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RPS Demographics
C2C 2016 Metrics
General (Compass Based)
Education Gaps (Compass Based)
OCR Findings (Rochester)
RPS Referral

Data Courtesy of Cradle to Career   Minnesota ECLDS   Minnesota SLEDS

Pre-school Enrollment (C2C P8)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zI4SnpJZNUASsfTl4zxkya2YJODsUTRR/view' target='_blank' >Pre-school Enrollment (C2C P8)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

RPS School Enrollment (C2C P8)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zI4SnpJZNUASsfTl4zxkya2YJODsUTRR/view' target='_blank' >RPS School Enrollment (C2C P8)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Racial Proportion (C2C P7)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zI4SnpJZNUASsfTl4zxkya2YJODsUTRR/view' target='_blank' >Racial Proportion (C2C P7)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Special Group (C2C P8)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zI4SnpJZNUASsfTl4zxkya2YJODsUTRR/view' target='_blank' >Special Group (C2C P8)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

High School Graduation Test

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' http://sleds.mn.gov/#highSchoolAcademics/orgId--053501000groupType--districtECODEVREGION--FOC_NONECOHORTID--2019p--2' target='_blank' >High School Graduation Test</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Third Grade Special Ed

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' http://eclds.mn.gov/#ECSEto3rdGrade/orgId--053501FISCAL_YEAR--2019DISABILITY_TYPE--FOC_NONEHOME_LANGUAGE--FOC_NONESUBJECT--RIDEA_COLLECTIONS--PART-BECSE_OUTCOMES--1MOMS_AGE_AT_CB--ALLMOMS_EDLVL_AT_CB--ALLCR--FOC_NONEp--1' target='_blank' >Third Grade Special Ed</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Third Grade Reading

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' http://eclds.mn.gov/#thirdGradeEdStatus/orgId--053501FISCAL_YEAR--2019DISABILITY_TYPE--FOC_NONEHOME_LANGUAGE--FOC_NONESUBJECT--R__p--1' target='_blank' >Third Grade Reading</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Data Courtesy of Cradle to Career

Higher Ed Enrollment (C2C P13)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DXEB_WlOxw-72Jq0L2l2lyCPIT8TGXdW/view' target='_blank' >Higher Ed Enrollment (C2C P13)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

PS Completion (C2C P22)

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HS Graduation 2019 (C2C P20)

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8th Grade Math (C2C P19)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/11AQSLBwcs7aEJqkV_i_olevZtE-A5UpN/view' target='_blank' >8th Grade Math (C2C P19)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

3rd Grade Reading (C2C P18)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/11AQSLBwcs7aEJqkV_i_olevZtE-A5UpN/view' target='_blank' >3rd Grade Reading (C2C P18)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Early Childhood Screening (C2C P14)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/11AQSLBwcs7aEJqkV_i_olevZtE-A5UpN/view' target='_blank' >Early Childhood Screening (C2C P14)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Kindergarten Readiness (C2C P11)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zI4SnpJZNUASsfTl4zxkya2YJODsUTRR/view' target='_blank' >Kindergarten Readiness (C2C P11)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Data courtesy of MN Compass and MN Education Report Card

3rd Grade Reading

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k195/3rd-grade-reading-scores#1-6262-g' target='_blank' >3rd Grade Reading </a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

3rd Grade Reading By Region Trend

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k195/3rd-grade-reading-scores#5-6263-g' target='_blank' >3rd Grade Reading By Region Trend</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

8th Grade Math By Region

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k339/8th-grade-math-scores#5-7859-g' target='_blank' >8th Grade Math By Region</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

8th Grade Achieving Math Std

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k339/8th-grade-math-scores#5-8018-g' target='_blank' >8th Grade Achieving Math Std</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

High School Graduation

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k177/high-school-graduation#5-6093-g' target='_blank' >High School Graduation</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

High School Graduation by Race

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k177/high-school-graduation#5-11252-g' target='_blank' >High School Graduation by Race</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

RPS HS Graduation 2017

<h2>RPS HS Graduation 2017</h2>

RPS HS Graduation Trend

<h2>RPS HS Graduation Trend</h2>

SE HS 2017 Grad in 4 Yrs

<h2>SE HS 2017 Grad in 4 Yrs</h2>

General Education: Data courtesy MN Compass and Minnesota Statewide Longitudinal Education Data System (SLEDS)

Trending 3rd Grade Reading By Ethnic Group

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k195/3rd-grade-reading-scores#1-6487-g' target='_blank' >Trending 3rd Grade Reading By Ethnic Group</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

3rd Grade Reading By Race

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k195/3rd-grade-reading-scores#1-6485-g' target='_blank' >3rd Grade Reading By Race</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

3rd Grade Reading by Groups

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k195/3rd-grade-reading-scores#1-6486-g' target='_blank' >3rd Grade Reading by Groups </a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

