Driving School Excellence for Minnesota's Urban Catholic Schools
December 2017 — This report examines a partnership between FHI 360 and the GHR Foundation that focused on strengthening urban Catholic schools in Minnesota. By integrating data analysis from periodic assessments, researchers identified areas for celebration and improvement. In addition to providing summary data on overall student performance, this report analyzes and compares achievement results for subgroups, such as subject/content area, grade level, gender, race/ethnicity and socio-economic status. Participating school are now better positioned to plan school improvements that strategically target student and teacher needs. Graphs, figures and visualizations of the data highlight relevant information and findings throughout the report.