Key Performance Indicators

Powhatan County Public Schools Key Performance Indicators for the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan

GOAL 1: Personalized Learning

  2017-2018
(Y1)
2018-2019
(Y1)
2019-2020
(Y2)
2020-2021
(Y3)
2021-2022
(Y4)
2022-2023
(Y5)
DATA SOURCE NOTES
Percentage of Students on Grade Level for Reading Literacy based on PALS, BAS

Data is indicated as PALS,BAS in each cell.

PALS (Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening) - a state-provided screening tool

BAS (Benchmark Assessment System) - division-provided assessment tool

COVID/Closure Impact:

In Fall 20, screening occurred at a early scale for early identification of gaps due to closure in March 2020. In 20-21, small group instruction was limited due to physical distancing. 

Kindergarten 92, 82 93, 81  N/A

Fall: 79,N/A

Spring: 78,62

   
Grade 1 81, 77 76, 77   N/A 

Fall: 71,N/A

Spring: 71,60

   
Grade 2  89, 86 73, 87  N/A

Fall:56,N/A

Spring:71,60

   
Grade 3  93, 87 88, 87  N/A

Fall: N/A, 70

Spring:N/A,71

   
Total  88, 83 82, 83  N/A

N/A

 
   
Percentage of Students Passing the Mathematics Standards of Learning (SOL) Assessment 2020-2021 mathematics results reflect reduced student participation in state mathematics assessments due to COVID -19. The Wide variations in participation rates and learning conditions should be taken into consideration when reviewing 2020-2021 data.
Grade 3  78 81  * 57     
Percentage of Students Graduating Source: Four Year On-Time Graduation Rate, Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)   
 On-Time Graduation Rate 93.9 93.4  95.4 92.3     
 Advanced Diploma 55.6 56.6  61.5 51.1     
Positive Responses About Instructional Practices

Source: VDOE Working Conditions and Climate Surveys. Based on the average (agree and strongly agree) of the student and teacher survey responses for the five (5) survey questions about Instructional Practices. The teacher survey also included an option for somewhat agree, reflected in the percent in parentheses. Ranges - Secondary Student (57:91) Elementary Student (71:94) Teacher(52:78)

Note: In Y3, only Grades 6-8 surveyed. Teacher and student responses based on a 6-pt scale from "Strongly Disagree" to "Strongly Agree."

Secondary Students N/A 73.4 N/A  3.1     
Elementary Students  N/A 83.8  N/A N/A     
Teachers  N/A 66.6 (94.6)  N/A 4.6     
Students Involved in Internship & Cooperative Work Experience Source: VDOE Office of Career and Technical Education Secondary Enrollment Demographic Report 
High School Students 5 44 68 64    
Percentage of Students Enrolled in Coursework for Career Awareness, Exploration, & Work Experience      
AP Coursework (HS) 25.9 28.2  26.4 24.7      % of students enrolled in at least one AP course (HS)
CTE enrollment (MS/HS) 2480  2343  2274 2596      # of students enrolled in at least one CTE course (MS/HS)
CTE credentialing (HS) 491 507 471  484      # of students earning at least one CTE credential (HS)
Dual enrollment (HS) 4 6.4/1.7 2.67  3.69      % of students enrolled in at least one dual enrollment course (17-18 duplicated, 18-19 duplicated/unduplicated, 19-20 unduplicated, 20-21 unduplicated 
Kindergarten Readiness Source: Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program (VKRP)
Notes: The VKRP, implemented in 19-20, is a multi-dimensional measure that partners with PALS to also include a focus on mathematics, social skills, and self-regulation. 20-21 was the first year for the full battery of VKRP testing.
VKRP Index  N/A N/A 85 86/82    
Percentage of Graduating Seniors with Post-Secondary Plans Source: Annual senior survey     
2-year College/Trade 38 36  40 43     
4-year College/Trade 43 43  35 38     
Military  3  3  3    
Work 15 18  22 16     
Percentage of Students completion of academic career plan by grade 8 (Majority Clarity)   
Grade 8 N/A 94 78*** 64    
Achievement Gap in Reading

Note: Comparison of performance by students in reporting groups to ALL students in reading SOL's in grades 3-11

2020-2021 reading results reflect reduced student participation in state reading assessments due to COVID-19. Reading results for 2019-2020 are not available due to the closure of schools and cancellation of state assessments. The wide variations in participation rates and learning conditions should be taken into consideration when reviewing 2020-2021 data. 

