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2018 Official Accountability Report - Somerville

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Somerville (02740000)
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
36% - 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 achievement34-24-04-04-
Mathematics achievement04-24-04-04-
Science achievement04----04----
Achievement total31260.04867.501240.00867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-24-44-14-
Mathematics growth34-24-34-24-
Growth total6820.04822.57820.03822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------44----
Extended engagement rate------44----
Annual dropout rate------04----
High school completion total------81220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total2410.0---3410.0---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism24-04-44-04-
Advanced coursework completion------24----
Additional indicators total2410.00410.06810.00410.0
Weighted total3.49.6-3.67.6-3.910.0-0.77.6-
Percentage of possible points 35%-47%-39%-9%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan41%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
24%
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 achievement34-04-
Mathematics achievement04-04-
Science achievement14-04-
Achievement total41267.501247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-34-
Mathematics growth24-34-
Growth total5822.56822.5
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 absenteeism24-44-
Advanced coursework completion---24-
Additional indicators total2410.06810.0
Weighted total4.010.3-2.810.7-
Percentage of possible points 39%-26%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan39%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
26%
Weight of high school results:30%
Criterion-referenced target percentage35%
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 497.7 499.1 1.4 499.5 2,0223Met Target
Lowest Performing 470.3 473.5 3.2 474.7 3562Improved Below Target
High needs 489.0 490.0 1.0 490.5 1,3493Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 489.7 490.8 1.1 491.3 1,0183Met Target
EL and Former EL 484.7 484.8 0.1 486.5 6432Improved Below Target
Students w/ disabilities 479.7 479.2 -0.5 481.1 5071No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian 503.7 508.3 4.6 505.5 1264Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black 491.3 491.8 0.5 492.9 1882Improved Below Target
Hispanic/Latino 489.4 489.5 0.1 491.1 8972Improved Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 77--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 507.5 510.4 2.9 509.5 7314Exceeded 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 95.2 91.8 -3.4 96.7 3150Declined
Lowest Performing 88.2 80.6 -7.6 90.2 670Declined
High needs 92.3 87.5 -4.8 94.2 2040Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 92.9 87.7 -5.2 94.7 1560Declined
EL and Former EL 80.6 70.8 -9.8 83.3 530Declined
Students w/ disabilities 93.4 83.5 -9.9 95.7 680Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 97.0 96.7 -0.3 99.9 301No Change
Afr. Amer./Black 92.3 95.7 3.4 94.2 474Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino 91.8 87.1 -4.7 93.7 1360Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 4--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 99.8 95.9 -3.9 100.0 980Declined

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 498.0 496.2 -1.8 499.7 2,0210Declined
Lowest Performing 469.6 471.4 1.8 472.2 3552Improved Below Target
High needs 489.2 487.6 -1.6 490.7 1,3460Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 489.2 487.8 -1.4 490.3 1,0130Declined
EL and Former EL 486.2 483.9 -2.3 488.0 6420Declined
Students w/ disabilities 480.4 477.0 -3.4 481.9 5070Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian 508.2 508.3 0.1 510.6 1263Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black 491.1 487.4 -3.7 492.5 1890Declined
Hispanic/Latino 489.5 487.6 -1.9 491.5 8950Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 77--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 507.6 506.3 -1.3 509.3 7313Met Target

Mathematics achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 87.5 84.0 -3.5 89.3 3170Declined
Lowest Performing 59.1 53.6 -5.5 61.9 690Declined
High needs 81.7 77.1 -4.6 84.2 2040Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 82.4 79.3 -3.1 85.1 1570Declined
EL and Former EL 67.3 65.1 -2.2 71.2 531No Change
Students w/ disabilities 75.8 65.5 -10.3 78.7 660Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 95.5 92.5 -3.0 97.2 300Declined
Afr. Amer./Black 79.8 78.7 -1.1 82.4 471No Change
Hispanic/Latino 82.3 78.3 -4.0 85.2 1370Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 4--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 94.7 92.4 -2.3 96.5 991No Change

