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					                                       OUSD CST HIGHLIGHTS
   Overall, OUSD showed modest gains in moving students to Proficient or Advanced levels, and
    reducing the percentage in Below Basic and Far Below Basic performance on the California
    Standards Test/California Modified Assessment for 2012. OUSD continues to move in a positive
    direction.

        o   1.3% gain in Proficient/Advanced on the CST English Language Arts, grades 2-11 (from
            43% to 44%)

        o   1.8% gain in Proficient/Advanced on the CST Science, grades 5, 8, and high school (from
            34% to 36%)



   Students with Disabilities continued to gain across-the-board. This year’s results:

        o   3.1% gain in Proficient/Advanced on the CST English Language Arts, grades 2-11 (from
            21% to 24%)

        o   2.0% gain in Proficient/Advanced on the CST Math, grades 2-11 (from 23% to 25%)

        o   2.0 gain in Proficient/Advanced on the CST Science, grades 5, 8, and high school (from
            19% to 21%)

        o   The bigger story is that over the past five years, Students with Disabilities have moved
            from 8% Proficient or Advanced in English Language Arts to 24% Proficient or Advanced.

                      CST/CMA Growth for OUSD Students with Disabilities
                             % Proficient or Advanced in English Language Arts
                                                2008 - 2012
                       2007-08           2008-09            2009-10            2010-11            2011-12
                         8%                15%                17%                21%                24%



                              CST /CMA Growth for Students with Disabilities
                                              2008-2012
                       30%

                       25%

                       20%

                       15%
                                                                                  Proficient & Advanced in ELA
                       10%

                       5%

                       0%
                             2007-08   2008-09   2009-10   2010-11   2011-12
SUBJECT AREA HIGHLIGHTS

      Science
       We have focused over the past year on increasing the time spent on Elementary Science, and
       have seen growth in Science proficiency.

           o   Elementary Science (Grade 5) increased Proficient/Advanced by 2.9% from 45% to 47%
           o   Elementary Science: 38 out of 58 elementary schools made positive gains, with an
               average increase of 10.2% for these schools. 17 schools posted strong double-digit
               gains.
                    Largest gain (36%) at Sequoia Elementary, from 32% in 2010-11 to 68%
                      Proficient or Advanced in 2011-12.
                    Lincoln Elementary, 96% of Grade 5 students scored Proficient or Advanced in
                      Science.
                    Esperanza Elementary, a school with 71% English Learners, reached a new high
                      of 64% Proficient or Advanced on CST Science

           o   Life Science (Grade 10) increased Proficient/Advanced by 5.1%, from 31% to 36%

      English Language Arts

           o   Grade 7 increased Proficient/Advanced by 3.6% (from 39% to 42%)
           o   12 out of 16 middle schools increased Proficient/Advanced by a range of 0.7% to 7.7%.
               The average gain was 3.8%.

       Elementary:     Sankofa Academy increased by 12.2% (from 38% to 50% Prof/Adv)

       Middle School: Elmhurst Community Prep increased by 7.5% (from 28% to 35% Prof/Adv)

       High School:    MetWest increased by 5.5% (from 25% to 30% Proficient/Advanced)
                       Oakland Tech increased by 5.1% (from 48% to 53% Proficient/Advanced)

      Mathematics
       Math gains were at the school level. Some highlights:

               Elementary:     Piedmont increased by 12.1 % (from 61% to 73% Prof/Adv)
                               EnCompass Academy increased by 11.9% (from 56% to 68% Prof/Adv)

               High School:    Coliseum College Prep increased 6.6 % (from 14% to 21%)

				
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