District Tiers Based on Suspension Expulsion Data
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Districts are grouped into tiers based on the following criteria (see methodology document for additional information.)
- Tier 4 - Consistently High Suspension Rates (may also have high disproportionality): Overall, black or African American, or Hispanic/Latino suspension rate >=15% in 2 recent years.
- Tier 3 - Consistently High Disproportionality: Not in Tier 4 AND either black or African American or Hispanic/Latino RRI >=3 in 2 recent years.
- Tier 2 - Consistently Medium Disproportionality: Not in Tiers 4 or 3 AND either black or African American or Hispanic/Latino RRI >=2 in 2 recent years.
- Tier 1 - Low Suspension Rate/Disproportionality: All other districts