Reward Schools are those that did not receive a red overall scorecard status and have achieved one or more of the following distinctions:
1) top 5% of schools on the Overall School Rankings
2) top 5% of schools making the greatest gains in achievement (improvement metric) or
3) "Beating the Odds" by outperforming the school's predicted ranking and/or similar schools.
Beating the Odds schools are those that are overcoming traditional barriers to student achievement and are outperforming schools with similar risk factors and demographic makeup.
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For support with Reward Schools, please contact the Office of Field Services (OFS) at 517-373-3921. For support with the Top-to-Bottom School Rankings, please contact 877-560-8378 or MDE-Accountability@michigan.gov.