Performance Targets


Performance targets are defined in WAC 392-502-030. The code revision process is underway to extend these performance targets. Please see the OSPI Rules Calendar for the latest information in this process.

Online School Programs

Beginning September 1, 2017, the online school program's course success rate must be greater than seventy percent. Programs with fewer than twenty online enrollments are not subject to this performance target.

Beginning September 1, 2017, online school programs must meet or exceed each of the following annual performance targets:

  • Percentage of students taking online math courses who meet standard on the state math assessments must be greater than 40 percent. A program is not subject to this performance target if it has fewer than 20 students who have both taken an online math course and taken the state math assessment.
  • Percentage of students taking online English language arts courses who meet standard on the state English language arts assessments must be greater than 50 percent. A program is not subject to this performance target if it has fewer than 20 students who have both taken an online English language arts course and taken the state English language arts assessment.
  • Median math student growth percentile (SGP) for students taking an online math course must be greater than the 30th percentile. A program is not subject to this performance target if it has fewer than 20 students who have both taken an online math course and have a math student growth percentile.
  • Median English language arts SGP for students taking an online English language arts course must be greater than the 40th percentile. A program is not subject to this performance target if it has fewer than 20 students who have both taken an online English language arts course and have an English language arts student growth percentile.

Online Course Providers

Beginning September 1, 2017, online course providers' course success rate must be greater than seventy percent. An online course provider is not subject to this performance target if they have fewer than twenty online course enrollments.

Online providers must supply OSPI with student-level enrollment and performance information. Online course providers must also supply OSPI with a list of each district in the state that they served.