Illinois State Board of Education Releases School Report Card Summative Designation and Equity Journey Continuum Ratings (October 27, 2022)
In addition, new this year is the Illinois State Board of Education Equity Journey Continuum (EJC)
. The ISBE EJC is an informational tool for school districts to track their progress toward closing gaps in student achievement, opportunities and student supports. Through the lens of equity, the tool analyzes a continuum of data points that are already collected and reported to ISBE, then places schools on a continuum to illustrate a district’s current progress from Step 1 (large gaps) to Step 4 (minimal gaps) in three areas: student learning, learning conditions, and elevating educators. The data utilized in this year’s score is from our school data from the 2018-2019 school year. At LTHS, the Equity Journey Continuum identified large gaps in the area of student learning, moderate gaps in the area of Learning Conditions, and small gaps in the area of Elevating Educators.
In June, 2022, LTHS adopted a long-term, comprehensive strategic plan
that will shape our efforts in the next several years. Developed with engagement from the entire school community, the strategic plan process identified past performance, core values, needs, and future trajectory of the district. With a renewed mission centered on honoring our tradition of excellence, fostering innovation, and empowering all students, our strategic plan includes a district-wide commitment to equity, inclusion, and the vision that all students will graduate prepared for life, career, and college success. Our community’s strategic plan includes goals and aligned strategies in the areas of Student Growth and Achievement, Learning Environment and Supports, High Quality, Diversity Staff, Family and Community Partnerships, and Resource Effectiveness and Efficiencies.
The recently released Illinois School Report Card and Equity Journey Continuum include data and information that is reflective of LT’s tradition of academic excellence and our desire to foster innovation and continuously improve in order to cultivate student empowerment toward a strong future.
On Monday, November 7, the Board of Education discussed an annual report
consisting of Standardized Assessment Report, Advanced Placement Report, Illinois School Report Card Update, Equity Journey Continuum Update, and Strategic Plan Goal One Update. Click to view the recording of the November 7 Board Meeting.