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2019 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 or exceeding targets
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
86% - Meeting or exceeding targets-

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage86%86%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
86%
Meeting or exceeding targets

2019 Points awarded

2019 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 achievement44-34-44-44-
Mathematics achievement44-44-44-34-
Science achievement44----14----
Achievement total121260.07867.591247.57867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-34-34-14-
Mathematics growth34-34-34-34-
Growth total6820.06822.56822.54822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------34----
Extended engagement rate------34----
Annual dropout rate------34----
High school completion total------91220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total3410.0---------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-44-24-44-
Advanced coursework completion------44----
Additional indicators total4410.04410.06810.04410.0
Weighted total9.19.6-6.57.6-8.010.7-6.07.6-
Percentage of possible points 95%-86%-75%-79%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan90%
Weight of non-high school results:67%
77%
Weight of high school results:33%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage86%

2018 Points awarded

2018 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%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage86%

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage72%56%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
62%
Substantial progress toward targets

2019 Points awarded

2019 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 achievement34-14-
Mathematics achievement34-34-
Science achievement14-04-
Achievement total71267.541247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-24-
Mathematics growth34-44-
Growth total6822.56822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---04-
Extended engagement rate---34-
Annual dropout rate---44-
High school completion total---71220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism24-04-
Advanced coursework completion---34-
Additional indicators total2410.03810.0
Weighted total6.310.3-5.010.7-
Percentage of possible points 61%-47%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan61%
Weight of non-high school results:67%
47%
Weight of high school results:33%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage56%

2018 Points awarded

2018 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%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage72%

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 514.4 515.2 0.8 515.6 2,6564Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 490.9 494.8 3.9 494.6 4993Met Target
High needs 498.9 498.8 -0.1 500.0 7133Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 499.5 500.2 0.7 500.5 1543Met Target
EL and Former EL---- 149--
Students w/ disabilities 495.3 494.5 -0.8 496.6 5283Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 521.8 523.9 2.1 522.8 2084Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 70--
Hispanic/Latino---- 185--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 135--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 514.5 515.5 1.0 515.8 2,0574Exceeded Target

English language arts achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 99.3 99.0 -0.3 100.0 4284Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 97.8 97.5 -0.3 99.9 1024Exceeded Target
High needs 97.3 96.2 -1.1 99.3 1131No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 99.2 96.7 -2.5 100.0 301No Change
EL and Former EL---- 6--
Students w/ disabilities 96.3 95.4 -0.9 98.5 931No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 100.0 99.3 -0.7 100.0 354Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 7--
Hispanic/Latino---- 19--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 18--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 99.2 99.2 0.0 100.0 3494Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 511.2 512.1 0.9 512.5 2,6594Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 487.7 492.1 4.4 490.4 4984Exceeded Target
High needs 496.0 496.5 0.5 497.0 7153Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 495.3 494.0 -1.3 496.5 1550Declined
EL and Former EL---- 153--
Students w/ disabilities 491.2 491.7 0.5 492.8 5273Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 523.8 525.5 1.7 525.7 2094Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 70--
Hispanic/Latino---- 185--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 135--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 511.1 512.0 0.9 512.2 2,0594Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 97.5 98.1 0.6 99.3 4284Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 92.2 94.3 2.1 95.0 1013Met Target
High needs 89.9 92.8 2.9 92.2 1113Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 93.0 95.0 2.0 95.7 303Met Target
EL and Former EL---- 6--
Students w/ disabilities 86.7 91.2 4.5 89.3 914Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 354Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 7--
Hispanic/Latino---- 19--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 18--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 97.4 98.5 1.1 99.2 3494Exceeded Target

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 87.2 86.6 -0.6 89.0 8854Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 71.9 71.5 -0.4 74.2 2391No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 75.9 69.2 -6.7 78.2 520Declined
EL and Former EL---- 44--
Students w/ disabilities 68.4 68.1 -0.3 70.7 1803Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 93.8 94.1 0.3 96.3 554Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 16--
Hispanic/Latino---- 70--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 38--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 87.1 87.4 0.3 89.0 7064Exceeded Target

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 97.5 96.0 -1.5 99.3 4191No Change
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 90.9 87.0 -3.9 93.2 1080Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 95.2 86.6 -8.6 97.5 280Declined
EL and Former EL---- 6--
Students w/ disabilities 88.9 84.9 -4.0 91.2 880Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 99.3 96.5 -2.8 100.0 363Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 7--
Hispanic/Latino---- 16--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 18--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 97.2 96.3 -0.9 99.1 3423Met Target

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 59.2 2,0773Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 54.0 4983Typical Growth - High
High needs 50.7 5453Typical Growth - High
Econ. Disadvantaged 49.4 1112Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 106--
Students w/ disabilities 48.9 4112Typical Growth - Low
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian 63.8 1484Exceeded Typical Growth
Afr. Amer./Black- 51--
Hispanic/Latino- 135--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 98--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 1--
White 59.3 1,6443Typical Growth - High

