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Principal and VP/AP Evaluation: Overview

SGP is a measure of how much a student improves his or her state test performance from one year to the next compared to students across the state with a similar score history.

Principal evaluation consists of two primary components:

  • Principal Practice (measured using approved practice instruments) and
  • Student Achievement (measured using teacher Student Growth Objectives, Administrator Goals, and for qualifying leaders, a median Student Growth Percentile).

Components of Principal Evaluation