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Third Grade Reading Proficiency

  1. The number and percentage of third-grade students demonstrating and not demonstrating reading proficiency on the State-approved standardized test of reading comprehension administered to third-grade students.
  2. Number demonstrating Proficiency: 63 students at 73% of the total population.
  3. Number not demonstrating proficiency: 23 students at 27% of total population.
  4. The number and percentage of third-grade students not demonstrating reading proficiency and who do not return to the charter school for the following school year: 2 students at 2% of the total population.
  5. The number and percentage of third-grade students who take and pass the alternative assessment of reading comprehension. 14 students at 15% of the population.
  6. The number and percentage of third-grade students retained for not demonstrating reading proficiency. 0 students
  7. The number and percentage of third-grade students exempt from mandatory third-grade retention by category of exemption as listed in subdivision (2) of this subsection.

(2) Students may be exempt from mandatory retention in third grade for good cause but shall continue to receive instructional supports and services and reading interventions appropriate for their age and reading level. Good cause exemptions shall be limited to the following:

  1. Limited English Proficient students with less than two school years of instruction in English as a Second Language program. 0 students.
  2. Students with disabilities, as defined in G.S. 115C-106.3(1), and whose individualized education program indicates (i) the use of the NCEXTEND1 alternate assessment, (ii) at least a two school year delay in educational performance, or (iii) receipt of intensive reading interventions for at least two school years. 4 students at 4% of the total population.
  3. Students who demonstrate reading proficiency appropriate for third-grade students on an alternative assessment of reading comprehension. The charter school shall notify the State Board of Education of the alternative assessment used to demonstrate reading proficiency. 14 students at 15% of the population.
  4. Students who demonstrate, through a student reading portfolio, reading proficiency appropriate for third-grade students. 24 students at 28% of the populations passed with a portfolio.
  5. Students who have (i) received reading intervention and (ii) previously been retained more than once in kindergarten, first, second, or third grades. 0 students