Note: Comparison of performance by students in reporting groups to ALL students on math SOLs in grades 3-11. 

2020-2021 mathematics results reflect reduced student participation in state mathematics assessments due to COVID-19. The wide variations in participation rates and learning conditions should be taken into consideration when reviewing 2020-2021 data.

All 84 82  *  77    
Black 63 62  *  61    
Hispanic 76 76  *  66    
Students with Disabilities 54 54  *  48     
Economically Disadvantaged 73 69  *  63     
Achievement Gap in Math
All   77 83  * 57     
Black 59 65  *  20    
Hispanic 72 78  *  59    
Students with Disabilities 46 54  * 38     
Economically Disadvantaged 66 72  * 38     
SAT Scores

Note: 127 seniors participated in 20-21. 

172 seniors participated in 19-20; 111 reported matriculation to a 4 year college/university

Reading 572 570  554  557    
Math 535 528  515  519    

GOAL 2: Leveraging Talent

  2017-2018
(Y1)
2018-2019
(Y1)
2019-2020
(Y2)
2020-2021
(Y3)
2021-2022
(Y4)
2022-2023
(Y5)
DATA SOURCE NOTES
Regional Ranking of PCPS Salary Scale for Teachers by Years of Experience 

Source: PCPS 18-19 salary study presented to School Board. Salary study was not completed in 19-20 or 20-21. 
Note: Ranking of teacher salary out of a total of 13 public school divisions. The divisions included in the ranking are: Amelia, Buckingham, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Louisa, Powhatan, Prince Edward, and Richmond City.

Note: Information for each school division was obtained from either their school division website or by contacting the division directly.

0 Years 7 7   N/A   8    
5 Years 9 8  N/A  8    
10 Years 9 8  N/A  10    
15 Years 9 8  N/A  10    
20 Years 8 6  N/A  10    
25 Years 8 7  N/A  9    
30 Years 8 5  N/A  9    
Regional Ranking of PCPS Health Benefits Package for All Employees by Plan Type

Source: Report compiled by The Local Choice from neighboring school divisions websites or by contacting the division directly.
Ranking: Ranking of the cost of insurance plans out of a total of 12 public school divisions. This ranking is only based on the mid-tier plan insurance premium cost to the employee and not coverage of plan. The divisions included in the ranking are: Amelia, Buckingham, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Louisa, Prince Edward, Richmond City, and Powhatan. 

Employee Only Cost N/A N/A  6/12  N/A    
Family Only Cost N/A N/A  10/12  N/A    
Percentage of Teachers Receiving an Overall Summative Rating of Proficient or Exemplary Numerator: The count of teachers receiving an overall summative rating of proficient or exemplary for the reporting year. Denominator: The count of teachers evaluated for the reporting year. 
3-year cycle of evaluations 98 98  100  100    
Number of Staff with National Board Certification  
Licensed Staff 4 4  4  6    
Number of Staff Designated as Trained Clinical Faculty through VCU  
Licensed Staff 0 0  5  9    
Number of Instructional, Administrative, & Certified Staff with Graduate Degrees Note: Data based on headcount, not FTEs for allocated positions.
Employees 206 194  218  222    
Number of Teachers who Report Leaving to a Surrounding School Division Source: Resignation Letters, Leave data
Other Div./Total Resignations 8/30 3/23  7/34  4/30    
Number of Teachers Hired with Experience from Other School Divisions

Source: New Hire Applications

Numerator: Number of teachers who are hired with experience in other school divisions.

Denominator: All new hire teachers.

Other Division/Total New Hires 24/27 15/31 16/26

33/39 

   
Percentage of New Hires by Sourcing Method (job fair, referral, website, etc.) Source: New Hire Applications  
District Website 60 49  53 61     
Employee Referral 25 30  33 34    
Internet Search 4 3  2    
No Response 13 19  12 31     
Percentage of Teachers Reporting High Level of Job Satisfaction

Source: VDOE Working Conditions Survey question, "Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn."