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 50.2 3853Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 32.6 941Low Growth
High needs 47.1 962Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 49.2 272Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 5--
Students w/ disabilities 46.2 772Typical Growth - Low
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian 58.4 303Typical Growth - High
Afr. Amer./Black- 6--
Hispanic/Latino- 15--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 16--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 49.3 3182Typical Growth - Low

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 56.9 2,0743Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 56.5 4953Typical Growth - High
High needs 53.3 5423Typical Growth - High
Econ. Disadvantaged 51.3 1113Typical Growth - High
EL and Former EL- 107--
Students w/ disabilities 52.5 4083Typical Growth - High
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian 61.6 1484Exceeded Typical Growth
Afr. Amer./Black- 51--
Hispanic/Latino- 136--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 98--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 1--
White 56.3 1,6403Typical Growth - High

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 55.7 3853Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 52.1 933Typical Growth - High
High needs 60.1 954Exceeded Typical Growth
Econ. Disadvantaged 53.2 273Typical Growth - High
EL and Former EL- 5--
Students w/ disabilities 60.8 764Exceeded Typical Growth
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian 56.3 303Typical Growth - High
Afr. Amer./Black- 6--
Hispanic/Latino- 15--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 16--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 56.4 3183Typical Growth - High

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 97.6 96.8 -0.8 99.4 4023Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 92.7 88.1 -4.6 96.7 1090Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 92.2 92.7 0.5 96.3 412Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 1--
Students w/ disabilities 90.0 85.9 -4.1 95.4 850Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 294Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 14--
Hispanic/Latino---- 23--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 5--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 97.1 97.0 -0.1 99.0 3303Met Target

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 99.5 99.0 -0.5 100.0 4123Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 99.1 97.3 -1.8 100.0 1103Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 100.0 98.0 -2.0 100.0 513Met Target
EL and Former EL---- 2--
Students w/ disabilities 98.7 96.3 -2.4 100.0 803Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 264Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 15--
Hispanic/Latino---- 18--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 11--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 99.4 98.8 -0.6 100.0 3423Met Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 0.1 0.1 0.0 1.0 1,6863Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 3624Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1034Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 14--
Students w/ disabilities 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 2804Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1394Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 49--
Hispanic/Latino---- 82--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 56--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 0.0 0.1 0.1 1.0 1,3593Met Target

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 80.4 82.9 2.5 81.4 1113Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 111--
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 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 3.5 3.3 -0.2 2.5 3,5914Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 3.8 3.6 -0.2 1.7 5004Exceeded Target
High needs 7.4 7.1 -0.3 5.6 9982Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 10.4 11.5 1.1 8.0 1920Declined
EL and Former EL---- 266--
Students w/ disabilities 6.7 6.5 -0.2 4.3 6722Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 2.2 3.2 1.0 0.1 3134Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 112--
Hispanic/Latino---- 238--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 185--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 3.3 2.9 -0.4 2.1 2,7424Exceeded Target

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 9.6 9.5 -0.1 8.0 1,7612Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing 16.5 9.8 -6.7 11.2 1024Exceeded Target
High needs 21.6 23.3 1.7 18.7 4030Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 33.3 36.5 3.2 28.8 850Declined
EL and Former EL---- 25--
Students w/ disabilities 21.5 22.7 1.2 18.0 3310Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian 3.5 6.5 3.0 0.7 1544Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 45--
Hispanic/Latino---- 81--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 76--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 8.1 8.5 0.4 6.3 1,4033Met Target

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 87.6 89.0 1.4 91.9 8374Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 53.0 59.8 6.8 60.3 1693Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 70.0 61.7 -8.3 77.4 470Declined
EL and Former EL---- 8--
Students w/ disabilities 44.9 55.9 11.0 51.9 1364Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 95.7 95.9 0.2 100.0 744Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 27--
Hispanic/Latino---- 41--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 31--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 88.7 89.2 0.5 92.9 6644Exceeded Target

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 3,108 3,09199Yes 1 3,109 3,09399Yes 1 1,323 1,318100Yes 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 846 833 845 832 359 355 2,050 2,02099Yes1
Econ. Disadvantaged 186 185 187 186 82 82 455 453100Yes1
EL and Former EL 164 162 166 165 50 50 380 37799Yes1
Students w/ disabilities 633 621 630 618 280 276 1,543 1,51598Yes1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----------
Asian 247 246 247 246 91 91 585 583100Yes1
Afr. Amer./Black 77 77 77 77 23 23 177 177100Yes1
Hispanic/Latino 207 205 207 205 89 89 503 49999Yes1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 154 153 154 153 57 57 365 36399Yes1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 1 1 1 1-- 2----
White 2,422 2,409 2,423 2,411 1,063 1,058 5,908 5,87899Yes1

School Accountability Information
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High Rock SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
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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 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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