Rapides Parish Schools Compass Rating - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Rapides Parish Schools Compass Rating

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Compass is a statewide school evaluation has rated 87% of teachers in Rapides Parish as proficient educators.

30% of teachers in Rapides Parish were rated highly effective by the teaching compass.

However, six percent of teachers in Rapides Parish are considered to be ineffective educators.

Leaders from the Rapides Parish School Board say their goal is to constantly improve the quality of education in the class room.

"We know that the single most important factor in improving student achievement is improving effective teaching in the class room. That is the goal across the district that we ensure that every teacher in every class room across the district is effective," said Tony Authement.

The compass evaluation tool was used statewide to evaluate administrators, teachers and counselors.

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