District Name: SWINK 33 District Code: 2570
The Federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001, requires that all teachers teaching in core-academic content areas meet the requirements for being designated as “Highly Qualified,” no later than the end of the 2005-2006 school year. Core-academic content areas are defined as: English, Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Foreign Languages, Social Studies, the Arts (visual art music and drama). Beginning with the 2002 – 2003 school year, each local school district will provide to the public the percent of its “Highly Qualified” teachers, and the percent of classes taught by “Highly Qualified” teachers teaching in the core academic subjects. This information is reported by district and by school.
- Percent of Teachers Highly Qualified: 89.66%
- Percent of Classrooms Highly Qualified: 95.73%
High Poverty Schools1 Low Poverty Schools2 Percent of Classes Taught by a Highly Qualified Teacher in District * * Percent of Classes Taught by a Highly Qualified Teacher in State 90% 92%
* No schools in district at this poverty level.
1 Schools are ranked from highest to lowest based on their free and reduced lunch eligibility
counts. High-poverty schools are the 25% of schools with the highest poverty rate.
2 Low-Poverty schools are the 25% of schools with the lowest poverty rate, as measured by
free and reduced lunch eligibility.
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