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2018 Official Accountability Report - Chelmsford

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Chelmsford (00560000)
TITLE I STATUS
Title I District
REGION
Coastal
GRADES SERVED
PK,K,01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09,10,11,12

Accountability Information

Overall classificationNot requiring assistance or intervention
Reason for classification
Partially meeting targets
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
54% - Partially meeting targets-
This district's determination of need for special education technical assistance or intervention
Meets requirements (MR)

Overall results

Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator All students
(Non-high school grades)
Lowest performing students
(Non-high school grades)
All students
(High school grades)
Lowest performing students
(High school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement34-34-44-04-
Mathematics achievement34-24-34-04-
Science achievement04----14----
Achievement total61260.05867.581247.50867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-34-44-24-
Mathematics growth34-24-24-24-
Growth total6820.05822.56822.54822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------34----
Extended engagement rate------34----
Annual dropout rate------44----
High school completion total------101220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total4410.0---------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism14-04-44-44-
Advanced coursework completion------34----
Additional indicators total1410.00410.07810.04410.0
Weighted total5.39.6-4.57.6-7.910.7-1.37.6-
Percentage of possible points 55%-59%-74%-17%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan57%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
46%
Weight of high school results:30%
Criterion-referenced target percentage54%
Partially meeting targets

Subgroup results

Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator High needs Subgroup
(Non-high school grades)
High needs Subgroup
(High school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement44-04-
Mathematics achievement24-04-
Science achievement24-14-
Achievement total81267.511247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-34-
Mathematics growth24-24-
Growth total4822.55822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---34-
Extended engagement rate---24-
Annual dropout rate---44-
High school completion total---91220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-44-
Advanced coursework completion---24-
Additional indicators total0410.06810.0
Weighted total6.310.3-4.010.7-
Percentage of possible points 61%-37%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan61%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
37%
Weight of high school results:30%
Criterion-referenced target percentage54%
Partially meeting targets
Subgroup percentile
This group's overall performance relative to the performance of the same subgroup in schools administering similar assessments -

Detailed data for each indicator

English language arts achievement - Next-Generation MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 507.2 508.6 1.4 509.0 2,3083Met Target
Lowest Performing 485.4 489.5 4.1 489.8 4233Met Target
High needs 493.4 495.8 2.4 494.9 7754Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 496.1 498.5 2.4 497.7 3284Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 198--
Students w/ disabilities 486.9 488.4 1.5 488.3 4303Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 4--
Asian 514.4 516.5 2.1 516.2 3354Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 65--
Hispanic/Latino---- 127--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 70--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 3--
White 506.6 508.1 1.5 508.6 1,7043Met Target

English language arts achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 99.6 98.9 -0.7 100.0 3704Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 99.7 97.1 -2.6 100.0 960Declined
High needs 98.3 95.3 -3.0 100.0 900Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 98.3 95.7 -2.6 100.0 410Declined
EL and Former EL---- 12--
Students w/ disabilities 97.6 93.4 -4.2 99.9 530Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 98.6 100.0 1.4 100.0 554Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 11--
Hispanic/Latino---- 13--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 6--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 99.6 98.8 -0.8 100.0 2844Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - Next-Generation MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 507.0 506.3 -0.7 508.7 2,3103Met Target
Lowest Performing 483.5 484.4 0.9 486.1 4232Improved Below Target
High needs 493.2 493.7 0.5 494.7 7772Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 495.1 493.7 -1.4 496.2 3310Declined
EL and Former EL---- 197--
Students w/ disabilities 486.3 486.2 -0.1 487.8 4291No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 4--
Asian 519.8 519.3 -0.5 522.2 3354Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 66--
Hispanic/Latino---- 130--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 70--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 3--
White 505.6 505.2 -0.4 507.3 1,7021No Change

Mathematics achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 97.7 96.6 -1.1 99.5 3713Met Target
Lowest Performing 95.7 91.0 -4.7 98.5 970Declined
High needs 93.8 90.7 -3.1 96.3 910Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 94.2 92.1 -2.1 96.9 411No Change
EL and Former EL---- 12--
Students w/ disabilities 90.7 85.6 -5.1 93.6 540Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 99.3 98.2 -1.1 100.0 554Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 11--
Hispanic/Latino---- 13--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 6--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 97.7 97.0 -0.7 99.5 2853Met Target

Science achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - Non-high school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 84.1 80.6 -3.5 85.9 7560Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 66.7 66.8 0.1 69.0 2442Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 71.8 67.1 -4.7 73.9 1040Declined
EL and Former EL---- 54--
Students w/ disabilities 58.9 58.9 0.0 61.2 1411No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian 90.8 85.5 -5.3 93.4 1103Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 21--
Hispanic/Latino---- 44--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 18--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 84.3 81.3 -3.0 86.1 5610Declined