Science achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - Non-high school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 70.6 67.7 -2.9 72.4 6820Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 59.4 58.9 -0.5 61.7 4481No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 59.6 59.8 0.2 61.7 3472Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL 50.2 50.0 -0.2 53.0 1881No Change
Students w/ disabilities 51.7 47.7 -4.0 54.0 1500Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian 80.1 81.0 0.9 82.7 422Improved Below Target
Afr. Amer./Black 67.5 55.8 -11.7 70.8 600Declined
Hispanic/Latino 57.3 57.9 0.6 59.8 3142Improved Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 18--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 83.1 81.4 -1.7 84.9 2461No Change

Science achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 90.2 86.7 -3.5 92.0 2900Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 85.8 80.7 -5.1 88.1 1840Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 85.4 81.2 -4.2 87.5 1420Declined
EL and Former EL 75.0 67.2 -7.8 77.8 320Declined
Students w/ disabilities 88.9 71.7 -17.2 91.2 690Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 89.5 92.6 3.1 92.1 273Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black 84.6 82.0 -2.6 87.9 430Declined
Hispanic/Latino 87.1 81.6 -5.5 89.6 1180Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 95.9 93.7 -2.2 97.7 991No Change

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 54.9 50.0 1,4753Met Target
Lowest Performing 49.9 50.0 3482Below Target
High needs 52.4 50.0 9453Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 52.1 50.0 7223Met Target
EL and Former EL 52.8 50.0 4243Met Target
Students w/ disabilities 48.1 50.0 3402Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 2--
Asian 61.9 50.0 974Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black 57.9 50.0 1203Met Target
Hispanic/Latino 52.4 50.0 6523Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 47--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1--
White 56.2 50.0 5563Met Target

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 61.9 50.0 2464Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 36.7 50.0 501Below Target
High needs 57.2 50.0 1463Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 57.6 50.0 1123Met Target
EL and Former EL-- 16--
Students w/ disabilities 49.5 50.0 522Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----
Asian 71.7 50.0 234Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black 63.2 50.0 384Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino 58.5 50.0 973Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----
White 63.0 50.0 854Exceeded Target

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 51.2 50.0 1,4733Met Target
Lowest Performing 47.6 50.0 3472Below Target
High needs 48.8 50.0 9412Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 48.0 50.0 7172Below Target
EL and Former EL 50.0 50.0 4193Met Target
Students w/ disabilities 45.8 50.0 3392Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 2--
Asian 57.3 50.0 963Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black 50.4 50.0 1203Met Target
Hispanic/Latino 50.0 50.0 6473Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 47--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1--
White 51.8 50.0 5603Met Target

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 55.3 50.0 2453Met Target
Lowest Performing 46.0 50.0 512Below Target
High needs 54.6 50.0 1443Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 53.9 50.0 1113Met Target
EL and Former EL-- 16--
Students w/ disabilities 58.4 50.0 513Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----
Asian 71.6 50.0 234Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black 52.9 50.0 383Met Target
Hispanic/Latino 57.3 50.0 973Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----
White 49.7 50.0 842Below Target

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 81.5 84.2 2.7 83.5 3294Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 79.6 80.4 0.8 83.7 2602Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 81.3 81.0 -0.3 85.8 2421No Change
EL and Former EL 62.3 56.4 -5.9 67.9 550Declined
Students w/ disabilities 66.2 68.1 1.9 72.1 692Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 89.6 100.0 10.4 92.7 284Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black 94.1 82.9 -11.2 100.0 410Declined
Hispanic/Latino 67.9 77.3 9.4 71.8 1414Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 2--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 89.7 88.9 -0.8 91.8 1170Declined

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2015 Rate (%) 2016 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 85.6 87.8 2.2 87.2 3354Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 84.1 86.9 2.8 87.6 2892Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 83.6 86.9 3.3 87.5 2672Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL 74.1 76.6 2.5 78.6 772Improved Below Target
Students w/ disabilities 81.2 82.4 1.2 86.1 682Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian 95.0 93.8 -1.2 97.7 480Declined
Afr. Amer./Black 83.7 98.0 14.3 87.7 514Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino 77.2 76.9 -0.3 80.7 1341No Change
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 4--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 94.7 94.8 0.1 96.5 972Improved Below Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 1.9 2.2 -0.3 1.7 1,3150Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 3.2 3.7 -0.5 2.9 7790Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 2.9 2.8 0.1 2.6 5421No Change
EL and Former EL 7.9 8.7 -0.8 7.1 1950Declined
Students w/ disabilities 2.8 3.2 -0.4 2.5 2490Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1194Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black 0.0 1.1 -1.1 1.0 1850Declined
Hispanic/Latino 3.5 4.2 -0.7 3.2 6000Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 10--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 1.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 4014Exceeded Target

