Overview of the ESSA Local Report Cards
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Local Educational Agencies (LEA) are required to prepare and disseminate an annual report card for the LEA and each school in the LEA that meets the minimum requirements described in federal law. The following data files include the data elements required under ESSA for the 2018 Report Cards.
- Achievement Data
- Participation Data
- Growth Data
- English Language Proficiency Data
- Graduation Data
- School Quality or Student Success Indicator Data
- Postsecondary Enrollment Data
- Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) Data
- Progress Towards Long-Term Goals Data
- Educator Qualifications Data
- Per-Pupil Expenditure Data
Financial data for FY 2015-16 and FY 2016-17 are available on the Financial Transparency for Colorado Schools website, including school-level and district-level expenditures, but are not currently disaggregated by State/Local and Federal sources.
The Financial Transparency website will meet ESSA per pupil expenditure reporting requirements beginning with FY 2017-18 financial data. Data collection for FY 2017-18 occurs through March 1, 2019, and FY 2017-18 financial data will be available on the Financial Transparency website beginning July 1, 2019.
- National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Data
- School Identified for Support and Improvement
For a list of schools identified for support and improvement under ESSA, as well as a description of the indicators and system used for meaningful differentiation among schools, please visit the ESSA Methods and Criteria for Identification of Schools for Support and Improvement website.
LEA Report Cards
In addition to the data provided on this page, districts may also develop their own local report cards. Links to individual district's report cards are provided below.