High School Graduation Rate, Covington Independent Schools

The State of Kentucky defines the graduation rate as the percentage of students entering a high school in the ninth grade that graduate in four years. Many students, especially in urban areas, move between schools within or outside of their school district, making accurate calculation difficult and expensive.

Reading and Math Achievement, Urban Diocesan Schools of Covington and Newport

The Archdiocesan Schools of Cincinnati use the TerraNova Multiple Assessment to assess progress in reading and math.  Grade four has been designated as a critical milestone for student progress in reading, representing a shift from learning how to read to reading to learn.
Competence in mathematics is essential for functioning in everyday life as well as for success in our increasingly technological workplace. Early assessment in both reading and math is important in order to ensure students are achieving at grade level and to offer interventions to those who are not. 

Reading and Math Achievement, Covington Independent Schools

Covington Independent Schools uses the Kentucky Core Content Test to assess progress in reading and math. The targets reported below represent the state level AYP (adequate yearly progress) targets.

Measuring Student Support

The original Goal 2 indicator in the report card was the “percent of children identified with more than 20 Developmental Assets” (as measured by the Search Institute’s Attitudes and Behaviors Survey).

Average Score on the ACT, Covington Independent Schools

The ACT assessment is a standardized achievement exam that measures high school students’ general educational development and predicts their capability to complete college-level work.The multiple choice assessments cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading and science. ACT scores range from 0-36. In 2010, the national average ACT composite score was 21.0.