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2019 Official Accountability Report - Northbridge

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Northbridge (02140000)
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
Substantial progress toward targets
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
59% - Substantial progress toward targets-

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage59%59%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
59%
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)
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 achievement34-24-34-44-
Mathematics achievement24-44-24-24-
Science achievement24----04----
Achievement total71260.06867.551247.56867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-24-14-
Mathematics growth24-34-14-04-
Growth total4820.05822.53822.51822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------04----
Extended engagement rate------44----
Annual dropout rate------04----
High school completion total------41220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total3410.0---------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-14-34-04-
Advanced coursework completion------34----
Additional indicators total0410.01410.06810.00410.0
Weighted total5.39.6-5.37.6-4.510.7-4.37.6-
Percentage of possible points 55%-70%-42%-57%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan63%
Weight of non-high school results:71%
49%
Weight of high school results:29%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage59%

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 achievement44-24-04-04-
Mathematics achievement34-44-14-04-
Science achievement34----34----
Achievement total101260.06867.541247.50867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-24-24-14-
Mathematics growth34-34-24-14-
Growth total6820.05822.54822.52822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------34----
Extended engagement rate------04----
Annual dropout rate------34----
High school completion total------61220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total4410.0---------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism14-04-04-44-
Advanced coursework completion------24----
Additional indicators total1410.00410.02810.04410.0
Weighted total7.79.6-5.27.6-4.210.7-0.97.6-
Percentage of possible points 80%-68%-39%-12%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan74%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
26%
Weight of high school results:30%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage59%

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage76%65%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
69%
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 achievement34-44-
Mathematics achievement44-04-
Science achievement34-04-
Achievement total101267.541247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-
Mathematics growth24-04-
Growth total4822.52822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---04-
Extended engagement rate---44-
Annual dropout rate---04-
High school completion total---41220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism24-34-
Advanced coursework completion---44-
Additional indicators total2410.07810.0
Weighted total7.910.3-3.910.7-
Percentage of possible points 77%-36%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan77%
Weight of non-high school results:71%
36%
Weight of high school results:29%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage65%

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 achievement44-04-
Mathematics achievement44-34-
Science achievement44-34-
Achievement total121267.561247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-
Mathematics growth34-24-
Growth total5822.54822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---44-
Extended engagement rate---04-
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---24-
Additional indicators total0410.02810.0
Weighted total9.210.3-4.810.7-
Percentage of possible points 89%-45%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan89%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
45%
Weight of high school results:30%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage76%

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 498.5 499.2 0.7 499.7 1,0153Met Target
Lowest Performing 475.8 476.7 0.9 479.5 1932Improved Below Target
High needs 485.9 487.5 1.6 487.0 3963Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 488.0 488.9 0.9 489.0 3193Met Target
EL and Former EL---- 43--
Students w/ disabilities---- 145--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 5--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 10--
Hispanic/Latino---- 84--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 50--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 498.6 499.2 0.6 499.9 8652Improved Below 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 93.8 96.5 2.7 95.3 1303Met Target
Lowest Performing 80.8 92.0 11.2 82.9 284Exceeded Target
High needs 85.6 91.3 5.7 87.6 464Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 88.6 97.1 8.5 90.5 354Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 2--
Students w/ disabilities---- 20--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black-------
Hispanic/Latino---- 6--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 2--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 93.6 96.5 2.9 95.2 1204Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 496.3 496.5 0.2 497.6 1,0142Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing 471.9 475.7 3.8 474.6 1934Exceeded Target
High needs 484.4 486.3 1.9 485.4 3954Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 485.8 488.1 2.3 487.0 3184Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 43--
Students w/ disabilities---- 146--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 5--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 10--
Hispanic/Latino---- 83--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 50--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 496.8 496.9 0.1 497.9 8652Improved Below Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 88.9 89.0 0.1 90.7 1252Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing 61.7 62.0 0.3 64.5 252Improved Below Target
High needs 80.0 76.7 -3.3 82.3 430Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 84.8 81.8 -3.0 87.5 330Declined
EL and Former EL---- 2--
Students w/ disabilities---- 19--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black-------
Hispanic/Latino---- 6--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 2--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 88.6 89.6 1.0 90.4 1153Met Target

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 73.3 73.4 0.1 75.1 3702Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 60.7 62.5 1.8 63.0 1363Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 62.7 64.8 2.1 65.0 1153Met Target
EL and Former EL---- 14--
Students w/ disabilities---- 48--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 2--
Hispanic/Latino---- 28--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 11--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 73.5 73.9 0.4 75.4 3272Improved Below Target

