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2018 Official Accountability Report - Pittsfield

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Pittsfield (02360000)
TITLE I STATUS
Title I District
REGION
West/Central
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
36% - Partially meeting targets-
This district's determination of need for special education technical assistance or intervention
Needs assistance (NA)

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 achievement24-24-14-14-
Mathematics achievement04-24-14-14-
Science achievement14----14----
Achievement total31260.04867.531240.02867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-34-14-
Mathematics growth24-24-24-04-
Growth total4820.04822.55820.01822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------34----
Extended engagement rate------04----
Annual dropout rate------04----
High school completion total------31220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total4410.0---4410.0---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-04-04-04-
Advanced coursework completion------34----
Additional indicators total0410.00410.03810.00410.0
Weighted total3.09.6-3.67.6-3.510.0-1.67.6-
Percentage of possible points 31%-47%-35%-21%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan39%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
28%
Weight of high school results:30%
Criterion-referenced target percentage36%
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 achievement24-04-
Mathematics achievement04-14-
Science achievement24-14-
Achievement total41267.521247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-
Mathematics growth24-24-
Growth total4822.54822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---24-
Extended engagement rate---24-
Annual dropout rate---04-
High school completion total---41220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-04-
Advanced coursework completion---44-
Additional indicators total0410.04810.0
Weighted total3.610.3-3.110.7-
Percentage of possible points 35%-29%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan35%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
29%
Weight of high school results:30%
Criterion-referenced target percentage33%
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 491.2 492.3 1.1 493.0 2,4892Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing 470.6 471.6 1.0 475.0 4452Improved Below Target
High needs 486.3 487.0 0.7 487.8 1,6252Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 486.7 487.7 1.0 488.3 1,4272Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 175--
Students w/ disabilities 479.0 478.0 -1.0 480.4 6000Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 8--
Asian---- 30--
Afr. Amer./Black 485.6 487.6 2.0 487.2 2673Met Target
Hispanic/Latino 485.6 487.2 1.6 487.3 3223Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 230--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 3--
White 493.2 494.3 1.1 495.2 1,6292Improved Below 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 96.1 94.6 -1.5 97.6 3641No Change
Lowest Performing 87.3 85.9 -1.4 89.3 781No Change
High needs 93.4 90.6 -2.8 95.3 1960Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 94.8 90.5 -4.3 96.6 1650Declined
EL and Former EL---- 12--
Students w/ disabilities 87.0 83.8 -3.2 89.3 880Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 6--
Afr. Amer./Black 92.9 92.0 -0.9 94.8 501No Change
Hispanic/Latino 93.9 92.1 -1.8 95.8 351No Change
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 17--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 96.8 95.1 -1.7 98.3 2561No Change

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 492.7 490.9 -1.8 494.4 2,5070Declined
Lowest Performing 469.2 470.1 0.9 471.8 4482Improved Below Target
High needs 486.8 485.0 -1.8 488.3 1,6370Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 486.9 485.3 -1.6 488.0 1,4400Declined
EL and Former EL---- 176--
Students w/ disabilities 479.6 476.0 -3.6 481.1 6070Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 8--
Asian---- 30--
Afr. Amer./Black 484.8 484.1 -0.7 486.2 2680Declined
Hispanic/Latino 485.6 485.2 -0.4 487.6 3271No Change
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 231--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 3--
White 495.4 493.5 -1.9 497.1 1,6400Declined

Mathematics achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 86.2 85.5 -0.7 88.0 3591No Change
Lowest Performing 54.1 51.7 -2.4 56.9 751No Change
High needs 79.5 78.3 -1.2 82.0 1921No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 81.4 78.6 -2.8 84.1 1610Declined
EL and Former EL---- 11--
Students w/ disabilities 67.1 69.2 2.1 70.0 863Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 6--
Afr. Amer./Black 78.0 76.0 -2.0 80.6 491No Change
Hispanic/Latino 84.8 77.2 -7.6 87.7 340Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 16--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 87.0 87.9 0.9 88.8 2543Met 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 65.8 63.6 -2.2 67.6 8711No Change
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 57.7 58.0 0.3 60.0 5762Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 58.0 58.7 0.7 60.1 5072Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 57--
Students w/ disabilities 50.5 46.8 -3.7 52.8 2110Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 8--
Afr. Amer./Black 52.9 57.8 4.9 56.2 994Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino 51.3 55.3 4.0 53.8 1034Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 67--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 71.2 66.9 -4.3 73.0 5920Declined

