(1)“CAP (Comprehensive Achievement Plan)” means the plan for program improvement that all Focus and Priority Schools are required to develop and implement. It describes the school’s goals, tasks necessary to achieve those goals, and who is responsible for completion of each activity with anticipated due dates. The CAP is the vehicle for communication between the school and the Oregon Department of Education outlining the actions a school takes to implement interventions prescribed by the School Appraisal Team. The CAP, developed collaboratively by the district, school, and a team of educators and community members, commits the school to evidence-based interventions and fixed improvement goals.
(2)“Focus Schools” are those ranked in the fifth to the fifteenth percentile in overall rating and are:
(a)Within-School Gap: Title I schools with the largest within school achievement or graduation gaps, or
(b)With Low Achieving Subgroup: Title I schools with a subgroup or subgroups with low achievement in reading and mathematics, combined, or a subgroup with low graduation, or
(c)With Low Graduation Rate: Title I high schools with graduation rates under 60 percent that were not already identified as Priority Schools.
(3)“Focus and Priority Schools” means schools that were identified using the Department of Education’s overall rating system that analyzed 2011-2012 student achievement data and graduation rates.
(4)“Priority Schools” are those schools satisfying at least one of the following:
(a)School Improvement Grant (SIG): A Tier I or Tier II school receiving funding under the SIG program.
(b)Low Graduation Rate: A Title I-participating high school with a graduation rate of less than 60 percent.
(c)Low Achievement: Among the lowest five percent of Title I schools in the state based on the percent of students meeting state benchmarks in reading and mathematics combined for 2010-11 and 2011-12 that is not a high-progress school.
(5)“SIG Schools” means the schools that have received the 3-year School Improvement Program Grant and whom begun their work during the 2010–2011 (Cohort 1) or 2011–2012 (Cohort 2) school years.
Rule 581-017-0100 — Definitions,