Printed on: January 31, 2023, 8:00 am
APPR is the term used to describe NY State's teacher and principal evaluation system. Below are 2014-15 Education Law §3012-c APPR data for teachers and principals. Data has only been included for those districts, BOCES, and charter schools with an approved APPR plan for the 2014-15 school year. Each classroom teacher and building principal must receive an overall rating of Highly Effective, Effective, Developing, or Ineffective (HEDI). This rating is based on a single composite effectiveness score (ranging from 0-100 points) that is calculated based on the scores received by the teacher or principal in each of the three subcomponents (State Growth or Other Comparable Measures, Locally-Selected Measures, and Other Measures of Educator Effectiveness).
The figure below shows the percentage of educators in each rating category for the three subcomponents and the Overall Composite score, as well as the percentage of educators in each transition rating category for the Transition Overall Composite Score12: Overall Composite Rating (first row), State Growth or Other Comparable Measures (second row), Locally-Selected Measures (third row), Other Measures of Educator Effectiveness (fourth row), and Transition Overall Composite Score (last row).
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Education Law §3012-c requires that 60% of teacher and principal evaluations be based on multiple measures of teacher/principal effectiveness consistent with standards prescribed by the Commissioner in regulation. This will include the extent to which the educator demonstrates proficiency in meeting New York State's teaching or leadership standards. View more detailed information about the Other Measures of Educator Effectiveness Rating.
Pursuant to Education Law §3012-c(10), viewers of this site will not be able to find personally identifiable information for any teacher or principal, including an individual educator's evaluation ratings by name anywhere on this website. However, parents or legal guardians may contact their child's district or BOCES to obtain information about their child's teacher(s) or principal(s) composite effectiveness score and/or their final overall rating.