Expensive School District of Philadelphia Family members,

The Faculty District of Philadelphia is energized to announce that on Thursday, February 10th, 2022, we will launch the university 12 months 2020-2021 University Development Report on Education and Equity (SPREE).

The new SPREE replaces the previous Faculty Development Report (SPR) which provided facts about every single school’s achievement and locations for improvement. The SPREE is an enhanced software that aligns additional carefully with the Board of Education’s Aims & Guardrails, which set distinct expectations for what learners ought to be ready to achieve and the ailments that need to be in place at each individual faculty to empower our pupils to thrive in and over and above the classroom. The SPREE highlights our all round development as a District and reveals each individual school’s progress in both equally standard effectiveness actions like proficiency on point out assessments and graduation charges, as properly as added measures of college local climate, society and opportunity.

As we know all also effectively, 2020-2021 was not a ordinary school 12 months. Since the pandemic forced us to change to virtual discovering, several pupils did not consider state assessments like Keystones and PSSAs. Thus, simply because that evaluation info informs a variety of SPREE measures, the report for the 2020-21 school 12 months, which will be identified as SPREE Lite, will glimpse somewhat distinctive than upcoming reports. It will not involve functionality details in the spots of Looking through & English Language Arts or Math & Science, nor will it incorporate general scores. Instead, every single school’s SPREE Lite will show the list of all the metrics that will be scored in potential SPREE reviews, but will only give overall performance details for the steps that we could assess at this time – University & Profession Readiness and Climate, Tradition & Possibility.

We have designed a few helpful resources to assist you in studying and understanding the SPREE. This Spouse and children Tutorial provides an overview of the SPREE and how it connects to the Plans & Guardrails. This Person Manual delivers a lot more comprehensive and complex information and facts about how we calculate scores for each and every measure. And eventually this FAQ will solution further queries that you may possibly have. All of these assets and much more can be uncovered on the SPREE web-site at www.philasd.org/spree.

Thank you for partnering with the District as we try with each other to support all students do well!