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2018 Official Accountability Report - Westfield

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Westfield (03250000)
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
59% - 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 achievement44-34-14-14-
Mathematics achievement14-24-34-44-
Science achievement34----34----
Achievement total81260.05867.571240.05867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-34-24-14-
Mathematics growth24-24-24-04-
Growth total5820.05822.54820.01822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------24----
Extended engagement rate------04----
Annual dropout rate------44----
High school completion total------61220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total3410.0---4410.0---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-04-04-44-
Advanced coursework completion------44----
Additional indicators total0410.00410.04810.04410.0
Weighted total6.19.6-4.57.6-5.610.0-4.07.6-
Percentage of possible points 64%-59%-56%-53%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan62%
Weight of non-high school results:60%
55%
Weight of high school results:40%
Criterion-referenced target percentage59%
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 achievement44-14-
Mathematics achievement14-34-
Science achievement34-34-
Achievement total81267.571247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-24-
Mathematics growth24-24-
Growth total5822.54822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---24-
Extended engagement rate---04-
Annual dropout rate---44-
High school completion total---61220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism14-04-
Advanced coursework completion---44-
Additional indicators total1410.04810.0
Weighted total6.610.3-5.810.7-
Percentage of possible points 64%-54%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan64%
Weight of non-high school results:60%
54%
Weight of high school results:40%
Criterion-referenced target percentage60%
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 496.7 499.6 2.9 498.5 2,4044Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 473.8 478.2 4.4 478.2 4513Met Target
High needs 488.0 490.8 2.8 489.5 1,2604Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 489.9 492.3 2.4 491.5 9924Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL 489.1 487.7 -1.4 490.9 2450Declined
Students w/ disabilities 476.9 479.6 2.7 478.3 4884Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 3--
Asian---- 71--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 56--
Hispanic/Latino 487.7 489.6 1.9 489.4 3743Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 48--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 498.6 502.0 3.4 500.6 1,8514Exceeded 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 96.6 95.5 -1.1 98.1 4631No Change
Lowest Performing 88.9 87.0 -1.9 90.9 1061No Change
High needs 92.4 90.6 -1.8 94.3 2191No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 92.8 91.7 -1.1 94.6 1601No Change
EL and Former EL 90.4 84.5 -5.9 93.1 290Declined
Students w/ disabilities 87.0 83.8 -3.2 89.3 940Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 15--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 8--
Hispanic/Latino 92.9 92.7 -0.2 94.8 581No Change
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 12--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 97.7 96.4 -1.3 99.2 3681No 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 498.2 497.7 -0.5 499.9 2,4031No Change
Lowest Performing 474.5 476.0 1.5 477.1 4522Improved Below Target
High needs 489.5 489.5 0.0 491.0 1,2601No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 491.0 490.5 -0.5 492.1 9941No Change
EL and Former EL 493.4 490.5 -2.9 495.2 2450Declined
Students w/ disabilities 479.3 478.8 -0.5 480.8 4861No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 3--
Asian---- 71--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 58--
Hispanic/Latino 486.3 486.3 0.0 488.3 3751No Change
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 48--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 500.4 500.2 -0.2 502.1 1,8471No Change

Mathematics achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 83.7 84.8 1.1 85.5 4643Met Target
Lowest Performing 49.3 53.7 4.4 52.1 1094Exceeded Target
High needs 70.2 73.0 2.8 72.7 2203Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 70.3 77.2 6.9 73.0 1614Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL 59.3 69.8 10.5 63.2 294Exceeded Target
Students w/ disabilities 58.6 57.4 -1.2 61.5 951No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 15--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 8--
Hispanic/Latino 66.7 66.2 -0.5 69.6 571No Change
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 12--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 87.3 88.5 1.2 89.1 3703Met 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 71.3 72.0 0.7 73.1 8283Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 59.1 60.9 1.8 61.4 4103Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 60.5 62.5 2.0 62.6 3153Met Target
EL and Former EL 57.4 56.3 -1.1 60.2 801No Change
Students w/ disabilities 48.8 49.0 0.2 51.1 1772Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 24--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 15--
Hispanic/Latino 54.9 53.0 -1.9 57.4 1331No Change
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 13--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 74.0 76.9 2.9 75.8 6413Met Target