8th Grade Math By Race/Ethnic Group

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k339/8th-grade-math-scores#1-7875-g' target='_blank' >8th Grade Math By Race/Ethnic Group</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

High School Graduation by Race

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://www.mncompass.org/chart/k177/high-school-graduation#5-11252-g' target='_blank' >High School Graduation by Race</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

RPS 2017 HS Graduation Disparity

<h2>RPS 2017 HS Graduation Disparity</h2>

2018 HS Graduation (C2C P14)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zI4SnpJZNUASsfTl4zxkya2YJODsUTRR/view' target='_blank' >2018 HS Graduation (C2C P14)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Office of Civil Rights Tracking RPS Progress RPS 2017 Data

Enrollment

<h2>Enrollment</h2>

In School Suspensions by Race

<h2>In School Suspensions by Race</h2>

Out-of-School Suspensions & Expulsion

<h2>Out-of-School Suspensions & Expulsion</h2>

Retention

<h2>Retention</h2>

Calculus

<h2>Calculus</h2>

SAT/ACT

<h2>SAT/ACT</h2>

Science Enrollment

<h2>Science Enrollment</h2>

Gifted & Math

<h2>Gifted & Math</h2>

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Official Data: Data from RPS Score Card

Referral by Race (RPS P4)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xWW0kyfanoIIxNJsE1L9OBhf1idbx-TB/view' target='_blank' >Referral by Race (RPS P4)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Referral EPL (RPS P5)

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Removals (RPS P7)

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Referrals to Law (RPS P37)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = ' https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xWW0kyfanoIIxNJsE1L9OBhf1idbx-TB/view' target='_blank' >Referrals to Law (RPS P37)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

Metric Navigation Tip (OB: P16)

Click below to view source info.   <h2>  <a href = '  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1GFqI6qeEPklrVXMOjmWT3XTe5w-HXOH2l4-pEFD5D_4/edit#slide=id.gdd4e4ed263_1_0' target='_blank' > Metric Navigation Tip (OB: P16)</a> </h2><p/><p/> (xx:yy) explanation <p/> When present, xx=acronym of source info; yy=page location. <p/> Go to  https://tinyl.io/6Spw for more info. For example: <p/> CP = Compass Points;

The following is a sample of Rochester Area community assets (organizations and projects) at work improve educational outcomes.  Search more  ...

Main Education Projects

Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan

Available Description

Per RPS: "We are currently in the third stage of strategic planning. This stage develops a plan that addresses the action (the 'how') and measurements ('how well are we doing') to meet the strategic objectives. You are now invited to nominate yourself, or others, to be part of the third stage of strategic planning by serving on the Measurement Team or an Action Team."

Strategies (How)

Create a collaborative learning environment that uses best practices

Expand and enhance community partnerships

Inspire, challenge and empower current and future employees

Results (Work Products)

Results By 2017

  • All students will demonstrate and promote cultural understanding of self and others to become involved members of a global community.
  • All students will identify, develop and apply their personal talents to contribute positively to future generations.
  • All students will create and pursue their individual empower them to reach their full potential.

 

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Indicators

  1. Staff, students, and parents understand our strategic objectives and framework for assessing student development.
  2. Community partners recognize and support the value of our strategic objectives and framework for student development.
  3. Rubrics relevant to all student levels have been developed.
  4. A learning and phased process is used to refine how we gather evidence and assess student growth on the strategic objectives.

Status/News

September 29, 2023 Rochester Public Schools: Technology Referendum for the Rochester schools

1. Post Bulletin: Rochester 10 Year, $ 10M+ school funding referendum Op ED PB: Kent Pekel: "Why I recommended a technology referendum for the Rochester schools"; 2. School Board Study Session; 3. Official YouTube Presentation

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April 25, 2023 Rochester Public Schools: Rochester Public Schools Strategic Plan 2022

1. 2022 Strategic Plan and extracted sections. 2. RPS Strategic Plan Building Blocks 

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August 09, 2022 Rochester Public Schools: Plans to Strengthen Belonging and Behavior During the 2022-2023 School Year

June 20, 2022 Memo to RPS Board re Belonging & Behavior Summit and August 2022 High Priority Items

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November 18, 2015 Rochester Public Schools: Rochester School board adjusts 3-year plan

2015-11-19 PB reports the following:

Three Year Operational Plan

... Rochester Public Schools likely will look at developing a 'care team' model next school year that would connect families with community resources.  The goal of the program would be to break down problems that affect a child's academic performance. "The model is based on recruiting the 'navigator-type' person, who's aware of all the services that might be needed by a family," said Amy Eich, director of community education.

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Developing and Executing on Cradle to Career Plan

Develop Description

Every child and young adult succeeds cradle to career, through shared purpose, alignment and accountability among community partners This is the purpose of the Cradle to Career initiative in Rochester, Minnesota. Education is a powerful strategy to improve educational outcomes resulting in healthy individuals, families and community who have economic stability with productive careers and contribute positively to a civic and equitable society.

