Performance Grades for the schools are available through the NC School Report Card at Documentation regarding the calculations along with a statewide dataset is available below.


Executive Summary: School Performance Grades (pdf, 362kb)

Background Packet: School Performance Grades (pdf, 2.1 mb)

Accountability Brief: School Performance Grades (pdf, 164kb)

Questions and Answers: School Performance Grades (pdf, 29kb)

2013-14 School Performance Grade, School Performance Score and Growth Status (xlsx, 319kb)


2013-14 Data Results

2013-14 school performance and growth results are available below. Data provided is in the form of spreadsheets and provides summary information. Effective with the 2013-14 school year, North Carolina Accountability reporting (including School Performance Grades) will be available through the NC School Report Card. The NC School Report Cards are available after the February 5, 2015 State Board of Education (SBE) meeting. The NC School Report Card will allow users to do a variety of data analyses.

Data files are provided in a spreadsheet format designed for use in applications 2007 and newer. This format may not be compatible with programs designed prior to 2007 due to the size of the files. These files contain a pre-applied filter to help make finding specific information easier.


2013-14 State, District, and School Level Summary Data (xlsx, 1.1mb)

2013-14 State, District, and School Level Drilldown Performance Data (xlsx, 14mb)

2013-14 State, District, and School Level End-of-Course and End-of-Grade Assessments Report (xlsx, 2mb) (Updated October 24, 2014)

2013-14 State, District, and School Level Other Indicators Report (xlsx, 191kb)
(Updated October 24, 2014)

2013-14 State, District, and School Level Annual Measurable Targets Report (xlsx, 9.6mb)
(Updated October 24, 2014)

2013-14 Performance and Growth Executive Summary (pdf, 292kb)

2013-14 Cohort Graduation Rate Executive Summary (pdf, 167kb)

2013-14 Background Brief (pdf, 3.2mb)

2013-14 Data Release Technical Notes (pdf, 415kb)

2013-14 Business Rules for Calculating Results (pdf, 398kb)

Understanding Annual Measurable Objectives (pdf, 354kb)

Annual Measurable Objectives Target Tables (pdf, 331kb)

2013-14 Consistently Low Participating Schools (pdf, 41kb)


Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Priority, Focus and Reward Schools
Effective with the 2011-2012 school year, ESEA Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) School Status is no longer applicable. Under the ESEA Flexibility Waiver North Carolina now provides differentiated recognition, accountability and support for schools. In addition to accountability reporting through the accountability model website, a number of schools are recognized as Priority, Focus, and Reward Schools. Please click the title above to access information and lists of schools with these designations.


Data Sets and Reports
NCDPI provides data sets for use in research and analysis. Please click the title above for access to the data sets available for public use.


Title III AMAOs Reports
Information on the Title III Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives


Prior Years


2012-13 READY Accountability Model Results

Effective with the 2012-13 school year, the State Board of Education adopted the READY Accountability Model which replaced the ABCs of Public Education. At the same time North Carolina made the transition to new assessments aligned to college and career ready content standards. The 2012-13 school year is the baseline for the new assessments’ data and the accountability indicators’ data. The performance results are reported with growth and targets (federal and state). The READY Accountability website provides detailed reporting at the state, district and school level. For more details regarding the accountability model please see the documents below. To access the website, please click here .  (This website requires Adobe Flash and users must enable pop-ups to view detailed information. Because of the need for flash, iPad and iPhone devices will not work at this time. Please refer to the User’s Guide for further system requirements.)


2012-13 READY Accountability Executive Summary (pdf, 140kb)

2012-13 READY Accountability Background Brief (pdf, 1.7mb)

2012-13 Website User's Guide (pdf, 734kb)

2012-13 Website Abbreviations (pdf, 82kb)

2012-13 Technical Notes (pdf, 155kb)

2012-13 Business Rules for Calculating Results (pdf, 146kb)

Annual Measurable Objectives Target Tables (pdf, 331kb)

2012-13 Accountability and Testing Frequently Asked Questions (pdf, 239kb)


1997-2012 ABCs Historical Data