Science achievement - legacy MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2017 Achievement 2018 Achievement Change 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 85.3 86.1 0.8 87.1 4343Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 72.0 75.4 3.4 74.3 1983Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 72.8 77.4 4.6 74.9 1454Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL 58.3 69.3 11.0 61.1 224Exceeded Target
Students w/ disabilities 61.4 62.8 1.4 63.7 863Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 13--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 8--
Hispanic/Latino 69.1 73.5 4.4 71.6 504Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 10--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 88.5 89.0 0.5 90.3 3512Improved Below Target

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 53.7 50.0 1,9013Met Target
Lowest Performing 53.6 50.0 4443Met Target
High needs 50.2 50.0 9553Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 50.4 50.0 7473Met Target
EL and Former EL 49.7 50.0 1582Below Target
Students w/ disabilities 47.6 50.0 3872Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 2--
Asian-- 53--
Afr. Amer./Black-- 34--
Hispanic/Latino 48.4 50.0 2722Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 37--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1--
White 54.8 50.0 1,5023Met Target

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 49.6 50.0 4112Below Target
Lowest Performing 33.5 50.0 961Below Target
High needs 44.3 50.0 1822Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 47.2 50.0 1312Below Target
EL and Former EL-- 15--
Students w/ disabilities 36.6 50.0 771Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1--
Asian-- 11--
Afr. Amer./Black-- 6--
Hispanic/Latino 42.0 50.0 462Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 12--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----
White 51.2 50.0 3353Met Target

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 48.0 50.0 1,9042Below Target
Lowest Performing 47.1 50.0 4442Below Target
High needs 45.5 50.0 9592Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 45.1 50.0 7532Below Target
EL and Former EL 42.0 50.0 1582Below Target
Students w/ disabilities 45.0 50.0 3862Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 2--
Asian-- 53--
Afr. Amer./Black-- 36--
Hispanic/Latino 45.3 50.0 2732Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 37--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1--
White 48.5 50.0 1,5022Below Target

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2018 Mean SGP 2018 Target N Points Reason
All Students 49.1 50.0 4152Below Target
Lowest Performing 27.0 50.0 1000Below Target
High needs 45.2 50.0 1852Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 47.3 50.0 1352Below Target
EL and Former EL-- 16--
Students w/ disabilities 35.6 50.0 791Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1--
Asian-- 12--
Afr. Amer./Black-- 7--
Hispanic/Latino 36.6 50.0 451Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 12--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----
White 50.1 50.0 3383Met Target

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 85.1 86.5 1.4 87.1 4432Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 77.5 79.6 2.1 81.6 2252Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 77.2 77.7 0.5 81.7 1932Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 16--
Students w/ disabilities 67.6 70.8 3.2 73.5 892Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 0--
Asian---- 13--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 12--
Hispanic/Latino 62.9 66.7 3.8 66.8 423Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 5--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 3--
White 88.4 89.7 1.3 90.5 3682Improved Below Target

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2015 Rate (%) 2016 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 90.7 89.1 -1.6 92.3 4420Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 86.1 84.7 -1.4 89.6 2360Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 84.7 83.9 -0.8 88.6 2060Declined
EL and Former EL---- 15--
Students w/ disabilities 81.5 80.3 -1.2 86.4 710Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 15--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 9--
Hispanic/Latino 79.6 74.3 -5.3 83.1 350Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 5--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 93.4 91.5 -1.9 95.2 3780Declined

