Extract positive messages through a more accurate analysis of state report card data, all in one turn-key and easy to understand PDF for board and community reporting.
Illinois Report Card Analysis
State Percentile Analysis
The Illinois Percentile Analysis from ECRA, is a comprehensive report based on your state report card information that allows your district to benchmark results to the overall state percentile for each category. This allows your district to tell a more accurate and compelling story of your district’s results, and give context to your district’s data.
Comparative District Analysis
The Illinois Comparative District Analysis from ECRA allows your district to benchmark its state report card results against up to 9 other school districts. To gain a better local context, your district may select any district in the State of Illinois to get a detailed analysis of your results as measured against peer districts.
Why use this report?
To tell a more accurate story of your school district
Simply reporting percentages from the Illinois report card does not give the full picture of student achievement. Metrics reported on the Illinois report card need to be put in context so that the board and community have a more complete picture of how the district is performing. ECRA’s Illinois Report Card Analysis converts raw report card metrics to percentiles that are easier to communicate, easier to understand, more accurate, and more contextualized.
To answer important questions
Percentiles can be used to compare performance across indicators and over time to answer important questions such as:
- How well is the district recovering from the pandemic?
- What is the relationship between district spending and student achievement?
- How have our demographics shifted?
- How has our learning environment evolved?
To save time
Analyzing data on the Illinois Report Card takes significant time and energy, even for the most productive data scientist. Let the experts at ECRA provide a simple to understand analysis that can be immediately shared with the board and community by a trusted third party.