Science achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 87.3 86.9 -0.4 89.1 3181No Change
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 81.3 79.0 -2.3 83.6 1631No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 82.9 80.1 -2.8 85.0 1370Declined
EL and Former EL---- 6--
Students w/ disabilities 71.2 71.9 0.7 73.5 732Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 6--
Afr. Amer./Black 80.4 77.4 -3.0 83.7 420Declined
Hispanic/Latino 82.7 74.0 -8.7 85.2 250Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 16--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 88.1 89.3 1.2 89.9 2293Met Target

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 41.8 50.0 1,8322Below Target
Lowest Performing 43.8 50.0 4322Below Target
High needs 41.4 50.0 1,1202Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 41.6 50.0 9732Below Target
EL and Former EL-- 124--
Students w/ disabilities 38.5 50.0 3591Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 6--
Asian-- 21--
Afr. Amer./Black 41.9 50.0 1972Below Target
Hispanic/Latino 45.4 50.0 2092Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 159--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 2--
White 41.1 50.0 1,2382Below Target

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 52.8 50.0 3113Met Target
Lowest Performing 37.3 50.0 731Below Target
High needs 47.3 50.0 1562Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 46.4 50.0 1292Below Target
EL and Former EL-- 9--
Students w/ disabilities 44.0 50.0 622Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----
Asian-- 6--
Afr. Amer./Black 51.8 50.0 403Met Target
Hispanic/Latino 59.4 50.0 243Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 14--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----
White 53.3 50.0 2273Met Target

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 41.9 50.0 1,8442Below Target
Lowest Performing 40.8 50.0 4352Below Target
High needs 40.7 50.0 1,1322Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 41.3 50.0 9852Below Target
EL and Former EL-- 124--
Students w/ disabilities 35.9 50.0 3671Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 6--
Asian-- 21--
Afr. Amer./Black 41.4 50.0 1942Below Target
Hispanic/Latino 42.3 50.0 2112Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 161--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 2--
White 42.1 50.0 1,2492Below Target

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 47.9 50.0 3052Below Target
Lowest Performing 28.3 50.0 680Below Target
High needs 45.6 50.0 1512Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 42.9 50.0 1252Below Target
EL and Former EL-- 9--
Students w/ disabilities 47.4 50.0 592Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----
Asian-- 6--
Afr. Amer./Black 46.0 50.0 372Below Target
Hispanic/Latino 47.2 50.0 252Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 13--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----
White 48.3 50.0 2242Below Target

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 81.8 84.3 2.5 83.8 4593Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 74.7 77.7 3.0 78.8 2962Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 74.3 76.2 1.9 78.8 2732Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 17--
Students w/ disabilities 59.5 62.6 3.1 65.4 1072Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 3--
Asian---- 8--
Afr. Amer./Black 66.0 90.0 24.0 72.3 404Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino 74.2 69.8 -4.4 78.1 430Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 24--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 85.1 87.4 2.3 87.2 3413Met Target

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2015 Rate (%) 2016 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 87.1 86.2 -0.9 88.7 4340Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 80.5 80.8 0.3 84.0 2972Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 78.7 80.3 1.6 82.6 2682Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 17--
Students w/ disabilities 73.4 69.8 -3.6 78.3 1160Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 4--
Afr. Amer./Black 81.8 72.3 -9.5 85.8 470Declined
Hispanic/Latino 74.3 77.4 3.1 77.8 313Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 22--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 88.9 89.7 0.8 90.7 3292Improved Below Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 1.9 3.4 -1.5 1.7 1,5670Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 3.2 5.9 -2.7 2.9 7820Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 3.1 6.6 -3.5 2.8 6180Declined
EL and Former EL---- 56--
Students w/ disabilities 5.2 7.8 -2.6 4.7 3450Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 3--
Asian---- 28--
Afr. Amer./Black 1.7 4.9 -3.2 1.5 1840Declined
Hispanic/Latino 3.4 5.4 -2.0 3.1 1480Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 87--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 1.9 2.8 -0.9 1.7 1,1170Declined

