Five Roxborough-Manayunk Schools Make AYP
Two schools did not.
Five Roxborough-Manayunk schools were determined to have made adequate yearly progress (AYP) during the 2010-11 year, according to the School District of Philadelphia.
In order to make AYP, schools must meet certain benchmarks in attendance, graduation rate, test participation and academic progress.
Graduation rate data is only used to judge high schools.
Students, however, must score above a certain level on Pennsylvania System of School Assessment tests, which are given to students in grades 3 through 8 and to 11th graders. This year, in order for a school to make AYP, 67 percent of students there were required to score at proficient or higher in mathematics, while 72 percent of students were required to do so in reading.
There are a variety of other factors that go into whether a school makes AYP as well.
The Roxborough-Manayunk schools that did so are:
The school district officially announced which schools made AYP at a news conference at Lincoln High School in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.