SchoolGrades.org uses an international standard of excellence to
grade how well America’s schools prepare students in core subjects.
We apply a rigorous national standard to state testing data so that parents can more accurately compare schools’ performance, no matter where they live.
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We account for each school’s economic profile, giving extra credit to schools that serve economically disadvantaged students and holding schools that serve affluent students to a higher standard.
Our grades are based on how each school would rank internationally in comparison with the performance of students in more than 60 countries on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) exam.