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2019 Official Accountability Report - Halifax

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Halifax (01180000)
TITLE I STATUS
Title I District
REGION
Coastal
GRADES SERVED
K,01,02,03,04,05,06

Accountability Information

Overall classificationNot requiring assistance or intervention
Reason for classification
Substantial progress toward targets
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
60% - Substantial progress toward targets-

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage68%54%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
60%
Substantial progress toward targets

2019 Points awarded

2019 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator All students
(Non-high school grades)
Lowest performing students
(Non-high school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement34-24-
Mathematics achievement14-44-
Science achievement04----
Achievement total41267.56867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-34-
Mathematics growth24-34-
Growth total5822.56822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------
Extended engagement rate------
Annual dropout rate------
High school completion total------
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-04-
Advanced coursework completion------
Additional indicators total0410.00410.0
Weighted total3.810.3-5.47.6-
Percentage of possible points 37%-71%-
Criterion-referenced target percentage54%

2018 Points awarded

2018 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator All students
(Non-high school grades)
Lowest performing students
(Non-high school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement34-34-
Mathematics achievement04-44-
Science achievement34----
Achievement total61267.57867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-
Mathematics growth34-34-
Growth total5822.55822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------
Extended engagement rate------
Annual dropout rate------
High school completion total------
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-34-
Advanced coursework completion------
Additional indicators total4410.03410.0
Weighted total5.610.3-6.27.6-
Percentage of possible points 54%-82%-
Criterion-referenced target percentage68%

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage35%9%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
19%
Limited or no progress toward targets

2019 Points awarded

2019 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator High needs Subgroup
(Non-high school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement04-
Mathematics achievement04-
Science achievement04-
Achievement total01267.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-
Mathematics growth24-
Growth total4822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---
Extended engagement rate---
Annual dropout rate---
High school completion total---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-
Advanced coursework completion---
Additional indicators total0410.0
Weighted total0.910.3-
Percentage of possible points 9%-
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage9%

2018 Points awarded

2018 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator High needs Subgroup
(Non-high school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement34-
Mathematics achievement04-
Science achievement04-
Achievement total31267.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-
Mathematics growth34-
Growth total5822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---
Extended engagement rate---
Annual dropout rate---
High school completion total---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-
Advanced coursework completion---
Additional indicators total4410.0
Weighted total3.610.3-
Percentage of possible points 35%-
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage35%

Detailed data for each indicator

English language arts achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 503.0 504.2 1.2 504.0 3413Met Target
Lowest Performing 481.6 484.6 3.0 485.7 612Improved Below Target
High needs 493.5 491.7 -1.8 494.7 1250Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 498.5 498.1 -0.4 499.5 671No Change
EL and Former EL---- 10--
Students w/ disabilities 483.7 481.5 -2.2 485.2 700Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 1--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 3--
Hispanic/Latino---- 12--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 11--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 503.2 504.9 1.7 504.2 3124Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 503.4 502.9 -0.5 504.7 3411No Change
Lowest Performing 480.2 484.9 4.7 483.9 614Exceeded Target
High needs 492.8 490.4 -2.4 494.1 1250Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 496.8 496.0 -0.8 498.3 670Declined
EL and Former EL---- 10--
Students w/ disabilities 483.5 481.7 -1.8 485.6 700Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 1--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 3--
Hispanic/Latino---- 12--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 11--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 503.6 503.5 -0.1 505.1 3121No Change

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 81.5 72.9 -8.6 83.7 840Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 63.6 58.8 -4.8 66.4 370Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 18--
EL and Former EL---- 4--
Students w/ disabilities 56.3 45.0 -11.3 59.7 200Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 1--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 1--
Hispanic/Latino---- 2--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 2--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 81.9 75.6 -6.3 84.2 770Declined

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 52.6 2533Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 52.4 613Typical Growth - High
High needs 48.7 912Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 48.3 482Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 6--
Students w/ disabilities 47.7 502Typical Growth - Low
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 2--
Asian- 1--
Afr. Amer./Black- 2--
Hispanic/Latino- 8--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 5--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 53.1 2353Typical Growth - High

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 49.4 2522Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 52.9 603Typical Growth - High
High needs 44.1 902Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 42.6 482Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 6--
Students w/ disabilities 43.7 492Typical Growth - Low
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 2--
Asian- 1--
Afr. Amer./Black- 2--
Hispanic/Latino- 8--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 5--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 49.6 2342Typical Growth - Low

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 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 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 3.8 5.7 1.9 2.5 5430Declined
Lowest Performing 6.6 11.5 4.9 3.1 610Declined
High needs 7.6 10.1 2.5 5.0 1880Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 8.3 16.3 8.0 4.6 980Declined
EL and Former EL---- 13--
Students w/ disabilities 9.8 8.4 -1.4 6.5 952Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 4--
Asian---- 1--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 8--
Hispanic/Latino---- 23--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 17--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 3.9 6.1 2.2 2.5 4900Declined

Assessment participation - All students
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 344 344100Yes 1 344 344100Yes 1 87 87100Yes 1

Assessment participation - Subgroups
Group English language arts Mathematics Science Overall
Enrolled Assessed Enrolled Assessed Enrolled Assessed Total Enrolled Total Assessed % Met Target? Years in Rate
High needs 128 128 128 128 40 40 296 296100Yes1
Econ. Disadvantaged 70 70 70 70 21 21 161 161100Yes1
EL and Former EL 10 10 10 10 4 4 24----
Students w/ disabilities 73 73 73 73 23 23 169 169100Yes1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 2 2 2 2 1 1 5----
Asian 1 1 1 1 1 1 3----
Afr. Amer./Black 3 3 3 3 1 1 7----
Hispanic/Latino 12 12 12 12 2 2 26----
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 11 11 11 11 2 2 24----
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----------
White 315 315 315 315 80 80 710 710100Yes1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
Halifax ElementaryNot 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 not requiring assistance or intervention. The reason(s) for the district's or school's classification are noted on this report.

Progress toward improvement targets: The criterion-referenced target percentage combines multiple years of data related to 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 cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage of 75% or higher.

The annual 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)

The cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage represents a weighted average of the annual criterion-referenced target percentages. At a minimum, a group must have an annual criterion-referenced target percentage for the most recent year in order to receive a cumulative percentage.

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 multiple years of data for all accountability indicators. School percentiles are not calculated for districts.


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