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School Improvement

The New York accountability system classifies schools into one of three categories:

  • In Good Standing
  • Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) – schools that performed at level 1 on a combination of ESSA indicators or schools with a graduation rate of less than 67 percent.
  • Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) – schools with one or more student subgroups performing at a level 1.

Districts are identified into two categories:

  • In Good Standing
  • Target District

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) partners with CSI and TSI schools and Target Districts to provide support in the following areas: