Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Information

  • The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) regularly updates parents, educators, and community members on the progress Pennsylvania schools and students make during the previous year. Below you will find the links to various federal and state documents and sites that will help you review the data.

    "...PDE will report additional state, local education agency (LEA), school, and student group-level data via the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Report Card. The ESSA State Report Card will be accessible via the Future Ready PA Index and will be updated as new data elements become available. 

    PDE's ESSA Report Card is designed to provide education leaders and all stakeholders with additional data on student outcomes and equity considerations..." (PDE: https://www.education.pa.gov/K-12/ESSA/ESSAReportCard/Pages/default.aspx)  


    EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT STATE AND LOCAL REPORT CARDS NON-REGULATORY GUIDANCE Document:    https://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/essa/essastatereportcard.pdf  

    PDE ESSA Report Card Main Page: https://www.education.pa.gov/K-12/ESSA/ESSAReportCard/Pages/default.aspx  

    Future Ready PA Index Main Site: https://futurereadypa.org/