The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) makes annual accountability determinations for schools based on student academic outcomes and growth. As a state, we are also committed to using fair accountability models to accurately differentiate the performance of schools.
Refer to the Utah Accountability Technical Manual 2017-2018 for detailed information on the indicators of school accountability, method for calculation, and business rules for Utah’s School Accountability System.
Schools Identified under the Utah State Legislature Title 53E-5-3: School Turnaround and Leadership Development:
Utah Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA):
Phone: (801) 538-7651 | E-mail
The Assessment to Achievement Professional Learning program focuses on effectively using data to improve student achievement. School and district teams who participate in this two year program increase their own expertise in analyzing data and then use the analysis to inform instructional and program decisions that positively influence students and schools. The first cohort (45 schools) began in 2015. The second cohort (45 schools) began in May 2016. This program will provide a guaranteed two year opportunity with a possible extension up to four years if funding becomes available.
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Harvard Graduate School of Education
Phone: (801) 538-7654 | E-mail
The Utah Office of Administrative Rules R277-404-9: Data Exchanges requires the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) to provide direction to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) detailing the data exchange requirements for each assessment. This section is intended to give Assessment Directors access to resources, trainings, documentation, and tools in order to manage data for each assessment.
Readiness, Improvement, Success, Empowerment (RISE):
USBE Student Information System (SIS)
Secure File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Student Enrollment File Format
USBE Utah eTranscript and Record Exchange (UTREx)
Phone: (801) 538-7949 | E-mail
Phone: (801) 538-7673 | E-mail
Phone: (801) 538-7887 | E-mail
Information coming soon.
Formative Assessment Specialist
Assessment to Achievement Project Manager
Phone: (801) 538-7876 | E-mail
UTIPS Core was launched in 2011 in a collaborative effort between the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and the Utah Education Network (UEN). It is a centralized service that is highly focused on classroom assessments. It is available to Utah Educators for use in all courses (e.g., Career and Technical Education (CTE), Social Studies, etc.). Educators may write their own items for use with their students. Assessments may also be shared across classrooms, schools, and Utah. The UTIPS item pool was realigned to the 2013 Utah Standards for English Language Arts (ELAs) and Mathematics, however new items have not been written.
UTIPS Web Access by Local Education Agency (LEA)
All UTIPS accounts are accessible through regionally located servers.
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Formative Testing Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7876 | E-mail