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 56.8 48.9 -7.9 57.1 5242Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL 56.8 48.9 -7.9 57.1 5242Improved Below Target
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 48.3 49.6 1.3 43.1 1153Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL 48.3 49.6 1.3 43.1 1153Met Target
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 9.8 9.3 0.5 8.7 3,0062Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing 9.6 11.1 -1.5 7.5 3590Declined
High needs 12.3 12.1 0.2 10.4 1,9242Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 13.6 13.7 -0.1 11.0 1,2941No Change
EL and Former EL 10.4 9.5 0.9 7.0 9972Improved Below Target
Students w/ disabilities 12.5 11.9 0.6 10.1 6792Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 3--
Asian 5.3 5.3 0.0 3.4 1901No Change
Afr. Amer./Black 10.9 9.1 1.8 8.0 2742Improved Below Target
Hispanic/Latino 10.6 10.3 0.3 7.8 1,2992Improved Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 126--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 9.1 8.4 0.7 8.1 1,1133Met Target

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 29.1 25.5 3.6 28.0 1,3454Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 34.3 36.2 -1.9 32.2 690Declined
High needs 36.7 32.3 4.4 34.8 8364Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 35.5 34.2 1.3 32.9 5562Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL 39.8 32.0 7.8 36.4 2914Exceeded Target
Students w/ disabilities 41.8 37.6 4.2 39.4 2744Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 13.7 17.9 -4.2 11.8 1060Declined
Afr. Amer./Black 21.0 21.6 -0.6 18.1 1900Declined
Hispanic/Latino 37.5 30.9 6.6 34.7 6124Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 20--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 23.7 20.9 2.8 22.7 4174Exceeded Target

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 59.3 59.5 0.2 63.9 6072Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 38.1 42.0 3.9 45.1 3522Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 46.8 44.4 -2.4 55.9 2700Declined
EL and Former EL 26.4 33.6 7.2 32.0 1254Exceeded Target
Students w/ disabilities 28.9 25.7 -3.2 34.4 1130Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 80.0 76.4 -3.6 86.4 550Declined
Afr. Amer./Black 54.1 52.7 -1.4 62.5 930Declined
Hispanic/Latino 50.9 53.8 2.9 59.5 2732Improved Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 9--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 68.3 67.2 -1.1 73.4 1770Declined

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 2,423 2,39599Yes 1 2,420 2,39699Yes 1 1,033 1,02499Yes 1
Lowest Performing---------------
High needs 1,626 1,61199Yes 1 1,622 1,60899Yes 1 682 67799Yes 1
Econ. Disadvantaged 1,224 1,21599Yes 1 1,221 1,21299Yes 1 526 52399Yes 1
EL and Former EL 758 75499Yes 1 756 753100Yes 1 262 261100Yes 1
Students w/ disabilities 587 57598Yes 1 585 57398Yes 1 225 22198Yes 1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 2---- 2---- 1----
Asian 163 16299Yes 1 163 16299Yes 1 74 74100Yes 1
Afr. Amer./Black 246 24399Yes 1 245 245100Yes 1 110 110100Yes 1
Hispanic/Latino 1,084 1,07599Yes 1 1,082 1,07499Yes 1 471 46899Yes 1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 81 81100Yes 1 81 81100Yes 1 22 22100Yes 1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 1---- 1---- 1----
White 846 83198Yes 1 846 83198Yes 1 354 34898Yes 1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
Albert F. Argenziano School at Lincoln ParkNot requiring assistance or intervention
Arthur D HealeyNot requiring assistance or intervention
Benjamin G BrownNot requiring assistance or intervention
Capuano Early Childhood CenterInsufficient data
E Somerville CommunityRequiring assistance or intervention
Full Circle High SchoolInsufficient data
John F KennedyNot requiring assistance or intervention
Next Wave Junior HighInsufficient data
Somerville HighNot requiring assistance or intervention
West Somerville NeighborhoodNot requiring assistance or intervention
Winter Hill CommunityNot 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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