The Solon Schools consistently rank among Ohio's top school districts each year. Solon students earned Ohio's #1 school report card for student achievement for 2019, the fifth year in a row.
STUDENTS EARN OHIO’S #1 STATE ACHIEVEMENT GRADE for 2019
The Solon Schools are celebrating the academic success of Solon students again this year as the district earned the state of Ohio’s top achievement report card grade for the fifth consecutive year.
The achievement of Solon students continues to rise every year. This year’s Performance Index (a measure of student achievement over time) is 112.6, the highest statewide.
Overall, the district received A’s in the measured Components Grades – Achievement, Progress, Gap Closing, Graduation Rate, Improving At-Risk K-3 Readers and Prepared for Success – that make up the final district grade. Solon received a Final Grade of A.
The ongoing excellence of the district’s academic program is a result of the commitment of the entire Solon Schools’ community to meeting the needs of all students. At the heart of the district’s sustained success is Solon’s culture of continuous quality improvement, collaboration and shared responsibility as outlined in the district’s mission and strategic plan.
The Ohio School Report Card results released for 2019 reflect the hard work and perseverance of Solon students, staff and families. Ohio’s Learning Standards and the School Report Card measures continue to raise expectations for students. Solon’s educational program is focused on helping students meet that increased rigor. Every day in Solon classrooms, students participate in engaged and active learning that fosters creativity, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and problem solving. These skills are key for students’ development as independent, analytical thinkers and for success in college and the workforce.
Ohio School Report Card Measures Explained:
This grade combines two results for students who took state tests. The first result answers the question How many students passed the state test? The second result answers the question - How well did students do on the state test?
Solon Schools earned the state’s highest achievement score on the 2019 Ohio School Report Card.
The Performance Index measures the test results of every student, not just those who score proficient or higher. There are six levels on the index and districts receive points for every student in each of these levels. The higher the achievement level, the more points awarded in the district’s index. This rewards schools and districts for improving the performance of all students, regardless of achievement level.
Solon Schools earned a composite grade of A for Achievement and a Performance Index score of 111.8 on the 2018 Ohio School Report Card.
The Indicators Met grade measures the percent of students who have passed the state tests. This also includes the gifted indicator. Test results are reported for each student in a grade and subject.