Collaborators
Strategies (How)

 The Cradle to Career Planning Team recommends the StriveTogether Framework for several reasons. The framework consists of four pillars: shared community purpose, evidence based decision-making, collaborative action, and investment sustainability. It is a model using collective impact which is critical to success. There are 70 other cities, large and small
within the United States and beyond working within this same framework. This gives the initiative a body of support, best practices and partners with whom to learn, share and grow success. 

StriveTogether core values:


▪ Community: We focus on what connects us rather than what separates us and communicate to each other with transparency and integrity
▪ Courage: We fail forward even if no one is watching, have the tough conversations no one likes having and take risks in pursuit of results.
▪ Progress: We share learning and progress in real time, view professional development as personal growth and fix problems through continuous improvement.
▪ Results: We use data and evidence to make decisions and hold each other accountable for getting results.

 

Partnership goals

  • Developing a shared purpose and supporting systems change
  • Broadly supported backbone structure to sustain a community-adopted purpose and shared outcomes
  • Continuous examination and measurement of result using actionable data and continuous improvement
  • Aligning resources to support what works
  • Advocating for equity at all levels of the system

 

 

 

Results (Work Products)

Lowering of the poverty rate

Lowered social services and needs for social support programs

Reduced crime and its associated public spending on incarceration

 

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

The Cradle to Career Goals align to seven community-wide academic outcome areas that we have committed to improving. By 2029 we are committed to maintaining or improving 60% of these outcome indicators. The seven indicators are:

1. Pre-K Developmental Success

Percent of children developmentally health at age three

2. Kindergarten Readiness

Percent of children developmentally ready to enter kindergarten

3. Third Grade Reading Proficiency

Percent of students reading at grade level at grade three

4. Eighth Grade Math

Percent of students proficient in math at grade eight

5. High School Graduation

Percent of students graduating high school with for year cohort

Percent of students with required skills for post-secondary training

6. Post-Secondary Completion

Percent of you adults attaining within 6 years:

a college degree or industry, government or military-recognized license/certificate

7. Workforce Participation

Percent of young adults gainfully employed and percent of young adults contributing to community


 

Related indicators

Lowering of the poverty rate

Lowered social services and needs for social support programs

Reduced crime and its associated public spending on incarceration

Increased food security

Increased housing stability

Increased employability

Increased physical and mental health

 

Status/News

December 19, 2023 Cradle to Career: 2023 C2C Announcements and News

Dec 2023 Leadership Table Membership

Oct. 2023 C2C Second Annual Education Summit

Jan. 2023 Data Analyst Job Opening. 

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December 03, 2023 Cradle to Career: Increase Access to Prenatal Care Co-Design Project

We invite parents, family members, healthcare providers, and others to help us increase healthcare access for pregnant people. Parents 15-19-years-old, with less than a high school education, and/or who are Black/African American face the largest care gaps.

C2C Admin Message

Compensated co-designer description

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October 16, 2018 Cradle to Career: Cradle to Career publishes community report

Cradle to Career published Community Report and recruiting Collaborative Action Network (CAN) conveners for Kindergarten Readiness and On-Time Graduation.

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February 22, 2018 Cradle to Career: Cradle to Career 2018 Launch Feb 22, 2018 Meeting

At the February 22 meeting, the following information was shared. 

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August 24, 2017 Cradle to Career: Cradle to Career Second Newsletter (July 2017)

Second newsletter:  "Organizations involved in planning have committed additional resources to bring StriveTogether back on August 31 to help us complete our recommendations for a shared backbone structure to sustain this work across the community over time."

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June 12, 2017 Cradle to Career: Cradle to Career Newsletter

Welcome to the first Cradle to Career Newsletter Keeping you informed of the progress and status of our work. First a brief recap. The Cradle to Career Rotary committee convened in July,

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RCTC/Perkins Collective Impact

Develop Description

Collaborating with RCTC to strengthen Career and Technical Education: The Perkins V Federal Grant for Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides funds for approved Career and Technical Education programs. In Minnesota, funds are distributed on the basis of state-approved career and technical education programs and appropriate teacher licensure. Programs are administered under Minnesota Rules Chapter 3505 and the federal Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).

Status/News

August 18, 2023 Rochester Community & Technical College: RCTC/Perkins CMRC Report

Emmright general contractor working with CERT, Pamoja Women, ACHLA, Rochester Cambodian Association, Journie, and OpenBeam submitted final report to RCTC. 

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February 13, 2023 Rochester Community & Technical College: RCTC/Perkins Grant Opportunity

RCTC/Perkins Grant: The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century

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Education Projects/Org/News

Education Related Projects
67 Education Related Project(s) registered shown in alphabetical order

Education Related Organizations
72 Organizations(s) registered, shown in alphabetical order

Education Related Status