The majority of Panhandle school districts fared well in the new online Nebraska Educational Profile, released today as part of the new AQuESTT continual improvement model for schools in the state.
Three districts rated excellent overall, Mitchell, Sioux County and Potter-Dix, while Morril and Minatare were the only districts rated as needing improvement. Scottsbluff and Gering were among the nine with a ‘good’ rating, and there were five districts ranked ‘great’.
However, school officials do note the classifications were based on very limited data, including assessment results, graduation rates and absenteeism.
Future classifications under AQuESTT will include measurements of such items as college and career readiness, educator effectiveness and student success.
To see the classifications and more details on each district, and individual schools, you can go online to nep.education.ne.gov