Quality Review

Our Theory of Action

The Quality Review is built upon a theory of action that views change as a process of building coherence between a school’s culture, structures and its instructional core.

Quality Review Rubric

A rubric of quality criteria is used during the visit to the school and as a road map for school improvement.

How is Your School Improving? Find Your School’s Quality Review Report

Understand the strengths and areas for improvement identified in your school’s most recent Quality Review.

Principal Performance Review

The Principal Performance Review (PPR) uses core components of the multiple-measures PPR evaluation system.

Will my school receive a Quality Review in 2014-15?

Schools that meet at least one of the selection criteria will receive a Quality Review in the 2014-15 school year.

About Us

The Office of School Quality (OSQ) supports school improvement across the NYC Department of Education (DOE) by coordinating qualitative assessments of principals and school communities. All of the qualitative assessments are rooted in the Quality Review rubric and drive improvements to principal and school practice, with the ultimate goal of impacting student achievement.


For questions and comments, email the Office of School Quality.