Regional Achievement Centers

When schools succeed,
students ACHIEVE.

RAC Approach

Approach Graphic Quality School Review School Improvement Plan School Accountability Management System Student Performance

Quality School Review (QSR)

School Improvement Plan (SIP)

  • Plan specific and targeted actions based upon needs identified in Quality School Review
  • Comprehensive and individualized, based on the unique needs of the school
  • Created in collaboration by schools, districts, and RAC staff

School Accountability Management Systems (SAMS)

  • Measure school progress and student outcomes based on clearly defined metrics
  • Includes:
    • End of Unit Assessment System to support instruction
    • Data Analytics Tool to gain timely insights to guide school improvement
  • Teachers see the learning progress for each of their students related to the standards-aligned Math and ELA curriculum
  • Principals and school leaders use relevant and timely data to collaborate on instructional best practices
  • RAC staff measures school progress and performance during the instructional cycles

Student Performance

  • Formative student performance and progress monitored on 6-8 week instructional cycles (Priority Schools only)
  • Annual student performance on NJASK and HSPA