City Examples

These resources are provided by a district, charter school, charter management organization, or other provider as an example of how their city is innovating in its efforts to implement the portfolio strategy. CRPE does not endorse the materials nor do we guarantee that they are current.

Boston Public Schools' Autonomous Schools: 2014-15 Application Process & Deadlines
Boston Public Schools

This document outlines the application process and deadlines for those seeking to establish an autonomous school for the 2014-15 school year within the Boston Public Schools.

Baltimore City Public Schools' 10-Year Plan
Baltimore City Public Schools

In January 2013, Baltimore City Public Schools released a report on the conditions of the districts' buildings. This report is a deep analysis of the city's portfolio of buildings and a 10-year...

Denver SchoolChoice Grades 1-12
Denver Public Schools

DPS families use this school enrollment application to choose any public school in the city—including charter schools and magnet schools. The new form reduced over 60 separate application...

Denver SchoolChoice Elementary Enrollment Guide 2013-14
Denver Public Schools

This school enrollment guide helps families research their school options and complete a SchoolChoice Form. It provides data on each school, including school performance and growth.

Expanding Great Options 2012-13: High Quality Options for More Students
Baltimore City Public Schools

Frequently Asked Questions about Baltimore's Expanding Great Options Accountability Program

Introducing Colorado's Growth Model
The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment

The Colorado Growth Model is both a statistical model to calculate each student's progress on state assessments and a tool for displaying student, school, and district results to educators and to...

Achievement First Residency Program for School Leadership - New Haven: Overview
Achievement First

This document provides an overview of the partnership between the New Haven Public Schools and Achievement First to develop the next generation of school leaders through a residency program at...

Denver School Performance Framework For Traditional And Charter Schools
Denver Public Schools

The School Performance Framework (SPF) measures school performance in terms of student achievement and overall organizational strength using a variety of longitudinal measures. SPF is also used to...

NYC DOE HS Progress Report 2011-2012


New York City's 2011-2012 Progress Report, an annual school report card based on progress, performance, and school environment. The report also includes college and career readiness measures.

Oakland's School Performance Framework with School Site Councils


Every Oakland public school has a School Site Council (SSC). The SSC's goal is continuous improvement that will close achievement gaps and accelerate student achievement at the school site. The...