Science achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 96.7 94.8 -1.9 98.5 3641No Change
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 89.6 87.4 -2.2 91.9 871No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 89.6 91.2 1.6 91.7 373Met Target
EL and Former EL---- 11--
Students w/ disabilities 88.6 84.0 -4.6 90.9 530Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 96.9 97.7 0.8 99.5 544Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 7--
Hispanic/Latino---- 13--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 6--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 96.8 94.9 -1.9 98.6 2831No Change

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 52.0 50.0 1,8283Met Target
Lowest Performing 52.4 50.0 4213Met Target
High needs 49.3 50.0 5732Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 51.0 50.0 2373Met Target
EL and Former EL-- 147--
Students w/ disabilities 45.9 50.0 3102Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 3--
Asian 59.6 50.0 2703Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black-- 48--
Hispanic/Latino-- 91--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 46--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 2--
White 50.8 50.0 1,3683Met Target

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 61.0 50.0 3384Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 45.4 50.0 872Below Target
High needs 53.4 50.0 783Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 55.6 50.0 343Met Target
EL and Former EL-- 9--
Students w/ disabilities 46.4 50.0 462Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----
Asian 71.1 50.0 474Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black-- 5--
Hispanic/Latino-- 10--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 5--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1--
White 58.9 50.0 2703Met Target

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 52.4 50.0 1,8263Met Target
Lowest Performing 47.3 50.0 4232Below Target
High needs 48.1 50.0 5732Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 45.4 50.0 2372Below Target
EL and Former EL-- 147--
Students w/ disabilities 43.8 50.0 3112Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 3--
Asian 63.8 50.0 2714Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black-- 48--
Hispanic/Latino-- 90--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 45--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 2--
White 50.6 50.0 1,3673Met Target

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 47.5 50.0 3392Below Target
Lowest Performing 40.6 50.0 872Below Target
High needs 48.5 50.0 792Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 50.8 50.0 333Met Target
EL and Former EL-- 9--
Students w/ disabilities 45.4 50.0 472Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----
Asian 49.9 50.0 482Below Target
Afr. Amer./Black-- 5--
Hispanic/Latino-- 10--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 5--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1--
White 47.2 50.0 2702Below Target

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 94.5 95.5 1.0 96.5 3793Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 84.9 88.8 3.9 89.0 1163Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 85.9 84.5 -1.4 90.4 580Declined
EL and Former EL---- 7--
Students w/ disabilities 81.3 84.0 2.7 87.2 752Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 90.7 91.7 1.0 93.8 362Improved Below Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 10--
Hispanic/Latino---- 17--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 6--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 95.2 96.1 0.9 97.3 3103Met Target

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2015 Rate (%) 2016 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 95.0 96.5 1.5 96.6 4333Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 89.2 91.6 2.4 92.7 1192Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 88.9 92.9 4.0 92.8 713Met Target
EL and Former EL---- 6--
Students w/ disabilities 88.5 90.6 2.1 93.4 642Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 100.0 97.7 -2.3 100.0 433Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 5--
Hispanic/Latino---- 8--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 4--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 95.3 96.8 1.5 97.1 3723Met Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 0.8 0.2 0.6 1.0 1,4834Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 2.8 0.7 2.1 2.5 3024Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 4.2 1.6 2.6 3.8 1284Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 10--
Students w/ disabilities 1.1 0.5 0.6 1.0 1864Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 1.3 0.0 1.3 1.2 1764Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 38--
Hispanic/Latino---- 57--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 26--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 0.6 0.3 0.3 1.0 1,1854Exceeded Target

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 69.2 74.1 4.9 80.6 1124Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 112--
Students w/ disabilities-------
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian-------
Afr. Amer./Black-------
Hispanic/Latino-------
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-------
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White-------

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students-------
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL-------
Students w/ disabilities-------
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian-------
Afr. Amer./Black-------
Hispanic/Latino-------
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-------
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White-------

Chronic absenteeism - Non-high school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 4.9 5.1 -0.2 3.8 3,1071No Change
Lowest Performing 6.2 6.9 -0.7 4.1 4230Declined
High needs 10.1 11.0 -0.9 8.2 1,0390Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 14.2 15.6 -1.4 11.6 4220Declined
EL and Former EL---- 296--
Students w/ disabilities 9.3 9.4 -0.1 6.9 5531No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 4--
Asian 4.3 6.5 -2.2 2.4 4440Declined
Afr. Amer./Black---- 102--
Hispanic/Latino---- 206--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 99--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 3--
White 4.3 3.9 0.4 3.3 2,2493Met Target

