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Regional Achievement Centers

When schools succeed,
students ACHIEVE.

RAC Approach

Approach Graphic Quality School Review School Improvement Plan edConnect NJ Student Performance

Quality School Review (QSR)

School Improvement Plan (SIP)

  • Plan specific and targeted actions based upon needs identified in Quality School Review
  • Comprehensive and individualized, based on the unique needs of the school
  • Created in collaboration by schools, districts, and RAC staff


  • Measure school progress and student outcomes based on clearly defined metrics
  • Includes:
    • End of Unit Assessment System to support instruction
    • Data Analytics Tool to gain timely insights to guide school improvement
    • Lesson Planner with calendar
  • Teachers see the learning progress for each of their students related to the standards-aligned Math and ELA curriculum
  • Principals and school leaders use relevant and timely data to collaborate on instructional best practices
  • RAC staff measures school progress and performance during the instructional cycles

Student Performance

  • Formative student performance and progress monitored on 6-8 week instructional cycles (Priority Schools only)
  • Annual student performance on NJASK and HSPA