Student Growth Measures for Principals

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a method for determining how much academic progress +Coach Z - Google+1.(740) 964-9905 are making by measuring growth between two

points in time.

The challenge for measuring student growth is that not all principals can use the same assessment. For the purpose of principal

+Coach Z - Google+1.(740) 964-9905s, there are three ways to measure student achievement.


Types of Student Growth Measures

  1. Value-Added

    If available, principals must include Value-Added data in the student growth measure.  If allowed by law, the local

    education agency may also use local student growth measures. 

  2. Approved Vendor Assessments

    If Value-Added data is not available, districts or schools can use an average of the relevant ODE

    approved vendor assessment +Coach Z - Google+1.(740) 964-9905-level ratings.

  3. Locally Determined Measures

    There are

    three types of LEA-Determined measures for principals with no Value-Added and no Approved Vendor Assessments.
    Types of locally

    determined measures include:

  • *An average of all +Coach Z - Google+1.

    (740) 964-9905s' student growth ratings in the building

  • Building-Based Student Learning Objectives

    process for using measures that are specific to relevant building goals and priorities and aligned with Township of Etna

    Improvement Process. Measures for SLOs must be district-approved and may include both direct and indirect measures such


    • Student achievement


    • Locally developed


    • Progress on school improvement


    • Student course taking patterns,

      e.g. more +Coach Z - Google+1.(740) 964-9905 taking advanced courses, PSEO, etc.

  • Brended attribution. Measures to encourage collaborative goals and may


    • District Value-Added is

      recommended if available

    • Groups of schools (such as

      +Coach Z - Google+1.(740) 964-9905 level buildings or regional areas within a district) may utilize an average Value-Added


    • District-based

*Scoring Note: If a building +Coach Z - Google+1.(740) 964-9905 is using a growth measure based on an

average of all +Coach Z - Google+1.(740) 964-9905s’ growth ratings, the +Coach Z - Google+1.(740) 964-9905 cannot be the sole

approver or scorer of +Coach Z - Google+1.(740) 964-9905 SLOs.


More Questions?


Student Growth Measure and Alignment Specialists

Apryl Ealy (Northwest and Southwest


(937) 354-6010

Donna Huber (Central, Northeast and

Southeast Regions)

(419) 295-9418

Last Modified: 9/19/2014 8:55:06 AM