VPK Provider Readiness Scores are in!

Test Scores are in and we are once again ranked in the top 2% of ALL Florida VPK Program scoring a 98% for the 2012-2013 school year!

Children Included in the VPK Provider Readiness Rate Calculation

  • Children Served – The number of children enrolled at the provider for the 2012-13 program year. The VPK Provider must have served at least four children to be included in the readiness rate.

  • Children Meeting Substantial Completion – The number of children who attended at least 70% of the provider’s school-year or summer program. The provider must have served at least four children to be included in the readiness rate calculation.

  • Children Screened on Both Measures – The number of children who were screened on the Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener (FLKRS) measures. FLKRS is administered in the first 30 days of kindergarten and includes a subset of the Early Childhood Observation System™ (ECHOS™) and the Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading (FAIR). At least 4 children, who completed at least 70 percent of the program and are matched to both FAIR and ECHOS results, are required for a provider to receive a readiness rate.

  • Children in Readiness Rate Calculation – The number of children who attended at least 70% of the provider’s school-year or summer program and who were screened on both of the FLKRS measures.

  • Percent of Children in Readiness Rate Calculation – The number of Children in the Readiness Rate Calculation divided by the number of Children Served.

VPK Provider Kindergarten Readiness Rate Calculation

  • Children Ready for Kindergarten – The number of children whose results on the FLKRS measures demonstrated readiness for kindergarten. Readiness for Kindergarten on ECHOS™ is Demonstrating or Emerging/Progressing, and on FAIR it is a Probability of Reading Success: At or Above 67 Percent.

  • Children In Readiness Rate calculation – The number of children substantially completing and Screened on Both Measures.

  • Percent of Children Ready for Kindergarten – The number of Children Ready for Kindergarten divided by the Children In readiness Rate Calculation.

  • VPK Provider Kindergarten Readiness Rate –  The sum of the Percent of Children Ready for Kindergarten. The maximum rate is 100.

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