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Annual Progress Report LEA


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The purpose of the Annual Progress Report (APR) is to meet annual reporting requirements. Meeting this requirement includes submitting data/information to the Iowa Department of Education and distributing all required reporting data/information to the local community.


A requirement that all school districts and accredited nonpublic schools annually report to the Department and local community the district-wide progress made in attaining student achievement goals on the academic and other core indicators and the district-wide progress made on attaining locally established student learning goals. Iowa Code 256.7(21)(c)

See the 281—Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 12 Rule Interpretation Matrix for more information.

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) also requires public reporting of data. The Department assembles data from districts/schools in multiple formats. Districts/schools are responsible for reporting these data directly to their communities. See the ESSA webpage for more information.