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 91.1 85.4 -5.7 92.9 1270Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 85.6 75.0 -10.6 87.9 440Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 89.3 75.7 -13.6 91.6 340Declined
EL and Former EL---- 2--
Students w/ disabilities---- 19--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black-------
Hispanic/Latino---- 6--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 2--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 90.3 85.7 -4.6 92.2 1170Declined

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 44.7 8372Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 45.8 1892Typical Growth - Low
High needs 42.3 3112Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 41.1 2452Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 28--
Students w/ disabilities- 109--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian- 4--
Afr. Amer./Black- 10--
Hispanic/Latino- 61--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 40--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 1--
White 44.9 7212Typical Growth - Low

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 49.0 1172Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 36.5 261Low Growth
High needs 42.9 392Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 45.8 312Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 2--
Students w/ disabilities- 15--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black----
Hispanic/Latino- 6--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 2--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 49.5 1072Typical Growth - Low

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 48.9 8342Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 51.7 1893Typical Growth - High
High needs 48.7 3092Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 49.4 2432Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 28--
Students w/ disabilities- 109--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian- 4--
Afr. Amer./Black- 10--
Hispanic/Latino- 60--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 40--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 1--
White 49.1 7192Typical Growth - Low

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 34.5 1131Low Growth
Lowest Performing 24.4 240Very Low Growth
High needs 26.9 370Very Low Growth
Econ. Disadvantaged 26.6 290Very Low Growth
EL and Former EL- 2--
Students w/ disabilities- 15--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black----
Hispanic/Latino- 6--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 2--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 35.3 1031Low Growth

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 93.5 91.4 -2.1 95.3 1630Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 87.5 82.1 -5.4 91.5 670Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 87.3 85.7 -1.6 91.4 490Declined
EL and Former EL---- 3--
Students w/ disabilities---- 29--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 1--
Hispanic/Latino---- 21--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 4--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 94.3 91.1 -3.2 96.2 1350Declined

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 91.9 94.2 2.3 93.5 1394Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 84.1 89.1 5.0 87.5 644Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 82.7 89.1 6.4 86.3 554Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 1--
Students w/ disabilities---- 23--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 4--
Afr. Amer./Black-------
Hispanic/Latino---- 7--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 6--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 94.0 95.1 1.1 95.6 1223Met Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 1.0 2.6 1.6 1.0 5670Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 2.1 7.0 4.9 1.9 1860Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 1.4 5.8 4.4 1.3 1390Declined
EL and Former EL---- 5--
Students w/ disabilities---- 78--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 5--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 3--
Hispanic/Latino---- 40--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 14--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 0.8 2.4 1.6 1.0 5040Declined

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 75.0 69.7 -5.3 77.7 333Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 33--
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 9.5 10.1 0.6 8.5 1,3530Declined
Lowest Performing 14.0 14.5 0.5 11.9 1931No Change
High needs 16.9 16.8 -0.1 15.1 5722Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 19.3 19.3 0.0 16.9 4001No Change
EL and Former EL---- 83--
Students w/ disabilities---- 196--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 9--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 13--
Hispanic/Latino---- 123--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 67--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 8.9 9.6 0.7 7.7 1,1390Declined

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 20.8 18.9 -1.9 19.2 5703Met Target
Lowest Performing 6.7 32.1 25.4 1.4 280Declined
High needs 32.9 29.9 -3.0 30.0 2043Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 33.6 31.1 -2.5 29.1 1482Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 15--
Students w/ disabilities---- 74--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 6--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 7--
Hispanic/Latino---- 34--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 16--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 20.2 18.6 -1.6 18.4 5063Met Target

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 61.1 65.4 4.3 65.4 2543Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 37.0 49.4 12.4 44.3 774Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 41.6 53.7 12.1 49.0 674Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 5--
Students w/ disabilities---- 16--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 1--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 3--
Hispanic/Latino---- 15--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 6--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 62.4 67.2 4.8 66.6 2293Met 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 1,152 1,149100Yes 1 1,150 1,14399Yes 1 505 504100Yes 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 448 446 447 442 186 185 1,081 1,07399Yes1
Econ. Disadvantaged 358 356 358 353 153 152 869 86199Yes1
EL and Former EL 49 49 49 49 18 18 116 116100Yes1
Students w/ disabilities 166 165 166 165 69 68 401 39899Yes1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----------
Asian 7 7 7 7 4 4 18----
Afr. Amer./Black 11 11 11 11 3 3 25----
Hispanic/Latino 90 90 90 89 34 34 214 213100Yes1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 52 52 52 52 13 13 117 117100Yes1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 1 1 1 1-- 2----
White 991 988 989 983 451 450 2,431 2,421100Yes1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
Northbridge ElementaryInsufficient data
Northbridge HighNot requiring assistance or intervention
Northbridge MiddleNot requiring assistance or intervention
W Edward BalmerNot 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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