Oregon Department of Education produces yearly report cards for schools
and districts in this state. These reports--called for by the 1999
state legislature--provide educators with an opportunity to communicate
directly with their constituents about how local schools are performing.
Over time, they will allow educators, parents and taxpayers to chart
the progress of Oregon schools. Schools and districts then may add their
own local information to the cards. By March 31, districts must send
copies of the finished reports to parents of children enrolled in the
The Department of Education drew on significant public
input to develop the report cards. It held about 30 public meetings
across the state to hear from parents, educators and others. The
department used the comments it received at these meetings and in other
forums to revise its drafts. In this way, the public designed the report
cards. One of the many valuable comments made at these meetings was
that the report cards should be fair. As a result, the department
required that all statistics used in the reports be reliable and
consistent across the state. If data did not meet this rigorous test, it
was not included in the report. As more data becomes reliable and
consistent statewide, it will be included in future years.
is one of 36 states with state report cards, and three more states will
produce reports next school year. Oregon and these 39 other states
recognize that members of the public want consistent information about
on the link below. Once the page has opened, change District Selection
to "Central Curry SD 1." Scroll down to "Gold Beach High School."