Week in sports: 4/17/17 Office of Continuous School Improvement

CSI WEEK IN SPORTS is for CSI Staff, Office of Post-Secondary Readiness and District collaborators; detailing weekly updates, events, & highlights.

Week 31/38

Every Student Thrives!

"A goal is a dream with a finish line."

- duke ellington

Keep running...

OUSD 2016 Graduation Rates

(Jean Wing complied data)

4-Year Cohort Grad Rates:

64.9% cohort graduation rate for All Students

Flat/maintained overall from from 64.2% in 2015 to 64.9% in 2016. These numbers include all Alternative schools.

Positive Highlights:

59.1% Latino (2.5 percentage point increase from 56.6% in 2015)

64.1% African American (2.7 percentage point increase from 61.4% in 2015)

57.1% English Learners (6 percentage point increase from 51.1% in 2015)

Cohort dropout rate:

20.3% cohort dropout rate

(3.6 percentage point reduction in cohort dropout rate, from 23.9% in 2015)

319 students still enrolled after four years (13.5% of cohort). These students may take longer than four years to graduate, but did not drop out.

McClymonds Highlight:

• 82.4% 4 Year Cohort Grad Rate!

McClymonds had the largest increase of 17.9 percentage points, up from 64.5% the year before.

McClymonds cohort dropout rate also had the largest decrease of 18.7 percentage points, dropping from 30.6% in 2015 to 11.9% in 2016.

Highest cohort graduation rates for African American students:

• Oakland Technical High School: 85.8%

• McClymonds: 83.3%

Both substantially exceeded 72.6% state cohort graduation rate for African American students

More Graduation Rate data to come....


April 17

  • Facility Master Plan - School Portfolio Sync-up
  • Learning Group Leads Sync-up
  • Executive Cabinet
  • CSI Staff 1:1's
  • School Portfolio Planning Weekly Mtg
  • CSI/ OCE / Elevation Meeting (Sankofa + others)

April 18

  • Prop 39 Confirmations
  • CSI Team 1:1's
  • CSI / Engagement Team: MLK/ West Oakland Planning

April 19

  • Panasonic Foundation Check-in
  • COVA Facility / Renewal Meeting
  • Harvard Proving Ground Call
  • SIG Renewal Webinar
  • Supt Work Plan Meeting 2e
  • Multi-Lingual Master Plan
  • ERS Weekly Cohort Meeting
  • CSI Staff 1:1's

April 20

  • CSI 1:1's
  • SIG Grant Reporting
  • Early Literacy Sync-UP
  • Facilities / SPM Sync-Up Weekly Meeting
  • Equity Pledge Steering Committee
  • Dual Language Showcase

April 21

  • Strategic School Decisions Meeting
  • New Site Planning Meeting
  • Board Engagement Dry-Run

KPI's - Key Performance Indicators

FOCUS: Bright Spots, SPF Report Updates

Executive Cabinet begins weekly data dive into District KPI's at the start of each meeting.

Contact Juan Du with any questions about this data set.


Keep this hit record on the air... contact CSI to receive Department training on how to read and use the SPF and KPI's.


Future Updates

To include:


Office of Continuous School Improvement

Helps schools and our district become the "Best at Getting Better"

Key Functions:

  • Measuring & reporting school performance annually & throughout the year using SPF and KPI's (district & charter)
  • Designing & implementing tools for data-driven Cycles of Inquiry, strategic school site planning, progress monitoring of programs, analysis and reporting of what's working & not working, and sharing effective practices
  • Identifying schools for Intensive supports or eligibility for Innovation; & coordinating access & implementation of those supports and services
  • Facilitating decision-making and implementation of new schools, grade configuration expansions, & charter reauthorizations, school mergers or consolidations, and school closures
  • Facilitating team responsible for ensuring annual allocation of facilities for new and/or growing schools, changing programs, and charter school requests

We remain lean by collaborating across the district to ensure that Quality is Everyone's Responsibility


Please Contact David Montes de Oca with Immediate Questions at david.montes@ousd.org

OUSD Selects its Values!

Students First - Equity - Excellence - Integrity - Cultural Responsiveness - Joy

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