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Indicator 3D: Gap in Proficiency Rates (Grade Level Academic Achievement Standards)

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Definition  

Indicator 3D: Gap in Proficiency Rates (Grade Level Academic Achievement Standards)

Measurement 

Proficiency rate gap = [(proficiency rate for children with IEPs scoring at or above proficient against grade-level academic achievement standards for the 2020-2021 school year) subtracted from the (proficiency rate for all students scoring at or above proficient against grade-level academic achievement standards for the 2020-2021 school year)]. Calculate separately for reading and math. Calculate separately for grades 4, 8, and high school. The proficiency rate includes all children enrolled for a full academic year and those not enrolled for a full academic year.

Proficiency rate gap = [(proficiency rate for children with IEPs scoring at or above proficient against grade-level academic achievement standards for the 2020-2021 school year) subtracted from the (proficiency rate for all students scoring at or above proficient against grade-level academic achievement standards for the 2020-2021 school year)].

How is Colorado doing on this indicator?

Targets for the Current SPP/APR Cycle

Indicator 3D Targets <=
Subject Group Name 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Reading Grade 4 37.11 37.11 37.11 37.11 37.11 37.10
Reading Grade 8 39.74 39.74 39.74 39.74 39.74 39.73
Reading High School 42.88 42.60 42.30 41.90 41.60 41.30
Math Grade 4 25.27 25.27 25.27 25.27 25.27 25.26
Math Grade 8 31.52 31.52 31.52 31.52 31.52 31.51
Math High School 30.42 30.30 30.10 29.90 29.70 29.50

 

Improvement Strategies for Indicator 3

 

Decorative books, girl testing, math, boy testing

General Supervision and Monitoring
  • CDE will hold districts accountable for their performance on Ind3ABCD
  • CDE will develop an Educational Benefit Review process which is a 3-year review of a student’s IEPs to determine that the IEP is reasonably calculated to enable the child to make progress in light of the child’s circumstances.
Targeted Professional Development /Technical Assistance
  • CDE will actively partner with AUs that have an identified need in the area(s) of English Language Arts (ELA) and/or math to increase the implementation of professional practices from the numerous professional development opportunities.
  • CDE will work internally to connect content specialists across the department to work collaboratively to provide direct support to AUs that have an identified need in the area(s) of ELA and/or math.

Legislation / Grants

  • The Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development Act (Colorado READ Act) was passed by the Colorado legislature in 2012, giving the state the guiding philosophy, structure, and resources to get children reading at grade level by the time they enter the fourth grade.
  • House Bill 19-1134 - Identification And Interventions For Students With Dyslexia
  • Comprehensive Literacy State Development Program (Grant)

Target Setting Videos

Note: The feedback period has closed, these videos are included for information on the target setting process. 

  • 4th Grade State Assessment Video

Overall Intro runs from 00:00 to 01:24 Time Stamp

Indicator 3B and 3D are combined and their content runs from 04:20 to 09:08 Time Stamp

 

  • 8th Grade State Assessment Video

Overall Intro runs from 00:00 to 01:28 Time Stamp

Indicator 3B and 3D are combined and their content runs from 04:15 to 08:45 Time Stamp

  • 11th Grade State Assessment Video

Overall Intro runs from 00:00 to 01:22 Time Stamp

Indicator 3B and 3D are combined and their content runs from 04:22 to 07:21 Time Stamp

Additional Resources


For more information, contact:

Gloria Durosko
Supervisor, Data and Monitoring Liaison
Email Gloria Durosko
Phone: (303) 866-6885

Alyssa Ohleyer
Email Alyssa Ohleyer
Phone: (303) 866-6308

Orla Bolger
Email Orla Bolger
Phone: (303) 866-6896

 


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