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 53.2 67.6 14.4 57.1 1054Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 105--
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 26.7 47.1 20.4 43.1 344Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 34--
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 16.3 19.8 -3.5 15.2 3,4290Declined
Lowest Performing 26.3 28.8 -2.5 24.2 4510Declined
High needs 21.9 26.0 -4.1 20.0 2,2740Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 24.1 27.4 -3.3 21.5 1,8460Declined
EL and Former EL---- 258--
Students w/ disabilities 23.1 27.9 -4.8 20.7 7660Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 12--
Asian---- 41--
Afr. Amer./Black 20.7 25.7 -5.0 17.8 3660Declined
Hispanic/Latino 23.7 29.9 -6.2 20.9 4720Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 331--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 4--
White 14.1 16.8 -2.7 13.1 2,2030Declined

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 22.2 30.5 -8.3 21.1 1,6470Declined
Lowest Performing 33.8 43.6 -9.8 31.7 780Declined
High needs 29.7 39.5 -9.8 27.8 9320Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 32.2 41.7 -9.5 29.6 6430Declined
EL and Former EL---- 91--
Students w/ disabilities 31.2 38.1 -6.9 28.8 4120Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 27--
Afr. Amer./Black 30.4 39.2 -8.8 27.5 1990Declined
Hispanic/Latino 33.5 40.3 -6.8 30.7 1960Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 99--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 18.9 27.9 -9.0 17.9 1,1240Declined

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 50.9 55.1 4.2 55.5 7383Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 26.9 36.4 9.5 33.9 3744Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 30.5 37.9 7.4 39.6 2802Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 38--
Students w/ disabilities 10.8 19.7 8.9 16.3 1574Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 13--
Afr. Amer./Black 31.3 43.5 12.2 39.7 854Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino 32.9 42.9 10.0 41.5 774Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 46--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 55.8 58.9 3.1 60.9 5162Improved Below 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 2,907 2,86298Yes 1 2,909 2,87999Yes 1 1,257 1,23898Yes 1
Lowest Performing---------------
High needs 1,868 1,83098Yes 1 1,867 1,84299Yes 1 790 77498Yes 1
Econ. Disadvantaged 1,635 1,60098Yes 1 1,634 1,61399Yes 1 686 67498Yes 1
EL and Former EL 202 19697Yes 1 202 20099Yes 1 71 71100Yes 1
Students w/ disabilities 711 68797Yes 1 710 69598Yes 1 308 29796Yes 1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 8---- 8---- 2----
Asian 37 37100Yes 1 37 37100Yes 1 14----
Afr. Amer./Black 323 31798Yes 1 323 31798Yes 1 152 14998Yes 1
Hispanic/Latino 372 36598Yes 1 374 373100Yes 1 141 14099Yes 1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 249 24799Yes 1 248 247100Yes 1 84 84100Yes 1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 3---- 3---- 0----
White 1,915 1,88598Yes 1 1,916 1,89499Yes 1 864 84998Yes 1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
AllendaleNot requiring assistance or intervention
CrosbyRequiring assistance or intervention
EgremontNot requiring assistance or intervention
John T Reid MiddleRequiring assistance or intervention
Morningside Community SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Pittsfield HighNot requiring assistance or intervention
Robert T. Capeless Elementary SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Silvio O Conte CommunityRequiring assistance or intervention
StearnsRequiring assistance or intervention
Taconic HighNot requiring assistance or intervention
Theodore Herberg MiddleRequiring assistance or intervention
WilliamsNot 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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