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 2.2 1.2 1.0 2.0 1,7744Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 3.7 2.3 1.4 3.3 6994Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 4.9 2.6 2.3 4.4 5014Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL 4.3 2.7 1.6 3.9 374Exceeded Target
Students w/ disabilities 2.5 2.3 0.2 2.3 3103Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 3--
Asian---- 49--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 46--
Hispanic/Latino 7.5 2.9 4.6 6.8 1734Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 30--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 3--
White 1.8 1.0 0.8 1.6 1,4704Exceeded Target

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 68.2 63.8 -4.4 57.1 1773Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL 68.2 63.8 -4.4 57.1 1773Met 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 18.5 31.4 12.9 33.9 354Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL 18.5 31.4 12.9 33.9 354Exceeded 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 12.4 13.1 -0.7 11.3 3,2910Declined
Lowest Performing 16.8 20.4 -3.6 14.7 4550Declined
High needs 19.4 19.4 0.0 17.5 1,7711No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 21.4 21.9 -0.5 18.8 1,3041No Change
EL and Former EL 17.5 19.4 -1.9 14.1 3710Declined
Students w/ disabilities 19.7 21.2 -1.5 17.3 5980Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 3--
Asian---- 100--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 85--
Hispanic/Latino 23.6 24.5 -0.9 20.8 5520Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 69--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 3--
White 10.4 10.6 -0.2 9.4 2,4791No Change

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 21.2 22.6 -1.4 20.1 1,8350Declined
Lowest Performing 36.2 28.2 8.0 34.1 1104Exceeded Target
High needs 32.6 33.6 -1.0 30.7 8120Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 36.8 37.4 -0.6 34.2 5220Declined
EL and Former EL 29.2 27.0 2.2 25.8 1112Improved Below Target
Students w/ disabilities 32.6 38.2 -5.6 30.2 3740Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 4--
Asian---- 53--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 45--
Hispanic/Latino 36.5 40.0 -3.5 33.7 2150Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 29--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 18.4 19.7 -1.3 17.4 1,4880Declined

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 45.2 52.5 7.3 49.8 8714Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 15.6 25.6 10.0 22.6 3364Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 17.4 27.3 9.9 26.5 2383Met Target
EL and Former EL 20.5 20.8 0.3 26.1 482Improved Below Target
Students w/ disabilities 7.8 14.7 6.9 13.3 1564Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 26--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 26--
Hispanic/Latino 29.2 42.7 13.5 37.8 824Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 12--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 46.7 54.1 7.4 51.8 7244Exceeded 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 2,917 2,88799Yes 1 2,915 2,89399Yes 1 1,313 1,309100Yes 1
Lowest Performing---------------
High needs 1,524 1,49998Yes 1 1,523 1,50699Yes 1 650 647100Yes 1
Econ. Disadvantaged 1,195 1,17198Yes 1 1,195 1,18099Yes 1 496 494100Yes 1
EL and Former EL 301 29498Yes 1 301 300100Yes 1 122 12199Yes 1
Students w/ disabilities 592 58098Yes 1 590 58399Yes 1 275 275100Yes 1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 5---- 5---- 3----
Asian 89 8798Yes 1 89 89100Yes 1 40 40100Yes 1
Afr. Amer./Black 68 6697Yes 1 68 68100Yes 1 23 23100Yes 1
Hispanic/Latino 450 44298Yes 1 450 44499Yes 1 201 200100Yes 1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 60 60100Yes 1 60 60100Yes 1 25 25100Yes 1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 1---- 1---- 1----
White 2,244 2,22699Yes 1 2,242 2,22699Yes 1 1,020 1,017100Yes 1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
Abner GibbsNot requiring assistance or intervention
Fort Meadow Early Childhood CenterInsufficient data
Franklin AveNot requiring assistance or intervention
HighlandNot requiring assistance or intervention
Munger HillNot requiring assistance or intervention
North Middle SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Paper MillNot requiring assistance or intervention
Russell Elementary SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
South Middle SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Southampton RoadNot requiring assistance or intervention
Westfield HighRequiring assistance or intervention
Westfield Technical AcademyNot 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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