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2018 Official Accountability Report - Needham

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Needham (01990000)
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
Meeting targets
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
86% - 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 achievement44-44-44-44-
Mathematics achievement44-44-44-14-
Science achievement44----44----
Achievement total121260.08867.5121247.55867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth44-34-24-14-
Mathematics growth34-34-34-24-
Growth total7820.06822.55822.53822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------34----
Extended engagement rate------44----
Annual dropout rate------34----
High school completion total------101220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total3410.0---------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism34-04-14-24-
Advanced coursework completion------34----
Additional indicators total3410.00410.04810.02410.0
Weighted total9.29.6-6.87.6-9.210.7-4.37.6-
Percentage of possible points 96%-89%-86%-57%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan93%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
72%
Weight of high school results:30%
Criterion-referenced target percentage86%
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 achievement44-14-
Mathematics achievement24-34-
Science achievement44-24-
Achievement total101267.561247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-24-
Mathematics growth34-24-
Growth total6822.54822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---24-
Extended engagement rate---34-
Annual dropout rate---44-
High school completion total---91220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-24-
Advanced coursework completion---04-
Additional indicators total0410.02810.0
Weighted total8.110.3-5.810.7-
Percentage of possible points 79%-54%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan79%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
54%
Weight of high school results:30%
Criterion-referenced target percentage72%
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 510.5 514.4 3.9 512.3 2,6464Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 489.2 495.8 6.6 493.6 5224Exceeded Target
High needs 494.6 498.9 4.3 496.1 6804Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 158--
EL and Former EL---- 143--
Students w/ disabilities 492.2 495.3 3.1 493.6 5004Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian 518.1 521.8 3.7 519.9 2194Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 73--
Hispanic/Latino 501.9 507.4 5.5 503.6 1624Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 132--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 510.6 514.5 3.9 512.6 2,0564Exceeded 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 99.5 99.3 -0.2 100.0 4114Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 98.8 97.8 -1.0 100.0 1034Exceeded Target
High needs 97.5 97.3 -0.2 99.4 1011No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 32--
EL and Former EL---- 4--
Students w/ disabilities 97.0 96.3 -0.7 99.3 751No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 354Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 12--
Hispanic/Latino 98.8 100.0 1.2 100.0 214Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 18--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 99.5 99.2 -0.3 100.0 3254Exceeded 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 512.1 511.2 -0.9 513.8 2,6444Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 488.7 491.9 3.2 491.3 5204Exceeded Target
High needs 495.6 496.0 0.4 497.1 6772Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 159--
EL and Former EL---- 143--
Students w/ disabilities 492.5 491.2 -1.3 494.0 4963Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian 524.5 523.8 -0.7 526.9 2194Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 73--
Hispanic/Latino 502.1 501.4 -0.7 504.1 1620Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 133--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 511.9 511.1 -0.8 513.6 2,0544Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 97.6 97.5 -0.1 99.4 4134Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 92.5 92.2 -0.3 95.3 1031No Change
High needs 88.5 89.9 1.4 91.0 1013Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 32--
EL and Former EL---- 4--
Students w/ disabilities 86.5 86.7 0.2 89.4 752Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 99.4 100.0 0.6 100.0 354Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 12--
Hispanic/Latino 95.0 98.8 3.8 97.9 214Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 18--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 98.2 97.4 -0.8 100.0 3273Met 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 86.8 87.2 0.4 88.6 8994Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 66.4 71.9 5.5 68.7 2164Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 54--
EL and Former EL---- 31--
Students w/ disabilities 62.4 68.4 6.0 64.7 1664Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian 92.6 93.8 1.2 95.2 764Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 19--
Hispanic/Latino 70.5 83.9 13.4 73.0 454Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 48--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 87.6 87.1 -0.5 89.4 7094Exceeded Target

Science achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 97.8 97.5 -0.3 99.6 4034Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 90.1 90.9 0.8 92.4 992Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 31--
EL and Former EL---- 4--
Students w/ disabilities 89.2 88.9 -0.3 91.5 743Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 100.0 99.3 -0.7 100.0 344Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 11--
Hispanic/Latino---- 21--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 18--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 97.9 97.2 -0.7 99.7 3193Met Target

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 60.4 50.0 2,1204Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 55.8 50.0 5203Met Target
High needs 56.0 50.0 5213Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged-- 124--
EL and Former EL-- 101--
Students w/ disabilities 55.9 50.0 3833Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 2--
Asian 61.2 50.0 1754Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black-- 46--
Hispanic/Latino 60.1 50.0 1354Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 111--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----
White 60.2 50.0 1,6514Exceeded Target

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 49.5 50.0 3592Below Target
Lowest Performing 33.4 50.0 891Below Target
High needs 44.8 50.0 862Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged-- 28--
EL and Former EL-- 3--
Students w/ disabilities 41.6 50.0 652Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----
Asian 53.7 50.0 313Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black-- 11--
Hispanic/Latino-- 19--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 16--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----
White 49.5 50.0 2822Below Target