Note: Calculation for Y1-Y2 based on the % of teachers responding somewhat agree, agree, or strongly agree. Y3 based on a 6-pt scale from "Strongly Disagree" to "Strongly Agree." 

Teachers N/A 92 N/A  5.1     
Percentage of Teachers Reporting Differentiated and On-going Professional Development Source: Virginia Department of Education Working Conditions Survey  
Scaled 1-6  N/A 3.9 N/A  4.1     

GOAL 3: Investing in Community

  2017-2018
(Y1)
2018-2019
(Y1)
2019-2020
(Y2)
2020-2021
(Y3)
2021-2022
(Y4)
2022-2023
(Y5)
DATA SOURCE NOTES
Number of Community Members Accessing the Parent Resource Center Source: PRC State report 2018, 2019
Community Members 800 862  579**  381    
Number of PTO Members

Source: PTO Boards. 
Note: Not all schools track membership.

Division-wide 540 640  867  86*    
Number of Advisory Committee Members Source: Approved School Board Advisory Members; does not include school board members or staff liaisons.
Members 43 53  38  29    
Number of Mentors, Lunch Buddies/WatchDOGS Source: Student Support Services
Volunteers 171 260  250**  TBD    
Number of participating partners and volunteers Note: Pending Ident-a-kid reporting
Visitors 31081 18173**  N/A N/A     
Percentage of Families Expressing Satisfaction with Events, Programs, and Resources Provided for Parents to Support Students Note: Parent Survey in development
Survey Results N/A N/A  N/A N/A     

GOAL 4: Culture and Well Being

  2017-2018
(Y1)
2018-2019
(Y1)
2019-2020
(Y2)
2020-2021
(Y3)
2021-2022
(Y4)
2022-2023
(Y5)
DATA SOURCE NOTES
Percentage of Students Attending School at a Rate >90% Source: VDOE School Quality Profile. Note: Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing 10 percent or more of the school year, regardless of the reason.
Division-wide 93.8 94.0  92.7** 93.9     
Students Reporting Positive Student Safety

Source: VDOE Climate Survey item that reflected Concerns about Safety: feeling safe while at the school. Note: In Y3, only Grades 6-8 surveyed.

Grades 6-12 (Scaled 1-6) N/A 3.2  N/A 3.3     
Grades 4-5 (Scaled 1-6) N/A 3.2 N/A N/A    
Students Reporting Positive Peer Relationships Source: VDOE Climate Survey item that reflected Relationships Among Students: students care about, respect, and support their peers. (Grades 6-12) Note: In Y3, only Grades 6-8 surveyed. 
Grades 6-12 (Scaled 1-6) N/A 2.9  N/A 3.0     
Grades 4-5 (Scaled 1-6) N/A 3.2 N/A N/A    
Students Reporting Positive Student/Adult Relationships Source: VDOE Climate Survey item that reflected Adult Respect for Students: students feel adults at school care about, respect, and support them. Note: In Y3, only Grades 6-8 surveyed.
Grades 6-12 (Scaled 1-6) N/A 3.0  N/A 3.3     
Grades 4-5 (Scaled 1-6) N/A 3.4 N/A N/A    
Number of Students Participating in School Counseling Small Groups  
Division-wide N/A 167  313  TBD    
Students Reporting Positive Cultural Competency Source: VDOE Climate survey item that reflected Cultural and Linguistic Competence: students and adults are respectful of and responsive to a diverse student body. In Y3, only Grades 6-8 surveyed. Item used was "Students belong at this school."
Grades 6-12 (Scaled 1-6) N/A 3.0 N/A   3.1    
Number of Parents Accessing State and Local Supports Source: Number of parents accessing the transition coordinator and parent resource center. Pending: Data from Special Education Parent survey from VDOE (Fall).
Division-wide 800 862  185  622    
Percentage of Students Consistently Meeting School-wide Expectations Source: Percent of students who have received 0-1 discipline referrals. Note: Secondary was virtual/hybrid for all of 20-21.
Division-wide TBD 89.8 87 98.6