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State Ratings for Raytown Schools jumps 33%

The Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) released their Annual Performance Report (APR) early this morning. This is the report whose numbers indicate haw well each school district is doing on meeting the State of Missouri’s standards. Failure by a district can result in loss of accreditation.  The Raytown School District’s score have gone from a 9 last year to a 12 this year.  That is the equivalent of jumping from a D or C- to a B or B+.  By comparison, Kansas City has gone from a 3 in 2011 to a 5 in 2012 and Hickman Mill’s has dropped from a 9 in 2011 to a 7 in 2012.  The total possible score is a 14.

To see the scores of all Missouri school district for the past five years, click HERE.

DESE’s press release (click HERE) on the annual assessment report indicates that the State as a whole has shown a slight improvement in scores. A quick glance at the area school district scores reveals that Raytown is the district that has shown the most improvement in the area.

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