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 56.5 50.0 2,1263Met Target
Lowest Performing 54.3 50.0 5193Met Target
High needs 54.1 50.0 5193Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged-- 126--
EL and Former EL-- 101--
Students w/ disabilities 53.3 50.0 3813Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 2--
Asian 61.4 50.0 1754Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black-- 46--
Hispanic/Latino 54.7 50.0 1343Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 112--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----
White 56.0 50.0 1,6573Met Target

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 50.8 50.0 3633Met Target
Lowest Performing 43.6 50.0 902Below Target
High needs 48.9 50.0 862Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged-- 28--
EL and Former EL-- 3--
Students w/ disabilities 48.3 50.0 652Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----
Asian 61.2 50.0 314Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black-- 11--
Hispanic/Latino-- 19--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 16--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----
White 50.3 50.0 2863Met Target

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 97.1 97.6 0.5 99.1 4123Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 91.2 92.7 1.5 95.3 1102Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 51--
EL and Former EL---- 2--
Students w/ disabilities 88.6 90.0 1.4 94.5 802Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 96.8 100.0 3.2 99.9 264Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 15--
Hispanic/Latino---- 18--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 11--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 97.4 97.1 -0.3 99.5 3423Met Target

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2015 Rate (%) 2016 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 99.7 99.5 -0.2 100.0 4184Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 98.9 99.1 0.2 100.0 1133Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 49--
EL and Former EL---- 3--
Students w/ disabilities 100.0 98.7 -1.3 100.0 793Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 314Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 11--
Hispanic/Latino---- 17--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 12--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 100.0 99.4 -0.6 100.0 3474Exceeded Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 0.1 0.1 0.0 1.0 1,6593Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 3274Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 92--
EL and Former EL---- 8--
Students w/ disabilities 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 2584Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1274Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 57--
Hispanic/Latino 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 834Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 50--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 0.1 0.0 0.1 1.0 1,3404Exceeded Target

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 84.0 80.4 -3.6 71.1 1073Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 107--
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 2.9 3.5 -0.6 1.8 3,5553Met Target
Lowest Performing 3.2 5.4 -2.2 1.1 5220Declined
High needs 6.1 7.6 -1.5 4.2 8660Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 182--
EL and Former EL---- 227--
Students w/ disabilities 6.0 6.7 -0.7 3.6 6270Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian 4.3 2.2 2.1 2.4 3154Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 105--
Hispanic/Latino 3.3 5.5 -2.2 0.5 2190Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 196--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 2.6 3.3 -0.7 1.6 2,7174Exceeded Target

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 9.3 9.6 -0.3 8.2 1,7341No Change
Lowest Performing 16.8 16.5 0.3 14.7 1032Improved Below Target
High needs 22.5 21.5 1.0 20.6 4142Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 93--
EL and Former EL---- 22--
Students w/ disabilities 21.9 21.5 0.4 19.5 3312Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 2.3 3.5 -1.2 0.4 1424Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 49--
Hispanic/Latino 22.6 20.9 1.7 19.8 862Improved Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 57--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 7.1 8.1 -1.0 6.1 1,3993Met Target

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 88.8 87.0 -1.8 93.4 8373Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 56.9 51.9 -5.0 63.9 1600Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 44--
EL and Former EL---- 7--
Students w/ disabilities 47.5 45.5 -2.0 53.0 1320Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 94.3 95.7 1.4 100.0 704Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 30--
Hispanic/Latino 75.6 78.6 3.0 84.2 422Improved Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 20--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 90.1 88.0 -2.1 95.2 6743Met 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 3,076 3,05999Yes 1 3,076 3,05999Yes 1 1,324 1,31499Yes 1
Lowest Performing---------------
High needs 792 78399Yes 1 793 78098Yes 1 326 31998Yes 1
Econ. Disadvantaged 194 19198Yes 1 194 19299Yes 1 88 8799Yes 1
EL and Former EL 149 149100Yes 1 149 149100Yes 1 36 36100Yes 1
Students w/ disabilities 584 57598Yes 1 584 57198Yes 1 249 24297Yes 1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 2---- 2---- 2----
Asian 256 255100Yes 1 256 255100Yes 1 111 111100Yes 1
Afr. Amer./Black 85 85100Yes 1 85 85100Yes 1 31 31100Yes 1
Hispanic/Latino 185 18499Yes 1 186 18499Yes 1 68 6799Yes 1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 151 15099Yes 1 151 151100Yes 1 66 66100Yes 1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 1---- 1---- 0----
White 2,395 2,38199Yes 1 2,395 2,38199Yes 1 1,046 1,03799Yes 1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
BroadmeadowNot requiring assistance or intervention
High Rock SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Hillside ElementaryNot requiring assistance or intervention
John EliotNot requiring assistance or intervention
Needham HighNot requiring assistance or intervention
Newman ElementaryNot requiring assistance or intervention
Pollard MiddleNot requiring assistance or intervention
William MitchellNot 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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