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 11.5 8.2 3.3 10.4 1,5244Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 12.0 9.3 2.7 9.9 974Exceeded Target
High needs 21.5 16.7 4.8 19.6 3834Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 26.8 19.2 7.6 24.2 1514Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 56--
Students w/ disabilities 23.1 17.2 5.9 20.7 2214Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 6.6 3.7 2.9 4.7 1874Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 50--
Hispanic/Latino---- 54--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 32--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 12.1 8.5 3.6 11.1 1,2004Exceeded Target

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 91.9 92.4 0.5 96.5 7403Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 68.0 69.2 1.2 75.0 1692Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 81.8 60.2 -21.6 90.9 880Declined
EL and Former EL---- 21--
Students w/ disabilities 52.7 68.0 15.3 58.2 974Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 97.6 96.5 -1.1 100.0 854Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 20--
Hispanic/Latino---- 29--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 15--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 91.5 92.6 1.1 96.6 5913Met Target

Assessment participation
Group English language arts Mathematics Science
Enrolled Assessed % Met Target? Years in Rate Enrolled Assessed % Met Target? Years in Rate Enrolled Assessed % Met Target? Years in Rate
All Students 2,707 2,68899Yes 1 2,712 2,69399Yes 1 1,141 1,12999Yes 1
Lowest Performing---------------
High needs 888 87599Yes 1 892 88099Yes 1 345 33798Yes 1
Econ. Disadvantaged 378 37699Yes 1 382 37999Yes 1 148 14699Yes 1
EL and Former EL 223 22099Yes 1 223 22199Yes 1 69 6899Yes 1
Students w/ disabilities 493 48398Yes 1 494 48398Yes 1 203 19596Yes 1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 4---- 4---- 1----
Asian 393 392100Yes 1 393 393100Yes 1 165 165100Yes 1
Afr. Amer./Black 79 79100Yes 1 80 80100Yes 1 32 32100Yes 1
Hispanic/Latino 141 13999Yes 1 146 14398Yes 1 59 5898Yes 1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 76 76100Yes 1 76 76100Yes 1 24 24100Yes 1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 4---- 4---- 2----
White 2,010 1,99499Yes 1 2,009 1,99399Yes 1 858 84799Yes 1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
Byam SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Center Elementary SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Charles D HarringtonNot requiring assistance or intervention
Chelmsford HighNot requiring assistance or intervention
Col Moses Parker SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Community Education CenterInsufficient data
McCarthy Middle SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
South RowNot requiring assistance or intervention

About this Report

Overall classification: All Massachusetts districts and schools with sufficient data are classified into one of two accountability categories: districts and schools requiring assistance or intervention, and districts and schools without required assistance or intervention. The reason(s) for the district or school's classification are noted on this report.

Progress toward improvement targets: The criterion-referenced target percentage combines information about achievement, growth, high school completion, English learner progress, advanced coursework completion, and chronic absenteeism into a single number between 0 and 100. For a group to be considered to be meeting targets it must have a criterion-referenced target percentage of 75% or higher.

The criterion-referenced target percentage is calculated by dividing the weighted total points earned by the weighted total possible points. The calculation for each is displayed below.

Weighted total of points earned = (Total achievement points earned x Achievement weight) + (Total growth points earned x Growth weight) + (Total high school completion points earned x high school completion weight) + (EL progress points earned x EL progress weight) + (Total additional indicator points earned x Additional indicator weight)

Weighted total of possible points = (Total achievement possible points x Achievement weight) + (Total growth possible points x Growth weight) + (Total high school completion possible points x high school completion weight) + (EL progress possible points x EL progress weight) + (Total additional indicator possible points x Additional indicator weight)

Accountability percentile: An accountability percentile between 1 and 99 is reported for most schools. This number is an indication of the school's overall performance relative to other schools that serve similar grades, and is calculated using data for all accountability indicators. School percentiles are not calculated for districts.

Determination of need for special education technical assistance or intervention: The U.S. Department of Education requires Massachusetts to determine which districts (including single school districts) have specific needs for technical assistance or intervention in the area of special education. A district's determination is based on four categories: Meets Requirements (MR); Needs Assistance (NA); Needs Intervention (NI); and Needs Substantial Intervention (NSI). In most cases these categories correspond to the district's results, except when the district has specific compliance needs. This designation helps signal whether outcomes for all students in the district indicate progress, including that of students with disabilities, or whether technical assistance and/or intervention is needed to improve outcomes for all children, especially students with disabilities.


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