AYP scores come out as predicted

Out with the preliminary, in with the latest. The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction released the adequate yearly progress (AYP) statistics Thursday for the state and there were no surprises for Central Kitsap.

Eastside Alternative High School did not meet AYP because of its poor graduation rate record. Olympic High School passed the standard in all categories except for low income sophomores’ math score on the Washington Assessment of Student Learning test.

“It’s really not a big deal at this stage of the game,” said Linda Elman, research and evaluation director for the school district.

Because Olympic and Eastside failed to meet AYP for the first time, they were not placed on the OSPI needing improvement list.

AYP is determined by fourth, seventh

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