CHARTER SCHOOLS Performance



A new report finds that Ohio's charter schools generally perform lower than the school districts in which they are located. Here's the percentage of pupils who passed the fourth- and sixth-grade proficiency tests in 1999-2000 at Eagle Heights Academy in Youngstown, a charter school, and the city public schools:
EAGLE HEIGHTS CITY
FOURTH GRADE
Reading15 26.6
Writing4258.5
Math 413.3
Citizenship1727.4
Science1119.2
SIXTH GRADE
Reading10.728.4
Writing34.564.5
Math3.620.4
Citizenship21.440.2
Science4.823.7
Source: Ohio Legislative Office of Education Oversight

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